Trench Coats 2018

Trench Mania

Audrey Hepburn Made Trench Famous!

Do You Have Yours?

The Trench coat is a primary staple in a woman's wardrobe especially in the Northwest.  Images of French women, Femme Fatales, soldiers, movie characters donning the Trench come to mind.  This classic cult favorite is once again at the center of fashion for year round pleasure.  As a Northwest native, rain, wind and sometimes snow is a year round constant reminder of the necessity of owning a waterproof coat.  The Trench fits the bill and is always in-style.  Combine with turtlenecks, jeans, boots, black pants, skirts, dresses, scarves and know that you are elegantly dressed and ready for anything. What is the history of the infamous Trench you dare ask?   The Trench originated in Britain and was originally designed as a sporting coat for the upper crust preparing for an hunting excursion.  The popularity of the Trench raced to the top during WWI, when British officers wore them for wet weather protection.  Afterwards, The Trench became a mainstay in civilian life and adopted by all. 

Celebrities have ennobled the Trench coat in film and in life.  Top Trench icons include Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy, Brigette Bardot, Jane Birkin, and many of today's modern entertainers embrace the look.  The staple is typically khaki, waterproof and can be worn practically year round in every climate.  The Trench can be dressed up or dressed down and remains throughout history a show stopper.   You can't go wrong investing in this high quality revered coat.  The Trench.  Don't leave home without it. 

The Cult Classic

Burberry Kensington Long Trench

London Fog Double Breasted Trench Coat

Black Out

Burberry Sandringham Long Slim Trench Coat

Halogen Detachable Hood Trench Coat

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.  It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years."  Audrey Hepburn 


I Spy Leather

Lafayette 148 New Paolo Tech Combo Patent Leather Trench Coat

Mackage Belted Long Trench Coat

"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes.  People as they com...The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future." - Audrey Hepburn

Spring Floral Tones

Badgley Mischka Faux Leather Trim Long Trench Coat

Burberry Eastheath Coated Lace Trench Coat

"I believe in manicures.  I believe in overdressing.  I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick.  I believe in pink.  I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls.  I believe that tomorrow is another day, and...I believe in miracles."  Audrey Hepburn 

The Trench mania is here 2018 in stores, in print, in film and in social media.  Chose a style and hue that is wearable year after year.  Invest wisely and keep this versatile piece at your fingertips ready for any occasion.  

Forever Chic Style - Kim Hardwick  


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