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.

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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 – topshop.com

Mullet dress
45 AUD – newlook.com

River Island cut shoulder top
14 AUD – riverisland.com

Miss Selfridge floral top
49 AUD – johnlewis.com

Abercrombie Fitch brown vest
105 AUD – abercrombie.com

Brown coat
kisschic.com

Zara over coat
170 AUD – zara.com

Green trench coat
26 AUD – rosewe.com

H M short green jacket
78 AUD – hm.com

River Island military inspired jacket
98 AUD – riverisland.com

Topshop romper
98 AUD – topshop.com

Topshop khaki mini skirt
71 AUD – topshop.com

Zara shorts
66 AUD – zara.com

ALDO pull on leather boots
93 AUD – aldoshoes.com

ALDO teal shoes
145 AUD – heels.com

Accessorize brown crossbody purse
32 AUD – accessorize.com

Witchery green purse
witchery.com.au

Accessorize floppy hat
70 AUD – accessorize.com

BOBBL Big Fur Bobbl – Khaki
43 AUD – the-dressingroom.com

Love this.

Fluffy fabulousness.

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