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The 10 Best Maxi Dresses with Denim Jackets

When Spring and Summer hit — and you get that Boho kind of feeling — one easy and chic look is a denim jacket over a maxi dress.
This is a known favorite celeb look, with Alessandra Ambrosio
Krysten Ritter, and Kristen Cavallari all rocking it.

Whether you want to keep things really casual like Alessandra above and rock an oversized denim jacket or you want something more sleek and opt for a fitted one, one thing is certain and that’s the fact it will be on trend. Let’s check out the best ways to wear it.

Step 1 – Finding The Best Maxi Dresses to Wear with a Jean Jacket

I’m a huge fan of floral myself and think pastel floral maxi dresses look amazing with a light blue denim jacket, but so can a geometric, subtle print with a darker blue. The combinations you can create are endless and teamed with accessories, it can always look fresh each time.

Light Maxi Dress from Anthropologie


Light Maxi Dress from Anthropologie

This is my first pick for a maxi dress. The print is a little autumnal, so it would definitely work into the Fall and would be great to pair with a light denim jacket

Red Maxi Dress by Shopbop


Red Maxi Dress by Shopbop


Free People Dark Floral Maxi Dress


Free People Dark Floral Maxi Dress


White Maxi Dress


White Maxi Dress


Floral Maxi Dress


Surplice Maxi Dress

Step 2 – Finding The Best Maxi Skirts

When it comes to maxi skirts, you can wear a cropped boho top then a low slung skirt, or if you prefer not to show skin and want to cover up more, tuck a tight tank top into your maxi skirt and throw a belt around your waist. This will create the illusion of a two tone maxi dress and look fantastic as well! You can even go for a double denim combo and choose a denim skirt. Just make sure you keep both washes different and break it up with a lot of pieces. You want to stay away from the Britney/Justin territory.

I.N.C. Printed Midi Skirt, Created for Macy's


I.N.C. Printed Midi Skirt, Created for Macy’s


Ralph Lauren Maxi Skirt


Ralph Lauren Maxi Skirt


Benmore Pleated Floral Skirt


Benmore Pleated Floral Skirt


Midnight Garden Skirt


Midnight Garden Skirt

Step 3 – Find The Perfect Jean Jacket

And finally, here are 5 denim jackets that are perfect for this trend! A darker to mid washed, fitted blue first. A classic mid blue Levi’s jacket second. A light blue, sandy toned denim jacket third. An oversized bleached out blue fourth and then a cropped bleached light blue last. All of these are suited to the different colors in dresses and skirts that you might be going for and will be perfect in their own way.

TopShop - Oversize Denim Jacke


TopShop – Oversize Denim Jacke


Helena Denim Jacket


Helena Denim Jacket


Pilcro Classic Denim Jacket


Pilcro Classic Denim Jacket


Levi's Ex‑Boyfriend Trucker Jacket


Levi’s Ex‑Boyfriend Trucker Jacket

Wrapping Up

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