We all know that the winter in the western countries are very much accompanied with snow fall. And if there is snow fall then the temperature is sure to dip down below zero level, and that means a lot of cold and a very cold winter. This can be very freezing and out of our comfort levels. This is the time when the need for the trench coat is very much felt. The trench coat is a garment that is worn over the normal outfit and it covers the person from shoulders to knees. It is like a long coat that is a coat but extended towards the feet. The trench coat comes in a number of different shapes and sizes and designs. You have trench coat with double breast or with single breast, you have trench coat for ladies and you have the ones for the men. You have ones with big collars and then you have ones with small collars. There are the ones in very heavy woolen material and then you have the ones with lighter material. The trench coat can also be termed as the over coat, as it is worn over all your garments and it covers all. It also is a protection for your woolen suit in case that it is snowing outside.