As winters take on your mind, fashion also becomes a major concern for all the style-conscious ladies. Right from warm skinnies to long jackets, all these things are making big into the fashion world. One of the most popular trends that have taken the centrestage this season is ‘Military Coats’. Yes! Military style coats happen to be very much in style these days. Military fashion has broken into the fashion world around the globe. Military style jackets have been in and out of fashion since long and are seen with hot trends like celebrities sporting them, or designers releasing a popular line.
In the term of fashion history, these coats were worn by soldiers who used to travel for miles, fighting and sleeping in wintery nights. Originally designed for men as a uniform, military style coats and jackets have been adapted into women’s fashion considerably well. These have a double breast construction and epaulets on the front and shoulders, which were once known as the utilitarian functions to push gloves or something like a soft hat for the soldiers. Influenced by the 18th century uniforms, these coats are a versatile casual wear option that is simply drawing everybody’s attention. Other than that, it also gives a very feminine and sexy look to women irrespective of shape and size.
You can wear military trend in such a way that it looks both elegant and bold. Talking about the military style coats, these are usually made from rugged material that gives you a very rough yet sexy appeal. Also, this makes these coats comfortable and warm to wear in chilly winters. If you are too thin, remember to wear appropriate garments underneath to stay cosy.
Why Military-style Coats?
Here are a few looks that you can try with your favourite ‘military coat’ this season:
- You can sport a stylish look with standard blue jeans, a sexy top, your military coat and a rugged belt. Also, to complement this look put on some military inspired accessories if you wish to.
- If you are too obsessed with leopard prints, then team your favourite leopard print top and bellies with an olive green military coat and your regular blue jeans. This look will definitely inspire others to follow your trend.
- If simplicity is your style mantra, wear your military style coat over a plain white T-shirt and your black or blue jeans and it will still look great.
- If you choose to sport a funkier look, try a trendy scarf and brown riding boots with your military coat. For added glamour, you can accessorise with a golden coloured belt and a classy wrist timepiece.
You can obviously try some of these looks with your military style coat and get a welcome change from your monotonous casual look for weekends.
(Sameer Abbas Zaidi)