The utility trend features easy-to-wear styles for this season and beyond. Practical, flattering, and fashionable, this winning combination makes utility the ultimate smart-casual trend. For the new season, neutral shades such as classic cream, ecru, khaki, and stone are joined by warmer shades such as burgundy, deep purple, and chocolate brown, as well as contemporary grey. Soft, lightweight fabrics include cotton, wool, and even faux leather, allowing you to combine two trends in one! Allowing you to stay cool and relaxed, utility is one of the most wearable trends for your autumn wardrobe.
Our Top 10 Utility Picks To Buy Now
Below we have handpicked our Top 10 Utility Fashion Picks available to Buy Now including belted shirt dresses, cargo trousers, all-in-one jumpsuits, stylish trench coats, and cropped jackets, all of which feature those distinctive utilitarian details such as patch pockets, contrasting buttons, and matching belts that make this trend so distinguishable.
1. Faux Leather Utility Dress Ted Baker £325
Combining two key fashion trends, utility, and leather effect, this stunning Faux Leather Belted Utility Dress is an autumn must-have that will instantly update your wardrobe.
2. Brown Cargo Trousers River Island £38
Made from 100% cotton these brown cuffed cargo trousers with utility pockets feature a relaxed fit and drawstring waist making them both super comfortable and stylish.
3. Washed Utility Jumpsuit Hush £110
Who doesn’t love a jumpsuit? Comfortable, stylish, and always bang on-trend. The khaki green Washed Utility Jumpsuit is no exception, pair yours with chunky leather boots.
4. Fluid Wool Twill Taavi Trousers Joseph £395
For a sophisticated take on utility, look no further than the Taavi Trousers from Joseph. Made from 100% wool, you’ll love the high-waisted tapered style and matching belt.
5. Pilcro Admiral Denim Utility Jacket Anthropologie £78
A modern take on a classic cropped jacket, the relaxed fit Pilcro Admiral Utility Jacket comes in a striking navy blue denim and features patch pockets and lace-up cuffs.
6. Ultimate Utility Jumpsuit Whistles £159
This Ultimate Utility Jumpsuit from Whistles is exactly that, the perfect casual choice for sporting the utility trend. Available in a choice of 2 colours, stone, as pictured, or black.
7. Slouchy Drape Cargo Trousers French Connection £80
An autumn wardrobe must-have these casual Slouchy Drape Cargo Trousers are so easy to style and the elasticated waist and soft, lightweight fabric makes them so easy to wear.
8. Kiara Utility Jacket Hobbs London £119
9. Compact Stretch Utility Belt Trench Coat Karen Millen £259
The Compact Stretch Utility Belt Trench Coat in ivory is a beautifully tailored, modern take on a classic trench coat. Comes complete with a black belt to finish off the look.
10. Short Sleeve Utility Shirt Dress Warehouse £69
This Short Sleeve Utility Shirt Dress in burgundy features a button-up front and matching D-ring belt that allows you to bring it in at the waist to create a flattering silhouette.