Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Trench Coat [SLIDESHOW]

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As far as men’s outerwear goes, it doesn’t get any more classic than a khaki trench coat. Where did modern trench coats come from? A complete history can be found here, but this short trench coat primer will have you ready to embrace April showers. And for advice on how to personalize your trench coat, see A Menswear Guide to Trench Coats and How to Style Them.

Brian Sacawa is the founder and face of He Spoke Style, a dedicated menswear blog that he began two years ago as an approachable resource for the everyday man. Since then, he has garnered a loyal following with his unique and thoughtful approach to modern classic menswear.