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Nathalie Cupid-Riley
32, Salon Manager

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Denim jackets, updated with light and ombré washes—as well as classic, fitted dark—will take Natalie everywhere from Saturday shopping to evening cocktails. “I love the look and feel of these,” she says. “Especially the worn-in vibe of the faded Paige jacket.”

You can wear a jean jacket in lieu of a blazer if you work in a creative field.


Polished accessories make this office-appropriate.

Jacket, Paige, $189. Top, Tory Burch, $550. Skirt, Veronica Beard, $595. Earrings, Sequin. Watch, Timex. Clutch, Deux Lux. Shoes, Steve Madden.

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Evening-worthy? Yes, in an extra dark wash and buttoned-up shape.

Jacket, Isaac Mizrahi Jeans, $99; Nordstrom. Dress, Shoshanna, $330. Headband, Deepa Gurnani. Earrings, Dina Mackney Designs. Brooches, John Wind. Shoes, Aquazzura.

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A boxy fit and trendy ombré make this a fun, off-duty look.

Jacket, Acne, $370. Sweater, Rebecca Taylor, $295. Jeans, Agave Denim, $178. Earrings, Rebecca Minkoff. Scarf, Lulla by Bindya. Shoes, DV by Dolce Vita.

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