How to Style: Oversized Denim Jackets

Happy Tuesday babes! Hope you all had a fantastic weekend! My mom and sister were in town visiting, and we had such a fun girls weekend! Of course we did some shopping, and I did some major damage and bought a new camera! I picked up the Canon Rebel t6i, and I am SO excited to start shooting and filming with it this week!! My blog turns 3 next month, so it was an early b-day present to myself!:)

For those of you who follow me on my social media will have already seen my new hair, but this is my first blog post with SHORT hair! What do you think?! I’ve had long hair for 10+ years, and I’ve always wanted to chop it off, so I just went for it! With my new job and new apartment it was the perfect timing to change up my look! I’m absolutely in love with it :D

7 ways to style oversized denim jackets

Today I’m sharing my tips on HOW TO style an oversized denim jacket. For starters, since we’re going for a men’s inspired look, I recommend you go for one a size or 2 bigger than your usual size, or borrow your boyfriend or brother’s ;) You can always shop the men’s section too! Mines from F21 and I’m obsessed with the acid wash/faded look of it- the more “worn in”/vintage looking the better in my opinion! Since we’re in the Fall/Winter season, I advise going for a medium to dark wash or even a grey/black denim jacket. Trust me, you’re leather jacket is going to be jealous, as the oversized denim jacket is the perfect alternative! You can still create that cool/bad-ass look with it! Of course, don’t forget to roll up the sleeves..it looks 100x better!;)

7 ways to style oversized denim jackets

So what looks good with an oversized denim jacket? Since they have that grungy/rocker side I like to stick to edgy pieces in neutral colours. Think ripped black denim, graphic Ts, plaid, chokers, anything leather and dark lipsticks! Also, since the jacket is going to be loose-fitting, make sure the rest of your outfit is proportioned so you’re not drowning in your clothes. For example, if you’re going to do a relaxed T-shirt, grab your skinny jeans. Balance is key! Check out the 7 outfit ideas below to get some inspo :)

7 ways to style oversized denim jackets

7 other ways you can style an oversized denim jacket: 

  1. Long sleeve sweater dress & white sneakers
  2. Leather leggings, white T & plaid top (try wrapping the plaid around your waist as well!)
  3. Crop top & high waisted jeans
  4. Leather skirt, graphic T & ankle booties
  5. Silk dress with matching choker & knee high boots
  6. Turtleneck knit sweater & distressed black jeans
  7. Zip up hoodie, leggings & Nikes

how to style oversized denim jackets

As for my outfit, I styled my jacket with my fav black denim and new white bodysuit! I stuck to black and white to keep the jacket as the main focus! To complete the grungy look I grabbed my suede choker and a dark lipstick. I’ve worn this outfit with black Nikes as well, and it looked just as good! Let me know in the comments how you like to style your oversized denim jacket, I’d love to know! Thanks for reading loves, until next time xo – Mitra

how to style oversized denim jackets

7 ways to style oversized denim jackets

7 ways to style oversized denim jackets

how to style oversized denim jackets

 O U T F I T   D E T A I L S 

Bodysuit: DYNAMITE  | Denim Jacket: FOREVER21
Jeans: GARAGE {Similar HERE} | Shoes: MADDEN GIRL
 ChokerDYNAMITE  |
 Shades: EMODA | Belt: F21

– S H O P   M Y   T O P   P I C K S –

AEO boyfriend oversized denim jacket

TOPSHOP distressed oversized denim jacket    ASOS oversized denim jacket    Urban Outfitters black oversized denim jacket

Photo Cred. Tomo Matsui

L E O P A R D   C O U T U R E

-Love your style-

xx

leopardcouture

64 Comments

  1. Love this, I always see people with the Levi oversized jacket on and they always look so cool. But I’m so small I’m worried in case they may drown me but there are a few good styling tips in here that I think I can actually use!

    Thanks :)

    • Thanks for reading lovely! Yes, like I said it’s all about proportions, so if you’re doing an oversized jacket, I recommend you do a fitted top and bottoms, that way your frame isn’t completely covered :) Hope you give the jacket a try- they are so fun to style! xo

  2. I am so obsessed with your style! Your outfits are always perfectly put together and you know I’m in love with your short hair!
    Kyla
    Wanderlustkyla.com

    • Awh thanks so much Jessica! I absolutely love your blog girl, defs will be visiting lots!:) and omg its AMAZING hey! So convenient I am seriously obsessed hehe :)

  3. Loveee the way you styled denim and your tips!! They’re all spot on. PS your hair is gorg short!! I actually did the same not too long ago. I sported long hair for the longest time (hah!) and decided to chop it all off. So refreshing :)

    XO Jenn
    http://www.jennsemble.com

  4. Your hair is so cute and I love these looks!!! I’ve always stayed away from oversized anything but you look so amazing I have to try!!

  5. Girl. You are G O A L S. Your makeup is on point. Your hair is on point. Your outfit is on point. Your blog is on point. YOU are on point.

  6. Girl you seriously look so fab – i loooooooove your hair & these pics! I feel like you look like a completely different person now!! xx

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