Sunday, February 28, 2010

G.I. Jane

From army green to camo, brass buttons to dog tags, military looks are hot, darlings!
Runway inspirations: L.A.M.B. and Balmain, via nymag.com.
Cool Coats:
Balmain zipped military jacket; this and next two at brownsfashion.com.
Marc Jacobs Lurex military jacket.
Ann Demeulemeester military jacket.
3.1 Phillip Lim Merino wool-blend military cardigan; this and next four at net-a-porter.com.
Stella McCartney strong-shouldered cotton peacoat.
Burberry flared-hem suede jacket.
Balmain cotton-canvas studded military blazer.
Camo pants:
Balmain stretch-cotton camouflage pants.
Juicy Couture camo slim cargo pants, at shopbop.com.
Balmain sequined asymmetric mini dress, at net-a-porter.com.
Richard Nicoll military brooch, at brownsfashion.com.
Fendi sterling silver military necklace, at net-a-porter.com.
Giuseppe Zanotti camouflage t-strap sandals, at shopbop.com.
Giuseppe Zanotti camouflage ballet flats, at brownsfashion.com.
Go Army!
xoxox,
CC

78 comments:

Laura Trevey said...

Hi Carrie!

I am loving the Ann Demeulemeester military jacket! So hip!

xoxo Laura

Leah said...

Love the Balmain black number and the military necklace is just so fab. xoxo

COCAMIA said...

I adore those flats! They are perfect!

The Style Revolution said...

OMG OMG I love love love that top right pic... Im dyin over here.. Great Post Carrie <3 <3 <3 Tracy

janettaylor said...

Ooooh, that Philip Lim merino wool cardi...YUMMY!

stilettolover91 said...

That Balmain dress is HOT!!!! I want it!!!!

http://www.hottheels.blogspot.com

Inspiration exists said...

Love military, the hottest trend - especially Balmain's jackets for the spring and Burberry Prorsum's coats for the fall.

meraldia said...

The Giuseppe Zanotti flats are so adorable!

Laura in Paris said...

Very sophisticated army look indeed!

Sweety P said...

I really need to get me a military jacket! Love your picks!

IZY said...

I love balmains show!!
nice pics!
xoxo

Pearl Westwood said...

I love, love millitary jackets, and the jewellery. Think I will leave the camo pants for Demi though! xx

Julia, the Thanksgiving Girl said...

Balmain rocks as always! Love the Burberry suede jacket too

Pau said...

Love silver necklace from Fendi ;)
XXX
Pau

Karena said...

Love the darling flats and the purple jacket w golden frog closures! Fabulous!!

Couture said...

I love that Balmain jacket!

Judith
http://couture-and-beauty.blogspot.com/

daisychain said...

really love this trend, esp the holey balmain tees.

jess said...

I love military jackets.

zupu said...

I really adore those ballerinas, cute!

Iole said...

love this trend!

English Rose ♥ said...

Fab post - those studded flats and the military cardigan from net-a-porter are gorgeous!

Stay safe and chic ma chérie,
English Rose x
http://iamanenglishrose.blogspot.com

Grace said...

Ooh, loving the military jackets! I also love those ballet flats.

Jacqueline said...

The Balmain dress is my dream camo dress! xo

www.FashionSnag.com

rossovelvet said...

I would die to find a post-Sgt. Peppers jacket !!

Hunters Glory said...

lovin some GI CC!

;)

cupcake♥trash said...

I'm dying over those Giuseppe Zanotti camouflage ballet flats!

Erika said...

Military looks are some of my favorite. Anything Balmain makes me giddy. Fabulous post, my love!! :)

Mimi said...

I absolutely adore the military jackets! So tough and chic. Have a great week!!

Fabulous Finds Gal said...

Oh, I love it all! I almost got rid if all my camo pants. So, you posted this just in time to save them, doll! Thanks for keeping me hip.

xo,
Christina

themaddychronicles said...

I love the military inspired trend! I hope it's here to stay :)

nookie said...

love those jackets

VMcreation-fashion-studio-atelier said...

Such a great selection,dear Carrie!-)*As always!!!

My fav.is Marc Jacobs jaket and the fabulous juwerly!

Love and care,

***Violetta***

Jojo said...

I so want a pair of the Balmain green trousers. Do you know anywhere that has made replicas yet?? I'm guessing Topshop will do soon.

