Which jacket to wear with a black dress

Which jacket to wear with a black dress ?

The black dress is a versatile piece that is present in every wardrobe ! Short or long with a marked waist, it can be worn at work, in the evening, or for a city walk. The association of accessories will allow you to change style. But which jacket to wear with a black dress ?

A bohemian jacket

In denim, linen, cotton or wool, the bohemian jacket is embellished with ethnic or floral patterns. It can be enhanced with laces and bangs, very used in the bohemian style

Short, mid-length or long, it is fluid so that you can keep a real freedom of movement. Associated with the black dress, it brings a casual touch for a chic bohemian look. 

Shoes, a scarf and bohemian jewelry will perfect your style. 

A blazer

Ideal for going to the office, the blazer brings a classy and casual touch to your outfit. To contrast with the black color of your dress, choose a bright or light solid color. If you prefer to go for elegance you can wear it in black.Patterns are also welcome to brighten up your look.You can wear it buttoned up for a stricter look or open for a casual look.

A blazer

A perfecto

Created in 1928, for bikers, it was then widely worn by rockers and punks before being definitively adopted by the fashion world in the 90s.

Today, the perfecto remains a jacket impossible to circumvent! It brings a touch rebel which contrasts with the more traditional side of the black dress. Concerning its color, everything is allowed: you can opt for an all black style, a black and white look or play on several colors with complementary accessories. You can let your imagination run wild. 

A trench

Invented during the First World War, the trench-coat was a waterproof coat that went down to the calves. It was introduced into the fashion world by Yves Saint Laurent in the 1970s. Today, it is a basic piece of women's dressing. Made in soft materials, it is usually lined with a thin fabric.

Ideal for mid-season, you can wear it every day with your black dress. Generally plain, you can afford any color. Only the size will be to adjust according to your dress. This one must be longer than your trench, except if you opt for a long jacket cut that covers your legs.

A trench

A denim jacket

Another wardrobe essential, the denim jacket goes very well with a black dress. It brings a casual touch and can be worn in all situations. 

As for the color, avoid choosing black because the shade will not be the same as your dress. Whether it is raw or light, the denim color will contrast with the black of the dress. You can also afford all types of patterns and ornaments: drawings, lace....

As for the cut, the choice is free: oversize or fitted, long sleeves or rolled up ... Wear it according to your desires! 

A cardigan 

For a casual style, you can also opt for a cardigan or a chunky cardigan. The cardigan will be shorter and more fitted while the vest will be looser. 

Your look will combine both the classic elegance of the black dress and the light casualness of the vest.

Wear it buttoned for a strict look. If you prefer to accentuate the casual look, hang only one button or not at all.

The choice of your jacket depends on the look you want to wear, and with a black dress everything is allowed!