Can You Wear Camo To Work?

Join the ranks! We’ve braved the trenches to bring you the best office-appropriate camouflage pieces in the market.  

Olivia Palermo


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Olivia Palermo dresses up her True Religion Casey Camo Jeans ($178) with a Givenchy Antigona Bag ($2905) and a belted military jacket.

Julie Sarinana


Sincerely Jules

Julie Sarinana of Sincerely Jules wears a Civilianire Officer Epaulet Jacket ($180) with work-appropriate LOFT Marissa Plaid Pants ($75) and Madewell’s leopard print pumps (no longer available but similar here).

Jenna Lyons


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In a look that would only be appropriate in a fashion office, Jenna Lyons adeptly pairs her baggy camouflage pants (similar here) with a metallic sweater and vintage fur jacket. 

Victoria Sekrier


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Model Victoria Sekrier expertly layered her camouflage jacket over a prim office look and topped it all with a cropped parka. Extra points for mixing prints with her python bag (similar here) and sandals. 

Kimberly Pesch


Eat Sleep Wear

Kimberly Pesch of Eat Sleep Wear layered a Zara coat (similar here) and russet-hued Zara Long Wraparound Scarf ($36) over her Forever 21 Camo Print sweater (similar here). 

Christine Andrew


Hello Fashion

Christine Andrew of Hello Fashion teamed her Club Monaco Lauren Camo Jacket ($199) with a Gigi New York Uber Clutch ($130), leather skirt (similar here) and Kurt Geiger heels (similar here) to elevate the print. 

Blair Eadie


Atlantic Pacific

Blair Eadie of Atlantic Pacific cinched her J. Crew Camo Jacket (no longer available but similar option here) and added a vintage Chanel pin to polish the look. 

The subtle flash of silver on the heel means these pumps can seamlessly take you from the office to cocktails.   


Manolo Blahnik BBMal Camo-Print Pump ($675) in Black/White

The pops of teal and quilted silk make this skirt decidedly ladylike.  


Anthropologie Quilted Camo Skirt ($298) in Green Motif

Perfect under a navy suit or tucked into a pencil skirt. 


Belstaff Harlow Camo-Print Silk Blouse ($795) in Oxford Blue

The micro camo on this classic shift would be gorgeous with brown accessories. 


Michael Kors Camouflage-Jacquard Fitted Dress ($1,275) in Olive

Pair with a leather pencil skirt or pinstriped pants. 


Thakoon Addition Ruffle Camo Blouse ($390) in Grey and Brown

The rich burgundy hue also hits upon the wine trend for fall. Throw over tights with a turtleneck for chilly days. 


ASOS Full Midi Skirt in Camo Jacquard Print ($89) in Multi

The neon really makes these pop, great for spicing up a monochromatic outfit. 


Pretty Loafers Faye Loafer ($199) in Flouro Yellow Camouflage

A chic alternative to the ubiquitous floral-print pants. 


Whistles Camo Jaquard Trouser ($300) in Khaki

Replace your black skinny belt with this pony hair incarnation. 


Lucky Brand Camo Print Belt ($40) in Medium Brown

Perfect for stashing essentials when running to appointments. 


Proenza Schouler Medium Camo-Print Zip Pouch ($575) in Grey

The muted blues and grays in this silk blouse keep it appropriate for even the most conservative office. 


Equipment Brett Traditional Camo Print ($248) in Navy

Equally chic with a sweater or a blazer.  


Christopher Kane Camo Wool Mini Skirt ($860) in Grey

Faded denim camo gets polished with a hefty metal chain. 


Stella McCartney Camouflage Denim Foldover Convertible Clutch ($975) in Sky

Straddling the line between tortoiseshell and camo, these delicate sling-backs work with everything. 


Joan & David Annabeth Pumps ($100) in Camo Patent

Pair with navy or black wide-legged pants and you’re good to go. No need to accessorize, let the print take center stage. 


3.1 Phillip Lim Long Sleeve Pullover With Striped Rib ($395) in Navy

Team with steel-gray tailored pants.


Timo Weiland Catherine Top ($180) in Camo Print

This affordable dress is the ideal foundation for a black trench coat and ankle boots. 


Wallis Fashion Camouflage Belted Midi Dress ($54) in Various

Stand out at the office holiday party by simply adding a statement necklace. 


Topshop Camo Jaquard A Line Dress ($110) in Khaki


Repurpose your basic fitted black dress by throwing on this printed sweater. 


Zara Camouflage Velour Top ($70) in Green