This week’s Monday Pick Me Up is about how to wear a Trench coat. Many articles you will see talking about the essential ingredients of a capsule wardrobe, will tell you that you need a Trench coat. The classic Burberry is, of course, the most desirable, but it doesn’t suit everyone. For example if you are busty, like me, a double breasted style will emphasise your bust. For those with a straight body shape, the classic style is perfect. Tie the belt to give an illusion of a waist. For curves look for a softer fabric and cinch in the waist to show off your shape. Shoulder details work well on pear shapes to balance the hips.
Colour wise, choose a warm tan or sand for a warm skin tone and stone for a cool skin tone. Navy works on everyone, and is more formal, so that might be a better option to wear over a work suit. If you don’t work, choose a fabulous coloured version, or a suits everyone Teal, like the one below.
Below I have styled four different looks to give you some ideas for how to wear a Trench coat, 2 smart and 2 casual. I have chosen a variety of price points including one designer version.
Wear your Trench smart
Wear your Trench casually
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