5 New Ways to Wear Your Favorite Jean Jacket

We’ve always been on good terms with the denim jacket. It’s usually easy on the wallet, goes well with just about anything, and is relatively painless to take care of. Not to mention it’s a great piece to layer into your outfit when the idea of assembling a look is too overwhelming to bear. If you share the same warm, fuzzy thoughts about this staple outerwear item, today’s post may be of interest.

As you already know, thanks to AccuWeather (or your iPhone app of choice), temperatures are dropping and elements like wind and rain are nigh. We figured why not rummage around for a handful of super strong and stylish ways to wear our denim jacket for the new season? Furthermore, why not throw in shopping suggestions so if you need to grab a few pieces along the way, it’s as easy as a quick click? See below for five standout jean jacket ensembles, and be sure to tell us how you’ll be styling it this autumn in the comments.

#1: Double Denim


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We've always been keen on a good old-fashioned denim-on-denim look. Keep it fresh for fall with a plaid button-down and some interesting heels.

Pictured: Topshop Moto Denim Western Jacket ($75); Rails Hunter Shirt ($148); M.i.h Jeans Jeanne Cropped Jeans ($295); Mango Heels ($120).

#2: Bedroom to Boardroom


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You know how we feel about the pajama dressing trend. (Hint: We feel good about it.) Throw your favorite jean jacket into the mix by pairing it with a crisp shirt, printed pajama pants, and bedroom slippers.

Pictured: Madewell Classic Jean Denim Jacket ($120); Michael Michael Kors Poplin Shirt ($125); Zara Pajama Style Floral Printed Trousers ($50); Tibi Cecil Loafers ($385).

#3: Easy and Breezy


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Extend the life of your floral dresses by swinging a denim jacket on top and accessorizing with an eye-grabbing bag and sneakers. 

Pictured: Balenciaga Denim Jacket ($915); H&M Patterned Dress ($20); The Row Ascot Satin Hobo Bag ($990); Superga Cotu Classic Sneakers ($65).

#4: Downtown Meets Uptown


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Add a slightly edgy element to a feminine blouse-and-skirt duo with the simple addition of a jean jacket. Finish the look off with some pointed-toe flats.

Pictured: Frame Le Original Jacket ($329); Babaton Randy Blouse ($75); J.W.Anderson Ruffled Skirt ($303); Forever 21 Faux Leather Ankle-Strap Flats ($18). 

#5: On the Go


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Life gets busy. Why not invest in a jean jacket you can throw over an LBD and still feel impeccable in? A cute bag and shoes also help from time to time.

Pictured: Mango Denim Jacket ($60); Moderne Jean Moneck Dress ($185); Jenny Bird Edie Hoops ($65); Stella McCartney Brogue Elyse Shoes ($1235).

For more cool outfit combinations, check out our street style section.

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