Believe it or not, this is the first denim jacket I’ve ever worn.  I’ve tried for years, but they never fit me correctly. This time, I finally did something about it and had the waistband brought up to my real waist.

 

Having the right length on a denim jacket makes all the difference.

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  1. Boxer's Adventures International Blog

    September 17, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    Love the flickered, tailored look!

    http://boxersadventures.com

  2. Laura

    September 17, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    It fits you perfectly now! Great jacket!

    http://www.laurablogmode.com

  3. theKacar

    September 17, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    Perfect fit on the denim jacket. Perfect fall essential, especially here in New York City.

    http://thekacar.com

  4. NBI

    September 17, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    Beaaaaauuutiful colour ! One of the few jackets i actually like..!
    Denim never dies!

  5. meand max

    September 17, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    Great look – the right length on any garment makes all the difference.

  6. sandy

    September 17, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    You look so professional, and your eyes are so intense when you look at your camera :) love your work, your pictures, and your professionalism!

    http://www.taimemode-fashionblog.com

    Merci merci :)

  7. Raven

    September 17, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    I love the color on this denim jacket. :]

  8. WOWS

    September 17, 2013 at 2:29 pm

    Love denim jackets….the best complement for almost every single look!

    Kisses from
    http://www.withorwithoutshoes.com

  9. Quyen

    September 17, 2013 at 2:36 pm

    Great idea! Having a great tailor is so important in fashion. Fit is everything.
    http://liveitinerantly.com

  10. Greg

    September 17, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    Well, that did it, didn’t it? Looks perfect.

  11. Per

    September 17, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    Dear Scott,

    you look divine. Where’s the jacket from?

    Brgds,

  12. Moncarmel

    September 17, 2013 at 2:48 pm

    Neat and stylish, even in Denim.

  13. linda wright

    September 17, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    Have to say your denim jacket fits perfectly……almost as though it were made to measure. Glad you made it happen!!! Lookin’ Good.

  14. Cory Scott

    September 17, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    Right cut, right size, right fit! Good choice Scott

    http://www.thedeepbluecory.com/2013/09/shop-my-closet.html

    Xoxo! Cory

  15. TheMacaronAddict

    September 17, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    Yeah every summer I look for the perfect denim jacket but I never can find one!

    themacaronaddict.blogspot.co.uk

  16. Alessia

    September 17, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    you’re the best!

    TheChicolat

  17. Theodora I The Sartorialist

    September 17, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    J.Crew!

    Thanks,

    Theodora | The Sartorialist

  18. Pilar Garcia

    September 17, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    FANTASTICA !!la mejor solución para cualquier ocasión .
    Un Beso
    Pilar
    http://www.a-louise.com

  19. Andy

    September 17, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    You look like Brian Fallon from Gaslight Anthem

  20. Gabrielle

    September 17, 2013 at 4:15 pm

    Perfect fit! Proportions are everything, if they are wrong, the best and most beautiful clothes are no good!

  21. Lebo

    September 17, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    Beautiful fit!

  22. mu11e

    September 17, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    I’ve also only worn one denim jacket ever, but it’s Levi’s… For having only one, I couldn’t see going with any other brand!

  23. Wandering In Heels

    September 17, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    I can’t believe this is your first denim jacket! I’ve been wearing mine since junior high! :)

    http://WanderingInHeels.com

  24. Mia Arp

    September 17, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    So cool. I will definetly keep the tip of the length in mind. Love denim so much but have just as you not found the perfect one for me…

    http://www.hippiechic.blogg.se

  25. Nico

    September 17, 2013 at 5:50 pm

  26. Sevan

    September 17, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    The secret to great style : fitting clothes !

  27. Jennifer

    September 17, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    I always love seeing pictures of photographers :)

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

  28. Alfia

    September 17, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    You are looking very sexy!!! Well done Scott!

    I also want to say thank you on behalf of all tailors and alteration people!!!
    Working in clothing alterations myself I know how important a perfect fit. It comes from understanding body proportions and it’s very individual for every person. I wish more people could understand that. Just as unfortunate that there are not many seamstresses in alteration business who can do a good job.
    Good luck to everybody finding one!!!!

  29. Soulofashopper

    September 17, 2013 at 6:48 pm

    It looks great! Nice job with the fitting!
    xo,
    Alma
    8OAXBX

  30. El Presidente

    September 17, 2013 at 7:36 pm

    I know what you mean about the right fit Scott…. until recently, i too had no denim jacket and now have 3, in quick succession, all the same fit, different colours of course.

    My girlfriend didn’t think it normal for a man to shop like this.

    I now have a new girlfriend….

  31. Mike

    September 17, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    Overall it doesn’t look good on you.

  32. Carole

    September 17, 2013 at 7:55 pm

    Look good!!

  33. Trinity

    September 17, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    …and it looks great! Nice fit!

