A denim jacket is the ideal wardrobe investment. It goes with everything, has a timeless appeal, and doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. But we don’t have to prove to you just how worthy of an investment it really is. Style stars like Emily Ratajkowskiand Selena Gomez are showing us exactly how to wear the lightweight jacket, whether it’s with a pretty Reformation dress à la EmRata or thrown over classic leggings, Selena Gomez–style.
Since it’s a staple in your wardrobe, too, we rounded up nine jean jacket ensembles for outfit situations you’re likely to encounter this season. Whether you’re headed to brunch, date night, or anything in between—scroll through to see which jean jacket outfits made the cut.
1. Dress up your jacket via statement-making accessories like shimmery earrings and pointed-toe pumps.
2. choose shoes you can walk around in all day like a pair of combat boots and utility trousers for a casual yet on-trend ensemble.