suits tailoring in London Fielding & Nicholson

The appeal of a Trench coat

In the ever-evolving world of men’s fashion, trends come and go but the humble trench coat has been a staple in our wardrobes. It’s an essential that has captivated many of our hearts with its timeless appeal, versatility, and pure sophistication.

Rooted in military history the trench coats were originally designed for British soldiers in the 1st world war and were later adopted into civilian dress and soon rocketed to the height of fashion. The coat is one of the few pieces that hasn’t changed much from its original form with its double-breasted front, epaulets, and belted waist to list a few of its iconic features.

It’s a style that has transcended time and trends, whether you opt for the traditional khaki colour or look for a more contemporary style with different colours and materials the trench coat still adapts effortlessly to the changing of fashion. You can still wear the same trench coat you bought 30 years ago and it will still look perfectly on trend.

The trench is also one of those piece that is seasonally versatile, being able to wear it all through summer and winter  

Let’s not forget that it’s not just a style piece The Trench coat is also extremely practical, with its origins in military wear it has to be.

Generally made from water-resistant materials, with perfectly placed pockets for urban commuters and the perfect length to protect you against the rain you should be able to arrive at your destination looking impeccable.

The Trench coat is most definitely an investment piece, It may come with a higher price tag but it is worth it, easy to pair with almost every outfit, and extremely practical why wouldn’t you buy one?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Related Journal Entries

Our Newsletter

Get exclusive advice and offers from our expert tailors and sartorial experts.