Camo Print Still Hasn't Left My Wardrobe: 9 Ways I Want to Wear It In 2023

I'm sure everyone has a camo print outfit from their past that they'd prefer never to talk about again. I started college in 2016, a time when Drake's album Views was all anyone could listen to, and Kylie Jenner's "King Kylie" era was at its peak. So, you could say that my freshman year included a lot of outfits featuring camo pants and jackets. While I've thought about ditching those once-beloved camo pieces, I just could never bear to let them go. Now, in 2023, a part of me is considering wearing them again.

While it may not be the trendiest print at the moment, a few looks on recent runways and in street style have convinced me that I'm prepared to give the print a second chance in my wardrobe, and I'm not deterred by what anyone else has to say. Maybe, it might even take off. Remember the iconic scene in Mean Girls where someone spotted Cady Heron wearing army pants and flip-flops, and suddenly, everyone wanted a pair? While we're not about being mean here at Who What Wear, we certainly have a knack for inspiring people to make stylish purchases

Keep scrolling to explore the 9 camo outfits I have in mind, and discover why reviving this print in your everyday attire is a smart move.

On the Runway:

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(Image credit: Launchmetrics; Isabel Marant SS23)

In this look, Isabel Marant achieves the exact kind of juxtaposition I had in mind when bringing the print into my current wardrobe. The frilly top complements the edgy print perfectly. 

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(Image credit: Launchmetrics; Martine Rose FW23)

Martine Rose has a knack for effortlessly infusing casual wear with coolness, so it's no surprise that she incorporated camo print into her Fall 2023 collection and made it appear so appealing. Neon green hasn't been my recent go-to, but I admire how it complements the neutrals in the pants.

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(Image credit: Launchmetrics; Givenchy Mens FW23)

Yes, this is Givenchy's menswear collection, but I'm still taking notes on how to wear the print this fall. On chillier days, layer thick sweaters and a coat. 

On Street Style:

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(Image credit: Launchmetrics)

Prada slingbacks with camo printed pants? That looks like a combo I want in my wardrobe immediately. And bonus points for the hat as a pop of color.

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(Image credit: Launchmetrics)

The print is a statement maker in itself, so it's a safe choice to pair it with simple and basic pieces like don here.

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(Image credit: Launchmetrics)

Jump headfirst into the sporty look with a bomber jacket and sneakers like done here—it's the way I wore the print years ago but the button up underneath changes the game completely.

On Instagram:

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(Image credit: @himichelleli)

From the frilly tank to the heavy-duty boots, this outfit offers the perfect balance of edge and delicateness.

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(Image credit: @stillintribeca)

This outfit is like the Mean Girls Cady Heron outfit for me. I saw Gabriela wear camo pants and suede loafers, so I want to wear camo pants and suede loafers.

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(Image credit: @goodwoodx)

Personally, I think ballet flats go with anything, even camo print. Sue me.

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Yusra Siddiqui is an editor who resides in New Jersey but bounces between the suburbs and NYC. (She's a Jersey girl at heart.) After interning at Who What Wear in 2019, she found her way to the team after graduating from LIM College in 2022 with a fashion media degree. She's also spent time writing and working for publications such as Fashionista, Coveteur, and Nylon, but she always knew that Who What Wear was where she was meant to be. When she's on the job, she's perusing runway shows, analyzing the latest thing fellow Gen Zers are up to on the internet, and sharing what she can about the modest-fashion market. You can also catch her dabbling in entertainment, talking about the costume choices of the latest Netflix series or diving deeper into how the plotline affects the viewers in a myriad of ways. Lastly, she likes to create content for Who What Wear's TikTok. Her personal time is spent doing similar but also different things—deep diving into almost every new TV show (Bridgerton, Gilmore Girls, and Stranger Things are favorites), planning her next local getaway (whenever that may be), and reading the latest Emily Henry or Sally Rooney novel in one sitting.