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11 trench coats that will have you set for winter and never go out of style

Elevate your wardrobe with these timeless staple additions.

There is hardly a more classic piece of fashion than the trench coat. Versatile to suit any weather, easy to style and functional, an addition of a trench to your wardrobe will have you set for life. 

There are countless variations of trench to choose from; from classic camel to classy white, hooded, printed, new textures and more. The options are truly endless for someone on the hunt for their perfect trench. 

The trench is a trans-seasonal classic as it can be worn in almost any weather and styled accordingly; as it is winter here Down Under you’ll find us pairing a trench with baggy jeans and sneakers on weekends and thrown over work pants on the way to the office. 

They’re also so timeless we guarantee you’ll be wearing your trench for years to come – which is why it’s a worthy cause to invest in a high-quality classic. 

On the hunt for your own forever trench this season? Take a look below at some of our favourites to shop for yourself. 

2024’s TOP TRENCH COATS

  1. Leo Trench, $272 (usually $389) at Avenue The Label (here’s why)
  2. Aere Organic Cotton Trench Coat, $250 at The Iconic (here’s why)
  3. ASOS DESIGN Short Trench Coat, $115 at ASOS (here’s why)

The best timeless trench coats to add to your wardrobe in 2024

beige trench coat

01

Leo Trench

$272 (usually $389) at Avenue The Label

Classic, timeless, simple and versatile, this basic beige trench is a wardrobe staple. It offers that quintessential trench coat look made from high-quality durable cotton that ensures you will find yourself reaching for this coat year after year.

Sizes: XXS to XL | Colours: Tan, Sage and Black | Materials: 100 per cent cotton

Style notes:

  • Relaxed oversized fit
  • Storm flap at back
  • Self-tie at waist
  • Buckle details at wrists
aere trench coat brown

02

Aere Organic Cotton Trench Coat

$250 at The Iconic

If you love the classic look of the trench but are after a subtle point of difference from your typical style, we can’t get enough of the chocolate-y hue of Aere’s Organic Cotton Trench Coat. This colourway adds some warmth to your wardrobe and feels perfectly seasonal as the weather cools down.

Sizes: 6 to 18 | Colours: Nutshell and Neautral | Materials: 100 per cent organic cotton

Key features:

  • Black contrasting buttons
  • Cotton lining
  • Epaulette tab detail to shoulders
  • Adjustable cuffs and self-tie waist
cropped trench coat

03

ASOS DESIGN Short Trench Coat

$115 at ASOS

Short and sweet, spice up your style this winter with the latest trendy trench that is cropped and modern. Pair it with some straight-leg jeans and an oversized knit for the ultimate off-duty vibe.

Sizes: 4 to 18 | Colours: Stone, Navy, Black and Olive | Materials: 65 per cent polyester and 35 per cent cotton

Key features:

  • Oversized silhouette
  • Notch collar
  • Shoulder epaulettes
nude lucy sage trench coat

04

Frieda Trench

$110 (usually $220) at Nude Lucy

In a more subdued, subtle pewter tone, we love the juxtaposition of the oversized boxy fit and more soft and feminine colourway. Great for those who want to spice up their outerwear collection but don’t want to go too OTT.

Sizes: XXS to XXL | Colours: Pewter and Cloud | Materials: 100 per cent cotton

Key features:

  • Vent at centre-back
  • Epaulettes at shoulders
  • Full-length silhouette
  • Cotton twill fabrication
Meshki fur lined trench

05

Rebekah Oversized Faux Leather Trench

$249 at Meshki

Orr, if you love the OTT look then cast your eyes upon this beauty from Meshki. Lined with faux fur and made from a faux leather material, this is the trench for fans of the Mob Wife aesthetic. No fur, all the drama.

Sizes: XXS to 3XL | Colours: Black, Bone and Dark Brown | Materials: Faux leather and fur

Key features:

  • Lapel and sleeve fur detailing
  • Waist pockets
  • Self-tie waistband
  • Long silhouette that finishes below the knees
pink trench coat

06

Topshop Super Oversized Brushed Trench Coat

$110 (usually $200) at ASOS

Fighting against the intense desire to wear all black as soon as soon as winter rolls around? This is the coat for the occasion. A bold fuschia pink tone, this oversized trench is the perfect way to bring some brightness to dreary days.

Sizes: 4 to 18 | Colours: Pink | Materials: 100 per cent polyester

Key features:

  • Notch collar
  • Oversized silhouette
  • Tie-waist
  • Black contrasting button details
cotton on burgundy trench

07

Brooklyn Faux Leather Trench Coat

$129.99 at Cotton On

A colour we will never grow sick of, no matter the season, is a rich burgundy hue. Which is why when we spotted this ox blood faux leather coat from Cotton On it was an immediate Add To Cart.

Sizes: 2XS to 3XL | Colours: Berry and Black | Materials: Faux leather

Key features:

  • Button closure
  • Functional belt
  • Front pockets
  • Longline silhouette that finishes below knees
saba expensive trench coat

08

Karla Wool Longline Trench Coat

$519.20 (usually $649) at Saba

If you’re looking to make an investment in a trench that will last for years, we can’t recommend this cosy comfort from Saba enough. Made from a thick Woolmark-certified wool that will keep you warm all winter long, it may be a splurge but it’s certainly worth it.

Sizes: 4 to 16 | Colours: Navy, Black, Caramel, Dark Sage and Soft Stone | Materials: 100 per cent Woolmark-certified wool

Key features:

  • Shoulder epaulettes
  • Raw hems
  • Extended back yoke
  • Designed in Australia
snakeskin trench coat

09

Marlowe Snake PU Trench

$169.99 at The Iconic

One for the maximalist and those who love to go big or go home, Dazie’s faux leather snakeskin printed trench is the ultimate statement piece.

Sizes: 6 to 20 | Colours: Snakeskin and Distressed Choc | Materials: 100 per cent polyurethane

Key features:

  • Self-tie belt
  • Full-length sleeves
  • Details on cuffs
  • Peak lapels
blue trench coat

10

Oversized Belted Striped Trench Coat

$122.97 (usually $204.95) at NA-KD

When the weather starts to warm up, or if you’re after something that feels a touch lighter and more spring-ready, in a sweet baby blue colourway with dark blue stripes this trench coat gives off the ultimate Scandi-Girl Cool energy.

Sizes: EU 32 to 44 | Colours: Blue Stripes | Materials: 77 per cent cotton, 14 per cent polyester, 8 per cent Viscose and 1 per cent polyamide

Key features:

  • Front flap pockets
  • Self-tie waistband
  • Double-breasted silhouette
  • Adjustable buttons
denim trench coat

11

Vinnie Trench Coat

$119.95 at Showpo

The denim trench is the style of the season, we love this affordable option from Showpo that offers a super-flattering silhouette that feels oversized and slouchy but still feminine.

Sizes: 6 to 14 | Colours: Mid Blue Denim | Materials: 100 per cent cotton

Key features:

  • Tortoiseshell buttons
  • Cuff details
  • Lightweight denim fabrication

Are trench coats in style in 2024?

Absolutely! Trench coats are making a major comeback in 2024, and they’re more stylish than ever. From classic camel tones to bold, vibrant colours, trench coats are the ultimate outerwear staple this year. At this year’s AAFW we saw designers like Beare Park, Alix Higgens and Albus Lumen bring the style to the runway.

In 2024 we’re seeing fresh twists with oversized silhouettes, unique textures, and modern details, making them a must-have for every fashionista’s wardrobe. So, whether you’re going for a chic, polished look or something more edgy and avant-garde, a trench coat will have you slaying diva status all season long.


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