difference between a trench and a pea coat? Posted February 10, 2011 ams: A trench coat is traditionally cotton and so lighter and are longer in length (they can fall just above the knee or down to about half way down the shin), and were originally designed to shelter soldiers from the...

The trench coat was invented for soldiers. But most of us knew that, the word "trench" is a bit of a giveaway. The interesting debate around the invention of the trench coat is which brand is responsible? Burberry and Aquascutum both claim to have "invented" the trench coat, however...

Katy Perry turned up to admire fall fashions at Paris Fashion Week in one of spring's brightest trends- coloured trench coats. The ever colourful star was a vibrant vision in blue- from her turquoise hair to her bright blueberry Viktor & Rolf trench. The saturated cerulean shade of Katy's...

What makes a trench coat a trench coat? Rather than a single defining moment in its history where the piece was invented by a designer, the trench coat instead evolved out of practicality, becoming both a necessary and fashionable way to complete your wardrobe. Drawing on the silhouette's...

Designed to suit the needs of a soldier on the battlefield, the trench coat has evolved into a staple for stylish civilians. The trench coat. No other item of outerwear embodies the understated yet self-assured vibe of our Parisian style fantasies. Can you imagine Catherine Deneuve,...

original trench coat's khaki colouring was camouflage during campaigns in India. Under pressure from new, long-range rifles, the military ditched the bright uniforms that turned its soldiers into targets. But the effect's the same back home. When everyone else is sporting a khaki trench coat,...

For a more relaxed and comortable look we also love black leather flats worn with the trench jacket. A classic khaki trench jacket is also great for spring, but lets once again change up this look a little bit and add some color. This electra colored belted Gallery trench coat is perfect to...

It seems there was a significant omission in yesterday's round-up of the best dressed attendees at the 9th Annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund gala the night before last – the queen bee herself, Anna Wintour. The editor-in-chief of Vogue stepped out in one of the most incredible trench coats I've...

War when Officers took their waterproof coats with them to the front line, and the designed became modified for use in the trenches to include epaulettes for military insignia, D rings for carrying map cases and swords, and other useful features. Post Second World War the iconic status of...

Recognized and worn around the world by the A-listers, celebs as well as every fashion-conscious person, it is considered a timeless wardrobe essential. To cater to newer tastes and trends, the British fashion house offers the iconic heritage trench coat in two new colors.Along with...

 

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