chic style in a sensible manner

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Military Moment

Classic Military

In high school, I asked my father to buy me a green flight jacket from the Army-Navy surplus store.  It had an orange lining.  I wore it to death and wish I still had it.  

The military look is a classic and still going strong.  Rihanna, has recently been spotted in fitted camo pants. Military looks continue to have a presence on the designer runways for both men and women.  There is something so chic about a woman in military- inspired clothes.  It's the mix of masculine and feminine, power and adornment.  Military styled jackets add punch to more sedate combinations.  

To translate runway to real life, wear only one military piece at a time.  Otherwise the look will get "costumey."  Black is always classic but the sand or nude color is so attractive.

These looks are a bit bold but the message is: mix your staples with ONE military piece.  It's a bit daring and irreverent but timeless.

That is the fun of fashion.

One of my favorite items for this fall is the jacket like this one above.  The look is very journalist on assignment.  How cool with fuchsia and denim!

Budget Pick:

Women's Drawstring Military Jacket