19 Trench Coats to Buy Now and Love Forever

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If you’re looking for outerwear that will last forever, the trench coat is the answer to your prayers.

It’s as stylish now as it always has been, making it one of the easiest staples out there necessary for any capsule wardrobe.

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Dating back over 150 years, it was worn by Army officers during the First World War and eventually adapted to be worn in the trenches – hence the name. The outerwear garment clearly still has military influences today.

Both designers Burberry and Aquascutum claim to have invented the trench coat, and while the argument never seems to have been resolved, both continue to produce them today – along with a whole host of designers and high street names.

The trench coat is one garment that simply never dates. From all those years ago to today, you’ll barely leave the house without seeing someone wearing one. It’s also a gender neutral piece, adding a hint of sophistication to any outfit.

We’re currently enjoying that awkward period between summer and autumn, when the weather is average and our wardrobes feel tired. It’s never easy to work out what to wear in transitional periods, but the trench is pretty much made for it.

We’ve found 17 perfect trenches to see you through the remainder of 2021 and for years to come, with premium, leather, black and printed styles to choose from at an affordable price.

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WN’s Trench Coat Edit

POLKA DOT TRENCH COAT - LIMITED EDITION Zara

Polka dot trench coat, £119, Zara – buy now

12 STOREEZ two-tone layered trench coat

Two-tone Layered Trench Coat, £220, 12 STOREEZ at Farfetch – buy now

BURBERRY
Leather-panel Vintage-check canvas trench coat

Trench coat, £2,490, Burberry at Matches – buy now

Cassidy Trenchcoat, £80, Weekday

Cassidy Trenchcoat, £80, Weekday – buy now

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Short Trench Coat, £135, Arket – buy now

ASOS DESIGN Curve spliced check trench coat

Spliced check trench Coat, £75, ASOS Curve (sizes 16-30) – buy now

Stretch Canvas Trench Coat, Cotton, in colour Kalamata - 1 - GANNI

Stretch canvas trench coat, £375, GANNI – buy now

beige Contrast double layer trench coat, £225, Uterqüe

Contrast double layer trench coat, £225, Uterqüe – buy now

ASOS DESIGN spliced trench coat in black and stone

Spliced trench coat, £70, ASOS DESIGN – buy now

Janis Coated Short Trench Weekday

Janis Coated Short Trench, £80, Weekday – buy now

Double breasted denim trench - Mango

Double breasted denim trench, £59.99, Mango – buy now

Pleated trench coat with belt : Coats color Beige - Sandro

Pleated trench coat with belt, £559, Sandro – buy now

Pure Cotton Stormwear™ Belted Trench Coat M&S

Pure Cotton Stormwear™ Belted Trench Coat, £69, M&S – buy now

Oversized trenchcoat - Beige - Ladies | H&M GB 2

Oversized trenchcoat, £49.99, H&M – buy now

OVERSIZED TRENCH COAT Cos

Oversized trench coat, £150, Cos – buy now

Sleeveless Trench Coat, now £36, Warehouse – buy now

sienna nylon trench weekday in black

Sienna Nylon Trench, £90, Weekday – buy now

Blue leather trench coat Uterqüe

Blue leather trench coat, £375, Uterqüe – buy now

ASOS DESIGN double layer trench coat in navy

Double layer trench coat, £75, ASOS DESIGN – buy now