The Trench Coat is Your Perfect Spring Layer

Spring is here, which can only mean the reintroduction of a sartorial stalwart: the trench coat. Thought the trusty trench was a boring piece of the past? Think again. The transitional staple has long outgrown its military roots and now serves as the perfect shower-proof piece in every Brit's wardrobe, and a chic layer that can be dressed up or down as you please.
As you'll see on fashion creators and celebs alike, the traditional belted beige trench has a timeless elegance and is still a great investment. Plus, with a slew of designers reconstructing and stripping back the classic, there are plenty of styles, shapes and shades to choose from.
In need of some styling ideas for the in-between weather? Here are some styles we're loving right now, from head-to-toe tonal looks to contemporary check, plus our tips on dressing them up and down this spring.
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