March 4th, 2009
Men's style, Shopping, Trend, What to Wear
Trend: Denim Jackets
By Claire

Hey Fashion Bombers!

It’s Vuitton here with a trend report on a spring staple: denim jackets.

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Leather jackets may have to take a back seat!

For some odd reason last Friday, while all my friends were craving food, I had a craving for a jean jacket.  So I hopped on over to Zeller’s and found a Levi’s denim number for about $40. Quite a steal, plus it’s a perfect item for those warm, but brisk days.

Here are  some looks for both men and women that incorporate my favorite new piece!

For having brunch al-fresco with your girlfriends

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1. Old Navy Denim Jacket,$25. 2. Strapless Petals Cutout Dress, $28. 3.Bakers Berkely sandal. $70. 4. Faux-Lex gold watch, $30.  5. Fashion Bangle Set,$6.

For the Boho-chic chick

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1. H81 Elisha Denim Jacket, $27. 2. Old Navy Roll-Up Twill Shorts, $15. 3. Winona Knit Top ,$23. 4. ASOS Leather Fringe Flats, $46. 5. Chantel Button Hobo, $34.50.

For your inner vamp

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1. American Eagle Vintage Denim Jacket, $49.50. 2. BDG Boyfriend Patchwork Jean, $30. 3. Truly Madly Deeply Deep V Neck Tee , $24. 4. Oh…Deer Sweetie Black Patent Pump, $82.  5. Super Candy by Candace Ang Satin Ruffle Necklace, $68.

And for the guys…

For the casually classic

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1. Wrangler Denim Jacket, $86. 2. Everyday Straight Leg Khakis, $19. 3. Fitted Perfect shirt, $39.50. 4. American Eagle Boat Shoes, $39.50. 5. Match Necklace, $15.

And to channel your inner Pharrell

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1. Levi’s Trucker Jacket, $68. 2. Empyre Punk Rock Paul Detroit Blue Jean,$45. 3. Exact Science Kicks & Ass Tee, $29. 4. Reebok Pump Omni Lite, $100. 5. Talking Japanese Watch, $19.

Rock your denim with confidence, but first pay attention to a few rules:

1. NEVER wear the exact shade of denim on top and on the bottom. You don’t want to end up looking like an extra in a late 90s music video. Contrast is key!

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2. It’s spring, so roll the sleeves. Ladies can take it as high as the elbow. Guys, just roll up enough to show the wrist, especially if your watch game is on point.

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3) Popped collars on denim jackets are much better than popped collars on shirts…ALWAYS!

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That’s it for now. Until next time…keep it fab!

~Vuitton

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19 Responses to “Trend: Denim Jackets”

  1. Natalie says:

    Hmmm, I have been tossing this trend around in my head, but maybe I’ll pop out an buy a denim jacket… I just can’t get the 90′s out of my head.. I think Rihanna rocked it best, I might just opt for a gillet instead.. Great post though

  2. Christina says:

    Great story, I have been thinking of buying a denim jacket, but I’m looking for something vintage-y like the one Kanye is wearing. Thanks, Vuitton!

  3. Krishonda says:

    Vuitton you are AWESOME! I love the looks you put together and they are all very affordable. i love The Fashion Bomb, but sometimes the clothes are a little too pricey for us fashionista on a budget. I will definetly be piecing together the first outfit! Thanks, Vuitton!!!

  4. JOY says:

    Can I say that I love, love, love Vuitton’s posts!!! That pic of Britney & Justin is hilarious!

  5. Sahm says:

    I am officially a fan of Vuitton’s post. Please make more post Vuitton!

  6. Mikele says:

    I was giggling at the Brit and JT pic too! LOL!
    I just got a ‘new’ jean jacket from my aunt’s collection (she just passed) She had like 10 in her closet! Now I know how to rock it! :)

  7. Briitany says:

    Great Job Vuitty Baby! I was juts thinking that I want a denim jacket for the spring!

  8. Nessa says:

    Great post!! Well written and I love those sandals!! makes me want to get one! Keep writing Vuitton

  9. Jai says:

    OMG this post was awesome! I bought a denim jacket like 3 years ago so I don’t have to spend $40 to buy another one and I’ve noticed that it’s a trend in Hollywood too! LOL Looks like I’m gonna have to get my Kanye/Kelis on this spring and rock my jacket with different pieces and look fab doing so. THANKS VUITTON!

  10. Liah says:

    The fashion Bomb is always on point! Are u guys reading my mind? I was just entertaining the idea of buying a lil’ denim jacket for the spring season. A jean jacket is classic and comes in enuff varying styles to stand out in the crowd. Now I just have to figure out where I’m gonna purchase mine… the GAP maybe?

  11. Meesh says:

    I love this post!. I saw it earlier in the day and had to hit the mall this evening to pick up the denim jacket/ white dress gold watch fit!

    Looks GREAT!

  12. This is my first time on this site and I think it’s official…I’ve found a new favorite blog!!! :D

    I love the fact that everything is affordable without looking cheap. Y’all did that!!

  13. LoudPen says:

    Vuitton, what a great post! The first look was like my dream spring outfit! In the words of Martin, “You go Boy!”

  14. Talie says:

    Vuitton, i love this post i like how u keep it within some reasonable budget and it still looks like u spent a lot!

    p.s. can you be my personal stylist? lol

  15. Tanea says:

    ………Vuitton! YOU have a style eye out of this world…..Your friends must be lucky to have you around to tell them to change, or give them the thumbs up before going out…;) HAHAHAHA!
    xoxox
    Pina Colada

  16. iole says:

    Hi love your blog.
    Totally agree with the suggestion.
    Come to visit mine
    xoxo
    Iole

  17. Jason says:

    That jeans dress must be very heavy…

  18. Carie says:

    But please don’t wear baby-size like Kanye. Looks like the lower button popped out because he’s fat.

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