You have a big-person job, live on your own, and pay taxes (bah — sorry we went there). But, in our minds, you’re not an official grown-up until you’re wrapped in the ultimate symbol of adulthood: the trench coat. Timeless and impossibly sleek, the standby topper is crucial for warding off spring’s occasional, winter-like chill. And, it can also polish off just about any outfit, whether it’s a suit for work or jeans and a pullover for the weekend.
There are a bevy of iterations on the market right now, so we narrowed the selection down to the 15 best finds. The picks ahead fit a range of style personalities, from classic to kooky. Click through to shop the wear-forever pieces itching for a spot in your closet. Now, let's get in the trenches.