The jean jacket has been front and center since the beginning of the denim era. What started with the Levi’s Type I grew to become the garment of cool in Hollywood and beyond.
That evolution took many twists and turns.From patches to pins and wear patterns to frays, the denim jacket has become a symbol of uniqueness and rebellion.
Today, whether you choose a vintage wash, rigid style, or something totally different, there is a jacket for you. Check out our picks for chic jean jackets below.
This GAP jacket has the perfect lived in wash that many love looking for. The medium blue with slight marbling makes it versatile for casual days and can feel dressed up when paired with dark denim.
Best Old School Style
Leave it to LEVI’S to make the jacket to create your own story with. It is unwashed and rigid for you to break in and make your own.
Best Shearling Denim Jacket
NUDIE updated the classic shearling lined denim jacket by making theirs with a longer and slimmer cut.
A clean black denim jacket, like this one by JEAN SHOP, is the perfect one for when you want to switch that double denim look up.
Best Chic Jacket
TOM FORD went for a different approach in design with his denim jacket. He preferred angled welt pockets at the front over the usual side pockets for the utilitarian piece.
VISVIM is a brand that really honors heritage with their designs. Their denim jacket is based off of the design of the Levi’s Type II jacket that is starting to gain more popularity by the day. The style has pleats and lower front pockets that is a great alternative to the usual denim jacket.
How To Wear Your Denim Jacket
The denim jacket has become a staple in many guys closet since it had its resurgence a few years back. Whatever you wear a blazer with, you can easily switch it out for a denim jacket. Pair it with a button up, tie and trousers for a more fun look or more casually by pairing it with another piece of denim.
Ever since it kicked off, the list of styles have been broadened. There is no wash that you can’t find, and no details have been omitted since then. I chose my favorite classics, colors and sleeveless styles that will suit anyone.
Some Ideas for Styling Your Jacket
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