  34. Chris

    September 17, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    I could not agree more.

  35. Aaron

    September 17, 2013 at 9:19 pm

    I have that jacket! J Crew sprezz

  36. justray

    September 17, 2013 at 11:32 pm

    Levi’s is the only denim jacket that stands out as the standard. Sure, there are imitations: many labels, colors, and different stitching–and these are all nice, too. But only one that shouts authenticity. Levi’s

  37. levin chino

    September 18, 2013 at 1:51 am

    great Denim jacket. it fits you perfectly.

  38. ptl

    September 18, 2013 at 3:25 am

    Get a vintage Rustler. They are just great.

  39. Lynn

    September 18, 2013 at 4:46 am

    Ahhh, so that’s why I love jean jackets on other people but they never looked right on me — they were too long!

  40. juh

    September 18, 2013 at 6:21 am

    I love this jacket and the color is perfect. I think the Denim is the must have in a closet!

  41. LesFleurs

    September 18, 2013 at 7:20 am

    If you’re going to spend cash on clothing it’s a good idea to get to know a good seamstress or tailor for those little tweeks which make the difference between looking and feeling comfortable and not. We are all different shapes, their work can make all the difference. ,

  42. LIZPR

    September 18, 2013 at 7:47 am

    You look awesome, Scott!

    And I like that you took control over your clothes … Clinton on WNTW is always advising this. Now, when I shop, I know exactly what tailoring I’ll need, I don’t take my body so damn personally, see the straps and hem that need shortening, go get “the usual” done at my drycleaners, pick it up, DONE.

    Your adjusting the denim jacket is totally de rigeur for a curvy petite like me!! :)

    http://www.lizpr.com

  43. Diane

    September 18, 2013 at 8:40 am

    I also found a great denim jacket at J Crew. It fits perfect . Wondering if it’s OK to wear it with jeans? Still not sure of that Denim Suit look. Any suggestions? Does wearing a bit of a longer shirt to separate the two work ?

    • Hogan

      December 11, 2013 at 4:23 pm

      A Denim Suit is a contradiction in terms. A denim jacket or pants is good for setting off something else as a contrast base.

  44. Turi

    September 18, 2013 at 9:20 am

    It looks sharp! Like you’ve been wearing them forever. :)

  45. patty blaettler

    September 18, 2013 at 10:19 am

    hahaha I just bought my first denim jacket as well! And I’m older than you…

  46. Nansosi

    September 18, 2013 at 11:21 am

    You look terrific in the jacket and I really like the dark denim!

  47. Martin

    September 18, 2013 at 11:21 am

    A denim jacket! My gosh, yes! I want to wear one again. The problem at my age is that it will look like I’m wearing the same one, you know, like I never took the original off. Danger, danger. Still, if I pair it with the right items, it might just work.

  48. Dustin

    September 18, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    look for nudie jeans denim jackets. in my opinion, they have the perfect fit… wear the jacket double- or tripledenim and wear it as much as you can…

  49. Cate

    September 18, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    Woah.

    Believe.

    And: deep.

  50. Des

    September 18, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    Looks incredible on you, you really know how to work your body type!

  51. Kinga

    September 18, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    And you look great in it. :)
    It’s so interesting to see (when you let us sometimes) the way how you “grew up” to yourself, how your inner confidence and style evolved.
    I think the main reason why YOUR blog is one of the best is that it’s not about fashion wich is a superficial, money based phenomenon, but it’s about PEOPLE. About eyes and stories in them. Your stories and your feelings in them.
    I dont know how many times have you red this in a comment, sorry if it bores you. But I really appreciate your ability to see when looking. :) Have a nice day!
    Kinga

  52. Raph

    September 19, 2013 at 11:35 am

    That’s right i can’t believe it :). For sure, i trust you when you say it’s a matter of a good cut. I’ve got my own for a year which is a present from my mother and the truth is that i wish it could fit a litlle bit more body-close. But something i noticed : once you roll up the sleeves, it does give a whole new allure to you jacket, whatever the cut is. I don’t say that you’re going to like it this way, but that’s a trick to try !

  53. Gary

    September 19, 2013 at 2:21 pm

    That’s how I wear my denim jacket. I see too many men wearing them large. They should be snug.

  54. Esther

    September 20, 2013 at 8:05 am

    Can you share your tailor’s info? I am petite (5′ 3″), and I’m always looking for a good tailor. Thank you.

  55. Ferran

    September 22, 2013 at 7:46 am

    Handsome! But then again, both Garance and you look good in anything-life’s unfair :)

  56. Sergio

    September 22, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    this looks like my favorite Levi’s Trucker. you should try their new Levis made and crafted trucker it fit’s fantastic!

  57. Cathie

    October 6, 2013 at 8:48 am

    Nice arse!

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