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5 Trench Coat and Sweater Dress Outfits to Try Now

Why do you care about trench coat and sweater dress outfits?

Because although being creative with your style is super fun, there are days when you need to save your brainpower for other things. Maybe you’ve got a big presentation to do, or lunch at the in-laws, or a second date with special someone. You’re feeling mild anxiety about what’s ahead — and outfit indecision can only fan that flame.

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These are the days you turn to your tried-and-true combos. You know, the sun dress with sneaks. Leggings and tunic. Pencil skirt and lightweight blouse, tucked-in. Saviors of your stressful mornings.

Trench coat and sweater dress outfits to wear now.

The trench coat and sweater dress combo falls into that category. Just as you wear the sun dress and sneaks with a flouncy hairdo when you’re feeling cute-as-a-button, you pair up your trench with a sweater dress to show off your mysterious, cosmopolitan side. This sexy, sophisticated combo always works when you need to make an impression on a cooler day. Don’t believe me? Read on for proof, plus five outfits you’ll be dying to try out.

Trench coat and sweater dress outfits

Here are five affordable trench-and-sweater dress pairings you’ll love. Just add shoes!

1. Pretty in pink (and green)

Dusty pink and deep green is an organic color pairing, sure to remind everyone of fresh, spring flowers. Leave your trench open to hint at the curves that are softly painted in pink.

2. Checkmate

chouyatou Women’s Classic Notched Collar Double Breasted Plaid Wool Blend Long Trench Coat (Plaid-Grey, Small)
  • Recommend hand wash or dry clean
  • Classic turn down notch lapel, long…
  • Warm wool coat for women with 2…
  • 5 colors:plaid brown/ plaid grey/…
  • SIZE: Please refer to the Last…
KIRUNDO Winter Sweater Dress for Women Fall Off Shoulder Chunky Cable Knit Dresses 2024 (Wine Red, Small)
  • Size Guide: S=US 4-6, M=US 8-10,…
  • Features: This casual loose cable…
  • Special Design: This off the…
  • Easy to Match: Elegant knit dress…
  • Suitable For All Occasions: Long…

With this combo, you’ll nod to what’s trending (those checks again!) without taking yourself too seriously. The relaxed sweater is alluring on its own, but you can turn up the heat a notch with flat-soled, over-the-knee boots and yesterday’s bed-tousled hairdo.

3. Fire engine fabulous

LaSuiveur Women’s Slim Fit Cable Knit Long Sleeve Sweater Dress (S, Turtleneck Light Grey)
  • Thick fabric. No shrink in length…
  • Crewneck/turtleneck, long sleeve…
  • Slim fit bodycon sweater dresses,…
  • Pair well with leggings and boots…
  • Machine washable at 30 degrees or…
CHARTOU Women’s Elegant Lapel Collar Double Breasted Regular Wool Blend Overcoat Coat Belt (Medium, Red)
  • Size Guide: XS=US 0-2, S=US 4-6,…
  • Wool Blends: 30% wool. Soft…
  • Classic notch lapel collar, double…
  • Ankle length wool blend coat with…
  • Solid color (camel). Suitable for…

If you’re thinking you’re too old, dull, conservative or whatever to wear a red trench coat, please do this one thing for me. Go to the nearest mirror. Look yourself in the eye. And repeat after me, “I’m amazing and I can absolutely rock a red trench coat.”

Then put on a slinky cable knit dress and OTK boots. Add the red trench. Yes, people may stare. But you will love it.

4. Sweet in a skater

HOTOUCH Womens O Neck Long Sleeve Sweater Dress A Line Swing Fall Winter Knit Flowy Short Mini Skater Dresses, Dark Blue M
  • 【Knit Fabric】: Ribbed knit…
  • 【Classic Design】: Casual dress…
  • 【Matching】: Womens swing…
  • 【Warm Gifts】: Perfect Christmas…
  • 【Garment Care】: Due to the…
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NANJUN Women’s Double-Breasted Trench Coat Classic Lapel Overcoat Slim Outerwear Windproof Coat with Belt Buckle(Khaki-4a)
  • 💖Practical Material: 100%…
  • 💖Classic Design: The…
  • 💖Stylish Fit: From the trenches…
  • 💖Size Information: Please read…
  • 💖Gift Idea: Black, Khaki,…

Blue and beige go together like peanut butter and jelly, yes? And, these two bright pieces lift you right out of the black, grey and navy rut that can happen in the winter months.

5. Texture bomb

Allegra K Women’s Faux Suede Trench Coat Notched Lapel Double Breasted Jacket with Belt Small Brown
  • Soft faux suede duster coat with…
  • Long sleeves, lapel collar,…
  • Basic timeless design trench coat…
  • Proper for shopping, Christmas,…
  • Model Body Size: Height: 5’7″,…
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MEROKEETY Women’s Casual V Neck Cable Knit Sweater Dress Long Sleeve Solid Color Pullover Midi Dress,Apricot,XL
  • US SIZE, Small=(US 4-6), Medium=(US…
  • Feature: twist cable knit texture,…
  • This winter elegant dress shows off…
  • Perfect for workwear, outings,…
  • Washing Instruction: Machine wash…

The Maison Jules Faux Suede trench can make an outfit from nearly anything (well, not Dolphin shorts). Teaming it with a neutral, thick-knit sweater is just one way to show off this fabulous coat. If the neutral-on-neutral feels too blah, step up the contrast with a white or cool-blue sweater dress.

A match made by the fashion gods

Trench coats and sweater dresses look amazing together. You can wear them simply, or play with texture and color combinations, add in ankle boots or tall boots, carry a statement bag, or wear a bold scarf. You could even let your trench coat and sweater dress outfits match your mood — dial things up when you’re feeling edgy or keep it monochrome when you’re feeling serene.

The number one rule is to have fun defining own interpretation of this tried-and-true garment combo.

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