Khaki, olive, olive drab, and other shades of green are a new fall trend. Make military green and camouflage prints will give you your go to look. Whether it is sequins for night time fun, minimal interpretations or distressed and casual outfits and coats, military looks right. The camouflage print was invented during WW 1 as the nature of war changed. French artists who were fighting in the army put their skills to work creating illusions and trompe-l’oeil creations to conceal military material and movement from the enemy. The artists were known as camoufleurs. Their work continues to be used, along with the solid military greens. And this season it is what you want to wear. NYC Private Shopping Tours private tour will assist you in finding the look.
Balenciaga uses military green to style a cool swing jacket that captures the military feel in a relaxed way.
Azzedine Alaia uses military green in a leopard print for boleros and coats. The Alaia shapes are always flattering and sexy.
Alaia also uses them in tiger patterns for more jackets.
Maison Margiela offers a very classic rounded shouldered coat in a textured olive fabric. The frayed sleeve and bottom have the Marigiela twist. A cross-body bag in a darker shade of military green completes the look.
Sacai uses many shaded of khaki for impeccably deconstructed jackets and coats.
I love the spliced jacket on the left. It’s a trench with a twist.
Miu Miu is another collection that flirts with military green and camouflage looks. The hooded parka in a camo fuzzy fleece could be your go to look this fall.
Miu Miu also features camo knit jacquards in a variety of styles, and has solid military green jackets and pants as well.
Miuccia Prada also uses military green in her fall collection. Pants and jackets are mixed with white poplin blouses for a super clean take on this fall’s trend.
J.W. Anderson presented a head to toe look is a classic deep military green. A bit over sized and yet still sleek.
Altuzarra gives you green that is not super casual. He uses is in a paisley print and offers jackets and sweaters in lovely olives.
Lighter shades of greens also look modern. Faded olive drabs and green prints with a hint of orange from L’Agence also work with a green velvet jacket. The softer greens stand out in jeans and other casual pieces.
Darker shades of khakis and olive drabs mix with animal prints and even shearling coats. Again printed shirt liven up the look.
Nili Lotan almost always loves military greens. Her signature slip dresses mix with camo prints and khaki jackets,
She also offers lots of cool camo print pants, tees, and tops as well as light khaki jackets. It’s a cool laid back look.
R13 does cool distressed edgy casual street looks. Their camo hoodie hits the spot. It makes military green the go to hip look for fall.The oh so casual deliberately destroyed jeans add to the look.
Khaki pants in many different shades work with tees and more fluffy fleece coats. Mix the patterns and textures up.
This casual outfit in shades of green with a patterned fair isle sweater under a boxy denim jacket looks right.
Casual camo is relaxed and fashionable. Track pants or spliced dresses, tees and jackets mix and match with ease.
Solid color military greens and khakis are modern. Add is a touch of mustard yellow or an animal print to liven things up.
Cargo pants are essential pieces if you want to wear military, and they should be go to bottoms this season.
Outerwear jackets and blazers in camo prints are very important this season.
Other designers picked up on Miu Miu’s teddy bear camo print. These oversized pieces are extremely fashion forward.
Look for patches and crests on your military pieces. The jackets pictured are in a very subtle tonal floral print done in a camo coloring and scale. It’s a nice contrast to the cut of the jacket and the chevrons.
Military green looks work head to toe. An olive puffer jacket over a sparkly pleated skirt dress in a sort of camo pattern pairs beautifully with the chunky boots of the season. Why not make the military look your.