We have a wonderful relationship with our jean jacket--like a best friend, it’s been there for us season after season! And as an integral part of our wardrobes, we’re consistently searching for new and notable ways to dress around the classic piece. Luckily, we have a smattering of trendsetters, including Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Michelle Williams, who continue to inspire us with their savvy denim styling. Keep reading to take a page from their fashion playbooks and don’t miss our roundup of the season’s best jean jackets.
Give a ‘90s slip dress the casual treatment with a light-wash jean jacket and sneakers.
Wrangler jacket; Superga 2750 Cotu Classic Sneakers ($65).
A jean jacket is an understated addition to a dressed-up daytime look.
TEXTILE Elizabeth and James jacket (sold out); A.L.C. Shelby Seamed Raglan Dress ($546); Christian Louboutin heels.
A cropped denim blazer lends polish to easygoing pieces.
Break up a mix of blue hues with a crisp white t-shirt and perforated flats.
Your new go-to weekend look: a cropped jean jacket and printed maxi skirt.
A casual hoodie styled under your denim jacket adds an extra layer of cool.
Levi’s Boyfriend Trucker Jacket ($98) in Perfect Fade; American Apparel Unisex Flex Fleece Zip Hoodie ($48) in Forest; Levi’s Demi Curve Skinny Jeans ($78) in Ulta Black; Prada bag; Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Sneakers ($50).
Get The Look:
Freecity Zip Hoodie ($148).
For a foolproof music festival look, pair a jean jacket with a summery floral frock and ankle booties.
Try two of spring’s key essentials with a jean jacket and a bold black and white dress.
A pale denim jacket feels chic worn with a below-the-knee skirt and wedge heels.
J Brand Slim Fitted Denim Jacket ($229) in Atomic; Kain Classic Pocket Tee ($84) and Zillah Skirt ($124); Mulberry Del Rey Natural Mini-Maxi Giraffe Haircalf Bag ($4200); IRO Fringe Wedge Booties ($585); Chanel sunglasses.
Play up the all-American vibe of your denim jacket with a nautical-stripe tee.
Shrunken Jean Jacket ($98) in Skyrider
Sam Jean Jacket ($116) in Antique
403 Destructed Jacket ($262)
Authentic Trucker Jacket ($78)