I have a thing for denim jackets. All of them— every cut, wash, and style you can think of—I really don't discriminate. But the thing is, I don't have any sort of anecdote or romantic segue into how my love affair came to be. It sort of just, well, happened. I know deep down they're the most versatile jacket you can own and will never go out of style. I have a shearling-lined one, a classic-but-cropped denim blue one, one that's baggy and distressed, a white one… and the list goes on. The crazy thing is I still find myself eager to add more to my collection, like this dark oversize style from Amazon. (It's only $60!)
Now, I have no intention of trying to convince you with my words that denim jackets are a tried-and-true wardrobe staple, but I will prove it with these outfits I've put together over the last week. So without further ado, here are six ways to style a denim jacket.
I'm wearing this with…
Slip Dress + Loafers
The easiest outfit combo with the highest payoff.
Dark Denim Shorts + Smocked Top + Mary Janes
Proof that Canadian tuxedos can be chic.
Bike Shorts + Stripe Top + Sporty Sandals
This has basically become my new work-from-home uniform.
Leopard Skirt + White Tank Top + Flats
The skirt that I've basically lived in for the last two years.
Light Denim Shorts + Black Tank + Loafers
Clearly trying to make Canadian tuxedos more of a thing.
Animal Print Dress + Anklet + Mary Janes
My love for animal print is almost as deep as my love for denim jackets.
Caitie Schlisserman is an L.A.-based beauty director with over a decade of branded content and editorial experience. She joined Who What Wear in 2014 as the first branded content editor and has worked her way up to overseeing the beauty department of the media revenue team. Before Who What Wear, Caitie helped launch FabFitFun's first subscription box and worked at a beauty startup where she assisted in successfully launching the editorial department.
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