One of the best aspects of loving fashion is the act of dressing up, but there are some pieces we steer clear from for fear of appearing kitschy or overly costume-y. The band jacket definitely falls into this category, but thanks to style savants like Olivia Palermo, key spring runway collections like Tommy Hilfiger and Gucci, and the overarching '70s trend that's huge for next season, we have a guide on how to pull off the look.
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Commit to the jacket with a '70s-inspired look that comes complete with wide-leg jeans, a printed neckerchief, and a braided belt.
Pair a cropped band jacket with high-waisted black jeans for an easy and stylish outfit.
Follow Palermo's lead and style your band jacket with sleek evening separates, like a white flowy blouse and a silky maxi skirt.
Tommy Hilfiger's S/S 15 runway brought to life the fun and fanciful look of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band era.
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Saint Laurent Embroidery-Detail Military Jacket ($4350)
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