5 Leather Trench Coats You Definitely Need & How To Style Them

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY MODA OPERANDI / I AM & CO

 

Trench coats are a wonderful statement piece to have in your wardrobe because they can make any outfit look more sophisticated. They’re also very versatile, and can be worn almost anywhere. Here, we’ve gathered 5 of our favorite leather trench coats along with some style tips for achieving various looks.


Style A Leather Trench Coat For An Androgynous Look

Neutral colors, modern lines, & clean silhouettes.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

Vetements Mask Leather Trench Coat

$3,790 at the time of publication

This slick, edgy leather trench coat has a more masculine silhouette that lends a super villain sort of vibe to any look. It’s long, so wear it in the winter rather than summer or spring. Style it androgynously- skinny jeans, Chelsea boots, a button down shirt, and a medallion necklace.

Trench coat available at nordstrom.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

Marc Fisher LTD ‘Yale’ Chelsea Boot

$180-$200 at the time of publication

These textured leather boots go great with the trench coat. They are pretty gender neutral, with clean, modern lines and a sharp pointed toe. They’re super comfortable for wearing out and about running errands, or even to the office.

Chelsea boots available at nordstrom.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

ALLSAINTS Grace Skinny Jeans

$150 at the time of publication

Skinny black jeans can be dressed up or down, and they’re a nice simple base piece to wear with this trench coat. They’re nice and comfortable, 93% cotton, and good sized pockets! Tuck them into your Chelsea boots to keep the look more polished.

Skinny jeans available at nordstrom.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

Treasure & Bond Drapey Classic Shirt

$69 at the time of publication

This light cotton shirt is a classic piece that should be a staple in any wardrobe. The hidden button closure adds a modern touch. Wear tucked into your skinny jeans for a more polished look, or untucked if you want to keep it a bit more casual.

Shirt available at nordstrom.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

Cam Jewelry Ascending Zodiac Medallion Necklace

$55 at the time of publication

This is a more masculine piece of jewelry that really goes nicely with the aesthetic of the trench coat and shirt. It’s available in all of the zodiac signs, so buy whichever is yours! The color is very classic, so you can wear it with just about anything, (even if it’s not a leather trench coat!)

Medallion necklace available at nordstrom.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

Treasure and Bond Oval Buckle Leather Belt

$49 at the time of publication

This simple belt really ties the whole look together, from shoes to trench coat. It adds just a final little masculine touch to make it really stand out! The gold buckle also matches the medallion necklace. This belt is casual, but not too casual, so it’s a great fit for this look

Leather belt available at nordstrom.com.


Style A Leather Trench Coat For A Night Out

Creative, bold, and colorful.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

BLANKNYC Faux Leather Trench Coat

$158 at the time of publication

This trench coat is a good short one great for wearing with edgy outfits or out for the night at clubs. It's faux leather so if you're vegan or vegetarian you can definitely still wear it. We recommend styling it with a statement skirt silky blouse chunky jewelry and heeled shoes.

Trench coat available at nordstrom.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY TOPSHOP

 

Topshop Snake Print Buckle Denim Skirt

$60 at the time of publication

This snakeskin print mini skirt from Topshop is  a really unique and texturally interesting statement piece. The patterning is a great contrast to the simple leather of the coat and the length is great for showing off your legs! In the winter you can wear it with tights so your legs don't get cold.

Skirt available at nordstrom.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY TOPSHOP

 

Topshop Satin Cowl Neck Camisole

$45 at the time of publication

This camisole is available in red and black and both colors look great with the skirt and trench coat. Red is a little edgier while black is classier. The cowl neck makes this a great piece for showing off a statement necklace. When you're not wearing this with the skirt it also looks great with skinny jeans and booties.

Camisole available at topshop.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

Vince Camuto Cholia Asymmetrical Sandal Bootie

$130 at the time of publication

These black sandal booties look great with the trench coat, skirt, and top and really tie the whole look together. The heel is decently high but not so high that you can't walk or dance. The cutout is very modern and really accentuates the shape of your foot. They are made of a similar leather to the trench coat so your look will have some cohesiveness.

Sandal booties available at nordstrom.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY NORDSTROM

 

Madewell Adjustable Ring Choker Necklace

$34 at the time of publication

This choker necklace is minimalist and sleek much like the rest of the outfit. It still has kind of a cool vintage vibe to it, and it looks great with the rest of the ensemble. It's adjustable you can make the choker part less or more prominent depending on what's more comfortable for you.

Choker necklace available at nordstrom.com.


Style A Leather Trench Coat For A Classic Look

Timeless, elegant, and lots of staple pieces.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY SAKS FIFTH AVENUE

 

Nanushka Chiara Vegan Leather Trench Coat

$930 at the time of publication

This trench coat is preppy and timeless. The other ones on our list so far has been black, but this one is a lovely camel color that looks great in the spring. It pairs really nicely with light wash jeans, blouse, and cute heels. This is another vegan leather option.

Vegan leather coat available at saksfifthavenue.com.

