Fashion File: Five Ways to Wear a Trench this Spring

The classic trench coat is an essential wardrobe piece that instantly gives you a polished and put-together look. Whether you opt for the classic camel version, or an updated style with a fun twist, this is THE outerwear piece to own for Spring.

Once you have covered the basic camel one, you can definitely branch out for an updated version as it’s the perfect lightweight jacket and the easiest and chicest way to tackle the tricky Winter-Spring transition. Below you’ll find 5 takes on this classic silhouette to wear this Spring: drapey, structured, coloured, patterned and sleeveless, with tons of options for each category at different price points in case you’re in the market for a new addition!

The Drapey and Relaxed Trench: An excellent alternative to the classic structured trench that elevates your look in a soft way.

Great options: Babaton Lawson Trench (pictured, $245) | Vigo Ella Drape Trench Coat ($79) | Farrow Rylan Trench Coat ($108) | BB Dakota Rocco Trench Coat ($140) | Forever 21 Draped Trench Coat ($39) | Gap Drapey Trench Coat (was $128, now $59) 

The Coloured Trench: Perfect way to add a pop of colour!

Great options: Farrow Harper Short Trench (pictured, was $88, now $53) | Badgley Mishka Long Trench Coat (on sale for $125) | Halogen Detachable Hood Trench (was $198 now $129) | Joie Damonica Trench Coat ($448) | ASTR The Label Wesley Trench Coat ($168, get it here too) | Anine Bing Military Trench Coat ($399

The Classic Structured Trench: The timeless outerwear piece every closet needs and where you should start if building a collection of different ones!

Great options: 901 Midi Trench Coat ($159) | J.Crew Icon Trench Coat (pictured, was $228 now $159, get it here too) | Burberry Kensington Trench Coat ($1,850) | Ralph Lauren Trench Coat ($200) | London Fog Double Breasted Trench Coat ($158) | Banana Republic Water Resistant Modern Trench (was $228, now $193) | Forever 21 Double Breasted Trench Coat ($42) | 

The Patterned Trench: A great way to add a printed element to your look! 

Great options: Ten Sixty Sherman Gingham Trench Coat ($69) | Topshop Check Belted Trench ($170) | Forever 21 Glen Plaid Trench ($78

The Sleeveless Trench: A great transitional piece once the weather warms up!

Great options: Rebel Wilson x Angeles Flyaway Sleeveless Trench ($129) | Farrow Isa Dress (was $84, now $66) | Club Monaco Ammeliyah Vest ($268