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Military Inspired Fashion Trends That Look Incredible on Everyone

Military Inspired Fashion Trends
I don't know if it is about the uniform or about the person in the uniform, but military uniforms have captivated the minds and hearts of civilians for a long, long time. It's one of those styles that look cool and hot at the same time, so why not give it a try?
Fashionhance Staff
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2017
There is something absolutely irresistible about a military uniform. Women see men in uniforms, and they simply cannot help going gaga over them! Army men are among some of the most honorable people in society. They command a sense of respect and admiration like none other. Military bestows responsibility, power and command. I do not know what it is about military men - their disciplined mannerism, chivalrous ways, the way they treat women, but every time I see one, ah! How I wish to be his girlfriend! I guess, however, that even if we women don't understand it, the fashion industry most undoubtedly does! Fashion was revolutionized when military inspired fashion trends first hit the markets. From caps, to headbands, goggles, shirts, jackets, cargo, trousers, boots, and even the famous dog-tag chains, military inspired fashion is evergreen - something that will never lose its charm and never die from our hearts!
Fashion Trends Inspired from Military
Military fashion trends include a collection of various garments - things that you can wear from head to toe! Here is an account of the various fashion trends that the military has set.
Military cap
Be it a bucket hat (like the one shown in the picture) or a cap, or a beret - military hats are bound to give you that edge. They are a cut above the rest, and look absolutely smart, be it a man or a woman wearing it. Military inspired headgear comes in different forms and colors - from the typical military camouflage print, to the typical military green color, to brown, and sometimes even black. Berets look especially stylish in the winters, while a bucket cap looks cool and trendy in the summers. No matter what the season, you will always find a reason to wear a cap, and hence military print head-gear will never go out-of-fashion. You do not just wear a military cap, you make a statement.
Military style aviators
Top Gun sure did popularize the aviators like no other movie ever could. But from times even before that movie, aviators have been popularized by militia. They say, only a really royal person can wear an aviator and not look stupid. Now that I know to be a fact! You need to have a broad face to carry off the typical aviator shaped sunglasses. But worry not, my friend, for different variations of the classic aviator sunglasses for those with a smaller, round face, are also available now. They bear the essence of the classic aviators, but are crafted to suit the small round face too.
Military style shirt
Military print shirts are probably the most common of the different military inspired fashion trends. Men usually wear a plus-size military shirt and a clean white vest inside (drool!). Women, on the other hand, can tie up the front of the shirt instead of buttoning it down, and can wear a black spaghetti inside. Looks absolutely gorgeous. Team the above look with an old worn-out pair of jeans, and it's almost perfect. Military shirts are also quite a favorite among campers and nature lovers. A trip into the forest most definitely calls for an outfit that includes military print clothes. It helps you merge with the forest background, and remain invisible to the animals and birds. It is the perfect camouflage. In fact that is the reason military uniforms are moss green in color and have the distinct military print on them.
Military design pant
From shorts, to cargo, to baggy pants to trousers to capris - military print bottoms look absolutely funky. Team them up with a clean white or a black tee, and pair it up with military boots (or even canvas shoes for that matter) - and there is a look that you just cannot resist! You can work up this look for a number of different occasions - a road-trip, a camp, a trek, a study-tour at college, or a rock concert. Military inspired shirts and bottoms go especially well on nature trails, or during safaris. The military print on the clothing acts as a beautiful camouflage, and allows you to get up close with animals in their wild natural habitat.
Military boots
Even apart from the traditional military boots, the military has in general inspired quite a few footwear trends as well. From wedges, to military print stilettos, booties, long boots, to the most popular and most liked ankle boots, every form of footwear has adapted to military patterns. Military footwear for women comes in all different forms. There's something about boots - you simply CANNOT have just one pair! Look at the picture alongside - would you walk out of a shop with just one of those pairs? I can almost see you smiling! Military style ankle boots look good with shorts, short denim skirts and dresses. If you want to wear them with jeans, I would advice you to select a pair of skinny jeans of a contrasting color. If your boots are black, go for a light-colored pair of jeans; military green boots can be paired with black or beige bottoms.
Military style jacket
Remember Avril Lavigne singing 'Innocence' at the Toronto concert? Gorgeous, isn't it? Military jackets look brilliant no matter what you team them up with - jeans, tunics, dresses, skirts, trousers, slacks, anything! Military jackets with fur-necks and collars look absolutely gorgeous in the winters. The dark color also helps keep all the warmth trapped inside. Even in the summers, sleeveless military print jackets look cool teamed with anything. If the summers get too hot, you can simply wear a white spaghetti inside the jacket. Military inspired jackets do not necessarily have to look like proper blazers or coats worn by military men. A lot of leading brands have adapted the military style in overcoats and shrugs as well.
Military style tags
Military style bag
The most significant of these are the dog-tag chains. Dog-tag chains are more commonly used by men. Rappers are seen sporting them too, more often than not. However, dog-tag chains are not limited to men! Even women can carry them off well. It looks absolutely cool. Another biggest fashion must-have for women are bags, and the fashion industry has served our fetish for bags as well. All kinds of bags - duffel bags, handbags, wallets, purses, the works - are available in military prints or military colors. Personally, I think military inspired bags go well with almost anything and everything, except dresses. They are an absolute wardrobe must-have.
Some More...
Military tattoos are also a hot-favorite among people who love military fashion trends. Military tattoos are
not limited to people from the military alone - even civilians can get a military tattoo made. Tattoos are something very personal and significant. They are unique and should be something that you identify with. Getting a military tattoo made could be your way of paying respect to the military men of the country. And, there are several designs to choose from.
The Complete Look...
Rather than saying anything, I present to you below, four different military outfits or looks. Can you see yourself in these pictures?
Beautiful girl wearing military dress
Beautiful girl wearing military dress
So that is what military fashion is all about. I am sure with so many options to pick from, you are soon going to hit the stores and pick up something for yourself! So here's wishing you a happy shopping spree!