Break out your army green, khaki, and combat boots because utility fashion is taking over the streets right now. All over the fashion market and Spring runways, we have been seeing tons of utility-styled pieces. This trend seems to be taking the world by storm. Here are some ways you can utilize the utility trend.
Earthy Tones - While other trends this year are promoting playing with different prints, this trend is all about the solid colors. The majority of the runway looks with this trend are all solid and earth tones. Think about wearing khaki, navy, forest green, white, beige, and even a mud-like maroon.
Pockets - When you think about utility wear, you need to be able to utilize it all. Lots of the looks and pieces we are seeing with this style include lots of pockets. From jackets to pants, there are plenty of big, roomy pockets. That means that the fashion industry has heard you, ladies. They know you want pockets!
Boots - The main article of clothing that people want to go to with the utility look is the boots. Combat boots have been a crowd-pleaser in recent years because they are durable, comfortable, and lately, stylish. Many celebs have been spotted in combat boots with a twist recently. Combat boots with a heel are popping up everywhere. Many runway looks took a solid-colored jumpsuit and paired them with combat boot heels.
Accessories - We are seeing lots of bum bags and fanny packs right now with a designer style to them. There are tons of new cross body bags that hug your body similar to a bum bag with multiple sections, making them great for minimizing big bags and chunky accessories.
If you are thinking of trying this trend some of the best stores to check out include H&M, Zara, Urban Outfitters, Fashion Nova, and Old Navy. And if you want to check out the runway looks, be sure to look at Fenti, Stella McCartney, Louis Vuitton, and Tory Burch.
Maybe you have been looking for a way to spruce up your wardrobe to be more modern, well the utility style is predicted to be one of the biggest trends of the year. So if you have been loving this style, be sure to let us know!
Erin Regan, otherwise known as @ConvenientlyFabulous, is passionate about the look good, feel good mentality. When she is not rocking a classic rock band tee and leggings, she is finding ways to combine bohemian and classic styles. To follow her style watches and mindfulness tips follow her at convenientlyfabulous.com.