The 20 best women’s trench coats: Our favorite timeless pieces

While fads frequently falter, the reliable trench coat is timeless.

From classic tan with a buckle centerpiece to more modern renditions featuring wool and plaid, it’s an unstoppable outwear piece to parade in this fall and winter. Not to mention, it’s a coat that’ll actually keep you warm.

Trench coats have been around for centuries — and, through all the transitioning trends, it’s been a tried-and-true wardrobe staple. Pair it with one of our 65 favorite bodysuits or a back-to-office dress as you waltz through taxis and lines of commuters. Or, wear it with one of our 35 favorite fall skirts this season.

Whichever way you style it, a trench coat should be hanging in your closet. Not to mention, if you invest upwards of $500 — even triple that — it’s a mighty investment indeed (you’ll be wearing it for a few more decades to come, we’ll promise you that).

So, show our best trench coats below. With an option for every style, it’s both timeless and trendy.

Best traditional trench coats

The Long Chelsea Heritage Trench Coat, $2,250

The Long Chelsea Heritage Trench Coat
  • Color options: Honey, Midnight
  • Size options: 0 to 16

Burberry is one of the most sought-after brands offering deluxe trench coats. Notably, its Long Chelsea Heritage style is one to shop for. Though a splurge, indeed, you can’t beat its timeless quality.

Relaxed Trench Coat, $248

Relaxed Trench Coat
  • Color option: Khaki
  • Size options: XXS-XXL

For a relaxed fit, this trench coat from J.Crew looks exceptional when paired with jeans and sneakers. That’s right — trench coats aren’t just for holiday dinners.

Double-Breasted Buckle-Belted Trench Coat, $25

Double-Breasted Buckle-Belted Trench Coat
  • Color options: Khaki, Black
  • Size options: XS-L

The Double-Breasted Buckle-Belted Trench Coat from SHEIN is a surefire budget-buy that’ll provide the cult-favorite classic look. Accessorize with a white bodysuit, quality gold jewelry and the perfect mini bag to elevate your outfit.

The Jensen Trench, $425

The Jensen Trench
  • Color option: Pearl
  • Size options: XS-XXL

Hello quality. Shop M.M.LaFleur’s Jensen Trench, the hallmark of the classic coat with the most precious detailing we’ve seen yet.

Nordstrom Diamond Quilt Trench Coat, $89.40 (originally $149)

Nordstrom Diamond Quilt Trench Coat
  • Color option: Navy Night
  • Size options: XS-XXL

Feel like you’re wearing a blanket with the Diamond Quilt Trench Coat. In a lush navy with a dramatic yet relaxed collar, it’s sure to keep you warm and toasty.

Russian Romance Oversized Trench Coat, $199.95

Russian Romance Oversized Trench Coat
  • Color option: Military
  • Size options: S-L

We adore this military green trench coat. As the perfect piece to style with white, black and even blush pink, it’s one of the most versatile and flattering ones on the market.

The Drape Trench, $158

The Drape Trench
  • Color options: Balsam, Sandstone, Black
  • Size options: XXS-XL

Keep it nice and casual with the Drape Trench, a three-color-optioned outwear that holds its name high — that drape is just one to swoon over.

The Scotte Jacket, $295

The Scotte Jacket
  • Color options: Saddle, Pearl
  • Size options: XS-XXL

Who said a trench coat has to be knee-length? Stay chic and cozy with The Scotte Jacket is one we can’t stop looking at, from its gorgeous button detail to its cinched fit. It’s a great substitute for a cardigan if you want to rev up your office look, too.

Sedgwick Trench Coat, $168

Sedgwick Trench Coat
  • Color option: Neutral
  • Size options: S-M

Madewell has some of the best classic pieces to date, with its Sedgwick Trench Coat no exception. Made with lightweight cotton twill, its cool design is one to shop for (just look at that back)!

