Patchwork started on the runway with Ralph Lauren Spring/Summer 2010 and slowly made it’s way into the mass market. Celebrities like Cameron Diaz, Nicole Richie and Kristin Cavallari have all been seen wearing the trend, in a variety of different ways. One of the great things about it is that you can find a pair of jeans with all over patches and a bohemian vibe, or a few subtle patches for a more vintage look.
Textile Elizabeth and James Stevie Jean. The wider leg and contrast pockets and patches make for a trendy and bohemian jean. Celebrities like Kate Hudson and Kristin Cavallari are fans. They’re available for purchase at Bloomingdales.com for $98.00.
Jet Jeans Drip ‘N Patch Skinny jeans and Patchwork Skinny jeans ( both seen on Nicole Richie) both offer a more subtle take on the patchwork trend, the Drip ‘N Patch style only has one patch and the Patchwork Skinny has multiple same-tone patches. You can buy these jeans at Singer22.com and Boutiquetoyou.com.
Dalin Chase Spencer Shorts: These are definitely for those who are wholeheartedly embracing this trend! Perfect for spring with the multicolored patches. Available for purchase at Shopbop for $98.00.
See By Chloe high-rise skinny jeans. With the high rise and two lighter toned patches across the legs, these jeans are certainly for the fashion risk taker. They’re available for purchase for $300 at Net-a-porter.com.
Marc by Marc Jacobs contrast denim legging. If you’re looking for a more comfortable take on the trend, look no further than Marc Jacobs denim legging, with lighter contrast side-panels. Available for purchase from Net-a-porter.com for $170.
Charley 5.0 Leather Patch Skinny Jean. Leather is very popular this season and these skinny jeans from Charley 5.0 combine both trends. The leather patches around the knees make this style more rocker than bohemian. Available for purchase from Shopbop.com for $118.00.
Forever 21 Cropped Boyfriend Jeans. If you’re on a budget but still want to look trendy, check out Forever 21’s line Love 21. The line also comes in extended sizes and the price of $24.00, you can’t be beat! Available at Forever21.com.
If you want to try this trend without the cost, you can always check out some DIY-Videos. All you need is sewing supplies and some old jeans!