Military-inspired clothing is all the rage in 2010. Epaulettes, roll-tab sleeves and shades of green are details to look for when trying to wear this trend. Here are six pieces of military inspired fashions for women.
The convoy coat from anthropologie.com is a structured jacket with a snap closure and plenty of pockets. The fitted waist gives it a feminine touch. The moss-colored jacket is made from cotton and elastane with a polyester lining. This costs $198.00 and comes in x-small to large.
Embellished Military Shirt
Express has updated its essential stretch shirt with sequins. It has roll-tab sleeves, button-flap patch pockets and embellished epaulettes. The stretchy material gives a slim, sleek look to any outfit. Green briar, a brownish green, is the only color to choose from. Available sizes are x-small to large. This is $29.99 at express.com.
Military Hooded Cardigan
This hooded cardigan has big buttons, shoulder button epaulettes and a hood. The sleeves have button tabs for rolling. In addition, it has four big buttons, two front pockets and a ribbed hem. It comes in army green and washed grey heather. Available sizes are xx-small to xx-large. Purchase it for $49.50 at ae.com. This cardigan runs a little big so you may want to size down.
For those who want to wear the trend in an understated way, try this military sweater from J. Jill. This looser henley style is comfortable and chic. It features epaulettes on the shoulders and metallic buttons on the front. Choose from misses, petites and women’s sizes x-small to x-large. This costs $79.00.
Military Cargo Pant
The Free People skinny military cargo pant is soft with zippers at the ankles and cargo pockets on the side. In addition, the knees are patched and the color is a destroyed olive. It comes in sizes twenty-four to thirty-one. This costs $98.00 at freepeople.com.
Carry your belongings in a stylish canvas bag with a shoulder strap, magnetic flap closure and both exterior and interior pockets. This bag, by A. Kurtz is great for students and any one wearing a casual look. Get it for $38.00 at revolveclothing.com.
When wearing this trend, it is best to stick to one military inspired piece. The green tones in these clothes looks best with neutral tones like white, black and khaki. A few key pieces will help fashionistas wear the military trend without overdoing it.