Monday’s Must-Have: The Timeless Trench

8 Mar

Jil Sander Trench Coat,, $1,895

We are soooooo thrilled that the trench coat is a timeless piece.  What we adore about this season’s trench is that it comes in vibrant colors.  After experiencing Snowpocalypse 2010 and alternating between charcoal grey, dark brown, and plain ole black coats for most of the winter, we can’t wait to put on some springtime color!  No better way to usher color into your career wardrobe than in your outerwear.  You can flirt with color a little more in your selection of outerwear than you can with other pieces because you take coats and other outerwear off before starting a meeting or hearing.  So show a bit of your creative side!  Pick a conservatively cut trench coat in a bold, express-yourself color!  Here are some of the head-turning colors we’ve seen in trenches for the season:

Burberry Ruffled Trench, Nordstrom, $795.00

Bottega Veneta,, $1,100

Below are some more budget-conscious picks:

Michael Kors Trench, Nordstrom, $138

Impermeable Platinum by Weatherproof, Nordstrom, $98

Old Navy Trench, $49.50

And for the wild ones among us, here’s a zebra print Lauren by Ralph Lauren for ya ($199 at both Lord & Taylor and Macy’s)!   (While we might not be bold enough to wear this one to work, we’re seriously considering it for non-work outfits.  Cute, cute!  Would definitely want to try it on first though since prints like this one aren’t always the most flattering to all body types.)


5 Responses to “Monday’s Must-Have: The Timeless Trench”

  1. J March 8, 2010 at 11:41 am #

    I finally know how to spend my Norstrom gift card. Thanks!

  2. J March 8, 2010 at 11:42 am #

    I meant “Nordstrom”. 😉

  3. Laura March 9, 2010 at 10:47 am #

    The color on the Jil Sander trench is amazing!

  4. Corporate Chickee March 9, 2010 at 3:14 pm #

    Love it! I already have a winter weight trench in white, and spring version in red… but lately I’ve been dying for a punchy color like lemon yellow or orange to get excited for spring and summer!

  5. PetiteAsianGirl March 9, 2010 at 11:15 pm #

    Oh…oh I love that vibrant fuschia burb trench! I’ve been eying it online for a while now!

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