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7 Ways To Style Denim Jackets


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The lighter layer that every summer wardrobe needs! Denim jackets are an absolute summer essential as they are so versatile and can be worn in so many ways. Ideal for when you’re out and about running errands or sitting outside in the evening, denim jackets are the ultimate layering piece. The best part – you can take it from season to season, whether you’re layering it with a floaty summer dress or chunky knit.

How To Style A Denim Jacket

With so many different styles available, from oversized, cropped, and distressed, we’ve stripped it back to basics. Whether you team your denim jacket with your favourite floaty dress, comfy shorts or stylish jumpsuit, we’ve picked out 7 outfits you can pair yours with right here.

How To Style A Black Denim Jacket

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The ultimate layering piece, blue denim jackets can seem too casual for certain occasions. That’s where the black denim jacket comes in! Perfect for transitional seasons, it’s dressier than its counterpart and can give you look an added edge.

How To Style Double Denim

The key to nailing double denim is to keep your top and bottom in different washes (e.g. black jeans and an indigo denim jacket). If you want to stick to blues, feel free – this look is such a statement in itself that you can’t go wrong!

Double Denim

How To Wear A Denim Jacket With Jeans

Double denim isn’t a thing of the past! We love a double denim moment as it’s perfect for summer styling. Ideal for a casual afternoon, we’ve paired a denim shirt and our trend-led bootcut RAE jeans for an effortless edgy look. These trend-led jeans are a wardrobe staple with a higher waisted fit and leg lengths up to 38″, they will effortlessly elongate your legs.

An easy way to wear double denim is by wearing contrasting colours. These white shorts and indigo jacket are the perfect combination. Our tall denim shorts feature an elasticated waistband and 4 functional pockets, and the denim jacket brings some edge to your look with it’s distressed detailing. Team with your go-to sandals and casual t-shirt for a look you can wear on repeat.

Day Dresses

How To Wear A Dress With A Denim Jacket

One way to style a denim jacket is to wear it with a summer dress. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when choosing a dress to wear with it. Go for a dress that is floaty but not puffy, and made of a thinner material. Avoid dresses with big, frilly sleeves.

We all love a casual maxi dress to throw on and go. Combine your trusty denim jacket, maxi dress, and go-to sandals for the ultimate chilled-out look. This outfit is perfect to take you from running errands to dinner plans with just a simple swap of footwear.

Summer picnic in the park? Opt for this lightweight maxi dress for the ultimate casual look. Made from comfortable jersey fabric, it features a super flattering stripe pattern and scoop neckline. Complete with canvas trainers and a denim jacket for a look that is made for ease and comfort.


How To Wear A Jumpsuit With A Denim Jacket

Pair a denim jacket with a jumpsuit for a comfortable and stylish outfit with a twist. Whether you’re running errands or have Saturday night plans, this combination can be easily complemented with trainers or heels, depending on the occasion.

Casual plans on the cards? Look to this stunning floral print jumpsuit for the perfect day to evening out outfit. Made from a stretch jersey fabric, it features a flattering v-neckline and all-over floral print. Pair with your go-to flats and a trend-led denim jacket to tie your outfit together.

Midi Skirt

This outfit is timeless and can be worn all year round. With a stunning floral midi skirt, this bold print skirt features an elasticated waistband and a super elegant front split hem. Simply partner with a shirt or blouse and layer with a denim jacket for a smart casual outfit you can wear with confidence.

Shop even more tall denim jackets at Long Tall Sally in UK sizes 8-28.

Show us how you’ve been styling your denim jackets over on our socials @longtallsallyfashion by using the hashtag #ImWearingLTS – you could even get featured!