Khaki: Work this catwalk trend into your wardrobe

Khaki appears to be this season’s must-have colour, for the shade is swamping the high street.

Since it hit the runway over 40 years ago, khaki has become a recurring fashion trend, and this season it is back in force.

Appearing on the catwalks of Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs, Chanel and more in recent months, you can see the although khaki may have been inspired by the armed forces, the modern take is far from uniform.

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Image: Ralph Lauren Spring/Summer 2015

Every shade on the colour spectrum, from the deepest olive to desert shade, has been making an appearance.

From featuring on collared dresses to jackets, coats, trousers and boots, ready-for-combat colours have reigned supreme on the runway.


Left to right, Balmain, Calvin Klein, Isabel Marant.

How wearable is this trend off the catwalk?

The tip is to not go head-to-toe in one khaki hue.

Offset dark with light.

Wear this colour with neutrals.

Add a feminine touch with white and tan pairings or go for edge with black.

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Photo inspo via Pinterest: Image 1Image 2Image 3

Want to try the look?

To help you march into autumn in style, see my modern, military-inspired fashion edit below.

Topshop dress
63 AUD –

Mullet dress
45 AUD –

River Island cut shoulder top
14 AUD –

Miss Selfridge floral top
49 AUD –

Abercrombie Fitch brown vest
105 AUD –

Brown coat

Zara over coat
170 AUD –

Green trench coat
26 AUD –

H M short green jacket
78 AUD –

River Island military inspired jacket
98 AUD –

Topshop romper
98 AUD –

Topshop khaki mini skirt
71 AUD –

Zara shorts
66 AUD –

ALDO pull on leather boots
93 AUD –

ALDO teal shoes
145 AUD –

Accessorize brown crossbody purse
32 AUD –

Witchery green purse

Accessorize floppy hat
70 AUD –

BOBBL Big Fur Bobbl – Khaki
43 AUD –

Love this.

Fluffy fabulousness.

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