Fashion #InspiredByInStyle: Reader of the Week Wendy Derilus on What to Wear with a Trench Coat By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on May 1, 2015 @ 11:24AM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Courtesy In this new series, we demonstrate how our most avid readers sport the trends in our magazine. Look for it on What's Right Now every weekend, and be sure to try out a look or two yourself and tweet us a photo @InStyle using #inspiredbyinstyle. This week, we’re featuring Reader of the Week Tilden Brighton. Keep up with her by following her blog, To Be Bright. After coming across the trench coats feature in the April issue of InStyle, I decided to give the trend a try by pairing the classic piece with a dress I already owned. It's the perfect mix of classy and sexy. The great thing about trench coats is that they can either dress down or dress up an outfit, depending on its design, color, and accompanying outfit. In this case, I feel my coat delivers the right amount of classic aesthetic to balance out my ensemble. Get Inspired by More InStyle Readers We ♥ in Our Gallery Are you #SoInStyle? Let us know by using the hashtag to showcase your go-to outfit. Plus, check out more of our readers (and find out which stories inspired them) in our April issue with the luminous Reese Witherspoon on the cover, available on newsstands and for digital download now. Be our Reader of the Week! If one of our stories has inspired you to mix it up, send us a pic (300 dpi or larger) of your transformation to firstname.lastname@example.org, submit it through InStyle's Tumblr, or tweet us @InStyle with the hashtag #inspiredbyinstyle. You could be featured in InStyle and on InStyle.com! And really, what’s cooler than that?