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It may be barely August, but if you are like you me you have already started planning your Fall wardrobe. And if you are like me, you are also looking for some affordable fashion as you plan. It is no secret that I love camouflage. Not only do I think it is easy to wear, but it is also a huge trend this Fall. I have been seeing it in the magazines, all over my favorite stores and even other bloggers. I thought camo had already hit its peak, but now I’m thinking it is just getting started. If you haven’t jumped on this trend yet, it is not too late! I recently shopped Sears looking for some affordable and easy ways to add more camo to my wardrobe. I wanted to get you started thinking about a few more ways to incorporate camo and military styles into what you are wearing this Fall. And you can be sure this won’t be the end of it from me!
First up, I bought this camo sleeveless blouse at Sears to try wearing camo as a top. The store had a mannequin modeling it, but I wanted to try wearing it a few other ways. I was unsure about it at first, but once I tried it on, I realized how versatile it was. I really see camo as a wardrobe neutral and this blouse is a great example of that. It is a toned down camo print and the colors in it pair perfectly with other trending colors this Fall.
For a casual chic look I paired it with a camel colored, long boyfriend cardigan, black skinny jeans and tall brown boots. You can really wear brown, black, tan, and any shade in between with a basic camouflage print. Layering this blouse under a cardigan is easy and right on trend for Fall.
When I put this blouse on it surprised me by feeling a lot like a vest- which is also a big upcoming trend. Instead of under a layer, I put this top over a white 3/4 length sleeve tee and paired it with dark denim. Boot cut works well because it mimics a similar shape in the blouse, but I think flares, skinnies or boyfriend cut would even work. I love that the back of the blouse is a little longer and has a bit of a gather with cool brass stud buttons. Sears had this top at a great price and it is even more affordable when you can wear it multiple ways.
Colors that pair well with camo this Fall are oxblood, cream, dark denim, chambray and even a tomato red. Brass accessories are my favorite metallic pairing as well. For this dinner date look I added nude heels, burgundy lips and an oxblood red leather bag. I am in love with the brass studs buttons on this blouse which are also found on the bag. They definitely add another military touch.
For a third outfit idea and to really step up this military trend I also grabbed these black military inspired leggings and giant dangly brass earrings at Sears from the Kardashian Collection. The leggings also came in an Army green, but I thought the black were more slimming. I found a great selection of military style at Sears while I was shopping and that made it easy to find the right pieces for me.
This date night look is a safe, but stunning outfit. I put together a loose cream tee, black leggings, nude heels and a military jacket. The leggings have a stripe of faux leather down each leg which reminds me of officer’s pants. The earrings are also from the Kardashian Collection and add a lot of bling in just the right metallic tone for Fall.
Before I went shopping I signed up for Sears’ Shop Your Way Program to earn points while I shopped. I printed my membership card to take along. When I used it at checkout I already even had rewards to use towards my purchase! Nothing makes me happier when checking out than saving more money! Sears was an easy stop for me to add a few more military style pieces to my Fall wardrobe and it was surprisingly affordable fashion too.