STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: The Dish On Denim Jackets

Style Advice of the Week

As a college student who loves to shop for the newest trends, it is important that I invest my money in classic pieces that will never go out of style. A denim jacket is an essential item to have in your wardrobe due to its versatility and ability to be worn through different seasons. Denim jackets make the cutest addition to a floral mini dress on a chilly summer evening. This Fashionista demonstrates their use for winter as she adds a chunky knit scarf for extra warmth and some adorable buttons for a burst of personality.

Denim jackets come in a variety of shades, lengths and styles, which makes it easier for any Fashionista to find one to match her personal style. This jacket from American Eagle Outfitters comes in a dark wash, which would pair nicely with a floral skirt and brown ankle boots. For a light wash alternative this jacket from Forever 21 would stand out against outfits in darker shades. Can’t make up your mind between light and dark denim? This one from Madewell offers a two tone effect, which will look great with any outfit in your closet. I am also a fan of the vintage acid wash jacket such as this one from Nordstrom, which would look great with black denim and combat boots. To get the essence of a denim jacket in a less conventional way then turn to this one from Shoptiques. The body of the jacket consists of denim, but with leather sleeves and a wool collar you are guaranteed to make a statement.

Don’t be afraid to spend a little extra cash on a good quality denim jacket. Trust me you will use that baby year round and it is important to get one that will endure many trips to the washing machine.


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