The timeless trench coat

The last couple of weeks have been lovely weather-wise – bright and sunny but there has definitely been a chill in the air. I have been wearing my new trench from Reiss non stop as a result as it’s perfect for this type of weather.

Reiss trench coat and Damscena Moseley-1

Reiss trench coat and Damscena Moseley-4

It is a very unstructured trench, made out of soft, swishy material and works just as well with a relaxed outfit as it does smartened up for work. It was a bit of an investment, but it is definitely my best buy of the season, and I expect I will be wearing it for years to come (perhaps until I can afford a Burberry?!). The last trench I bought was from H&M and cost £30 and I wore it every spring/summer for about ten years, so I am pretty sure I’ll get the wear out of this one!

Reiss trench coat and Damascena Moseley-2

A couple of weeks ago I wore it with all-white jeans and tee, ballet pumps and a neural bag on a bright and sunny day when there was a pretty cool breeze.

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Reiss Radzi Relaxed Trench Coat // J Crew V Neck Tee // Blush Tote (old, similar here) // Nude Ballet Pumps (old, similar here) //

Here are some of the other relaxed trench coats that have caught my eye.

Trench coats-1Vila Trench Coat from ASOS £55

Trench coats-1-2ASOS Mac £75

Trench coats-2Mint Velvet Grey Trench £129

Trench coats-3Phase Eight Arlet Waterfall Mac £96 (in the sale)

Trench coats-4H&M Trench £49.99

Have you got a piece of clothing you have worn time and time again for ten years?

Claire x

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