The Outerwear Essentials!
31 August, 2020
We have gathered the perfect outerwear pieces to update your wardrobe the TRENCH COAT and DOUBLE BREASTED COAT. Turn the chilly season into the chic season and learn how easy it is to style these awesome pieces with anything and everything - they are truly wardrobe essentials!
These styles will keep you snug and looking stylish all day long ~ let’s start with the trusty trench A trench coat is an essential wardrobe piece for every woman, believe it or not this style started out as an army officer’s raincoat and is now a feminine classic for woman all over the world. As you are going to see the styling options are endless for this edgy but classy piece - here’s some style inspo.
For that sporty casual look dress it down and layer it over a hoodie, tee, jeans and sneakers
Or step it up and add some dimension by layering it over a contrasting colour and on trend wide leg jean
The trench can even be layered over a jumpsuit for that street style off duty model look or take it to the office and add instant polish by pairing it with a tailored pant and structured shirt
Rock it over all black for a night out with the girls and swipe on a red lippy
The sleek silhouette and lightweight fabric makes the trench perfect for evening dress codes too, drape it over the shoulders with a dress or clinch in the waist to add structure and edgy elegance.
Throwing on a trench coat makes you look effortlessly put together and offers maximum style mileage!
Let’s move on to the double breasted coat also known as the pea coat which originated from the Dutch in 1975 designed to keep the cold at bay and that’s definitely what it does. The coat wraps over the body overlapping for extra warmth and will add class to any outfit. This coat in particular works so well with denim
Wear it open and casual it down with a distressed jean, sweater and mule
Or button it up and add a stand out scarf and beanie for a winter’s day
When the sun breaks through the clouds open up the coat, pull off the beanie and unravel the scarf
For a laid back but chic get up style this coat over a skinny leg jean, logo tee and boot
Or make the coat stand out over all black, pair it with blk pants to offset its short length and a point to elongate your legs
Exhibit your expert styling by marrying this coat with a knit dress
To give your overall look a classier touch wear it closed over a wide leg jumpsuit to work, allowing you the option to peel off the layer when the office heating is on high
Or rock the winter colour palette of camel and rust to dinner with the girls
Another colour combo that works with this gorgeous coat is Olive -olive has a warm undertone making it a great neutral that teams so well with camel
Finally pull together a tonal look by mixing several tones of the same colour from sand and tan to camel and cream giving a monochromatic feel which is huge this season
These 2 coats tick all the boxes - The sheer versatility and cool factor along with the fact that these styles will look just as good in 5 years’ time as they do now makes them an awesome investment. Add them to you winter wardrobe now!