Bloggers Do It Better: Military Chic

posted on: Tuesday, November 22, 2011

I've been wanting to participate in bloggers do it better for a while now, but I kept missing every challenge! I've been basically stalking Kristina's blog (Pretty Shiny Sparkly) for the past few months now, and finally, a new bloggers do it better challenge came up a few days ago! The challenge, style up a military inspired item. I didn't really have too much to choose from in my closet. An army green t-shrit, tights and jacket were pretty much my choices. I decided to go with the jacket. 

And here are some other outfits I wore this jacket with in the past. I actually find this shade of green to be so versatile, and I wear this jacket often. The nice part is that it also has a detachable fur collar, but somehow I have not managed to photography that yet. Next time I guess. 
It's Elementary | Pumpkin Pie | Flames | Suede | Layers and Clouds
Outfit Details
Zara dress
J. Crew t-shirt
Joe Fresh gold belt, maroon tights, and faux fur
American Eagle army green jacket
Vintage purse borrowed from Mikhaila
Vintage leather vest

21 comments:

  1. I love all of these outfits, but especially your most recent one. You accessorized it to perfection! And it contains basically all of my favorite colors to wear. Love it. xoxo!

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  2. I really love this outfit, that pretty white skirt looks so great with the militaryesque jacket. I love the mix of masculine and feminine. With the fur and those gorgeous brown boots its perfect!
    xJennaD

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  3. love your jacket, perfect everyday outfit!

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  4. Snowww! We are supposed to be getting a pile tomorrow! I always think it looks so pretty in other people's photos, and then I remember posing in it for photos. Less fun. ;) But you look adorable, I love this outfit! Such a great jacket!

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  5. Hopped over from BDIB, I love the contrast of the jacket with the rest of your outfit, which is pretty and feminine (lace and fur). Lovely fall/winter color scheme, too. It's also fun to the other ways you've styled it.

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  6. There are so many things that I adore about this look: the arm party, the boots, great jacket, etc.

    www.hautewifetoday.com

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  7. Detachable fur collar?! Even better!

    Sometimes American Eagle randomly has the best stuff.

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  8. well i absolutely LOVE the way you styled the jacket! you look so cute!

    http://sarassweetstyle.blogspot.com/

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  9. Nice outfit xoxo

    http://silhouetteparisienne.blogspot.com

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  10. Love all the layers!

    I've got a "What I Wore" linky on Wednesdays if you'd like to join in, too!

    http://transatlanticblonde.blogspot.com/2011/11/what-i-wore-wednesday-versace-for-hm.html

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  11. What a cute outfit Ashley - you seriously make me wish for snow :) Hope all is well in Cowtown chickie, I may need to steal that jacket from you when I come back for a visit haha!!

    -Danielle

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  12. Great outfit! I love the miltary/fall look!

    Happy Holidays!

    THANN
    Come visit us at www.thann.ca
    Our blog www.thannskincare.blogspot.com

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  13. YES!!! Love the jacket! Awesome pairings as well

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  14. Love this look! That jacket is great and I love the military-inspired fashion thats out right now. Definitely need to get myself a similar jacket soon!

    Xo Chelle
    discoveringelegance.com

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  15. I like all of the ways you've styled up this jacket!

    I am worried that your box got lost along the way somewhere? Hoping against hope that it didn't and you've managed to receive it!

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  16. I really like that jacket! Cute. =]

    -Kate
    http://whileisipmytea.blogspot.com/

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  17. What a versatile jacket, I need to get one of these. This outfits going straight into my inspiration file for sure :)

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