Drapey Trench Coat, $140

Drapey Trench Coat
  • Color options: Cream, Black, Light Brown, Dark Brown
  • Size options: XXS-XL

As something I would 100% snag for my closet, the Drapey Trench Coat leans into cute, Pinterest-esque girly style. Plus, that almond color is too lovely to pass up.

Best plaid trench coats

Wantdo Double-Breasted Trench Coat, $69.97

Wantdo Double-Breasted Trench Coat
  • Color options: Yellow Plaid, Caramel, Grey, Red, Black, Dark Grey, Khaki, Wine, Grey Plaid
  • Size options: M-XXL

Woven with a rich plaid detail in beautiful blue and brown, you can pair this trench with. a basic tee and jeans and still look amazing. And, it’s a hidden gem from Amazon.

Polished In Plaid Belted Trench Coat, $69.90

Polished In Plaid Belted Trench Coat
  • Color option: Ivory
  • Size options: S-XL

Color us crisscrossed in blue and ivory. The Polished In Plaid Belted Trench Coat is wonderful to pair with Spanx’s faux leather leggings and chunky black heeled boots.

Vigoss Plaid Trench Coat, $64.95

Vigoss Plaid Trench Coat
  • Color option: Black/Brown
  • Size options: XS-XL

As one of the most classic plaid prints, the Vigoss Plaid Trench Coat is sure to turn heads. Pair it with a mauve top, high-waisted jeans and suede ankle boots for an Instagram-worthy look.

Kensie Plaid Fuzzy Knit Trench Coat, $89.97 (originally $228)

Kensie Plaid Fuzzy Knit Trench Coat
  • Color option: Ivory/Blue
  • Size options: S-XL

Bold and vintage-inspired, this fuzzy knit trench coat is one to add to your shopping cart. I mean, just look at that texture.

NVLT Plaid Trench Coat, $329

NVLT Plaid Trench Coat
  • Color option: Ocean Blue
  • Size options: XS-XL

Casual but leaning into streetwear fashion, shop the NVLT Plaid Trench Coat. It’s a splurge-worthy staple that can be dressed up or down for nearly any event or wear.

Best wool trench coats

Lauren Ralph Lauren Wool Blend Trench Coat, $299.90 (originally $380)

Lauren Ralph Lauren Wool Blend Trench Coat
  • Color options: Khaki, Black
  • Size options: XS-XL

Ralph Lauren’s trench coats are as dreamy as can be, and its wool blend is *chef’s kiss.* For a camel-colored option that’s sure to keep you lusciously warm, this fashion is your best bet.

Theory Wool Trench Coat, $417 (originally $695)

Theory Wool Trench Coat
  • Color option: Grey Multi
  • Size options: Petite, Small, Medium, Large

‘Blah’ gray doesn’t exist anymore, now that the Theory Wool Trench Coat exists. Minimal and modern, it’s the twenty-first-century rendition of the classic coat.

P.A.R.O.S.H. Belted-Waist Wool Trench Coat, $563

P.A.R.O.S.H. Belted-Waist Wool Trench Coat
  • Color option: White/Ivory
  • Size options: XS-L

Chic and clearly plush, this belted-waist trench coat makes sure all the attention is on you wearing it. Plus, its long length is classy for any outfit you put together.

Endless Attention Wool Coat, $279.95 (originally $329.95)

Endless Attention Wool Coat
  • Color options: Sky, Black, Military, Rice, Rose Pink
  • Size options: S-XL

We want it, and we want it bad. This more beautiful-than-ever sky blue coat with gold button detailing is just the outwear you need to channel Blair Waldorf. Did we mention we want it?

Ted Baker Oversized Collar Coat, $595

Ted Baker Oversized Collar Coat
  • Color options: Deep Purple, Pink
  • Size options: 2 to 12

Wine not splurge on a trench coat? With minimal detailing, the Ted Baker Oversized Collar Coat is going to last you for many happy years parading around in it during the fall and winter months.

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