4 Times The Royals Aced The Trench Coat Look

4 Times The Royals Aced The Trench Coat Look

A timeless and stylish cornerstone of the staple wardrobe to have existed for over 2 centuries, the trench coats have a long history; from efficient military wear for the officers to a rainy and winter weather essential. Whether you like to keep it simple or are a master in layering, trench coat have the ability to make you look like a million bucks, and you’ll never go back home without a compliment or two. Let’s take a look at some of the eye-catching trench coat styles that the Royals graced the crowd with.

Kate Middleton

1. Ruffled Hem Trench Coat

The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton visited the Belfast City Hall in 2018, in a Burberry dress-like trench coat with a ruffled hem. It is double-breasted with a buckled waistbelt and falls above the knees as opposed to the traditional trench. A clever choice indeed, Kate’s trench has been paired with stockings and a classic pair of black heels. The best part about this elegant trench is that you wear it as a standalone item and also layer it during winter. This needs no convincing that a trench can be one of the most versatile outwear to add to your closet.

2. Classic Plaid Trench Coat

Plaids are vintage. These traditional classics are best-sellers regardless of current trends and instantly elevate any winter look. Today, plaids in a variety of contemporary and traditional patterns have entered the fashion market in numerous fashionable forms. Kate wore a Holland Cooper blue plaid trench over a beige midi skirt and the chicest emerald velvet finish heels to a private premiere of ‘Cruella’ in 2021.

Meghan Markle

1. Sleeveless Trench Coat

Is it a coat? Is it a dress? Why not both? While the fans kept guessing, Meghan Markle made a dazzling appearance at the Nelson Mandela centenary Exhibition wearing a Nonie beige trench dress combined with a pair of beige heels. The best part about this trench style is that you can wear it as an individual outfit or layer it over a full-sleeved dress to create a completely different look or for some extra warmth. A sleeveless trench is indeed a rare find and can be a stylish addition for anyone who likes to stand out.

2. Solid Military Trench Coat

Sometimes the simplest of silhouettes can stand out. Not only are they an ideal addition to the minimalistic wardrobe but also an item that you can keep coming back for every year. A plain cut Aritzia trench coat fashioned in the classic military shade is what The Duchess of Sussex chose to wear at the UK Team Trials for the Invictus Games Sydney in 2018.

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