Fall Fashion Essential: Denim Jacket

I have long been a fan of the denim jacket. I love how it goes with almost everything and is slimming and flattering on almost anyone. You can throw it on over a classic dress to give it a cool, edgy vibe. You can throw it on with white or colored denim to give a casual outfit structure and style. You can throw it on with yoga pants and a workout tee and run into the grocery store feeling put together after a workout. The possibilities are endless, and a good denim jacket truly is timeless.

I had a reader request this week for a post on how to style a denim jacket, so let me show you some of my favorite looks.

Denim jacket with tank and maxi skirt:

Denim Jacket with Maxi Skirt


Denim jacket with maxi dress:


Denim jacket with gray tee and camo jeans:


Denim jacket over casual cotton shift dress:


Denim jacket with colored jeans, plain tee and patterned scarf:

leopard with green and denim

Denim jacket with tan cords, a colored tank and a striped scarf for fall:

Mom Style | denim jacket with riding boots

Or the same outfit with white jeans for spring:


Denim jacket with cargo pants and riding boots:


I think you get the drift!

A denim jacket is a key wardrobe essential for {almost} any woman. I don’t know what I’d do without mine.

For the most flattering fit, go for a slightly cropped style, or make sure it has some shaping through the waist. The one I normally wear is by CAbi. I picked it up a few years ago when I was on a press trip to their semi-annual conference. Here are some shopping links for you to peruse.

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