Have you considered slinging a jacket over your shoulders like a movie star would on the red carpet? If you’re worried about looking a little too unnatural or even weird, I’d recommend doing this first for cocktail parties, semi-formal events, and on vacation. This is the best time to try new outfit styles. The more you do it, the more you can do naturally and casually. To help you, I’ve compiled a list of ways you can drape a jacket over your shoulders. Now let’s look at these outfit ideas.
Wear a black sheath dress and a black leather jacket over your shoulders
There are three types of jackets that you can sling over your shoulders that look completely natural. The black leather jacket is one of them. The other two are the denim jacket and wool coat, which I will talk about later. For this outfit simply wear a black shift dress and a black leather jacket over the shoulders. Completing the outfit with a black and white high-top Converse underlines the stylish character of this outfit.
Black wool coat with white sweatshirt and gray mini skirt
As mentioned in the previous idea, the wool coat is another type of jacket that looks nice and natural when you drape it over your shoulders. For example, wear a white sweatshirt and a gray mini skirt. Carry a black wool coat over your shoulder. Wear a pair of black leather boots to bring the outfit up to date.
White maxi blazer over a black shirt and suit pants
This outfit is a more eye-catching outfit that you may want to reserve for formal events. To achieve this stylish and chic look, you can wear a black button down shirt and black dress pants with black heels. Drape a white maxi blazer over these black pieces for a stunning black and white look.
Black leather jacket over white silk top and pleated skirt
A black leather jacket is so versatile. In fact, I think that’s an understatement, as you really can pair a black leather jacket with almost anything and expect it to at least look decent. However, this outfit is much more than just decent. The combination of the black leather jacket with a white silk top, a light pink pleated skirt and sandals creates a feminine look with a touch of cool.
Camel wool coat over white top and black leather skirt
This is an elegant and casual outfit that is easy to pull off. Just wear a white top and black leather knee length skirt. Wear ballerinas or ballet flats for the shoes and drape a camel wool coat over your shoulders.
Drape the denim jacket over your shoulders
When it comes to the type of jackets that look most natural draped over the shoulders, my vote goes to the denim jacket. And you pretty much can’t go wrong by teaming it with a white top. For example, you can wear a white printed t-shirt, ripped jeans and low-cut sneakers, and then pull a denim jacket over your shoulders for a stylish street look.
Gray wool coat over black sweater and skater skirt
The color combination of black and gray very often creates an elegant and comfortable looking outfit. As an example, you can wear a black high neck sweater and a black skater skirt for this outfit. Combine them with stockings and black ankle boots. Light up the black pieces by layering a light gray wool coat over your shoulders.
Black Blazer Over White Crop Top & Wide Leg Pants
This outfit is an elegant outfit that is particularly suitable for managers who want to wear it for corporate events such as an annual dinner. To achieve this look, wear a white crop top with white wide-leg dress pants and black heels. Throw on a black blazer for an added touch of power and charisma.
Denim jacket slung over shoulders with white crop top and pencil skirt
As mentioned earlier, draping a denim jacket over your shoulders looks natural and beautiful. This seems like a natural way to wear a denim jacket when the weather is just a little chilly, like fall and spring. This outfit is an example of a casual and feminine outfit perfect for meeting friends. It consists of a longline white cropped t-shirt and a black knee-length pencil skirt. The strappy sandals add a boho style to the whole look. Drape the denim jacket over your shoulders for added breeze. By the way, if you want to see more outfit ideas for similar shoes, you should read our blog post about strappy heels and sandals.
Black leather jacket over a long sleeved yellow dress
Wearing black over yellow simply demands people’s attention. Of course you want to look good, otherwise there is no need for attention. This outfit is a great way to style black and yellow. It consists of a bright yellow long-sleeved dress and a black leather jacket over the shoulders. For the shoes, you can either wear heels that are exactly the same color as the dress, or just white heels.
Leather jacket over a black and white striped t-shirt
For a stylish and casual street look, you can wear the black leather jacket with a black and white striped t-shirt, cropped jeans and white low-cut sneakers.
Denim blazer with matching high waisted flare jeans
This is a very wise and professional looking outfit that a professor or teacher could wear and look good. Simply wear an unwashed denim blazer with matching high-waisted wide-leg jeans.
Flowery chiffon mini dress with a black leather jacket
An interesting way to style a black leather jacket is to wear it with something feminine. For example, you can wear it with a floral chiffon mini dress to create that contrasting yet beautiful look.
White lace top with black leather jacket over shoulders
Carrying on the theme of the previous idea, pair a black leather jacket with a white lace top and black chinos.
Here are some of my favorite outfit ideas for slinging a jacket over your shoulders. I hope this list is useful to you and you can use it as a reference to come up with some amazing outfit ideas that work best for you.