I have dresses with a similar vibe, and my denim jackets don't work with all of them. The ones I do like with them are the shortest denim jackets I have, one of which is cropped, and the second of which is a petite size and a boxy cut.
Two other things I find work with this style of dress:
1) a loose, open front cardigan that I can wear upside down, so that it is very short in the back. If you have any open-front cardis, just give them a try upside down and see if they will work!
2) Shrugs, which I make without a pattern, from a long rectangle of fabric (examples below; these are longer than you might want). You can use a rectangular scarf and tie the two corners together at each short end, put your arms through those openings you've created, and wear it that way. It's not as easy to wear as a shrug that you sew, in which you actually create arm-shaped tubes, but it's similar.
Also, I have the Nic & Zoe four-way cardigan that Angie pointed out, and the corners can be buttoned back away from the front to create this same shrug effect. Or the corners can be buttoned across the front, to create more of a waist, or they can be tied loosely in front, to shorten the cardi. Great versatility.
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