Denim is so multi-faceted and easy to wear, but a jean jacket is hands down the ultimate wardrobe staple for any college student. Everyone knows the jean jacket is an all-American (or Canadian) classic. Whether it’s cropped, boxy, light or dark wash, a jean jacket can add a sense of edginess and vintage flare to any look. An interesting denim jacket as the main detail of an outfit allows for the combination of a variety of classic pieces that together, can create an outfit that is both timeless and on-trend.
This Fashionista creates a detailed outfit with basics like a striped shirt, leather cutout flats and ankle-length black jeans. The accessories are crucial additions to this light-wash vintage jean jacket and create a perfect mixture of relaxed and eye-catching. The neutral tones of the pieces work cohesively together; each is a wardrobe staple that adds edginess to different elements of the outfit. The delicate necklace and ring are a sense of elegance and the pins with the Kanken backpack adds playfulness.
Mixing monochromatic pieces throughout the summer always creates a clean look, and adding a jean jacket is perfect for a classic, pretty and grungy look. This Fashionista completes this ensemble with a swipe of a timeless red lipstick and angular cat-eye sunglasses for a perfect everyday outfit.
How To: Want to achieve this effortlessly cool look for a day on campus? Find a vintage jean jacket and pair it with your favourite basics for a polished yet grungy look. Pair it with some leather details, cotton pieces and gold metal accessories for a timeless summer vibe!