There’s no doubt that a blue denim jacket is as versatile as it gets—easy to wear year-round over practically everything—from floral dresses to simple white tees. But sometimes a blue jean jacket can end up feeling a tad too casual for certain occasions. That’s where a black denim jacket comes into play. It’s a fall-and-winter-ready layering piece that’s dressier and edgier than its blue-hued cousin. Whether you layer an oversize black denim jacket over a dress or style a fitted one under an overcoat, fashion girls love the not-so-basic basic, and we’ve got the outfits to prove it. Scroll below as we share all the seriously cool ways to style a black denim jacket this fall and winter and shop our favorites out there.