Above, from left: Fall 2010 military runway looks from Burberry Prorsum, Wayne, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Rag & Bone, Burburry Prorsum, Marc by Marc Jacobs, photos courtesy of the designers.
We're not always big on sweeping fashion trends, but, we have to admit, the latest wave of fall military-inspired styles is pretty persuasive—if not downright unavoidable! From Marc by Marc Jacobs to Rag & Bone, the earthy palette of olive greens and burnished neutrals, along with lots of smart utility features and clean cuts is a perfect complement to all our autumn standbys. The trick to getting this global theme right, without looking like we've reinstated the draft? Choose your military accents wisely, mixing and matching between a tailored cargo skinny, broken-in combat boots, and other uncommon utilitarian extras. And for starters, check out our list of military must-haves that make our cut for fall.
Above, from left: J. Crew Waxed Utility Jacket, $148, available at >J. Crew; Wayne Fitted Camo T-shirt, $235, available at >La Garçonne; Express Military Drop Pin, $14.90, available at >Express; Jas MB Canvas Bullet Bag, $350, available at >Barneys New York.
Above, from left: LOFT Petite Twill Cropped Military Jacket, $79.50, available at >LOFT; J. Brand Houlihan Skinny Cargo Pants, $231, available at >Nordstrom; See By Chloé Studded Leather and Velvet Boots, $465, available at >Net-A-Porter; Max & Chloe Demitasse Demibullet Necklace, $73, available at >Max & Chloe.
Above, from left: Chloé Tamaris Sunglasses, $290, available at >La Garçonne; Surface to Air Combat Wedges. $575, available at >ASOS; Rag & Bone Leigh Jacket, $475, available at >Les Nouvelles; ASOS Military Cape, $67.50, available at >ASOS.
Above, from left: Burberry Prorsum Long Military Pea Coat, $1,495, available at >Burberry; Aldo Ludham Pins, $15, available at >Aldo; Obey Army Hat, $52, available at >Oak; Topshop Washed Military Shirt, $55, available at >Topshop.
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