A denim jacket is the ideal wardrobe investment. It goes with everything, has a timeless appeal, and doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. But we don't have to prove to you just how worthy of an investment it really is. Style stars like Emily Ratajkowski and Selena Gomez are showing us exactly how to wear the lightweight jacket, whether it's with a pretty Reformation dress à la EmRata or thrown over classic leggings, Selena Gomez–style.
Since we know it's a staple in your wardrobe, too, we rounded up nine jean jacket ensembles for outfit situations you're likely to encounter this season. Whether you're headed to brunch, date night, or anything in between—scroll through to see which jean jacket outfits made the cut. And since now is the best time to put the denim to use, we did some shopping for you and chose our favorite jackets to add to your spring wardrobe.
Whether you're hitting up your local flea market or doing some serious shopping, choose shoes you can walk around in all day like a pair of combat boots and utility trousers for a casual yet on-trend ensemble.
You want to wear that flirty new dress you just bought but, let us guess, you plan to be out long after the sun goes down. Enter a sherpa-lined denim jacket. The extra-cozy layer will seriously keep you warm. And we have to admit, it just looks really cool.
There's rarely an instance where double denim doesn't work, and this look has the final say. For a weekday dinner or casual date night, elevate the look a bit through an of-the-moment handbag and classic ankle boots.
Complement a jean jacket in a darker wash with warm colors like mustard and burgundy. Though the look is head-to-toe denim, the darker wash still looks polished, making it work for more casual office environments.