The simplest jean jacket is always in style, but after months of wearing back-to-basics loungewear, consumers are ready to have fun with their outerwear. Women’s denim brands deliver on this demand with jean jackets embellished with fringe, sherpa, prints and more. Others play with proportions and pocketing details for a more subtle update.
Shop these looks to refresh your jean jacket style.
Diesel De-Jala Boxy Jacket
Ecru denim is having a moment this fall. Diesel adds style to the simple fabric by adding drop shoulders, oversized front pockets and a baggy fit to its jean jacket, which make it a perfect layering piece for the cooler months.
Hudson Landscape Oversized Trucker Jacket
Fulfill your pent-up wanderlust with a deconstructed scenic printed jacket. Featuring two colorful landscapes at sunset, this jacket will mentally take you to all of the places you couldn’t visit in 2020.
Frame Le Shirt Jacket Cargo Mix
Shackets, or jackets that can be worn as shirts, are a functional item for the transition to colder weather. This one from Frame provides even more versatility, with polished details like epaulettes and minimalistic hardware.
Garage Boyfriend Denim Jacket
Keep this boyfriend jacket by Garage on deck for easy pairing with everything from sundresses to leggings. As the temperatures drop, layer it over a hoodie for extra comfort.
Free People After Hours Fringe Denim Jacket
Fringe is showing up everywhere, even on the runway. This Western-inspired denim jacket by Free People will instantly add a country element to your outfit.
Free People Adriana Denim Blazer
Stay cozy but polished this fall with a soft, oversized denim blazer like this one by Free People. With a slouchy fit and large lapel, it’s the perfect hybrid item for relaxed office dress codes.
Nasty Gal You’re Not a Tone Denim Two-Tone Jacket
There’s no need to decide whether you want a light or dark-wash denim jacket with this two-toned style from Nasty Gal. Pair with more denim or bike shorts for a casual street style.
Missguided Blue Oversized Denim Jacket
Opt for a classic oversized denim jacket like this one by Missguided for endless style combinations this fall. Layer over a chunky turtleneck and leather pants for an effortless cold weather look.
Topshop Acid Wash Cropped Denim Jacket
Channel the ’80s with a cropped jean jacket, like this acid-wash style by Topshop. Those who prefer a different color can select the same style in black as well as light and medium-wash denim.
Le Jean Dylan Denim Jacket
Tie-dye was always popular, but it kicked up momentum earlier this year when people turned to DIY fashion during quarantine. Keep up with the trend with this bleached jean jacket by Le Jean.
Levi’s Ex-Boyfriend Sherpa Pieced Trucker Jacket
Stay warm when the cold weather arrives with a barely denim Sherpa coat from Levi’s. The jacket features what Levi’s calls a “borrowed from the boys” silhouette and snap closure for ultimate comfort.
Rag & Bone Nico Leather and Denim Crop Jacket
This jacket by Rag & Bone combines two of the season’s staple materials: denim and leather. A zipper closure gives the jacket a sleek and minimal look.