A truly classic piece, if you don’t already own a trench coat, now is the time to invest. Choose from the latest oversized styles or amp up this timeless look in faux leather, tweed or corduroy.

It’s been a wardrobe staple for well over a century and continues to be a firm favourite with influencers and editors alike. Loved for its functionality and sophistication, the trench coat is a go-to for both casual and smart outfits. It can be thrown on over a tee and wide leg jeans, a tailored look or even a cocktail dress. It’s the grab and go of coats, never ever losing its sartorial appeal.

Understandably, the original belted style in warm tones of cream, beige or taupe remains the top of everyone’s wish list. However, each season designers add new details, experiment with relevant fabrics, play with the cut, just to pique our interests.

For AW22, even Burberry, famed for the iconic cotton-gabardine coat, added metallic embellishments. Max Mara, Chanel and Bottega Veneta switched out the cotton for slick leather interpretations, while the crew on the front row at fashion week all supersized their macs.

We’re currently spoilt for choice at Massimo Dutti, Jigsaw and Mango and the rate at which this sought-after cult garment sells out, purely reinforces its unwavering popularity.

We trailed the sites and picked out our faves…

Burberry AW22 Campaign

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