Shop The Trend: Military Man
Updated: May 30
A prominent theme for SS17 is the great outdoors, making the military-inspired shirt a must-have item.
Fall into line with these affordable looks.
Tip one: Take a more contemporary spin on the utilitarian trend with a boxy cut and a short sleeve. Give it a rugged edge with a high-cut leather boot and aged denim.
Cotton ‘rust’ shirt, $79.95, by Topman; cotton ‘501’ jeans, $160, by Levi’s; vintage leather belt, $36, by Levi’s at Jimmy Jazz; leather boots, $1150, by Tod’s.
Tip two: A wider cut shirt gives you flexibility to wear solo or between layers. This slouchy Fit looks cool and remains comfortable.
Cotton ‘sahara’ shirt, $199, by Calibre; cotton/elastane jeans, $59.90, by Uniqlo; leather belt, $69.95, by Ben Sherman.
Cotton-blend ‘amsterdam SSA 75’ jacket, $600, by Denham; cotton ‘worker’ shirt, $89.95, by Levi’s; cotton- blend ‘everyday chinos’ trousers, $59.95, by Staple Superior at The Iconic; vintage leather belt, $36, by Levi’s at Jimmy Jazz.
Tip three: Step up the sophistication with a knitted tie for a weekend lunch or relaxed office look. A polished belt and boots anchor this as workplace appropriate.
Leather jacket, $1999, and cotton jeans, $159, both by Polo Ralph Lauren; cotton ‘poplin’ shirt, $49.95, by Burton Menswear at The Iconic; silk ‘acardi’ tie, $130, by Mj Bale; leather belt, $79.95, by Superdry.
Cotton ‘the trucker’ jacket, $200, and cotton ‘511’ jeans, $130, both by Levi’s; cotton shirt, $150, by Neuw Denim; leather ‘classic craftsman’ boots, $495, by RM Williams; vintage leather belt, $36, by Levi’s at Jimmy Jazz.