Join The Military: Autumn’s ‘It’ Jacket

Your new season marching orders are in, and they’re seriously stylish.

Enroll in this season’s new style regiment with the trophy jacket that’s got the fash pack standing to attention. Spotted at Gucci (of course), Givenchy and Burberry’s see-now buy-now LFW show, designers are crushing on military jackets in a big way RN, with the high street swiftly following suit with an army of homages.

London Fashion week Autumn Winter 2016-17 Burberry show

London Fashion week Autumn Winter 2016-17
Burberry show

A worthy contender to replace your trusty bomber, strong silhouettes, brass buttons, rope piping and decorated epaulettes take this trend a million miles away from the army surplus store.

We’re talking more Queen’s Guard than Our Girl (without a dash of camo in sight.) Effortlessly cool and easy to style, there’s no ensemble these cover-ups won’t infinitely improve.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Angela Pham/BFAnyc.com/REX/Shutterstock (3766009a) Olivia Palermo Olivia Palermo hosts the Christian Louboutin Luncheon, New York, America - 20 May 2014

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Angela Pham/BFAnyc.com/REX/Shutterstock (3766009a)
Olivia Palermo
Olivia Palermo hosts the Christian Louboutin Luncheon, New York, America – 20 May 2014

A word of caution though; avoid rocking the look top-to-toe, or you’ll run the risk of looking like you’re partaking in a reinactment of sorts. Instead, opt for with Victoriana blouses, distressed denim, and accessorize with chunky studded biker boots and metallic bags. Call in the Troops. We’re going shopping…

These are our faves…

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Dorothy Perkins, £75

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Very, £38

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Zara, £69.99

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Mango. £89.99

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H&M, £49.99