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Trench coats: Seven toppers for spring

By Grace Toby
Trench coats: Seven toppers for spring

Pippa Middleton; Keystone Press

Spring trend: The classic trench coat

This iconic topper has entrenched itself as an outerwear mainstay with deep roots that go back over a hundred years to fashion powerhouses like Burberry and Aquascutum. Today, it’s just as relevant, practical and flattering.
 
Whether you opt for traditional tan or a more colourful version of this season's staple, we say bring on the inclement weather!

Blue trench coat Pippa MiddletonPippa Middleton; Keystone Press

In the clear

This heritage-made topper sticks to the classic shade and silhouette. When going casual, keep it unbuttoned to show off a striped shirt and dark denim outfit.

Trench coat, London Fog, $120, The Bay

White trench coat from London Fog available at The Bay(Courtesy of B insider/ Adam Levett)

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It's a cinch

Whether you button it up or cinch it in, this investment piece (with a hoodie) is guaranteed to be a perennial rainy day favourite.

Tan trench, Michael Michael Kors, $350, Dealuxe

Tan coloured trench coat from Michael Michael Kors at DealuxeDealuxe

Here comes the sun

Guaranteed to brighten up even the greyest day, this single-breasted sunny option goes for bold.

Yellow trench coat, $90, Jacob

Trench coats: Seven toppers for spring

London calling

Close to the classic but at a fraction of the price, this inclement weather must-have includes all the little details (notched lapel, hook-and-eye at neck, epaulets and back vent).


Tan coloured classic trench coat, $240, Banana Republic

Tan coloured classic trench coat by Banana Republic

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Whiteout

For a more precious piece, this white lace option with delicate pleats is a great alternative.

White lace Carol trench, $169, Rachel Roy

White lace Carol trench coat by Rachel Roy

Cherry blossom

Fully lined but not bulky, this pastel pink option is a pretty and practical pick for a dreary day.

Pleated trench coat, $109, Gap

Pleated light pink trench coat by the Gap

Tech trench

Traditional on the outside but super high-tech on the inside: 18 pockets and compartments that can hold all your digital devices from an ipod to an ipad, as well as necessities like lip gloss and a water bottle.
Women's trench, $150, Scottevest

Blue trench coast by ScottevestScottevest

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