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Tuesday Trend Day: Military Inspired Pieces

This past weekend I shopped at the Goodwill outlet as part of a blogger event. One of the pieces I purchased was a military style blazer. This blazer as well as Veteran’s Day has inspired this Tuesday Trend Day post.

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When you think military, you might think camouflage (a previous Tuesday Trend Day topic) but there is more to the military style than camouflage prints.

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http://www.glamour.com/fashion/2013/02/the-dos-and-donts-of-fall-2013-fashion-trends#slide=10

DO fall in line with military-inspired looks.

There was a strong military presence at fall 2013 Fashion Week, which means that khaki green is on its way to becoming a staple in your wardrobe.

DON’T avoid girly versions of the utilitarian trend. How about a tailored top or slim pants?

DO add accents like lace or brocade to amp up the luxe factor.

For the men:

fashionisto

http://www.thefashionisto.com/military-fashion-trend-fallwinter-2013-military-fashions/

Army-Trend

Camo prints and edgy army attitude came in all forms including posh fur coats, dramatic skirts, belted jackets and a strong presence of army green everywhere. Michael Kors, Rachel Roy, Charlotte Ronson, Rebecca Minkoff and Prabal Gurung all toughened up their collections with this classic concept. 

http://www.sydnestyle.com/2013/02/fall-2013-fashion-week-trends-army-chic/

Shopping results:

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Urban outfitters

1-Ecote Canvas Military Jacket $89.00

2-Silence + Noise Surplus Shoulder-Patch Sweater $49.99 (was $69.00)

3-UNIF Surplus Bomber Jacket $199.00

4-Ecote Classic Surplus Jacket $78.00

5-Military Black Buckle Belt $10.00

6-Urban Renewal Vintage Military Messenger Bag $69.00

7-All-Son New Valley Military Jacket $89.00

8-Urban Renewal Remade Army Sweater $39.00

9-24 Footwear Army Lace-Up Boot $98.00

nordstrom military

Nordstrom

1-Kenneth Cole New York Collarless Bouclé Walking Coat (Online Only)  $139.90

1-DKNY Cutaway Military Coat $132.66

3-Rachel Zoe Belted Double Breasted Trench Coat $695.00  (I love this coat but it is pricy!)

4-Kane & Unke Trim Fit Military Jacket $109.00

5-Dockers® Coated Cotton Field Jacket $152.00

macys military

Macys

1-NEW! INC International Concepts Cutaway Military Jacket $88.99

2-INC International Concepts Jacket, Faux-Leather-Trim Military $89.99

3-INC International Concepts Jacket, Ponte-Knit Band $74.99

4-Kenneth Cole Reaction Jacket, Four Pocket Military Jacket $99.99

5-GUESS Coat, Antique-Finish Hooded Jacket $195.00 ENJOY 50% OFF

6-Michael Michael Kors Big and Tall Jacket, Breckenridge Wool-Blend Field Coat $275.00 ENJOY 30% OFF

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