{Tip of the Day} Fold and pull

posted by on 2013.05.21, under Chriselle Inc., Fashion Tutorials




A basic trench coat is the perfect piece to have for those cooler days. But I often find that they can be quite boxy and unflattering when they are just thrown on. A lot of people have told me that they either wear a trench and don’t even bother what’s underneath since it tends to cover their outfit or I’ve had people tell me they avoid this classic piece because they don’t know how to wear it without looking frumpy!

1. Fold your sleeves to the middle of your forearm

2.Push the fold you create up towards your elbow

3. Tie the belt in the back to cinch the jacket

Well with these 3 simple steps you can transform your trench into a more tailored and figure flattering piece that you will never hesitate to wear!



|TRENCH COAT| Madewell

|DRESS| Lovers & Friends


Tying the trench at the back is ingenuous!

shelley ( May 24, 2013 at 2:04 AM )

    =) Thanks Shelley, Sometimes the smallest changes make the biggest difference ! xoxo Thanks for stopping by!

    Chriselle ( May 24, 2013 at 10:27 AM )

Perfect touch! I love it!!!

Natalia ( May 22, 2013 at 5:22 PM )

    Thank you Natalia, glad you liked it! Thank you for stopping by!

    Chriselle ( May 22, 2013 at 7:52 PM )

Awesome tip! Thank you so much :)

fkxoxo ( May 22, 2013 at 10:41 AM )

    I’m happy you found it useful! Thanks for stopping by!

    Chriselle ( May 22, 2013 at 11:15 AM )

Oh my goodness, AGREE. So many women don’t seem to know how to wear a simple trench like this. It instantly chicifys any outfit. (Yes, i just said chicify)

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Joules ( May 22, 2013 at 8:42 AM )

    I like that word! haha ! Thanks for your comment and for your support!

    Chriselle ( May 22, 2013 at 7:56 PM )

I’ve always done the die (btw works great as well when you are pregnant/post baby and the coat doens’t close quite the way you were hoping ;) ) but never thought about the sleeves – definitely incorporating that one. great tip!

The New Diplomat's Wife ( May 22, 2013 at 7:45 AM )

Great tip! i tend to role up my coats, jackets and jeans to avoid looking frumpy and give it a more stylish feel..xxx

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Teresa ( May 22, 2013 at 1:09 AM )

I wore my trench yesterday and I looked like before. Thanks for the tip :D




Mira ( May 22, 2013 at 12:11 AM )

I have to do this to all my trenches or I feel frumpy. Great tip!


Erica ( May 21, 2013 at 10:46 PM )

After eyeing this trench coat for weeks, I finally decided to get it! Thank you for sharing (and it’s on sale now on the Madewell site!)

Rory ( May 21, 2013 at 9:17 PM )

Love this tip, keep more of them coming!

Chelsea Kim ( May 21, 2013 at 8:30 PM )

I totally live by these guidelines! Love a good trench.

Juliette Laura

Juliette Laura ( May 21, 2013 at 8:29 PM )

Don’t forget to pop ‘dat colla’! :p

Yolanda Erickson ( May 21, 2013 at 8:15 PM )

I believe you mean “cinch”?

Nice tips :)

Wendy ( May 21, 2013 at 5:05 PM )


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