In every man’s wardrobe should be a collection of staple items that form the foundation of every outfit. What’s the most underrated of them all? The denim jacket! Since the garment can be altered to fit almost every occasion, finding ways to style a denim jacket couldn’t be more straightforward. Combining versatility with style, the denim jacket outfit ticks all the boxes. As men’s clothing enthusiasts, we’re here to share our favourite style picks!


Whether you’re all for getting people talking about your outfits or prefer to keep it simple but on-trend, we can be sure that there is a denim jacket to fit every fashion lover. Even the most famous fashion icons get a mind block now and again, and that’s where we come in. If you’re stuck for inspiration on how to style your denim jacket, then let us introduce you to the following looks:

Denim Jacket Outfit

The Classic White Tee

So let’s start with an outfit that absolutely no one can go wrong with, whether you’re one for playing it cool or making a statement – the white tee and denim jacket combo, of course! This look is perfect for all occasions, from heading out for a birthday celebration or popping to Nando’s for your monthly fix, making it a staple addition to every wardrobe. To smarten the look, simply swap your trainers for Chelsea boots or loafers, and you’re ready to go!

When picking your favourite denim jacket and a white tee, it’s all about the fit. Although the white tee has made a name for itself as a “basic” wardrobe necessity, finding one that is perfect for your build is likely to take a little trial and error. You want to track down the perfect balance between fitted and oversized and choose a shirt made in a fabric that isn’t see-through!


Classic White Tee and Denim Jacket

The Daring Double Denim

If you’re feeling brave and want to try something a little different, then double denim is going to be your go-to. There are SO many different ways to rock double denim, depending on how much of a statement you want to make. You can go for the much-loved all-black outfit for a more subtle take on the look, pairing black skinny jeans with a distressed style black jacket. Alternatively, to embrace all things 90s fashion, stick with blue denim. If everyone from Kanye West to David Beckham can have their take on double denim, then so can you!


Double Denim

The A/W Knitwear

We have all got to admit; Autumn is one of the most challenging seasons to dress for: it’s freezing in the morning, but it warms up by the afternoon. So what do you choose? To be cold on your way out or too warm later on in the day? But let’s not speak too soon, we have the perfect solution, and of course, it comes in the form of a denim jacket combo. As the temperatures start to drop, pairing your favourite cosy knitwear with a denim jacket for that extra layer of warmth is the perfect A/W look. It’s all about lightweight layering, making it super easy to adapt to the weather throughout the day, all in just one essential outfit!

If you’re hoping to experiment with layering up but not 100% convinced about bringing out the knitwear, then simply swap your jumper for a hoodie. This look can be completed with jeans or even joggers, depending on your plans for the day. Our favourite outfits are all about versatility, and this look definitely ticks that box!


Knitwear and Denim Jacket

The Denim Jacket Hoodie Combo

Are you looking to upgrade your typical hoodie and jeans outfit without compromising on comfort? Look no further than the denim jacket and hoodie combo. By adding a denim jacket to your fit, you can transform your look from slouchy to fashion-savvy with minimal effort and no discomfort. This outfit combination looks great and is amazingly versatile! You can sport it for virtually any occasion, from the weekly shopping trip to a night out at the pub.


Denim Jacket and Hoodie

The Friday Night Casual

A denim jacket is ideal for almost every occasion. Not only do they look great, but they also prevent you from having to cart around a heavy coat, should you overheat during your night on the town. For your Friday night casual outfit, the choices really are endless, and it couldn’t be easier to incorporate a touch of personality into every fit. A printed and embellished tee is the way to go for those who love to catch peoples’ attention with vibrant outfit choices. On the other hand, if you put comfort at the forefront of your fits, the classic white tee or hoodie mentioned above is perfect.


Casual Denim Jacket Outfit

The Smart But Relaxed

So you have been invited to an event, but the dress code is unclear. You’d be underdressed in an everyday outfit but way overdressed in a blazer. What’s your solution? You guessed it; a denim jacket. Depending on your go-to look, your denim jacket can be paired with jeans and a shirt or even smart trousers and a knit jumper – it’s all about trying different combinations until you find one that works.

The key to nailing the smart but relaxed look is to balance your textures and colours. Your denim jacket is on the baggy side? Make your next item – either your shirt or trousers – tailored. Your colour choices should also complement each other. For example, your black denim jacket isn’t going to look right with tan tailored trousers, but it will look great with a white shirt and black skinnies. Once again, it’s all about trial and error!


Denim Jacket and Skinny Jeans


Here are the answers to some of the top questions people have about denim jackets:

How should a denim jacket fit?

There are several different styles of denim jackets: some are made to closely follow the shape of your body, while others are designed to be a little baggier. However, unless you are going for a particular look, we recommend choosing a jacket that fits your shoulders snugly but is not uncomfortably tight. You should also be able to do up the jacket over a regular t-shirt comfortably.

Is A Black Denim Jacket Outfit Better Than A Blue Denim Jacket Outfit?

The black denim jacket outfit offers a stylish twist on the classic blue denim jacket outfit. As experts in men’s coats and jackets, we love both options and think that it’s always great to have the choice! A black denim jacket is the perfect addition to an outfit with jeans when you’re worried about your blue denim jacket and jeans clashing, while a blue denim jacket can help you add a pop of colour to a neutral fit. In our opinion, both looks are here to stay.


If you’re yet to invest in your staple denim jacket, then we’re not exaggerating when we say you’re missing out, big time! We hope you’re now feeling inspired with outfit ideas and eager to spend some time scrolling through our collections, looking for the perfect fit. If you do happen to make your MC Online order, don’t forget to tag @mconlineuk in any posts that you upload, showing off your new wardrobe additions! Check out our collection of men’s hoodies and sweatshirts and men’s trousers for more outfit inspo. If you’re in need of a more formal look, why not take a look at our previous article for tips on choosing the perfect wedding outfit.

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