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13 September 2017

The £79 Marks and Spencer coat everyone will be wearing at London Fashion Week (but you need to be quick if you want it)

A TRENCH coat is a chic, timeless classic that has the added benefit of keeping off the rain.

Now, Marks & Spencer has designed a mac that’s set to be spotted on every style lover come London Fashion Week.

The Marks & Spencer trench coat features a waist belt and tartan detailing on the cuffs
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The chic outerwear is priced at £79 and comes in beige, navy and khaki
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The high-street retailer’s £79 outerwear has a waist belt, tartan detailing on the turned up cuffs and comes in three colourways – beige, navy and khaki.

The coat was originally sold in stores in April 2016 as part of Alexa Chung’s ‘Archive By Alexa’ edit.

It was then dubbed the ‘Frances’ and priced at £89 – a tenner more.

Alexa’s line was a massive hit with shoppers selling a staggering 20,000 items on launch day.

But, the TV presenter didn’t design the coat – her brief was to pick key items out of the M&S design archives.

A spokesperson for the brand said at the time: “Taking inspiration from a navy, 1950s gabardine raincoat, this double breasted trench has an updated colour and style.

Alexa Chung models the ‘Frances’ trench in khaki at the launch of her ‘Archive By Alexa’ range
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“Known for their incredibly hardwearing exterior, our raincoats were once described ‘second to none’ so it’s no surprise Alexa picked this as a key archive piece.”

Marks & Spencer sells a staggering five coats per minute on average during winter.

Bloggers have been sharing snaps on Instagram of themselves in the statement coat.

All sizes in the navy and khaki designs are still available, but it is already out of stock in sizes six and eight in the beige.


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Last week, Marks & Spencer sent fans into a frenzy by launching a creepy Colin the Caterpillar for Halloween.

Marks & Spencer has also launched a new £10 meal deal – and it’ll be a favourite with takeaway fans.

If you are heading down to M&S to shop, you may like to know how to get £15 free at Marks & Spencer with cashback at Quidco.

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