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May 28, 2015

Jean jackets have been around forever—and for good reason. Their medium-weight denim material is the perfect buffer for cool summer nights, their Western origins make them inherently American, and their classic silhouette flatters anyone and everyone. But modern-day iterations stray far from the original, with luxe accents and cool new silhouettes. From quilted bombers to color-blocked pieces, shop eight new takes on the denim jacket (and one original).

The Original


Gap, $70;

New Take: Luxe Leather Details


Acne Studios, $500;

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New Take: All White


Tortoise Jeans, $324;

New Take: Cropped


J. Crew, $285;

New Take: Oversized


Current/Elliott, $378;

New Take: Inky Black


Frame, $179;

New Take: Denim Color-Blocking


Theory, $285;

New Take: Quilted Bomber


Rachel Comey, $414;

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