How to dress in camo (without looking like you’re on When Duty Calls)

Want to incorporate camo print into your wardrobe? Here's how the celebs do it

How to dress in camo (without looking like you’re on When Duty Calls)
How to dress in camo (without looking like you’re on When Duty Calls)
15 Aug 2017

How to dress in camo (without looking like you’re on When Duty Calls)

We’ve been seeing local celebs in camo a lot nowadays, and that’s even outside of When Duty Calls. If you’ve ever wanted to try the trend, but weren’t sure how to make it work for you, here are some simple ways to incorporate it into your wardrobe, as inspired by the stars.  

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Embellishments, baby
Embellishments, baby
15 Aug 2017

Embellishments, baby

We love how Jeanette’s acrylic gold buttons elevate add a dash of femininity to her camo jacket. 

Photo: Instagram/@jeanetteaw

Wear it as athleisure
Wear it as athleisure
15 Aug 2017

Wear it as athleisure

Desmond rocks the “comfy boyfriend” look in a soft hoodie and men’s joggers – a far cry from his tough-guy getup as Sergeant Loke in When Duty Calls.

Photo: Instagram/@thedesmondtan

Commit to the look
Commit to the look
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Commit to the look

Rather than wearing head-to-toe camo, Aloy decided to go matchy-matchy with his baggage – among other accessories. (Can you spot all five camo pieces in this photo?)

Photo: Instagram/@aloypang

Quirky couplewear
Quirky couplewear
15 Aug 2017

Quirky couplewear

When she’s not wearing fatigues for her role as Bai Jingyu on When Duty Calls, you can spot Felicia twinning with Jeffrey in whimsical dinosaur camo print. 

Personalise your camo piece
Personalise your camo piece
15 Aug 2017

Personalise your camo piece

Nothing like a bit of model-rific posing and some custom embroidery to make a camo jacket work for you. 

Photo: Instagram/@xubin_  

Swap out your combat boots for a pair of limited edition sneakers
Swap out your combat boots for a pair of limited edition sneakers
15 Aug 2017

Swap out your combat boots for a pair of limited edition sneakers

We can’t imagine anyone trekking through the woods in their precious BAPE x Adidas NMDs. 

Photo: Instagram/@ian_ianization

Stick to small flourishes of camo
Stick to small flourishes of camo
15 Aug 2017

Stick to small flourishes of camo

As demonstrated by Rebecca and Sharon, donning sweaters from Ian Fang’s fashion label, First Attempt.

Photos: Instagram/@limrebecca, @sharonau13

Find pieces with small pops of colour
Find pieces with small pops of colour
15 Aug 2017

Find pieces with small pops of colour

The electric blue lining in Romeo’s hood and zip adds a playful touch to his otherwise When Duty Calls-worthy outfit.

Photo: Instagram/@romeotan

Pair it with a graphic tee
Pair it with a graphic tee
15 Aug 2017

Pair it with a graphic tee

Fann and Chris should totally stage a reenactment of these photos once Zed comes of age for his National Service.

Photo: Instagram/@fannaiaiwong

Choose a creative take on camo print
Choose a creative take on camo print
15 Aug 2017

Choose a creative take on camo print

Corporate life on top, reservist on the bottom. Dennis’ ombre shirt is even more eye-catching than the colourful backdrop.

Photo: Instagram/@denniszhouchongqing

Give it a designer spin
Give it a designer spin
15 Aug 2017

Give it a designer spin

Well, this certainly ain’t a military rucksack. Also, kudos to the ever-classy Diana for not going camo-on-camo with this purse on her arm.

Photo: Instagram/@dianaserlye 

Avoid earth tones
Avoid earth tones
15 Aug 2017

Avoid earth tones

It seems like Kym has camo print in every colour of the rainbow, save for the usual green or blue.

Photo: Instagram/@kym_ng

Case in point: Nat Ho
Case in point: Nat Ho
15 Aug 2017

Case in point: Nat Ho

Like Kym, Nat also opted for camo print in shade outside of what one would wear in the military.

Photo: Instagram/@iamnatho

Play around with textures
Play around with textures
15 Aug 2017

Play around with textures

Sheila’s velour top puts a snazzy spin on an outdoorsy print.

Photo: Instagram/@sheila_sim

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