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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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