7 Denim Jackets Worth Adding to Your Closet That Go Beyond Basic

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When it comes to autumnal outerwear, few things beat a classic blue jean jacket. But since a single jacket can only hold so many pins and patches — or just to change things up — it could also be worth trying the slightly more special-occasion looks below.

Fleece-Lined

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The standard DJ’s rugged cousin, perfect for getting your lumbersexual on.

Biker

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If you’re feeling rock ‘n’ roll, something a bit more zippy might be in order.

Hooded

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Make like KStew and embrace the sweatshirt. Slouchy as fuuuuck.

White

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Love the shape of your classic jacket, but not always the color? Play it preppy with a plain white version, or pick up a bottle or two of dye for a little custom DIY.

Black

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Similarly, black is the perfect base for paint, studs, bedazzling, and more. Drunk (or not) craft nights forever!

Ruffled

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Could you see Beth Ditto in this? I could see Beth Ditto in this.

Bomber

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For all you aspiring Lena Waithes out there.

Nora is a writer and shoot producer living in Brooklyn. Send her links to weird clothing and dog videos to nora [at] autostraddle [dot] com.

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