How to Style a Trench Coat | Outfit Ideas

A trench coat is one of the most iconic pieces in your wardrobe. It’s classic and timeless but can be styled to match your personality whether feminine, edgy and classic. Trench coats are the perfect transitional piece from summer to fall and from winter to spring and rainy days. Today, I’m sharing a few tips on how to style a trench coat giving you style options for work or a casual day running errands.

How to Style a Trench Coat | Outfit Ideas

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How to Style a Trench Coat

Pair a simple gray trench coat with an elegant all – black outfit for a chic look. Style your monochrome black outfit with all black skinny jeans, black pointed – toe heels, and a black top. Here, I went with a black lace, mid sleeved turtleneck. Finish the look with a pair of black aviator sunglasses, and you’re ready to go for anything from a casual date night look, shopping with friends, or heading to the office.

Jeans + Sleeveless Sweater | Plaid Trench Coat Outfit Idea

Plaid Trench Coat Outfit Idea

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A plaid trench coat is a must – have for your fall wardrobe. Plaid is a traditional fall staple and it pairs with any outfit, elevating your look on those colder fall evenings. Pair your plaid trench coat with a sleeveless, knit burgundy top, straight leg denim blue jeans, a matching burgundy shoulder bag and a pair of simple white sneakers with a pop of color to tie your outfit together. Add a pair of tortoise shell sunglasses to finish off your look, and you’re ready to go. Wear this look to lunch with the girls or exploring the city on the weekend.

Jeans and Striped Sweater | Classic Trench Coat Outfit Idea

Classic Trench Coat Outfit Idea

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You can never go wrong with a classic trench coat look. It is a must – have staple for your wardrobe. It can be worn from summer to fall and from winter to spring. And the months in between, as it is classic and timeless and adds an extra layer of warmth. Pair your classic nude trench coat with a simple striped sweater to add some dimension to your outfit. Then add a pair of straight leg blue jeans, a matching nude ball cap and a pair of fun, neutral sneakers. Finish off this look with your favorite, classic black leather bag and you’re ready to go for the day!

Classic Denim and A White Tee | Short Trench Coat Outfit Idea

Short Trench Coat Outfit Idea

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Not all trench coats are long. In fact, short trench coats are a perfect way to add a classic trench coat look to your wardrobe for those transitional months. Pair a tan, short, buttoned trench coat with a simple white tee. A pair of straight legged denim blue jeans, a matching tan leather bag, and your favorite white sneaker for the perfect every – day look. This look is great for running errands, taking the kids to soccer practice, or going for a casual lunch with friends.

Over a Floral Dress or White Dress

How to Style a Trench Coat summer to fall

For those transitional months, especially from summer to fall, wearing a trench coat over a dress is a perfect way to continue wearing those summer dresses you love so much, while still staying warm and prepping for fall. Pairing a long, nude, trench coat over a white summer dress, with a black belt at the waist and black ankle boot heels creates an elegant look. Perfect for a date night during those transitional fall months.

White High Waisted Jeans + Striped Button Down

How to Style a Trench Coat for transitional months

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The nude, buttoned, trench coat is an essential piece of any wardrobe. Pair it with a neutral outfit underneath for a simple, but elevated look. White high waisted jeans paired with a neutral, nude striped button down, a nude leather handbag, and an elegant, short heel is a great way to style your nude trench coat for an on the go, chic look.

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How to Style a Brown Trench Coat

A brown trench coat is absolutely perfect for those fall months. It adds a rich color to your wardrobe that pairs amazingly with your other fall pieces. Pair your brown, buttoned, long trench coat with a fun, brown snakeskin patterned pointed toe boot heel over dark brown skinny jeans and a matching brown leather handbag. Finish the look with tortoise shell patterned brown sunglasses to tie everything together. Wear this look for a dinner with friends .

How to Style a Trench Coat for fall

The plaid trench coat looks great worn for a fall night out. Pair your gray plaid trench coat with an oversized, brown loose turtleneck sweater, a pair of skinny denim blue jeans. And matching brown heels with a leather brown bag with gold detail to match. Pair with elegant gold jewelry and tortoise shell sunglasses to tie the look together. This look is perfect for a fall date night, or going out with the girls.

Over a Knit Midi Dress | Workwear Outfit Idea

Workwear Trench Outfit Idea

The classic trench coat is a perfect way to elevate your workwear look and transition from summer to fall in the office. This classic nude trench coat pairs perfectly with a knee-length knit midi black dress, a pair of elegant black block heels and a pair of simple black sunglasses to tie the look together. Add the classic trench coat to your look to elevate it and provide some extra warmth in the office and the weather transitions into fall.

Striped t-shirt Dress + Flat Boots

Striped t-shirt Dress + Flat Boots

Pair your gray trench coat with a long striped, t-shirt dress and matching nude flat boots for a chic but comfortable fall transitional look. Elevate your t-shirt dress with a long gray trench coat for those casual days you want to feel comfortable, but also look sophisticated.

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