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    Fashion History Classics: Who invented the Trench Coat?

    Januar 13th, 2014

    In 1914 Thomas Burberry also widely known for his namesake brand Burberry invented in World War I a weather-proof trench coat which was modified to include shoulder straps and D-rings for the British soldiers. Read the rest of this entry
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    Trench Coat

    Mai 18th, 2013

    A trench coat is a weather-proof coat that was invented in 1914 by fashion designer Thomas Burberry aka Burberry. The trench coat he came up with included straps and D-rings that were especially made for the British soldiers in World War I. The coat became very popular as a classic style after the War due to the water-proof fabric. It was produced as a double-breasted civilian coat with large lapels, a matching belt, convertible collar and a vent in the back. It still remains as one of the essential items in fashion.
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    Burberry, Thomas

    April 26th, 2013

    Thomas Burberry, English fashion designer, lived from 1835 to 1926. Burberry is the founder of ‘Burberry‘, an English luxury fashion house. He established his company in 1856 offering a trench coat with a very distinct tartan pattern. During the years, the pattern became the iconic trademark of the brand. In 1914, Burberry invented the famous trench coat that still remains as one of the essential items in fashion.
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    Thomas Burberry

    April 26th, 2013

    Thomas Burberry, English fashion designer, lived from 1835 to 1926. Burberry is the founder of ‘Burberry’, an English luxury fashion house. He established his company in 1856 offering a trench coat with a very distinct tartan pattern. During the years, the pattern became the iconic trademark of the brand. In 1914, Burberry invented the famous trench coat that still remains as one of the essential items in fashion.
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