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12 denim jacket outfit ideas

How to wear denim jackets, from casual cool to polished chic.

The denim jacket is a modern wardrobe staple fit for any season and synonymous with effortless style. From classic button-ups to oversized vintage jackets and embroidered pieces, there’s always one to add to your collection. Need inspiration? We’ve rounded up 12 of our favorite denim jacket looks.

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1. Pair your everyday work attire with a denim jacket

For a casual corporate look, team your crisp button-up with a denim jacket instead of a blazer. Throw on a pair of your favorite slacks or high-waisted dark jeans to complete to look. Business + edge = nailed it.

kendall jenner denim jacket

2. Layer a denim jacket over a hoodie

If you’re after comfort, warmth and style, throw your denim jacket over a hoodie. You can elevate the look by adding a pair of leather pants like Kendall Jenner or, if you want to stay casual, pull on a pair of leggings and your favorite kicks.

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3. Style denim jacket with a denim skirt

For a daring look inspired by Rihanna, pair a denim skirt with a denim jacket and add knee-high boots. In search of a casual option? Team your denim jacket with a cute top and finish the look off with a pair of keds.

harper and harley denim jacket

4. Layer a denim jacket over an all white ensemble

Why, yes, you can wear white after labor day. Team a denim jacket with a white flowy dress and straw accessories for the perfect summer ensemble. Or keep it street casual with white jeans and a white top.

laura jade stone yellow denim jacket

5. Try a coloured denim jacket with any simple outfit

Add a colored denim jacket to any t-shirt and jeans combo. And don’t forget to have fun with it! Tons of colors work with a streamlined outfit, like pretty light pastels or bolder hues.

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6. Style a denim jacket with a flirty dress

Wear a wrap dress under your denim jacket for a sophisticated day and night look. Go sexy with a killer bodycon or daring neckline, then add some layered necklaces to top off the ensemble.

denim jacket with dress

7. Pair a denim jacket with a maxi dress

For an outfit formula that transcends seasons, pair an oversized denim jacket with a maxi dress. Use the opportunity to go bold with your dress selection and pick out some patterns you don’t usually wear. They’ll fit perfectly with your favorite casual jacket.

denim jacket tied around the waist

8. Go casual-cool and wear a denim jacket around your waist

For the trendy girl-on-the-go style, try a white tee and black jeans with your denim jacket around your waist. Add a little extra style with a fashionable bag slung over your shoulder and a pair of cool kicks.

gigi hadid denim jacket

9. Team denim shorts with a denim jacket

Denim shorts, a denim jacket and black boots. Gigi Hadid approves. Nervous about rocking this edgy look? Add a graphic tee and comfy sneakers, and you’ll be good to go.

kylie jenner denim jacket

10. Style co-ord sweats with a denim jacket

Take note from Kylie Jenner and style a pair of co-ord sweats with a denim jacket. Embrace the comfy casual look by topping it off with a cozy beanie and some slides.

denim jacket with white jeans

11. Team white jeans with a light denim jacket

Winter warmth with a summer flair, pair your white jeans with a lighter washed denim jacket. For a pop of color, apply a red lip and put on a pair of your favorite eye-catching earrings.

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12. Try an embroidered denim jacket

Stand out from the rest by adding an embroidered denim jacket to any of your favorite looks. Avoid clashing with a colorful ensemble underneath, and instead stick to simple, solid colors.

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