Considering denim jackets have remained a style staple throughout many seasons, the fashion savvy are constantly in search of innovative ways to take the trend up a notch. From vintage and oversized to ultra-structured silhouettes, denim jackets come in a multitude of shapes and sizes. Lucy Hale's denim trench is the latest nod to the classic style — and it's so unique.
The 29-year-old was photographed while out for a smoothie in Los Angeles on Fri. in an outfit you'll want to recreate yourself. The actor sported a form-fitting black t-shirt that she tucked into a pair of straight-leg jeans with rips in each knee. Hale took the idea of denim-on-denim to brand new heights by adding a washed-out black denim trench by Helmut Lang, featuring a cinched waist section and a split hem.
Hale gave her look an understated edge with black loafers, layered gold necklaces, and round-framed sunglasses. With help from celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner, leather trenches have stolen the spotlight as of late. But as Hale's latest outfit proves, leather isn't the only fabric worth experimenting with when it comes to trench coats. As the dreaded cold-weather season continues, you can expect to see a spike in untraditional trenches like Hale's.
A denim trench coat is an easy addition that will upgrade your entire look. Achieve the ultimate relaxed vibe like Hale by throwing it on top of your go-to jeans and t-shirt, or dress it up by wearing it with an embroidered blouse, wide-leg trousers, and sleek pumps.
While Hale's exact longline jacket is disappointingly sold out, there are plenty of similar options to explore online. Ahead, shop The Zoe Report's top choices for the best denim trench coats on the market.