So What's This Season's New Black for the Fash Pack?

It's not like this one is a new trend really. Khaki colours and its variations, stay around from season to season, but there has been an influx of the shade for Autumn Winter 2015.

It's a shade I've never been sure about. Against my pale skin and blonde hair, I never really felt the colour worked for me. But I have found ways around this. And here's how to do it, and the pieces that we are gonna love to wear.

€104, Debenhams €104, Debenhams

1. Keep Cosy

You might be on the hunt for a new winter coat, huh? Well, check out a new shade for your winter cosy cover up. Khaki works really well in tailoring so opt for a more structured style of coat for this colour.

Layer this over a nice navy or black polo neck and ankle grazer trousers for work, or drape over your shoulders with jeans for a night out.

New look, €24.99 New look, €24.99

Keeping cosy is the name of the game in winter, and a nice, soft wool knit will do the trick. New Look are leading the way with pieces in khaki from coats to jumpers so we've found some star buys for your under €50. Even a coat which will hit the shop floor fairly soon!


€39.99, New Look €39.99, New Look

2. Tops

Khaki works well as a pairing item. And what I mean by that is by wearing separates in this colour, it can come to life with complementary shades. Navy, mustard yellow, black and taupe all look great with it. Try a pussy-bow blouse with a navy pencil skirt, or with some leather leggings for some edge.

€40, Next €40, Next

3. And for the feet?

The feet will not escape the effect of khaki. I always opt for a black ankle or knee high boot for winter but this year, I am changing it up since I discovered these ones from Monsoon. Not too high and not too low, with enough detail to make them dressy and casual no matter what the occasion. I think I might try a new style this year.

From a selection of footwear at Monsoon From a selection of footwear at Monsoon

What do you think of khaki? Is it workable as an alternative to the darker shades of winter? Or is black always the new black?

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