I’m Trading In My Bulky Winter Layers For A Trench Coat–and These 24 Are A1

Breaking out a trench coat after months of enduring below-freezing temperatures and mounds of snow is a life-changing experience. Okay, that may be a bit of an overstatement, but it's just so satisfying to finally ditch all of those heavy puffers in lieu of something lighter. For that, I already have an assortment of trench coats in mind that I'm itching to slip into. There's a reason why a trench is a staple topper among stylish people everywhere–it's an extremely versatile piece that manages to instantly elevate even the most low-key of outfits. 

Shopping for a new trench coat is basically my rite of passage into full-on spring, so count me excited to dive headfirst into online browsing. This season, the classic style has been reimagined in a number of exciting shapes and details that will surely get your sartorial juices flowing. From exaggerated shoulders to oversize shapes I've put together a list of options to kick your spring wardrobe into high gear. 

Just by looking at the details, I would never guess this is less than $100.

The quilted liner feels like an unexpected, fun peek-a-boo.

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Elevate a sweatsuit into something more sartorially intentional with the addition of a trench coat. 

I'm always looking for cool touches like the black contrasting collar on this one.

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I feel like grabbing a croissant and an espresso in this.

A chic alternative to classic tan? Classic black.

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@hannamw

The boxy shoulders feel very Demna Balenciaga. 

A more minimal approach, the big black buttons are a small-ish detail that really stands out.

An option that could certainly pass as designer.

Frame concentrates on creating elevated basics that last a lifetime, so it's no surprise the brand also created the perfect trench.

I can't stop thinking about this one.

Finally–a coat to match the nylon Prada bag I've been dreaming about.

Here's a coat you'll have season after season.

If you're looking for something no one else will have, this upcycled number is 1 of 1.

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