The following is a guest post from our friends at POPSUGAR Fashion.

Is there anything more universally classic, style-wise, than the trench coat? The perfect spring coat is an American prep classic, but is embraced by the French ingenue, too. And if you don't already own one, it's high time you rethink. The belted, double-breasted style looks perfect on the laziest of weekend days, walking into the office, or worn over a formal gown (seriously—we've got the photo to prove it!). Visit POPSUGAR Fashion now for seven how-to-wear examples that'll get you through a full week.

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