Atten-tion! A Stylish Salute To Army Pants

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Photo: Courtesy of Style.com.
9-5Attention, style soldiers! Your olive pants are far from drab when paired with a blush silk blouse and elegant, pointed ballerina flat.
date-nightRag & Bone’s streamlined take on the cargo pant is — thankfully — a world away from the baggy cargos we slouched through high school in. Enlist a sweetly feminine bow blouse and a blazer with a clever camo-leopard print, and you’re all dressed up for whatever maneuvers you’re planning.
weekend-warriorSwap your go-to weekend skinnies for NSF’s just-as-comfy camo pants. Add crisp stripes and a sweet ballet flat, and the look falls perfectly in line, don’t you think?
after-hoursMilitary, meet chic. Our new favorite army-style pants have just a bit of slouch (we love a good tomboy vibe), and are worn with fall’s all-important polished plaid. Replace the de rigueur combat boot with a snakeskin pump, and we promise, no one will think you’ve gone and enlisted.
Check out Trend Tracker for more genius ways to wear our favorite fall trends.
Illustrated by Katelyn Kappel.

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