A denim jacket is the LBD of outerwear. It looks great over everything and, in a classic trucker cut, never goes out of style. But who says you have to stick to the same denim every day? News flash: You can own two jean jackets (even three if you're feeling wild). That’s why we’re giving our go-to topper a slight breather in favor of a shopping spree among these 17 styles. Trust us: They’re far less expected and just as versatile.
17 Reasons You Need a Second (Fun) Jean Jacket
To match your favorite poolside umbrella.
Forever 21 ($38)
Long And Belted
Pants are a natural choice here, but pair this style with a dress of the exact same length (or a touch shorter) for an unexpected ensemble.
Imagine all the Sgt. Pepper styling options.
Free People ($128)
This "jean" jacket has a secret—it's actually made of velour, perfect for snuggling up on planes, trains and automobiles.
Rebecca Taylor La Vie ($375)
The coolest alternative to your played-out cardigans and blazers, while still keeping things office-appropriate.
Like your favorite trendy blouse, but in jacket form.
Raw Hem Hood
A lovely blend of East Coast edge and West Coast casual.
Lucky Brand ($60)
Hey, if it’s good enough for supermodel Gigi Hadid….
Just add a dark wash and jewelry-inspired details to feel extra fancy.
You know what? Sometimes you need frilly little ruffles in your life.
And other times, you need a dramatic peplum. And a color-blocked bodice.
Cropped And Boxy
The waist-grazing silhouette gives the vision of an hourglass shape, especially when paired with a skirt or pants that just hit the jacket’s hem.
Nasty Gal ($70)
So you can have that festival feel all year long.
Wear this sporty bomber jacket with leggings and sneakers for the ultimate comfy brunch ensemble.
We never knew we needed a bandanna-style collar until now.
Who What Wear for Target ($43)
Casual Friday, here we come.
Brooks Brothers ($149)
Palm trees and flamingos and tropical flowers, oh my! Basically Miami in jacket form.
Billy T ($156)