Fashion Girls Love This Basic Jacket—Here Are 9 Cool Ways to Style It Now

There’s no doubt that a blue denim jacket is as versatile as it gets—easy to wear year-round over practically everything—from floral dresses to simple white tees. But sometimes a blue jean jacket can end up feeling a tad too casual for certain occasions. That’s where a black denim jacket comes into play. It’s a fall-and-winter-ready layering piece that’s dressier and edgier than its blue-hued cousin. Whether you layer an oversize black denim jacket over a dress or style a fitted one under an overcoat, fashion girls love the not-so-basic basic, and we’ve got the outfits to prove it. Scroll below as we share all the seriously cool ways to style a black denim jacket this fall and winter and shop our favorites out there.

We love the idea of pairing an oversize black denim jacket with a flowy prairie dress and sneakers.

Black-on-black denim? Why not? Break up the double denim look with beige accents.

Layer a black denim jacket over a summery dress for an easy transitional outfit.

Elevate your denim jacket ensemble by layering a chic black leather shirt underneath. Opt for a longline silhouette to elongate your look.

Give your leopard print dress a casual-cool look by throwing a basic black denim jacket over your shoulders. Finish your look with Converse sneakers.

You can’t go wrong with a white turtleneck contrasted with a black jean jacket—the perfect duo.

What makes a hoodie and sweatpants even cooler? A black denim jacket, of course!

A black denim jacket works great when paired with a leather skirt.

When in doubt, opt for an all-black outfit. Try balancing your skinny jeans with an oversized jacket.

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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