Military-Inspired Attire That Won’t Blend Into The Background

We select the military-inspired pieces that will ensure you won't blend into the background

Azeez Jacobs, Photographs by Jonathan Kope |

Today’s workwear-inspired gear is less blue-collar and more streamlined – move from job site to a night out with these looks.

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Find Your Pattern

We select the military-inspired pieces that will ensure you won’t blend into the background.

1. Adidas Crew Neck

Wear this under a blazer or jean jacket and take charge. Available at adidas.

2. Camo Socks

A reinforced toe is all the armour you need. Get yours at Woolworths.

3. Undeez Bodyfit Boxer Pack

Don’t go commando, go camo. Great fit for the gym too. Available at Undeez.

4. Herschel Supply Backpack

On a suitcase, it might be a bit much. A backpack? Perfect. Buy one at Sportscene

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Boot Camp

Boots are the ultimate go-to footwear for winter, but the standard back or brown can get a bit tired.

1. Jeep Lancaster Boot


This simple suede boot is your next go-to casual shoe. Trust us. Available at Zando.

2. Knox Ankle Boot

Your everyday boot. Wear it with dark wash jeans and a blazer for a rugged-yet-sophisticated look. Buy yours at Sergeant Pepper.

3. Palladium Camp Boot

With a versatile collar you can wear up or down, they’re perfect for the city-dweller. Available at Superbalist.

4. Caterpillar Brahm Boot

A great option for when you want to stay dry, but don’t want the bulkiness of a thicker boot. Available at CAT Footwear.

5. Timberland Iconic Classic

These boots were made for long treks, and they look good with casual attire. Available at Superbalist.

6. Redwing Heritage Work Boot

These tanned leather work boots can withstand years of wear and tear and still look great. Available in store at Blackwood Brothers.

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