 
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Moussy Everett High-Rise Boyfriend Skinny Ankle Jeans

$350 at the time of publication

Boyfriend jeans don't have to be casual. This pair go wonderfully with the tan of the trench coat, and a nice textured blouse. They are a super flattering fit that looks great on everybody, so they are definitely an investment worth your money.

Boyfriend jeans available at saksfifthavenue.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY SAKS FIFTH AVENUE

 

Cami NYC- The Joy Floral Silk Tie Waist Shirt

$220 at the time of publication

This blouse is a lovely royal blue with a stunning floral texture to it. The tie at the front is great for accentuating your waist, and highlighting the detailing on your jeans. Its long-sleeved, but it's still light enough that it can be worn in the spring or on cooler days in the summer.

Silk shirt available at saksfifthavenue.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY SAKS FIFTH AVENUE

 

SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Pola Bow Ankle Strap Satin Pumps

$385 at the time of publication

These shoes match the color of the blouse perfectly! They feature a pointed toe with a bow on it, and a cute skinny ankle strap. They are the perfect piece to dress up the boyfriend jeans, and to tie the whole outfit together.

Pumps available at saksfifthavenue.com.

 
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Temple St. Clair Nomad Diamond and 18k Yellow Gold Band Ring

$5,500 at the time of publication

This ring features some serious bling! It's definitely a statement piece. The texture and patterning is really unique and different, and it adds a bit of a vintage touch to a preppier outfit.

Band ring available at saksfifthavenue.com.


How To Style A Leather Trench Coat For A Sophisticated Look

Sleek, dramatic, with bold lines.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY MODA OPERANDI

 

Peet Dullaert Vinyl Leather Trench Coat in Burgundy

$1,210 at the time of publication

When we think of trench coats we often think of something black or brown and kind of boring. This one is in a striking burgundy, and has a vinyl texture to it. It's a little bit punk rock, but we've styled it more sophisticated way, silk shorts, statements stiletto heels.

Leather trench coat available at modaoperandi.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY MODA OPERANDI

 

Dolce and Gabbana Stretch Satin Mini Shorts

$825 at the time of publication

These mini shorts are absolutely stunning! The ruched texture is a really unique, and adds an interesting element to this look. The high waist is super flattering. Even though these are shorts, they're still dressy enough to wear out to nicer events.

Mini shorts available at modaoperandi.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY MODA OPERANDI

 

Nellie Partow Athena Leather Vest

$1,595 at the time of publication

Athena is the Greek goddess of wisdom in strategic Warfare, and she would definitely rock this top! It's nicely structured to really shape your torso. It is a crop top, the shorts are high waisted enough that you don't have to show your stomach if you don't want to.

Top available at modaoperandi.com.

 
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Alchimia Di Ballin Mya Satin Sandal in Black

$1,225 at the time of publication

These sandals are simple and classic, but with a touch of bling around the ankle. The heel is low enough to walk in easily, they really bring sophisticated aesthetic of the look together.

Sandals available at modaoperandi.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY MODA OPERANDI

 

Sophie Buhai Sterling Silver Ring

$650 at the time of publication

This ring is pretty big and chunky, but it’s a great elegant statement piece to wear with this outfit. The silver goes nicely with the crystals on the shoes, and it has sort of an industrial, worn in look to it.

Ring available at modaoperandi.com.


How To Style A Leather Trench Coat For A Preppy Look

Popular favorites with a bit of a twist.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY MODA OPERANDI

 

Prada Leather Trench Coat

$11,190 at the time of publication

This coat is a lovely soft taupe color that’s preppy and timeless. It’s also super soft; perfect for fall! Wear it unbuttoned with a white midi dress, metallic sandals, and matching gold earrings and necklace to complete the look.

Trench coat available at modaoperandi.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY MODA OPERANDI

 

Victoria Beckham Printed Crepe Long Sleeve Midi Dress

$1,850 at the time of publication

This dress is a light cream color with sketched out black patterning. It’s a perfect fall dress, and it looks great with the grey of the trench coat! The length is modest enough to wear in a professional setting too.

Midi dress available at modaoperandi.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY MODA OPERANdI

 

Aquazzura Casablanca Metallic Leather Sandals

$650 at the time of publication

These heels are low and simple, but they make up for that with the stunning gold color! They are a perfect accent to the rest of the neutral colors in this ensemble-metallics are a great way to dress up almost any outfit!

Sandals available at modaoperandi.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY MODA OPERANDI

 

With Love Darling Wheel 14k Gold Necklace

$540 at the time of publication

This super simple necklace is a great little detail to add to an outfit and dress it up a bit. The gold is slightly frosted so it’s not too bold, and the shape is so simple that it actually stands out!

This necklace available at modaoperandi.com.

 
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PHOTO: COURTESY MODA OPERANDI

 

Alghieri Baby Lion 24k Gold Plated Earrings

$585 at the time of publication

These earrings are pretty big and chunky, but they still work nicely to finish off the outfit. They look almost like Roman coins! Don’t be afraid of the size- they look great!

Earrings available at modaoperandi.com.

 

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