Style Stealer: Jessica Hart’s Cool Concert T & Ladylike Trench

A trenchcoat is classic and timeless and all those other words used by fashion magazines to describe a clothing item that is forever considered a “must have.” But it also is (unfairly, I think) associated with prim and proper ladies who lunch, when really it’s quite a versatile piece of outerwear for spring and fall. Here, model Jessica Hart wears a vintage T-shirt, black jeans and booties, a look that might otherwise be totally shlubby if not for the trench she topped the whole look off with. That trench says, “I may look like I just rolled out of bed, but I mean business.” Wear a trench coat and your chances of being taken seriously go up by approximately 15 percent, according to anecdotal research conducted by me. Who doesn’t want that? Get the whole look above, after the jump!

Jeans: $55.56, ASOS
Trench: $49.95, H&M
T-Shirt: $28, Junk Food
Sunglasses: $20, Nasty Gal
Booties: $66.29, DV by Dolce Vita, Nordstrom