One of the pieces I rediscovered during my recent closet clean out was this navy trench coat (last worn here). I get so bored with my outerwear this time of year so I try to rotate which coat I’m wearing at least a couple times a week. My warmest options are this cocoon coat and my puffer coat but I made this lightweight trench appropriate for temperatures in the high 30s with a warm sweater underneath and my favorite plaid scarf. I also swapped out my usual dark denim for white skinny jeans and suddenly felt like I had a totally different winter look. I’ll definitely be trying the same with my other outerwear options (this and this).

kate spade navy trench coat

clare viver navy stripe clutch

navy trench coat plaid scarf

j.crew rory boots clare vivier stripe clutch

Goodnight Macaroon pearl studs c/o  //  Kate Spade navy trench coat (similar)  //  Lands End plaid scarf  //  Signet ring  //  Clare Vivier flat clutch  //  Lilly Pulitzer white jeans  //  J.Crew Rory ankle boots (similar)

I kept the accessories to my everyday basics: a signet ring that was a gift from my cousin Emily, a favorite clutch that goes with everything in my wardrobe, and ankle boots that share a name with my puppy Rory. Do you have a favorite navy trench coat (or one in a different color)? Would you wear white jeans in winter?

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*Photos by Anabella Veress


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  1. Love this trench! My only trench coat is navy as well, and I absolutely love it. My puffer is also navy. I guess navy is my favorite for outerwear! I love how cleaning out your closet and not shopping forces you to wear what you own, even things you’ve forgotten about or always pass over. It makes you appreciate your things that much more.