Love Jojo xxx

Helen said...

Yum! I get to play catch-up with Carrie today!!!! I have always loved the military look and think I could actually pull off a few of the fashions you have shown us today!

Margaux. said...

love all the jackets!

Belle Vie said...

What a fun post, darling! My boys would love for me to dress in camo ;)
I hope you're having a lovely weekend!
xoxo, B

Ms Smart said...

fun. i like the military look - camo, epaulets, and love the fancy medals!

Stella M. Alonso said...

Posteo Perfecto!!!!!!! Es prolijo y se entiende.
Termino de leer tu perfil y veo que eres editora. Que profesión tan interesante.

Cariños

Winnie said...

I'm trying to think up ways of incorporationg Khaki into my wardrobe...no luck as of yet!

KGBBlogger said...

Love the military jackets-wish I could pull off that look! (:

Emma
xx

nuheila said...

Love military look!Fabulous post Carrie.



Nuheila

SabinePsynopsis said...

Still struggling with this fashion, but then I found a great olive leather jacket in a thrift store yesterday.... 1st steps!

Fashion Court said...

i LOVE a good military style jacket!

ps: come enter the alice in wonderland giveaway on my blog! xo

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Susan said...

I love military-style jackets! the Ann D piece is my fav.
have a lovely week ahead, xoxo

tobes said...

those jackets it's like balmain a/w09 all oer again !! love it!

HiFashion said...

The military trend is amazing. I really can't wait to get a pair of skinny combats. And I love the Ann Demeulemeester jacket.

ediot said...

as always full of inspiration=you! adore these picks. how was your weekend? did you do something fun?
take care.xx ediot

Dith said...

Jackets are D-I-V-I-N-E

Marz said...

Love those shoes!

Brigadeiro said...

Love the Balmain jacket!!!

Alecca Rox said...

military fashion is not my cup of tea but anything with volume on the shoulder area is a winner for me!

Trixy said...

Loving those double-breasted jackets!

Jen said...

i'm really loving the dog tag necklace and the shoes! :)

Jade "Purple" Brown said...

i just wore my military jacket by rachel roy today!

jadepurplebrown.blogspot.com

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Carrie,

I love the Balmain jacket, and all the other clothes and shoes you have shared.

Hugs
Carolyn

tris1978ton said...

Love the military jackets and the cargo pants.

Katy Mary said...

I don't know how I feel about wearing camo but I love the jackets & details! great post :)

Sir Thomas AKA (Winters Reaper) said...

I love this look!!!!


very much


xoxox

emma wallace said...

I adore the Balmain jacket! Marvelous!

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Terence Sambo said...

haha, i love d post title...guess i'm gonna do a G.I John. I live for the Balmain Jacket!!!!!!

Style On Track said...

I might have to sell a limb for that jacket ;)

Iva said...

wow love the Ann Demeulemeester military jacket! Hope you had a great weekend CC!!

Natalya's Closet said...

I love the military looks! Gorgeous! xoxo

WendyB said...

That sequin dress is killing me! And all the jackets...

Lady Thirty said...

army inspired fashion is fabulous!

xoxo
lady thirty

Schnappy said...

Cool, I love this design! Coats are very sweet! :)

Alita Claudia said...

I know! I love military jackets for sure!

Marta Represa said...

Military jackets can be ever so cool if work properly! Love the ones you have chosen here!
xx

fhen said...

hmm im loving this army frocks too!
so inspiring
great picks dear

xoxo

E said...

I love the regard, "officer" quality of the the second Balmain blazer. Would love to have that piece in my closet...

Diya said...

I love EVERY SINGLE BLAZER on here. I'm a blazer chic I guess...

PS. I would love it if you checked out my blog ;) http://diyainherstilettos.blogspot.com/

LRB said...

Almost over the whole military jacket look, but just starting to love silk cargo pants w/high end heels!

J'Adore Fashion said...

love the balmain and Demeulemeester jackets! these camouflage remind me of jr high :)
xoxo

Make Do Style said...

I love the urban chic that is military wear x

Crave said...

Loving this look! Balmain is my absolute fav!! I hope this trend stays around for the long haul!

emily viveur said...

thanks for the comment!
drooling over the balmain :)

-emilyviveur

A FEW GOODY GUMDROPS said...

What a fabulous post and amazing pictures! Love all the looks! Oo-la-la!