Categories / Women's Fashion

Ava Camel Cape from Boohoo


The selection of retro outerwear available on the high street is ever expanding, and it's only getting better thanks to the comeback of the classic cape. Perfect for a more unique military influenced piece, this Ava Camel Cape from Boohoo has plenty of subtle sixties charm.

The luxe camel fabric gives an air of heritage appeal, enhanced by the simplicity of the cape design. The epaulettes and double breasted buttons provide the hint of military influence, while a perfect wide a-line shape is simple and stylish.

Get it online from Boohoo for £40.

Find out more from the website

Categories / Women's Fashion

Piped Military Coat from Dorothy Perkins


Military influence in fashion has been rehashed from season to season of late, with each new incarnation bringing more outlandish fodder. Among the hyper-modern, however, remains some military pieces which rely on a more classic approach, like this Piped Military Coat from Dorothy Perkins.

The coat is available in a range of four classic shades from khaki to camel, in a wool blend fabric that is both rich and affordable. The funnel neck design adds a feminine sixties look, while brass-look buttons on double breasted detailing retains the uniform inspiration. Adding flap pockets at the hips cleverly creates feminine shape from era-fitting detail.

It's now available, exclusively online, from Dorothy Perkins for £99.

Find out more from the website

Categories / Women's Fashion

Jacey Military Cardigan from Missguided


The most memorable early instances of military styling in mainstream fashion came with the psychedelic kids of the 1960s, and while the trend has continually come in and out of fashion it often retains some of that vintage feel. This Jacey Cardigan from Missguided provides just enough sixties military style, while staying thoroughly wearable for every day.

The cropped, collarless cut lends a sharp mid-sixties style to the silhouette that allows the gold detailing to shine. The jersey fabric, however, lends some casual feeling to the cardi, making it suitable to be worn on almost any occasion.

It's available from Missguided online for £24.99.

Find out more from the website

Categories / Women's Fashion

Military Knitted Cape from ASOS


With so many retro outerwear options for the Autumn and Winter season, it's often easy to forget some of the best. This Military Knitted Cape from ASOS brings a less seen choice with all the effortless retro chic you could hope for.

The silhouette is kept clean and simple, with a sloping A-line cut and storm flaps for that military effect. With a high collar and contrasting buttons, the sharp style is reminiscent of the mid sixties, while the knitted fabric choice keeps it up to date and functional.

It's available now from ASOS for £40.

Find out more from the website

Categories / Women's Fashion

Funnel Neck Military Coat from Marks and Spencer


With a piece of clothing as often worn as coats and jackets, the high street often relies on vintage inspiration to create a look that's lasting and versatile. That means there's plenty to plunder for retrophiles, like this Funnel Neck Military Coat from M&S.

From their Perfect line, the coat's structure is tried and tested with a double breasted front, funnel neck and structured A-line shape. The military design points at the buttons, along with a bubblegum shade of pink give this a real mid sixties feel, too, providing a head turner that you can wear again and again.

It's available now from Marks and Spencer for £79.

Find out more from the website