Olive has had its’ major style moments in 2015 thus far- but can we blame the fashion community for loving such a versatile color? Let’s take it back to one of its OG beginnings- military inspired clothing! Sure, it’s easy to reach for combat boots as military jackets for women and combat boots are like the bacon and eggs of fashion, but there are so many other ways you could wear the ultra trendy army jacket! For all you 90s babies out there- who could forget Kate Sanders’ infamous quote “Lizzie McGuire! You are an outfit repeater!” In today’s day and age- we’d say, Hey Kate Sanders – Chill. We’ve got 1 type of jacket but 7 versatile looks that would make any girl outfit-repeater-proof!
Edgy Military Trio
Camo Jacket with Aviator Sunglasses
Take up the edginess factor with 3 of these dangerously chic options! Take on the classic air force look by topping off your traditional camo jacket with sleek aviator sunglasses.
Bomber Jacket with a Pinstriped Blouse
A new but very welcomed member of the military jacket gang is the bomber jacket! This newcomer is taking over the celebrity fashion scene and for a very good reason- it gives off that athletic, edgy, vibe without trying too hard. Keep this one coming.
Studded Jacket over a Sweater with Metallic Jeggings
If the first two looks were way too tame for you- this ultimate edgy ensemble is for you. Opting for a military jacket with metallic studs or spike detailing will kick your outfit up a notch. Paired with metallic jeggings, you have no choice but to feel like a rock star in this outfit. Complete the look with a thick knit pullover sweater to keep this outfit warm and cozy despite its’ edgy exterior!
Casual Kick Off
Keep things casual with a kick throughout the week with these atypical military jacket outfits!
White Tee, Denim Cut-offs and a Statement Necklace
For casual days, a simple white crop top with denim cut offs would do just the trick to rock this rough n’ tumble trend. To up the sophisticate factor, pair your casual cutoffs with a metallic statement necklace.
Casual does not always mean simple! Complicate your wardrobe a bit with one of the oldest styling tips in the book- layering! Pairing your army jacket with a similar hued blouse underneath creates some depth to the look that will make this look anything but ordinary! Topped off with layered metallic dainty necklaces- your underrated everyday outfit will undoubtedly steal the show.
With a Black + White Striped Sweater and Black Denim
Make things casually feminine and classic with a skinny striped sweater! Body hugging black denim paired with lace up heels will subtly show off the figure while adding a military jacket mixes the masculine and feminine style.
Over A White Mini Dress
Lastly, of course this how-to-style-guide would be incomplete without a chic feminine look. Get an alluring, edgy, and girly look all in one by pairing your army jacket with a mini white dress. Uncomplicated and effortless- this look does it all! Of course, don’t forget to top off the outfit with oversized sunnies, and layered metallic details.
Whether you decide to go for edgy, casual, or feminine (or all of them!), there is no way you’ll ever be called an outfit-repeater! Take that, Kate Sanders!