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Military is predicted to be one of the hottest trends for fall so it’s a good time to be thinking of how you can “armify” your wardrobe. And lucky for us girls there are a bunch of ways to wear modern military, here’s some inspiration.

Military dress available from Mango.com

The key piece for this trend is a military jacket. For a modern take, look for a military coat that has oversized epaulets, and big buttons. A military dress (above), seen on the runways of Moshino and Victoria Beckham, is also a great alternative. Colour wise think khaki and shades of grey, and try incorporate detailing like leather paneling or stud like buttons.

Love this military coat, available from Zara.com

I’ve taken this trend down the path of a large lapelled, slate grey parka (and I can say that since I’ve literally just ordered mine from ASOS!). Parkas were featured strongly at both Burberry and Elizabeth and James, and not only is it a great in-between jacket but you can switch it up pretty easily. An oversized parka in camo with lots of zips and bulgy pockets says sporty and slouchy, but a more fitted, dark khaki parka with a belt nipped in at the waist can be dressy.

Casual chic parka, available from ASOS.com

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