How To Wear Your Trench Coat Effortlessly

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I certainly have a love affair with ‘the’ trench — from classic, printed and sleeveless variations, the trench coat is a must, and will always remain a timeless fashion item. Today, I’m showing you how to style a sleeveless trench effortlessly chic, and by effortless I mean effortless. Continue reading to learn how…


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The weather in Chicago has been amazing which made it possible to wear this sleeveless trench out. I’ve been dying to wear it – its classic silhouette is perfect if you want to pair it with your favorite pair of denim.

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And think about it: Can you name a few fashion items that have stood the time and remained the ultimate fashion trend? I cannot. The trench coat is incredibly versatile — pair it with your favorite pair of jeans, dresses, etc. and I guarantee you that you’ll be a head turner. I mean, who can seriously resist it?!

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Can’t wait to try my most well-loved coat out there yourself? Shop my look below.

Do you love trench coats as much as I do? How do you style yours? Let us know in the comments below!

PS: I have an exciting post coming this Wednesday that will include my son, Kingston. I’m already SO excited to share the pictures of our photo shoot together! 🙂

As always, thanks much for reading & have a fabulous Monday!


COAT: Oasis Clothing c/o | BLOUSE: Similar HERE | HANDBAG: Gucci (similar HERE) | BRACELET: Monica Vinader c/o | JEANS: Nordstrom c/o | LIPSTICK: CHANEL



  1. April 25, 2016 / 1:03 AM

    Perfect styling, Vanessa! I just love the powder blue over the white lace– so perfect for spring and so feminine yet chic at the same time!

    xo, Jennifer

  2. April 25, 2016 / 2:08 AM

    Your trench coat is definitely a show stopper, I love the color and the fact that it’s sleeveless adds some edge to it. I absolutely love the top and pants. You look flawless!!!

  3. April 25, 2016 / 2:23 AM

    Super stylish look! You always wear the most wonderfull shoes. I havn t bought a sleeveless Trench yet, still thinking about it. Looking forward to see the photoshoot! Have a great Monday!

  4. Andrea Nine
    April 25, 2016 / 5:23 AM

    Beautiful as ever!! I am loving these sleeveless Trenches and the crochet lace underneath is pure genius. Such a fresh and light color combo!! Enjoy a marvelous Monday my gorgeous friend!!

  5. Michelle Joseph
    April 25, 2016 / 5:23 AM

    Looking fabulous Vanessa. I love trench coats and really want a classic one for spring.

    Have a great day.

    Mich xx

  6. Alma Moda Aldia
    April 25, 2016 / 7:18 AM

    Me encanta el chaleco, su color y su estilo. Una vez más, estás perfecta. Besos Vanessa.

  7. April 25, 2016 / 7:36 AM

    A trench coat is definitely a classic piece and a wardrobe must have! I love yours! The colors are perfect and you styled it so well! Gorgeous Vanessa!

  8. April 25, 2016 / 8:06 AM

    Love your look!
    So stunning on you.

    don’t forget to visit me back,

  9. April 25, 2016 / 8:28 AM

    Dear V., really nice to know about Wednesday, I am also excited and curious now! I loved your sleeveless trench coat, it’s so sweet and beautiful! I am glad that the weather is better and you can wear such a gorgeous outfit! I loved the top as well and the shoes and I think you look just stunning, as usual! I hope you have a very beautiful week!

  10. April 25, 2016 / 9:44 AM

    Love this trench! Great color!!

  11. April 25, 2016 / 10:04 AM

    I’ve never really been a trench girl but you may have just converted me! Love the fact that the one you’re wearing is sleeveless!

    Xox Dana Ivy //

  12. April 25, 2016 / 10:06 AM

    Gorgeous, Vanessa! I love the powder blue with the white lace, so chic! Looking forward to the post on Wednesday! Hope you have a wonderful start to the week!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde’s Moment

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    April 25, 2016 / 11:04 AM

    You look amazing 🙂
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    April 25, 2016 / 11:12 AM

    you look great 🙂
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  15. Leslie
    April 25, 2016 / 11:29 AM

    You’re breathtaking, Vanessa! I love the trench coat – super chic! And I can’t wait for Wednesday! Would love to learn more about you as a mother. So fantastic how you do it all!
    xo, Leslie

  16. April 25, 2016 / 11:45 AM

    vvvvvvvv I am dying over that trench! the color is perfect and I love how you styled it!

  17. Marta
    April 25, 2016 / 11:54 AM

    Hi Vanessa, this powder blue sleeveless trench is such an amazing piece and you styled it perfectly with the all white! Ultra-chic and of course as always you are a vision in this look!! Hope you have having a great start to your week so far. Sending lots of love your way:-) xoxo

  18. April 25, 2016 / 11:54 AM

    You look absolutely stunning, Vanessa! I adore that sleeveless trench and how you styled it with the lace top, the contrast of the lace sleeves with the trench is so pretty, feminine and perfect for spring! I also love how the blue looks against the white denim and those sunnies look fab on you, such great styling as always, my gorgeous friend! I hope you have the most amazing Monday, sending lots of love and a huge hug your way!



  19. April 25, 2016 / 1:11 PM

    a good trench coat i fell always ties the outfit together
    coming into summer the one you have is perfect
    great post x

  20. April 25, 2016 / 1:29 PM

    This trench is styled to perfection! What an icon you make in your own way! I love the lace top paired with this trench. The colors are beautiful together. Love those heels too!

    XO Chelsea

  21. April 25, 2016 / 1:47 PM

    What a beautiful trench coat! You look fantastic and blue really is the perfect colour for Spring/Summer. You look wonderful in each of these photographs!

    Great styling teamwork 🙂

    Laura xo

  22. April 25, 2016 / 2:11 PM

    This shade of blue is just gorgeous on you and I love the lace! Beautiful as always, my friend! Hope you are enjoying this beautiful weather!

    Heidi || Wishes & Reality

  23. April 25, 2016 / 4:20 PM

    Another flawless look! Definitely loving that trench. Absolutely amazing. Love how you styled it too with the lace sleeves underneath! Super fresh look.
    Love, Lindsey

  24. April 25, 2016 / 10:36 PM

    I love your trench and how you styled it!! You look amazing! 🙂

  25. April 26, 2016 / 12:10 AM

    Stunning! I love your sleeveless trench coat, it’s a gorgeous colour on you. And layered over your white lace top is sweet perfection. I can’t wait to see your post with Kingston!
    Have a great week Vanessa!

    xo, jackie

  26. April 26, 2016 / 5:26 AM

    Hey Vanessa, as you know I’m all about trench coats. Yours really stands out, what a gorge shade of blue and sleeveless to boot, love how you’ve styled this look. Wishing you an awesome week ahead! Xx

  27. April 26, 2016 / 4:15 PM

    I shan’t lie, babe, I am BESOTTED with that vest of yours. It’s classy and edgy and versatile. So versatile. And, as always, you made it work so beautifully. Especially those lace sleeves xoxo

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