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Would You Wear… Patchwork Denim?


Photo Credits: 1. 3.1 Phillip Lim via ELLE, 2. Free People, 3. Isabel Marant via ELLE

The best kinds of trends are the ones that are easy to DIY, and patchwork denim is one of the season’s hottest examples.

This trend is exactly what it sounds like: denim that’s cut up and patched back together, frequently with patch overlays or other colors of denim. Often, this rag-tag look is intentional, but the trendiness factor is a great reason to pull out those tired, torn up jeans from the back of your closet.

Isabel Marant and other designers popularized this look by color-blocking denim a few seasons ago, but Phillip Lim is now championing the full-blown patchwork craze. If you’re ready to pull out the needle and thread, get yourself a normal jacket or pair of jeans and re-work them! If you’re not up for the task, there are plenty of pre-patched options out there, like the options below:

Here are a few of our favorite styles…

Product Information: Zara, Karmaloop, Nasty Gal

But what we really want to know is… would YOU wear patchwork denim?

Would you wear patchwork jeans, a top, or a jacket? If you love this trend, how would you wear it? Do you see this trend sticking around for awhile or hitting the breaks soon? Leave a comment below and let’s discuss!

Posted on on November 5, 2013 / Filed Under: Would You Wear? / Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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9 Responses to “Would You Wear… Patchwork Denim?”

  1. 1
    November 5th, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    I would definitely wear the patchwork denim jeans more so than the jacket. The jeans with the peek-a-boo fabrics will definitely be around for a while because they’re just an extension with torn jeans. I see a lot of women wear their leggings under torn jeans for the colder months, and the effect is the same as the Karmaloop pants.

  2. 2
    November 5th, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    I would definetly wear them! .. they are so fashionable and I’m looking to find a piece to match my wardrobe :-)

  3. 3
    November 5th, 2013 at 1:29 pm

    Absolutely not. This reminds me of the awful Brittany- Justin matching demin outfits.

  4. 4
    November 5th, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    Totally would!

    It’s so 90s! I love it!

  5. 5
    November 5th, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    Nooooo. Too many awkward 2002 flashbacks.

  6. 6
    November 5th, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    Nope, it’s not the look I’m going for.

  7. 7
    November 5th, 2013 at 9:00 pm

    There’s this Spanish brand called Desigual that’s actually made denim patchwork their signature, personally, I think it depends on a lot of stuff, but if it’s well complemented it can look great.

  8. 8
    November 6th, 2013 at 7:25 am

    I wouldn’t wear them, not exactly my thing! :)

  9. 9
    November 8th, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    hell yeah! totally my kinda thing :D

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