Summer is in full swing now! No doubt by now you’ve taken out all the dresses, shorts, and skirts that were put away for the cold weather. Many of those beautiful items, require a little more casual look to match the relaxing events of the summer season. Out and about, spending a day shopping with your friends, hanging out at the beach, going for an outdoor film night with your date – all those breezy summer events require you to consider a little more casual look with something warm to put on when the sun goes down. What about a denim jacket?
This comfortable and sexy piece of clothing is not only fabulous fashion element, but it also transitions into every season from the catwalk to the streets. Here is a simple guide for you to follow for what to wear with this versatile piece of clothing – the denim jacket!
1. Skinny Jeans
Doubling up on denim is an easy way to wear two trends in one! This J. Crew denim jacket with a crisp white shirt, black skinny jeans, animal print tip toe pumps and a huge bag is the perfect smart-casual outfit to head over to a friend’s rooftop BBQ that will last long into the late summer’s night!
When looking for a casual outfit that works for a day at work or an unexpected meeting, the denim jacket with trousers duo is the best solution. It’s and amazingly comfortable choice that adds a classy touch by choosing tailored pants. Dressing up this outfit with booties or heels will lend a hand in creating a classy yet casual vibe that makes this outfit work for any occasion.
3. Flirty Skirt
Mixing up your tough girl act with a flirty skirt adds a touch of personality to your outfit when you play with color and texture like this look above. Summer trends are all about the skirts; I mean hey, it’s conveniently breezy, right? Pair a textured denim jacket with a lightweight skirt in chiffon or jersey for the perfect contradiction of girly badass style!
4. Summery Dresses
Don’t you just love ‘The Blonde Salad’ blogger Chiara Ferragani? She’s wearing a gorgeous green and blue summer dress at Coachella 2014 with a denim jacket – and you can too!
Change up your usual go to summer dress options by layering on a denim jacket when headed out to a summery date. This jacket will lend a hand in styling and warmth if you plan on spending the night walking the boardwalk or catching a movie in the park!
What is your favorite way to mix and match this trendy garment? Share with me your favorite style inspirations in the comments section! xo
( credit: L.R.)