An evergreen closet staple is the humble denim jacket. We all have one (or five) in our closets for when we want to add a touch of style to an outfit. We’ll show you all the ways that you can customize, style, and DIY your existing denim jackets to create something totally unique and perfect for your individual style. Check them out below!
18 Top Ways to Style Your Jean Jacket
Release your inner artist
Chera Creative is a mural artist, and took her talents small scale for this stunning jacket. The sky is the limit when it comes to what you can paint on your jacket, but we kind of love this stunning rose!
Combine two trends
This jacket, sweatshirt hybrid from Pronto is the perfect combination of cozy and casual. If you can’t get your hands on one, head to the thrift shop, grab a sweatshirt and a jean jacket, and create your own!
Go for denim on denim
Play with textiles
Go back in time
What’s better than having a great artist on your wall? Having her on your back! Eli Garzon makes a living from painting stunning images on jackets, and this one featuring Frida Kahlo is hands down our favorite!
Prep for any weather
Land Mermaid spent a day out and about in a bralette, cute plaid mini, fishnets, and thigh-high boots. But what to do when a cool breeze comes in? Why a denim jacket of course! It blends seamlessly with this fun outfit and keeps her warm as well!
Add some sparkle
With a needle and thread the possibilities are endless, and this embroidered denim jacket shows just how endless they are. Bohofox takes embroidery to the next level with this stunning nautical motif!
Get a hybrid
Add your favorite tee
Looking to breathe new life into an old favorite t-shirt? Add it to your jacket! Patty Rubin added some Breakfast at Tiffany’s vibes with this vintage tee panel. She completes the look with ribbon, pearls, and rhinestones for that perfect Audrey Hepburn vibe.
Keep it pearly white
Add a touch of bling
Go for white denim
Add a shearling lining
Denim jackets are great, but sometimes they just can’t stand up in cooler weather. Janessa Kyler grabs her shearling-lined denim jacket for those days where the temperature dips but she still wants to look cute!
Attach some patches
Paint on some nature
If you love painted jean jackets but are looking for something a little more subdued, look no further than this painted jean jacket from Building Bridges Art. They keep it simple with a nature-inspired motif in white.
Bleached denim is very on-trend, so why not bleach your denim jacket? This jacket from The Slow Lanes has been bleach dyed to create clouds, and then had rainbow hand-drawn on it! Stunning and unique!
So which was your favorite? And how do you plan to customize your own denim jacket? Let us know in the comments below!
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