03 March 2013

Spring Forward : Piped Trench Coat & Yellow

Hi everyone! Happy Sunday! A blog post has been long overdue, but work has been really hectic lately. I'm not sure if you're all as excited as I am, but as the weather gets warmer by the day, I get more and more excited to welcome Spring. One thing I love about Spring is the bright colors that fill the windows of store displays. The play of colors and patterns just lifts the mood up a notch. Playing with a little color myself, I paired these yellow skinny jeans with a delicate chiffon white top and added a navy trench coat over it for some color contrasting and to also keep me warm from the breezy winds of course.


When I saw this trench coat on the mannequin in Banana Republic, I fell in love. I loved the color contrast between the white and navy blue. It gave such a modern touch to such a classic trench. This trench coat can be worn in countless ways, to work with a shift dress or slacks, or even casually on the weekends with a pair of colored denim. When wearing trench coats or any coat with a belt, I normally like to tie a knot to the side. This cinches the waist and is also a lot easier to manage then actually belting it.

Readers - How do you wear your trench coat?

Coat : Banana Republic size XSP (here), Top : H&M size 2 (similar here)
Bottom : Gap Kids size 12 (similar here), Shoes : Aldo size 5
Bag : Kate Spade Wellesley Quinn 

Thank you so much for reading ! :)


  1. You're so cute Christine! I love this outfit a lot especially the H&M top. I'm not sure how I missed that trench but I really like how it looks on you. <3

    I like wearing trench coats as a light jacket from spring to early fall and hope to own one by Burberry one day.

    What Jess Wore

  2. I'm loving your style so much =D Your trench is to die for! I wanted to tell you about a giveaway I'm hosting on my blog =) It's a gorgeous floral maxi dress from ModMint! I'd love it if you could check it out!


  3. I love the detail on your blouse and your play of complementary colors :) Seriously making me wish for spring!


  4. I love this! Such a great outfit - I normally will belt my trench. But sometimes I tie it and occasionally I will leave it open.

    FashionEdible Blog

  5. Wow I love the trench coat! and I love how you styled it, thanks for sharing!
    Maria C



  7. Lovely coat! I really like the color combination and the belt.

  8. Love your outfit.. Great colour combination!:)
    I really like everything on these photos, the coat, your top, the trousers, everything!:)

  9. I love that trench... there is nothing better than an awesome trench!

    Amanda of Prim and Propah


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