A fitted denim jacket will always look great and go with any outfit, so it’s a great idea to invest in one. An essential wardrobe staple that you can throw over any outfit, whether you’re going for a breezy look with a striped tee or more formal chic with shirt and tie. Best of all, they don’t have to be exorbitant to be exceptional — the ones from high-street stores are just as crisp, lean and versatile as those from high-end boutiques.
Here are our picks on some of the best and most affordable pieces you can add to your wardrobe. From Pomelo to Muji and Pull & Bear, you’d be tempted to not just stop at one.
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The Editor's Market jacket, $45
Featuring drop sleeves and lace-up back details, spice up your pinstripe jumpsuit and white sneakers combo with this denim jacket to elicit a preppy look.
Topshop jacket with hood, $116
Keep yourselves dry from the rain by wearing this hooded denim jacket. Pair this with a white t-shirt, a pair of khaki trousers and some Chelsea booties for a quirky street flair.
Bershka jacket, $69.90
Fashioned in a boxy silhouette and a camel hue, this denim number is an eclectic and fun piece to have in your wardrobe. Dress it with a strapless dress and a pair of ecru sandals on the weekends.
Topshop jacket from Zalora, $99.90
Jean jackets don’t have to be pedestrian — just look at this striking vermilion number. Bold and boisterous, let this outerwear be the centerpiece by wearing it with a pair of white chino trousers and some black brogues.
Pomelo jacket with ruffled hem from Zalora, $64
Frilly and feminine, accentuate the girlish appearance of this Pomelo denim number by pairing it with a dusty pink maxi dress and a pair of yellow ballerina flats.
Pull&Bear jacket, $89.90
Add a dose of pizzazz into your #OOTDs by donning this embellished denim jacket. It’s the perfect addition to your drinks outfit of sequin top, latex trousers and low-heeled booties.
Muji jacket, $79
An indigo washed jean jacket is highly versatile. It can look super casual when worn with a floral number and a pair of sneakers, or formal when paired with a blue shirt and an A-line midi skirt.
Bershka jacket, $99.90
Stand out from the crowd with a piece that’s quirky, like this jean jacket from Bershka that is infused with tan corduroy details on its upper. Wear it with a pair of denim jeans and some white pumps for that androgynous feels.
H&M jacket, $64.95
Made out of eco-friendly cotton, this H&M jacket is created for lovers of sustainable fashion. Wear it as a Canadian Tuxedo with a pair of matching jeans. Finish the look with a bright pair of soles to add a pop of colour.
Zara jacket with faux shearling, $99.90
Classy yet eccentric, this shearling collar denim jacket evokes a Western Americana vibe. Finish your outfit with a tartan shirt, a pair of corduroy flares and some cowboy boots.
Topshop jacket, $116
Hop on to the train of nostalgia with this distressed denim jacket that screams ’90s chic. Rock it with a matching denim skirt and a graphic t-shirt to further relive that decade.
H&M jacket, $94.95
Go for something that’s long and slouchy to add a casual flair to your outfit. Wear it with a slip dress and let the jacket slip off your shoulders to create the mysterious, sultry vibe.
The Editor's Market jacket, $39
A denim jacket gives off a tough and rugged vibe, and is a more masculine garment in general. However, you can look girly if you go for one that is cropped. Complete your ensemble with an A-line mini skirt, a ribbed turtleneck short-sleeved top and a pair of white zip booties to portray a contemporary version of Cher from Clueless (1995).
Pomelo jacket from Zalora, $64
Match this oversized piece with a neatly pressed white shirt, a pleated midi dress and some sneakers for a smart casual approach on Fridays. Finish the look with a pair of large gold hoops before you hit the bars after six.
Zara jacket, $99.90
Let your inner rocker girl shine with this spunky black denim jacket that sports stud details. Wear it with a matching denim skirt, a white t-shirt and a pair of black booties.