Men's Trench Coats and Macs
If you are looking for a lighter jacket, a trench coat or a mac is the perfect option. Perfect for both smart and casual occasions, trench coats and macs are available in a variety of colours but most commonly can be found in classic neutral tones such as beige, black, blue and grey.
Here on eBay, you can find a wide selection of men's trench coats and macs available across different brands including Burberry, Aquascutum and Armani.
The origins of the trench coat date back more than 100 years when they were worn for their function and practicality. The first trench coats were designed by Thomas Burberry for British officers in the Boer War. Such coats were referred to by their creator's name and were made of gabardine, an innovative and water resistant fabric at that time.
Style and Function
These stylish and smart cover-ups are foremost designed to protect the wearer against the elements, with many men's trench coats and macs featuring waterproof coatings. This design of coat can also feature shoulder flaps (or epaulettes), cuff and storm straps which protect the wearer from water slipping into the jacket as rain runs down the shoulders. Men's trench coats and macs often have plain or faux fur-lined hoods.
Men's trench coats and macs are often made from cotton mixes, densely woven with poplin and twill weaves and can also feature merino wool and cashmere blends for instant luxury and warmth. Wool gabardine trench coats can also be found as vintage pieces.
Classic trench coat and macs are belted and double-breasted, usually including six to ten buttons, depending on length. eBay collections allow you to shop by size type and feature both regular and slim-fit and big and tall cut jackets. Length and cut should be chosen to suit your body shape. Waist length, single-breasted jackets make ideal choices for the smaller sized gent, whereas those taller are more suited to hip and long length styles.