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How to pair military green and orange

Love the military trend you saw on the runways, but not sure how to pull it off? We show you how with these foolproof tips for rocking military green and orange.

How to pair military green and orange

We spotted these two hot colors all over the fall 2013 runways — everyone from Prabal Gurung to Phillip Lim showcased cool army-inspired coats, dresses and separates in their collections! Even celebrities like Jessica Szohr have started rocking the trend. The best part about this color combo? You can wear it anywhere! Whether you’re in the office or hanging out on the weekend. Here’s how to style these hues for work and play.


For the office

You don’t want to be too loud at the office, so opt for a subtle green blazer with classic trousers and a blouse. A pair of chic black pumps and a sophisticated orange tote completes this work-ready look.

Military green and orange for the office

Charlotte Russe Ruched Sleeve Ponte Blazer $25, Zara Basic Cotton Shirt $36,
Mango Cropped Chino Trousers $15, Rock & Republic High Heels $28, ASOS Mini Tote Bag $21


For date night

Want to wow your man? Show up in an electric orange frock! And rock a pair of dark green earrings to balance out the bold color of the dress.

Military green and orange for date night

Dorothy Perkins Orange Cut Out Skater Dress $49, ModCloth Olive for Today Earrings $13,
Michael Antonio Love Me Nude Patent Pumps $49


For girls’ night out

Instead of your go-to LBD for girls’ night out, why not try a pair of orange-colored denim instead? To dress it up a bit, opt for an olive green blouse. And don’t forget to add sky-high heels!

Military green and orange for a girl's night out

Equipment Leighton Boxy Blouse $159, Topshop Leigh Jeans $76,
Guess Laidea Studded High Heel Sandal $50


For a lazy afternoon

Get extra cozy for an afternoon of cuddling with your man. Slip into your comfiest jeans, softest tee and a fun pair of orange and green socks!

Military green for a lazy afternoon

Zara Boyfriend Jeans $60, Hanes Nano-T T-Shirt $5, Stance Deer Hunter Socks $12


For the weekend

You’ll look totally cool at Sunday brunch with a military jacket, sweatshirt and skinny jeans. A bright orange sneaker will add just the right amount of fun to the ensemble.

Military green and orange for a weekend

Uniqlo Women Cotton Military Jacket $30, AllSaints Lira Sweat T-Shirt $77,
Dorothy Perkins Light Wash Grazer Jeans $35, Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Neon Sneakers $45

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