Trench Coat, Tim Gunn's Wardrobe EssentialsTIM SAYS "This is the one item of outerwear that looks as appropriate at the grocery store as it does at the opera. Furthermore, it's crying out to be personalized. Yes, the khaki belted trench is, indeed, a classic. But if it suits you, then why not try a shrunken version in red patent?"
HOW TO WEAR IT The right trench can be worn with anything. Pull it over your little black dress for a night out or layer it over your T-shirt and jeans on the weekend.
ADD IT TO YOUR WARDROBE Ivybridge trench coat, Burberry, $995; buy online now at burberry.com