Forget whatever you thought you knew about denim jackets. Those vanilla, boxy pieces of the past are better left to your giveaway pile. Jean jackets have grown up significantly since the ’90s, shedding their copy+paste look in the process. Nowadays, there are so many better variations to choose from: a hooded white denim jacket with oversized shoulders, a contrast-stitch trench coat in a dark denim hue, a cropped jean jacket in a light lavender wash…you catch our drift.
This season alone is overflowing with endless unique denim trends, especially when it comes to outerwear. While we’d love to break them all down, from corseted fits to ones with a fuzzy outer detailing, we’re highlighting five of the most digestible versions you can start adding to your fall wardrobe, ASAP. Happy jacket hunting!
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The glorious lovechild of a cozy hoodie and a chic denim jacket.
Zara Hooded Denim Jacket, $69.9, available at ZaraPhoto courtesy of Zara.
For added warmth, try one of the many denim jackets with a little bit of padding.
Maison Margiela Shearling-lined Denim Jacket, $830, available at Need Supply CoPhoto courtesy of Need Supply Co.
Can’t choose between a light wash or a dark wash? Now you don’t have to.
Monse Oversized Layered Denim Jacket, $1250, available at Net-A-PorterPhoto courtesy of Net-a-Porter.
The denim jacket’s cousin, the denim trench, is a sneaky way to successfully integrate denim into your work wardrobe.
Mango Double Breasted Denim Trench, $129.99, available at MangoPhoto courtesy of Mango.
Whether around the waist or around the mid-section, a belt adds some much needed shape to the traditionally boxy cut.
Proenza Schouler PSWL Belted White Denim Jacket, $575, available at IntermixPhoto courtesy of Intermix.
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