15 Elegant Evening Jacket Outfit Ideas for Ladies

best evening jacket outfit ideas for women

Usually, I love to write blog posts about some very specific items like the leather jacket, the denim jacket or the sequin jacket, etc. But today, I decide to choose a broader topic to handle one specific problem: what jacket should I wear with my evening dress or evening outfit. I generally call this type of jacket that can paired with semi-formal to form outfits the evening jacket. What you are about to see is a broad range of evening jacket outfit ideas. Let’s check them out now.

Black Short Wool Coat with Tribal Printed Midi Sheath Dress


Let me kick start this list of outfit ideas with a slightly mature outfit that you can wear for cocktails parties or even proms. To achieve this look, you can wear a black and silver tribal printed midi sheath dress with black ballet heels. Now, to spice up the dress just a little bit, you can wear a black short coat to add an extra layer to the look.

Navy Wide Leg Jumpsuit with Black Leather Jacket

navy wide leg jumpsuit with black leather jacket

Now, let’s take a look a more breezy and stylish outfit is especially for those of you who don’t like wearing dresses to cocktail parties. To form this look, you can wear a navy wide leg jumpsuit and pair it with a black leather jacket. Wear black ankle strap open toe heels to add an extra elegant touch to the outfit.

Black and White Floral Lace Form Fitting Evening Jacket with Silver Silk Dress

black and white floral lace form fitting evening jacket with silver silk dress

This is a very typical evening jacket that can make you look feminine and mature. In detail, it is a black and white floral embroidered lace fitted jacket. Pair it with a matching top and a silver floor length flowy silk dress to look elegant and attractive.

Black Leather Jacket with White Blouse & Blush High Rise Flowy Shorts

black leather jacket with white blouse and blush high rise flowy shorts

As you can see a little earlier in this post, a black leather jacket is great as a evening jacket. To form this look, you can wear a white v neck chiffon blouse with a pair of blush pink high waisted flowy shorts. Wear a black leather jacket, a grey felt hat and a pair of pink strappy heeled sandals to complete this outfit in a beautiful and slightly artistic way.

Navy and Black Sequin Evening Jacket with Chiffon Midi Dress

navy and black sequin evening jacket with chiffon midi dress

One thing that a good evening jacket can do really well is to make you look more elegant and eye catching. For example, here is a navy and black sequin jacket that can do just that. You can simply pair it with a black chiffon midi shift dress and white open toe heels to complete the outfit elegantly.

Black Leather Jacket with Green Chiffon V Neck Blouse

black leather jacket with green chiffon v neck blouse

Here is another nice example of wearing a black leather jacket as a evening jacket. To form this natural look, you can wear the leather jacket over a green v neck chiffon blouse for the top. Pair them with black skinny jeans and a pair of pale pink lace up open toe ankle boots to look stylish and feminine.

Silver Sequin Evening Jacket with White Tee & Black Vest

silver sequin evening jacket with white tee and black vest

This silver sequin jacket is a textbook definition of what a evening jacket is. It is a shiny, eye catching and classy that can upgrade your evening outfit. For the rest of the outfit, you can wear a white t shirt, a black vest and black skinny jeans. Pair them with black ankle strap open toe heels to look more elegant.

Black Leather Jacket with Matching Top & Cropped Pants

black leather jacket with matching top and cropped pants

This is a very interesting leather on leather outfit. It is very rare to see a black leather jacket worn over a black leather t shirt. The result is surprisingly stylish and beautiful. You can pair these pieces with black cropped chinos and a pair of silver metallic leather ankle boots to complete the outfit in an eye catching and stylish way.

Silver Silk Evening Jacket with Matching Floor Length Flowy Dress

silver silk evening jacket with matching floor length flowy dress

This is a very beautiful two-piece set that consists of a silver silk short and fitted evening jacket and a matching floor length silver silk dress. For the rest of the outfit, you can wear a white floral tube top and a pair of silver ankle strap open toe heels to look lovely and elegant.

White Vest Top with Grey Suede Mini Skirt & Denim Jacket

white vest top with grey suede mini skirt and denim jacket

For those of you who want to dress is a more stylish way for an evening event, a denim jacket can be worn as your evening jacket. It doesn’t work all the time. It can make your outfit look overly casual sometimes, so you will have to do some trial and error. Anyway, to achieve this look, you can wear a white vest top with a blue denim jacket for the top. Pair them with a grey suede mini skirt and black leather ankle boots.

Silver Short Silk Evening Jacket with Printed White Midi Dress

silver short silk evening jacket with printed white midi dress

To form this mature look, you can wear a white printed midi sheath dress. To make this outfit slightly more sophisticated, you can wear a silver silk fitted evening jacket. For the shoes, a pair of black ankle strap open toe heels would be perfect.

Red Fitted Jacket with Black Knee Length Skirt

red fitted jacket with black knee length skirt

This is a very simple evening outfit that is a little too serious but it would be perfect to be worn to company events. To form this look, simply wear a red buttoned jacket with a black knee high pencil skirt. Pair them with black open toe heeled ankle boots to add some extra style to the look.

Grey Puff Shoulder Blazer with Skinny Jeans

grey puff shoulder blazer with skinny jeans

Here is a grey puff shoulder fitted blazer that can turn your casual outfit into a borderline semi-formal outfit. For the rest of the outfit, you can wear a white top and dark blue skinny jeans. Wear white heels to complete the outfit in a refreshing way.

Navy Blazer with Blue Midi Lace Dress

navy blazer with blue midi lace dress

To achieve a low profile and mature look, you can wear a blue midi lace sheath dress with a navy blazer. Pair them with pale pink strappy open toe heels to add a feminine touch to the look.

Here are the evening jacket outfit ideas that should be able to help you add some variety the way your dress for parties and events. There are times when you want to look low profile instead of fancy and the above list is a good place to start in those cases.