250 photographs .. >> .. This fall, Assouline presents The Trench Book. a 350-page tribute honoring this iconic outer garment. What began as a military uniform has become a cornerstone of the contemporary wardrobe, largely as a result of its unique combination of form and function. From linen to leather, The Trench Book explores the classic style in all its fabrications and fashions. The mystique of a private investigator's coast, the sinister allure of the leather trench, the seduction of a trench worn with nothing underneath: the trench has a life of its own. In coordination's with Burberry, this richly illustrated and seriously documented volume explores the trench through history, film, fashion, and more. All in all, The Trench Book is the authoritative volume on a timeless coast.