STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: The LBT (Little Black Trench)

Move over LBD, there’s a new wardrobe essential that’s critical for your favorite cold weather wear. Militaristic trenches have covered both the spring and pre-fall runways alike, and it’s an indisputable fact that this current winter staple presents itself in trendy timelessness. Continuously reinvented and restyled, this season’s take on the traditional trench offers elements of sophistication and glamour. The juxtaposition offered between the military-inspired silhouette and modern, feminine details establishes a look that is definitively eye-catching.

Trench coats function so well within the fashion world because of their wearable versatility—they can be worn while running casual afternoon errands, on a fun dinner date or even on top of a formal ensemble. Their functionality is also a major bonus. Warm and stylish are two major components to consider when choosing your winter outerwear. Style this piece to your liking by choosing variants in color or material!

Belt knotted at the waist and worn with a pair of solid skinnies, this Fashionista chose a solid black trench to top off her already dark ensemble. An asymmetrical zipper with an accompanying zipped breast pocket work to provide alluring detail to the structure of the classic piece. Gold hardware elevates the element of modern sophistication embodied by recent runways. To complement her look, she accessorizes with stacked midi rings, suede peep toe heels and a dark red lip. This Fashionista effortlessly nails militaristic silhouettes gone classic glam.

What is your STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK? “Don’t be afraid to wear darker colors or all-black! It’s not always considered ‘goth;’ I think it’s classic and mysterious. When wearing all-black, I also love wearing darker red lipstick because it really draws the attention to your face!”