How to Wear Denim Jacket – 8 Cool Ways To Ace This Classic Trend

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How to Wear Denim Jacket – 8 Cool Ways To Ace This Classic Trend


If there is a single winter wardrobe piece that every woman owns, it has to be a classic denim jacket. This ’80s trend has stayed on among the street style lovers with people loving its revamped versions but never giving up on its retro vibe. A denim jacket is a wardrobe essential, the perfect layering piece for a smart, casual day out. More importantly, it is super versatile and can finish off any outfit with the utmost style. This season, try on some new varieties of this good ol’ outfit and learn how to wear denim jacket in 8 different ways with Marsplay!

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Belt It Up For the Cool-Girl Vibe

Experiment your way with this updated version of the denim jacket. The belt-up denim layer is the fashion scene’s new way of infusing a feminine accent to the smart, boxy vibe of boyfriend jackets. The belt at the waist does much to accentuate your silhouette without compromising on the casual style statement.

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Go for the denim-on-denim trend with this one and pair it up with a matching mini-skirt. You can also choose to wear matching flared denim jeans with belted jackets.

Over-sized Denim Jacket From Your Boyfriend’s Wardrobe

Fitted clothes are great until we stumble upon the comfort of wearing over-sized clothes that turn out to be super stylish too. When styling over-sized denim jackets, remember to tuck in the t-shirt or top inside the jeans to make the outer layering stand out.

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Let the jeans be as distressed as you want to add a modern edge to your retro outfit. Roll up the sleeves till your elbows and you are good to go!

Washed Up Denims To Bring Back the ’90s

Light-washed denims are always a good idea, especially when they tend to resemble the design of the Canadian tuxedo. A casual tee layered underneath an extremely washed up denim jacket and paired up with matching boyfriend jeans can make for a super casual style statement that has the direct endorsement of the ’90s.

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Kill it on the streets by pairing up this ensemble with a tight black belt at the waist and ultra-modern white ankle lace-up booties.

The Boss Lady Look in a Denim Jacket

An uber cool denim jacket, a nicely fitted A-line dress and white sneakers is all you need to transform into a fashionable icon. Wear a light washed up denim jacket with a dress of a striking color like mustard. Make sure the dress goes below your knees and the neckline is tight to accentuate the boss lady vibe.

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Accessorize all the way with stylish sunglasses and trendy structured white sneakers. Tie your hair in a neat top-knot bun and you are ready for a glam day out!

Crop It Up Like Street Style Stars

Gigi Hadid is undoubtedly the queen of street style and we cannot thank her enough for the amazing style inspiration that she is to us. Invest in a light colored, distressed jacket and make sure its cropped. Gigi Hadid has chosen a trendy denim jacket with super cool balloon sleeves that accentuates the cropped feature of this outerwear.

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Cropped denims are definitely ruling the fashion scene right now. Pair it up with distressed frayed jeans and super trendy colored boots that are making a lot of noise this season. Extra points to Gigi Hadid for the matching color of the top with her edgy pointed red boots.

Celebrity Style is all About the Extra Shine

Celebrities do love the extra shine. Shimmers and glitters have always contributed a huge deal to the celebrity wardrobe. When it comes to denim jacket too, glitters dominate. Get yourself a studded denim and pair it up with a maxi dress with thigh high slit.

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This look is a great way to slay in the ‘denim jacket with dresses’ trend all the while incorporating a revamped version of this cool layering piece. Team this up with structured, printed trendy black boots.

Baggy Sherpa Denim Jacket for the Cruel Winter

Add the extra edge to your regular denim jacket with the extra wool lining. This is a great look for the winter season as it incorporates the classic wool into this casual outerwear. Invest in a jacket that has this trendy sherpa details  at the collars and the edges of the sleeves.

how to wear denim jacket with wool details

The best way to wear this is by pairing it up with a flared jeans of any other color. Go for neutral colors like white or black and team it up with a pair of great knee-high winter boots. A stylish pair of cat-eye glasses can do the trick of uplifting this look in a jiffy.

Embroidered Jackets are the New Designer Wear

When it comes to extensive embroidery, the designer wear department is not far behind. Brands like Gucci are giving us major street style inspiration these days. Combining the sherpa denim trend with embroidered designs, these jackets are the epitome of stylish winter wear.

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Rihanna is seen loving her embroidered denim that features abstract shapes in brighter colors to create a contrast effect on the light wash of the denim. Layering it over a gleaming white dress, Rihanna looks at the top of Hollywood glamour in this outfit.

How to wear denim jacket in a way that is unusual and uncommon is something we have to learn from the celebrities. This classic piece of outerwear has been worn over the years in myriads of ways and hence, it is important to style this outfit in a way that has not been popularized yet. The trick is to discover new styles that can start its own trend this season. What is your favorite way of styling this timeless layering piece? Let us know in the comment section below!

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