How to Wear a Trench Coat for Spring

With spring upon us, the weather can be unpredictable. One moment, we're feeling the sun's warmth; the next, it's raining and then one last snowfall. That must be why trench coats could be seen on recent runways. There's never been a more practical coat than the trusty trench. Often made with water-resistant exteriors and a removable fleece lining, the trench is perfect for a season that can throw all kinds of weather at you.

Now, you may think of the classic black or khaki color when thinking of the trench, but this wardrobe staple has evolved over the years. It can now be found in various fabrics and colors, so you can still express your personality while being perfectly pragmatic.

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Classic khaki

Elegant black

Bold color

Here’s how to wear a trench coats for spring.

Work Ready

The trench is a great coat for in-office work days. It's got you covered for any weather and can serve as an overcoat for a blazer or a light jacket on more business casual days. It's perfect for spring days when it's chilly in the morning and has warmed up by the time you leave the office. If it has a zip-out fleece liner, even better!

Dress it Up

Evenings usually stay a little cool in the spring, and that's when a trench will serve you best. Pick one in chic black, made of higher-quality material, and you can dress it up for a night out. It also provides a little more coverage if you're taking public transportation and don't want to share your sexy party outfit with everyone. Wear it over your shoulders when your destination doesn't have a coatcheck and create a dramatic cape-like effect.

Casual and Bold

Pick a trench in a bold color, and you will have a fun piece that's also practical. Pair it with jeans and a t-shirt, and it's perfect for a day out with friends or the kids. It adds a pop of brightness that screams, "I'm ready for spring!"

Now that you know how to wear a trench coat, which one will you try?

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