Trench coats are one of those fashion staples that every woman should own. Made popular by London Fog, who made waterproof coats for the U.S. Navy during World War II, trench coats have evolved over time into a timeless piece that evokes elegance and style in any wardrobe. They’re the definition of a fashion staple.
So, you know you need to buy one–but which? It’s hard to know whether the best trench coats are the $800 Burberry ones, or whether you can shop more affordable brands to get the look. We’re not knocking Burberry, but the answer is that you absolutely can get a great-looking trench coat for around $100.
Need proof? We’ve got the receipts. Aka, the customer reviews. Customer ratings are everything these days (and we’re not talking about the fake Amazon kind). Our market editors know that customer reviews are a great way to find out if the product images online match the product IRL, if the sizes are true, how the quality holds up over time, and more. We spent countless hours reviewing the customer reviews of some of the internet’s top trench coat results. Hey–we do it because we love you.
The results are in–and just in time for spring. This season, we’re seeing some really funky variations on the trench coat: think Kendall Jenner‘s black leather trench, Bella Hadid in red plaid Burberry (fire!) and even Charlize Theron‘s John Galliano white trench from the spy thriller Atomic Blonde last fall. Spring 2018 just might be the season of the trench, as far as we’re concerned.
If you’re not ready to take it as far as Kendall or Bella, have no fear. We’ve got totally non-intimidating trench coats that deliver on style and can be worn everyday. Try them over cropped trousers for the office, or with jeans and sneakers on the weekend. Without further ado, here are our top picks for the best trench coats:
1. Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters Vintage Belted Trench Coat ($69.99, down from $98)
This black trench coat has a double-breasted, longline silhouette and button cuff long sleeves. It expertly sourced by Urban Outfitters’ Renewal team which means no two coats look alike! It’s truly vintage! And, hello it’s on sale so grab it now!
2. Badgley Mischka
Badgley Mischka Faux Leather Trim Long Trench Coat ($129.90, down from $178)
A lightweight trench coat with a relaxed feel. It comes in colors “Lip Kit” (pictured), “Graphite,” and “Fog.” This Nordstrom coat is currently 25% off, order it now and you’ll also get free shipping!
“This trench is gorgeous !!! I wear a size 4 so the small fit me quite nicely. I purchased it in gray when there was only 5 left proving that many people like this sophisticated trench.” –111infinity
“Light weight trench coat that is cute and comfy. Good length to right below the knee.” –Loyalist
ASOS Classic Trench Coat ($87)
This full-lined trench coat in color “Stone” features functional pockets, notch lapels, and a standard cut.
4. Forever 21
This camel-colored faux suede trench coat is all about details– notch lapels, a back tulip storm flap, and shoulder epaulets. Love this trench coat? Get it now because it’s low in stock!
A GAP online-exclusive trench coat that comes in regular, petite, and plus and sizes extra small through double XL. It features a relaxed fit, a cinched waist, and long raglan sleeves.
6. Via Spiga
Via Spiga ‘Scarpa’ Hooded Single Breasted Trench Coat ($109.90, down from $198)
This Nordstrom trench coat has so many great details. It’s bright red, has a detachable hood, and a tunneled tie belt. It’s also 40% off, you can’t beat that! Order now and you’ll also get free shipping!
“I have been looking for a raincoat that had some style to it and not plain. This one is it! It has little pleats in the front and back that gives it a fun, stylish fit. I am 5’7” and 120 lbs and the extra small fit perfectly. The hood is easily removable.” –RaeRae2
“Love this and I’m so happy with my purchase! I get so many compliments on this coat when I wear it. I have been wanting a red coat for years and this is a perfect, cute, fun style. I usually wear a medium and it fit just right.” –LGRod
March 20th is the first day of spring. Snag these trench coats now before the season turns! Also, check out the best rain boots at SheFinds.com!
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