My number one, ultimate must-have item that is always a staple in my closet: the denim jacket.
I use the because I own more than one, and use them anytime the weather isn’t smoldering (I am in Texas, so maybe 4 months of use!). I have a jean one and a white one, both are cropped to flatter my height. And they make any outfit feel pulled together, which makes it my absolute favorite wardrobe staple.
So I’ve put together some awesome pieces for you, along with helpful tips. Everything below is options in misses and plus, so I’ve got everyone covered!
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Here are some tips on how you can style your favorite denim jacket, and match your style:
Wear a shorter or cropped cut with casual dresses and pair with flats, kicks or even cowboy boots.
Pair it with a crisp white shirt and slacks for a work appropriate accessory.
Throw it over your favorite athleisure look to give it a little more polish.
Roll up your sleeves to give your jacket a Spring look.
Pair it with sequin to dress it down.
Step outside of the box and wear white or a bright colored denim.
Add to your denim jacket collection with unexpected details. I love the ruffle cut on this feminine piece!
So many great choices in tons of sizes. Speaking of, I think it is time for me to go buy myself a pink denim jacket!
What are your top picks for denim?
44 thoughts on “My favorite wardrobe staple (and how to style it!)”
I wear denim all the time and a cute denim jacket is a total must have. I like where this one hits you.
For sure! And thanks, it was a score finding this one because of how well it fits.
So many cute items!! I’m more of a “casual but comfy” style chic. lol
That is becoming my style for sure, I call it “playdate chic”
I love how versatile denim jackets are! Oddly enough, I’ve never owned one.
They really are – it’s as good a time as any to invest in one. I think my first was in Kinder!
Denim jackets are 100% my go-to in the springtime – they pair well with everything!
Totally! Wish we had more of a spring to wear longer.
I love a good jean jacket. I live in TX too and it’s always so hot here haha.
It sure is! I use my jean jacket all “winter,” haha!
Love all of your ideas, but I especially love the floral + denim. Super cute!
Thanks, Jennifer! I’m obviously a fan of that pairing too!
ahhh i used to wear denim jackets all the time but haven’t in years! I really should start incorporating it more into my style! they are such classic pieces!
It sure is! I totally get it though, as I was looking for photos I realized I wear them constantly every other year, and not at all the other years!
I love these outfit combos! I used to have a denim jacket and I don’t know where it went, so I’ll have to see if I can find it!
Thanks! It’s so fun putting outfits together in unexpected ways.
I agree that a denim jacket is one of those pieces that never goes out of style. It is worn over and over and mostly in Spring and Fall.
It is a great wardrobe piece to have!
I love a good denim jacket! And I’m loving all the outfit combos!
The Classic Brunette
Thanks, Sami! I had fun putting them together.
This look is so cute on you! I just FINALLY found the denim jacket of my dreams last week! Denim jackets are truly the best wardrobe staple.
Thank you, Shannon! Yay for the good find!!
Mine comes out of the closet just about as often as your jacket. I am in Southern California.
Hot climates, such a love/hate relationship!
A classic denim jacket is definitely a wardrobe stable! I am still on the hunt for the perfect one!
Best wishes finding a great option, hope these can give you some inspiration!
I love a demon jacket. I’m in SCOTLAND and it’s perpect for the summer here. You look fab in it. Jill
I have quite a few denim jackets but never really tried pairing it with a dress, not sure why. Haha But will definitely try it soon! Love how versatile denim is!
I hear ya! My favorite pairing is actually with dresses, so I have to think outside of the box when I pair it with denim jeans!
I love my denim jacket – I can’t wait til the weather gets warmer so I can wear it more!
Such an opposite problem in Texas – I may only get a few more weeks of use out of it!
I like the different stylings of this classic staple! I need to bring out my denim jacket.
Thank you, Dr. Nadia! It’s fun to come up with so many styles.
I love all the looks you put together and especially love the idea of a favorite denim jacket!!! I have a bomber and it’s one of my favorite pieces ever!! So versatile and can spice up any outfit.
Love that, I haven’t had a bomber in years! It is so fun to style.
Totally agree that a denim jacket is a must! I have a few myself and they go with everything!
xo Rachel – To Hell in a Handbag
Absolutely, glad you can relate to needing multiple denim jackets! 🙂
You definitely pull it off well! I’ve never felt like a denim jacket was my style, but they do look lovely on others!
Thanks, Sarah! I do believe it is an item that can work on anyone paired with the right outfit choices!
I am an ALL-season jean jacket wearing fashionista… I love them and I am so happy for this post… because a few colors I have been looking for and… I see you have them…
Thanks so much!!!
If it wasn’t for 100 degree weather I’d love to wear it year-round too! Glad my post could help!!
I love denim jackets, and you suggested some really cute ways to dress them up! I can’t wait to get one for my daughter. It screams Spring to me!
Thanks, Alissa! It is so perfect for Spring!