Skip Nav
Fashion News
H&M's Next Collaboration Is Here — and It's Going to Be Wild
Wedding
A Minute Staring at This Bride's Wedding Gown, and You'll Swear You Stepped Into a Fairy Tale
Summer
25 Pairs of Stylish Summer Shorts — That Aren't Denim Cutoffs

Trend Alert: In the Trenches

One piece of outerwear you will find in every fashion professional's closet is a trench. The trench has been around for ions — and is functional fashion at its best. First created by Thomas Burberry for the British army officers in World War I, the garment kept the troops warm and dry in the trenches. This coat continues to serve people well in the trenches, with it's ability to be both glamorous and serviceable. With so many incarnations throughout time, most notably by Yves Saint Laurent and Jean Paul Gaultier, the design has barely changed. If you don't have a Fab trench by now, now is the time to take the plunge.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
erratic-assassin erratic-assassin 8 years
BEAUTIFUL trench coats! so sophisticated!
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
I want a Burberry trench in the worst way...I like that red one though.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
I want a Burberry trench in the worst way... I like that red one though.
FB1977 FB1977 8 years
Ooo I want that one from couturecandy - I love it! I don't have any so I need one.
RosaDilia RosaDilia 8 years
I own five, a three quarter khaki from Old Navy, a burgundy one from Mossimo @ Target, a khaki Michael Kors, a black Calvin Klein and a Navy Blue one from H&M. I've been thinking of purchasing a cranberry color one for fall.
DarkerMyLove DarkerMyLove 8 years
I guess another "Promblem" is that I can't spell.Oops. :-P
DarkerMyLove DarkerMyLove 8 years
I guess another "Promblem" is that I can't spell. Oops. :-P
DarkerMyLove DarkerMyLove 8 years
I've SERIOUSLY been thinking about getting a khaki trench for winter.Promblem is, for where I live, it wouldn't be a wise purchase.It's either cold or hot here, no inbetween (west coast, no rain)<i>*sigh*</i>All the more reason to move I guess.. ;)
DarkerMyLove DarkerMyLove 8 years
I've SERIOUSLY been thinking about getting a khaki trench for winter. Promblem is, for where I live, it wouldn't be a wise purchase. It's either cold or hot here, no inbetween (west coast, no rain) *sigh* All the more reason to move I guess.. ;)
colieoats colieoats 8 years
I love a good trench. I got mine while working for Gap about 5 years ago and it still 'serves its purpose.' Timeless, timeless I tell you.
vuittonish vuittonish 8 years
I'm in love with my Kenzie trench coat. They're to die for.
muchacha muchacha 8 years
i love the red nordstrom trench.. and yes, it's eons, not ions
northern_lass northern_lass 8 years
FYI: eon (or aeon) is the correct spelling. An ion is an atom that has either gained or lost electrons.
i-am-elle i-am-elle 8 years
I need a great trenchcoat.
i-am-elle i-am-elle 8 years
I need a great trenchcoat.
bellanatella bellanatella 8 years
Ooh, I love trenches. They're often associated with creepy guys though. Haha.
bellanatella bellanatella 8 years
Ooh, I love trenches.They're often associated with creepy guys though. Haha.
JessNess JessNess 8 years
I bought a great trench at Forever 21. Its the traditional color with the buttons and trim done in a dark denim. I love it
indielove indielove 8 years
i have a khaki cropped one but i want a mid length one for a fabulous price. :p
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I have two black ones and a white one, they're the best!
SummerBaby SummerBaby 8 years
:love: .love. :love:
SummerBaby SummerBaby 8 years
:love: .love. :love:
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
I need to invest in a good one! I saw some nice ones last time I was out shopping...
emalove emalove 8 years
Love the trench!!! I have a black mid-thigh length black one and a cute swingy red one...I love them both!
ragus ragus 8 years
ooh ive been wanting a trench for fall
Alert: This Is the Denim Trend You're About to See Everywhere
We Bet You Can't Tell The Difference Between These Men's Brands
Kate Middleton and Prince William Matching Outfits
How to Wear Leather at the Office
Zendaya's Outfit at Billboard Music Awards 2016
Trench Coat Details
Kate Middleton's Tory Burch Dress in Bhutan April 2016

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fashion
X