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How To Style Light Trenches Over Shorts

Wondering how the style set make minis and shorts look grown-up in the city?

For the most flattering way to wear shorter separates it’s all about choosing the right cover-up – and we’re loving a light trench for midseason chic.

Dress down your leather skirt for daytime by pairing it with a neutral duster plus your favourite Stan Smiths, or smarten up cut-offs by tucking in a simple shirt (from fresh white to light denim) under a flowy white coat.

Easy, chic and blogger-approved – what’s not to love?

From H&M’s timeless belted offering to ASOS’s contemporary waterfall style, snap up a hardworking top layer now and keep wearing it well into next season.


Light Grey Midi Trench Coat, £90 | River Island 
Black Soft Belted Trench, £129 | Mint Velvet 
Double Breasted Trench Coat, £65 | Monki
Vero Moda Long Line Trench Coat, £28 (was £40) | Vero Moda 
Oversized Twill Coat, £565 | MM6 Maison Margiela 
Exclusive Long Line Duster Jacket, £42 (£60) | Asos 
Kimono Maxi Coat, £228.59 (was £571.41) | Tibi 
Sleeveless Duster Coat, £35 | Glamorous 
Soft Waterfall Duster, £45 | Asos
Faith Denim Blue Duster Coat, £45 (was £90) | Selected Femme
Cassie Waterfall Duster Coat, £175 | French Connection
Wool-Gabardine Trench Coat, £1,355 | Nina Ricci 
Crepe Duster Jacket in Maxi Length, £30 (was £60) | Asos
Duster Coat, £28 (was £45) | Brave Soul 
Split Back Duster Coat, £79 | Topshop
Duster Coat, £42 (was £60) | Warehouse 
Radzi Tiramisu Relaxed Trench Coat, £245 | Reiss
Waterfall Trench, £49 (was £70) | Asos
Belted Fluid Mac, £52 (was £65) | Miss Selfridge 
Trench Coat, £49.99 | H&M
Sleeveless Belted Duster, £65 | Topshop
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