A utility jacket does just what it is named for - it's useful! Here it can go both ways: over a lace dress for date night or over your striped tank and denim for a breezy day at the park or playground. The aviators are also the "utility" sunglass. They can toughen up the lace look and sexy up the park look. On a footnote - my feet are always happy in my TOMS! And TOMS are super kid friendly - you can run after yours in them and a kid in need gets a pair when you buy a pair.