We’ve come to regard the trench coat as one of our favorite wardrobe staples. While designers have turned out countless iterations—Hensely brings a soft ease to the ubiquitous piece as one of their core offerings. Inspired by her roots in India, classic Indian dancing and her mother, founder Neha Kapur Nayyar sought out to create a line for women who want to reinvent themselves without having to change their inherent style. The product is a feminine and timeless collection of dresses, knits, suiting and outwear. Nayyar heavily focuses on the details and movement of her pieces. Below, we tapped the LA-based designer to show us the best ways to style her favorite piece from her collection.
Why is this your wardrobe MVP? The Hensely Trench is a core staple of the brand, a season-less silhouette and a piece which is so versatile that it can be also worn as a dress or coat. I particularly love that it has an element of classic sensibility exhibited with a modern understanding.
Look 1 worn with Prada shoes.
The versatility of this trench is limitless. Wearing it as a dress shows how it can also be styled as a delicate evening attire look.
Look 2 worn with Victoria’s Secret Slip, Hensely Wide Leg Pants
“I always need formal options for business meetings and wearing the trench as a power suit is my go-to option as it feels very empowering. The wide leg pants give it a hint of formality and can be worn easily from day to evening.”
Look 3 worn with Rag and Bone tank, Mother jeans, Common Projects shoes
Adding a pair of jeans and a tank top really shows the ease and flow of the trench , it’s casual but still classic. This is what I love to wear while taking lo