Back to Basics – The Denim Jacket

 

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Although denim jackets have been around for a while, this well-known staple has been left behind in the past few seasons. With fall just around the corner,  it’s time to shed some light on this forgotten “key piece” and embrace its versatile options with your style. Jean jackets are great for the transition between seasons, such as summer to fall. One day it might be warm, and the next day it’s chilly. With the fluctuating weather, the jean jacket is a great “go-to” piece that can be mixed and matched with floral dresses, or even leggings and a t-shirt.

Key hit: If you don’t already have a jean jacket, here are some tips on picking out the right one. First, make sure you button up the whole jacket when trying it on, even if your not going to wear it buttoned up. This is to ensure that the buttons are fitted comfortably and that there are no tight areas. Also, this allows you to determine how much room there will be in between you and the jacket, which is important to know if when layering it over shirts and sweaters. Secondly,  you want to look for a jacket that has a good fit over the shoulders. Make sure that the seam on the top of the shoulders lies flat with the arm and that it isn’t more than a-half inch toward the neck.

My top 5  brands of denim jackets

1. The Gap

1969 denim biker jacket
1969 denim biker jacket

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2. American Eagle

AE FADED DENIM JACKET
AE FADED DENIM JACKET

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3.  Levi’s

Authentic Trucker Jacket
Authentic Trucker Jacket

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Studded Trucker Jacket
Studded Trucker Jacket

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4. Urban Outfitters

 

BDG Denim Boyfriend Jacket
BDG Denim Boyfriend Jacket

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BDG Denim Trucker Jacket
BDG Denim Trucker Jacket

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5. Forever21

 Life In Progress™ Southwestern-Trimmed Denim Jacke

Life In Progress™ Southwestern-Trimmed Denim Jacket

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Spiked Shoulder Denim Jacket
Spiked Shoulder Denim Jacket

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Sunkissed Denim Jacket
Sunkissed Denim Jacket

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