How To Belt a Trench Coat

Like folding a pocket square, there are a variety of ways to belt a trench coat. Here are five ways to do it and what it says about you.

1. The Classic

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What it says about you: You like things neat and orderly and you always strive for perfection.

Recommended for: Business, a night out at a fancy restaurant, a studio portrait with a Burberry trench coat.

2. The Knot

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What it says about you: You are a student of classic Hollywood style – think Humphrey Bogart. You appreciate the classics but like to put your own sartorial stamp on your outerwear.

Recommended for: Business, blazer and tie sharp casual, and anytime you want to flex a little sartorial muscle.

How To Belt a Trench Coat - He Spoke Style

3. The Inside Pocket

How To Belt a Trench Coat - He Spoke Style
What it says about you: You like a clean look and can’t be bothered with how you’re going to belt a trench because you’re much too busy to think about it.

Recommended for: Any work day, those times you’re in a hurry, moments of indecision.

4. The Devil May Care

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What it says about you: You’re so cool it doesn’t matter how (or if) you belt your trench coat. It still looks good.

Recommended for: Casual looks, worn with jeans, or with a suit on those days you’re late to work and need to run!

5. The Behind the Back

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What it says about you: You care about small details, whether they’re seen or unseen, and will take the time to make sure they’re just right.

Recommended for: Creatives, business guys who like to put in a little style effort, former Boy Scouts who need to show the world their knotting prowess.

How do you like to belt your trench coat?

Thanks for reading.

Stylishly Yours,

Brian Sacawa
He Spoke Style

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