Stand to attention for this season’s military look. Jayne Dawson reveals how to be a style soldier.

Who said fashion trends always have to be impractical? The military look has marched back onto the scene and, with its warm overcoats, handy pockets and stomping boots, it’s perfect for women who want to mix style with comfort.

Banish visions of the Queen’s Guards in their bright red attire – this season is all about a muted camouflage colour palette, accented with black leather or shiny gold hardware if you can’t resist the bling.

From utility chic to ladylike cool, there are various ways to work this on-trend uniform.
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