STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: Off To War

Contrasting the recent revival of the ’90s that we have been seeing loads of, the industrial-age has seen its own time in the spotlight. Military trends have been popping up on Rachel Roy, Prabal Gurung and Calvin Klein’s fall runway shows. Their shows featured navy-inspired coats, constructed dresses and tons of brass buttons. Military green is essential for this season whether it is the classic military jacket or a fitted button-down dress.

When it comes to the industrial look, a Fashionista/o can go a couple ways. This Fashionisto takes on this look while adding his own personal touch of refined gentleman chic. Sporting the it-piece military jacket, this Fashionisto brings together his refined button-down and oxfords look with a tougher industrial piece. Adding a military jacket can toughen any look. Ladies, put one of these jackets over a cute floral dress. Guys, add this staple piece on top of your outfit for class on those cooler days to add a little something unique to your everyday look. To get an authentic military jacket, hit up your local military surplus store. These stores carry large quantities of all military clothing and they usually have large selections of either army green jackets, like this Fashionisto’s, or camouflage jackets. You can also go to local thrift stores as well; often times you can find old jackets that soldiers have given away. For a more fashion-conscious military jacket, Fashionistas can try this theory jacket from Lyst. For Fashionistos, try this heavier filson jacket from Farfetch¬†and add these Kenneth Cole New York oxfords from Lord & Taylor.

A military-inspired piece can be a really simple way to change up any look. Girls, try pairing a girly floral look with this style of jacket. Guys, take after this Fashionisto and take a more proper look and add some tough military green. The military trend is the most simple trend for fall, so get creative with how you wear it!

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