Not Going Out Like That

Military Inspired

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I recently bought this skirt during Zara’s post holiday sale and realized it went perfectly with a surplus jacket I had bought a few months back. It’s almost like a little military inspired skirt suit. The abstract print in olive & black on the skirt really pairs well with the jacket with faux leather sleeves. The skirt even has a small leather detail at the very top which you can’t see in these photos. The jacket is layered with a simple v-neck in winter white, black tights and heels.

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Jacket – Staring at Stars, available here

Skirt – Zara, available hereΒ ( I am 5’9″ so if you are petite, this skirt won’t be quiet as short on you πŸ™‚

Sweater & Tights – Gap, old

Shoes – Via Spiga Edit Pump, sold out at Nordstrom, available at Amazon only now

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12 thoughts on “Military Inspired

  1. Love the pairing. Actually, every part of this outfit is pretty nice!

  2. nice jacket! and nice hair color, by the way. I hope you don’t mind if I ask if it is natural. I’m Asian so I naturally have dark, boring hair and I’ve been trying to experiment on hair color since last year to achieve one similar to yours to no avail 😦 the last time, I ended up with bright orange hair, haha.

    • I don’t mind sharing at all … I have been coloring my hair red for years and I do it myself at home. I use L’Oreal Medium Auburn (5MB) and my natural color is a medium to dark brown. If you are going to do it yourself, and your natural color now is dark brown I would go with a dark red, the hair will lighten over time so touch up roots every 4-6 weeks but don’t dye your entire head. About every 4 months, apply the color to the entire head to freshen up the color. I plan to do a post on this so I am glad you asked πŸ™‚

  3. Great jacket, I am obsessed with military green at the moment!

  4. In love with the jacket! Thanks for sharing this.

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