Olive Greens and Military Khakis for Pre-Fall

With so many olive greens and rich khakis in pre-fall lookbooks, top designers seemed to be taking cues from the military this season.

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Givenchy
With the influx of deep olive greens and rich khakis in the pre-fall lookbooks, top designers seemed to be taking cues from the military this season. At Givenchy, Ricardo Tisci offered up luxe satin separates with a distinctly feminine feel juxtaposed against tough leather accessories like these knee-high boots.
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Jenni Kayne
Something about army green imbues any look with a cool, casual feel. Jenni Kayne worked this angle to the max for her pre-fall collection, pairing cropped chinos with long buttondowns and cropped chunky knits.
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Derek Lam
Fur accents and a smart, double-breasted cut give Derek Lam's olive green suit a tomboy-goes-luxe appeal.
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Albino
Likewise, the thick fur cuffs on this military-style khaki coat by Albino give it a feminine twist.
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Band of Outsiders
At Band of Outsiders, military greens and olive hues made retro cord suits (with subtly flared bootleg trousers) feel accessible and fun.
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Cacharel
Understated and chic, Cacharel's dark olive cocoon coat was shown with opaque maroon tights, a swishy white skirt and floral-print scarf (perfect for transitioning out of girly summertime gear).
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Celine
Shiny silks and rigid structure make this seemingly simple khaki Celine overcoat anything but ordinary, especially when styled with a matching pair of metallic trousers and cozy fur stole.
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Gucci
This simple V-neck olive gown by Gucci may not feel overwhelmingly feminine, but the butterfly-shaped leather belt adds a needed touch of whimsy.
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Kenzo
Putting a quirky spin on the classic military-inspired trench, Kenzo added a subtle pink polka-dot print to their long khaki coat.
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Marni
Shiny rubber-effect leather in olive green adds unusual texture to this cool, color-blocked ensemble by Marni.
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It feels like almost every brand is offering a tweed suit this season, and Phillip Lim excuted his modern, scoop-neck version in a warm shade of olive green.
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Prabal Gurung
Prabal Gurung's classic A-line swing dress is given a touch of mystery rendered in deep green stretch-silk.
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Ter et Bantine
In a fall-ready take on the punchy color-blocking trend, French label Ter et Bantine added contrasting shades of olive green (one light and one dark) to this structured cocktail dress, which features a long black panel down the bodice and skirt.
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Vionnet
Similarly, Vionnet's immaculately tailored olive-green cocktail dress features precise, almost origami-like folds through the skirt.
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Yves Saint Laurent
A leather dress is a worthy investment piece for fall, and perhaps no other brand made the look quite so cool as Yves Saint Laurent, which paired theirs with a matching green leather belt and printed navy scarf.
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