INEXPENSIVE: Mike & Chris Clarence Trench, $330 at net-a-porter.com: The neutral gray shade compliments the bright yellows and oranges of the season, and the oversized buttons add interest to an inexpensive piece.
MID-RANGE: Adam Coated Trench coat, $495 at saks.com: The glossy finish and the dramatic embellishments on the sleeves make this a winner.
EXPENSIVE: Burberry Acaster Cropped Trench, $1,250 at net-a-porter.com: In Korea, "Burberry" means trench coat, and for good reason: Burberry is the "it" brand for trenches. This classic in a patent neutral will exude confidence and class.
INVESTMENT: Loro Piana 20k Storm System Trench, $1,995 at bergdorfgoodman.com: You pay for the waterproof and windproof technology as well as the gorgeous cherry red. A classic you will turn to time and time again.