Military details like cargo pockets and epaulettes are classics for fall. This collection features military-inspired outerwear and separates, plus a comfy cardigan and girlier pieces. Mix and match your favorites for a polished cold weather look. Patterns are from the August 2011 issue of Burda Style magazine.
Command attention in this snappy Military Coat. This coat is highly detailed, with epaulettes and breast pockets. This stylish layer adds polish and attitude to jeans and a sweater.
This versatile Pleated Midi Skirt has a subtle tulip shape that’s simply elegant. Pair it with ladylike pumps and a soft sweater, or wear the mini length with loafers or boots.
Add a softer layer with the Wrap Cardigan. These wrap sweaters are such a popular trend, and it’s easy to see why. The fluttery shape looks good with almost anything, from jeans and a tee shirt to dresses.
Mix the Cargo Skirt with a softer top and loose hair. This utilitarian style looks cute paired with knee or thigh-high socks and booties. Make it in green or khaki for the full military effect!
Looking for something sweet to pair with your military pieces? The short sleeved Ruffled Blouse has lots of ruffles and puffed sleeves for a super feminine look. Give a preppy, girlie look to any outfit!
Get a little flamenco flair in these funky Flared Pants. The ruffle at the bottom is a fun twist on bootcut or flared trousers, and is great for wearing with pointy-toe pumps or booties.
Flirty ruffles float across the body and sleeves of this little Traveling Ruffle Dress. Wear it out dancing to really show off the movement, or just liven up a cocktail party in this sweet piece.
This buttoned up Cape with Pockets is such a fun and stylish alternative to a regular coat. You’ll keep extra warm in this roomy shape with big pockets. This design looks cute with knee high boots!
This simple button up Utility Shirt is the perfect thing to throw over leggings or jeans for a relaxed weekend. The breast pockets have masculine charm, but darts make the fit more flattering.
Anchors away! You could hop on a sailing boat or command the troops in this military style Cargo Coat. Cargo pockets and a generous hip length make this coat as functional as it is cute. Looks adorable with a fishmerman beanie.
The stronger military pieces in this collection would be fun to pair with the more feminine, simple pieces like the Utility Shirt or Pleated Midi Skirt. Find your favorite pair of knee high boots, and make a cute fall outfit!