A trench coat is timeless, flattering and a must have staple item in any wardrobe.
Burberry are the trench masters, from Thomas Burberry’s humble beginnings in Basingstoke in 1901, to the Spring 2010 London Fashion week shows – they remain the epitome of longevity in fashion.
And here are some more realistic coats on the high street:
Peacocks have created a traditional double-breasted trench and at only £40 it is perfect for the chilly winter season.
A burst of colour for dark winter days, Miss Selfridge’s trench is £55 and you should go and buy one right now.
Smart, sophisticated and stylish – Oasis’s classic trench is £80 and a key wardrobe item.
Definitely a wish list item, this Hobbs number oozes pure trench coat heaven for £199.
For a Heritage trench at a reasonable price, look no further than New Look for £60.
A classic trench for any time of year, for £120 at Warehouse this trench ticks all the boxes.
Another Peacocks coat, this funky bubble hemmed trench will brighten up your life for only £40.
The ultimate in wish list trenches – this beautiful Reiss trench is £245.
A colourful, light jacket, Monsoon Connie has made a practical and affordable mac for £65.
Smart, stylish and only £39.50 from always reliable Marks & Sparks.