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Create Your Signature Look with a Long Trench Coat

Welcome, fashionistas and trendsetters! If you're seeking an iconic, timeless piece to elevate your style, look no further than the versatile long trench coat.

By Kane WilliamsonPublished 6 months ago 3 min read
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Welcome, fashionistas and trendsetters! The classic long coat is a perfect style that will suit virtually anyone who wants an epic stylish item in their wardrobe. Women’s long trench coats have been a fashion mainstay for years. They ooze class, elegance and little bit of mystique. This article will assist you in coming up with your own style using a long trench coat, examining multiple variations and partner combinations and demonstrating the everlasting charm of this staple.

The Allure of Long Trench Coats

The magic and allure of long trench coats cannot be denied. The classic design often featuring double breasted buttoning, cinched waists and epaulettes makes you look cool without trying at all. They come in knee length and ankle length variations, offering various style options. The long trench coat goes well with any occasion, like going on a business meeting, for brunch or a date date.

Trench Coat History & Iconic Moments

Let us walk through the history and before we go to it details and intricacies of styling. There is a fascinating lineage behind the trench coats; it started out as the jacket worn by soldiers of the First World War. However, over time it has become a necessity of fashions. For instance, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Casablanca are iconic movie moments that involve Audrey Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart wearing trench coats which have also added to its status as a fashion mainstay.

Classic Colors & Fabric Choices

There is a vast collection of classic options for long trench coat colors, as well as fabric choices. Traditional choices such as beige, khaki, or black are very durable as matching garments for nearly every outfit. However, modern fashion has brought about the use of bright colors and patterns which will enable one showcase their personal taste. In terms of fabric, you may choose a classic cotton trench for breathability or go for trendy materials such as leather or suede.

Belted or Open? Styling Choices

The belts in long trench coats are also worth mentioning as they can be pulled together tightly across the waist, highlighting an excellent figure. It is also good if you leave it unbuttoned for a casual and easy-going fashion style. Try both ways out to help identify the most suitable for your body shape and occasion. A belted trench coat adds structure whilst an unbelted or open trench coat is more casual.

Styling Tips for Every Season

Investing in such long trench coats is important as they can be used all through the year. They are indeed the most appropriate transition clothing in spring and fall. To give more heat during winter time, putting on a trench coat over a warm sweater will always be a nice style of being warm. In the summer, wear lightweight, breathable materials for comfort and style.

Pairing Your Long Trench Coat

It is important to pair your long trench coat with the right pieces for that distinctive style. For an elegant traditional outfit consider a white shirt, formal trousers, and heeled shoes. For a casual look, wear it over a plain t-shirt, and jeans with either sneakers or ankle boots. However, there are many other options, such as dresses, skirts, or shorts if you fancy a more playful outfit, in line with the season.

Accessorize and Personalize

Whether for better or worse, accessories matter a lot when it comes to the trench coat look. Add some style by playing with scarves, hats, and gloves to it. You can add more style to a statement by adding an extra belt or brooch too. Avoid omitting to select one of the appropriate handbags or clutches. The fact that accessories allow you to have a long trench coat that reflects your unique personality is important as well.

Finding the Perfect Fit

Lastly, it's crucial to find the perfect fit for your long trench coat. Make sure the shoulders, sleeves, and length align with your body proportions. If you're unsure, consult with a tailor to ensure the coat flatters your figure. Remember that a well-fitted trench coat can make all the difference in creating a signature look that exudes confidence.

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About the Creator

Kane Williamson

Hey there, fashion enthusiasts! I'm Kane Williamson, and I'm passionate about all things style and fashion. As a dedicated fashion blogger, I've made it my mission to explore, dissect, and celebrate the ever-evolving world of fashion.

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