Piece of the season: The trench coats that will see you through winter in style

Firstly, dispel any Inspector Gadget connotations you might have around the trench coat. The winter equivalent of a white t-shirt, the timeless trench offers a masterclass in seasonal reinvention. And although it’s been around in various iterations for years, never has it felt so prolific as right now. Seen on street style vanguards and in the collections of a number of renowned designers, the trench — whether it be coloured, leather, patterned or neutral — has established itself as the overcoat of the season, and it isn’t hard to see why.

Here we hope a line up of some of the best of the season serves as inspiration for your winter wardrobe.

Left to right: Jacquemus Claudia linen trench coat from Net-A-Porter; Nanushka Chiara vegan leather trench from Muse Boutique; Beaufille Devera croc-effect coated-linen trench from Net-A-Porter; The Row Triana cotton-twill trench from Net-A-Porter; Sea New York Stella trench from Muse Boutique
Rains lavender overcoat from Smith & Caugheys; Dries Van Noten striped organza trench from Scotties Boutique; Aje Julius trench from Superette; Wynn Hamlyn Hallucinogene trench from Simon James Design; Burberry Kensington trench from T Galleria by DFS

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