Get The Look: Fashion Meets Comfort In The Utility Trend

We all want to wear clothing that is comfortable and trendy at the same time. Utility clothing items fulfill that want, which is why it has become a worldwide trend. Designers like Virgil Abloh, Chanel, Fendi and many more have used utility items in their 2019 collections. Here are some utility fashion looks that you can put together for winter.

Look 1


Pair trousers with a white shirt, ankle boots and a coat to get this look.

Slouchy Side Tape Shirt: R139, Mr Price

Neutral Emma Willis wide leg trousers: R610, Next

Melange Waterfall Melton Coat: From: R 899, Woolworths

Jada stiletto ankle boot stone: R 449, Zando

Look 2

For a more chic street style look, pair a jumpsuit with ankle boots. Stick to colours like black and khaki.

Sassychic Keri tailored jumpsuit khaki: R 996, Zando

PrettyLittleThing diamanté buckle heeled ankle boot: R697, Next

Look 3

A utility skirt can be paired with a long sleeve top, a coat and thigh high boots.

Famous Victoria top black: R 459, Zando

Khaki Button Mini Skirt: R326, Next

Belted waterfall Melton coat: From R 899, Woolworths


Black faux suede knee high heel boots: R988, BAY-ONE

Look 4

For this comfortable trendy look, pair black jeans with a utility jacket and strappy heels.

Black light knit button side top: R575, BAY-ONE

Sissy boy Ryder high waisted 8th wonder skinny jean black: R1099, Zando

Witchery Zola heel: R 1399, Woolworths



Mr Price: 0800 212 535

Zando: 081 192 0375


Woolworths: (011) 290-1011


For more trends, check outGo-To Dresses For Winter

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My name is Biatar Khumalo-Slabbert. I am a fashion intern at People magazine and I write fashion articles and assist at photoshoots. I am a creative young woman whose interests lie in fashion styling, fashion photography, analyzing trends and creating mood boards. I hope to expand my skills and knowledge in all of the above in order to reach my ultimate goal of working as a stylist in the entertainment industry - both locally and internationally. As part of this journey, I would like to showcase the creativity that South Africans and Africans generally bring to fashion content production. My journey has just started. I have so much to learn and experience and I am so excited to see what the fashion world has in store for me.