The Best Trench Coats, Because They're the Biggest Outerwear Trend of the Season

::Inspector Gadget theme plays::

At once associated with propriety and perversion, the trench coat can assume more identities than James McAvoy in Split. But what about just one for you—one that's not too buttoned-up but still says "I'm an upstanding citizen, officer?" Here, 10 picks, from the classic to the classic-in-a-cover-band kind of way.

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Gap

The oversize fit means you can squeeze sweaters under there and look as chic as Josephine Le Tutour (clicky clicky). 

$100, gap.com.

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Isabel Marant

You thinking what I'm thinking? A layering extravaganza of pinstripes and those glove shoes that still won't go away? Wow, it's like we have ESPN or something

$885, matchesfashion.com.

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Aritzia

Loosely cut in a shade of nude made for swiping across your cheek in a cosmetics commercial to show how long-wear your foundation is.

$245, aritzia.com.

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COS

Crisp enough to wear on its own—like *really* on its own 😉. 

$190, cosstores.com.

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J. Crew

You like stripes. We like stripes. This comes with built-in lines. 

$160, jcrew.com.

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Mango

A different kind of fastener for a Céline-y type of vibe. 

$80, shop.mango.com.

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Osman

Your future daughter is already eyeing this. 

$1,068, matchesfashion.com.

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Zara

The color of the glazed doughnut that never tastes as good as it looks, without the disappointment. 

$149, zara.com.

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Adam Selman

Reverse (for) cowgirl.

$795, modaoperandi.com.

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Topshop

Something to spread on the grass for impromptu picnics in the park. (Only half-kidding.) 

$150, topshop.com.

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