Why The Military Coat Is The New Uniform

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The Duchess of Cambridge wears her red Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini jacket with black trousers and knee-high boots.Credit Getty

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Olivia Palermo wears a cap to match her military coat by Italian brand Fay. Note the rich frogging and velvet trimmings.Credit Getty

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Amal Clooney making the case for modern military in her red, leather-sleeved Versace coat.For a more relaxed take, opt for an oversized approach, paired with a knitted dress and boots, as seen on Olivia Palermo.Credit Getty

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A parka would never do for a formal occasion, as Sienna Miller proves. Match a mini evening frock with sandals and a party dress for that borrowed-from-the-boys nonchalance.Credit Rex

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For a more polished (read: less-found-in-an-army-surplus-store) look, match your utilitarian coat to your trousers, as seen on Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.Credit Rex

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Relax when you face the elements by opting for an oversized approach, paired with a knitted dress and boots like Olivia Palermo.Credit Rex

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