The Trench Coat was named after its use by British soldiers in the trenches during World War I. Renewed, the trench coat is among the strongest and most elegant trends for 2011. This coat, characterized by the double back, shoulder pads, double cufflinks and belt, was born from the prior invention of waterproof fabrics by Thomas Burberry and Aquascutum in the mid-19th century, with which military pieces were later made by civilian.
How to Choose a Trench Coat
- Invest in a high quality trench coats that you can wear for a long time. Look for a removable hood in case you want to wear it in rain or snow.
- For the first Trench Coat, choose a jacket that has classic double-buttoned lines, tailler collar, made of gabardine fabric, length 7/8, cuffs and waistband.
- Determine the length that best suits your body type, the length below the knee and midi is