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How to Wear Custom Patches on Jackets

December 21, 2018

How to Wear Custom Patches on Jackets

This season, showing off your individuality is the way to go. With unique patches for jackets, you’ll find a fun and easy way to make your formerly plain jacket into a true work of art. Check out six solutions to the the question every trend seeker is asking: How to wear custom patches on jackets.

Pair Patches with Neutrals

Patches on jackets stand out against a neutral backdrop, which is one of the reasons pairing patches with neutrals is one of the best ways to wear custom patches for jackets. With a tan, black, brown, or even army green as a backdrop, your favorite custom patches will make a statement and start a conversation.

Denim Patches on Denim

A popular trend that comes in and out of style is the denim-on-denim look. Patches for denim jackets add a little much-needed color and texture differentiation to an otherwise symbiotic look. Whether you’re looking to add flair to your black denim or traditional blue denim jackets, patches can do the trick, while maintaining that hard-working look.

Patches On a Work Coat

Thick, heavy work coats have long been a staple for those who are exposed to the elements in their work. In recent years, they’ve also become a bit of an urban favorite for their ability to keep you warm even in harsh city wind. Adding a few patches to your favorite hardworking jacket is a fun way to show affiliation to clubs, associations, and causes that are important to you.

Go Sporty

Athletic jackets like windbreakers might not seem like your typical canvas for custom patches, but they can be a great starting point for someone looking to start a collection. Patches add weight to a jacket, which could be a nice addition to a heavier sport jacket. Add on patches for your favorite sports teams, championship games, or even food and beverages, and you’re sure to be the fan favorite at the next game.

Monochromatic Patchwork

If you’re currently sporting a monochromatic wardrobe, don’t write off patches for your jackets just yet. Patches come in a variety of colors and styles, which means you’ll likely find one that matches the monochromatic look you’re going for. All-black jackets with all-black patches are a sleek and modern

take on the old patched-up jacket trend, and would be a great way to identify your jacket at the end of the next party you attend.

Varsity Style Patches

Do you have an old varsity jacket, or did you find one in your favorite designer’s shop? Patches on varsity style jackets are (and always have been) trendy. Adding a little much-needed personality to a generally generic jacket, patches can help you show off what’s unique about you.

Whether you’re looking to sport a throwback patch from your scouting days, or you’ve found an iron-on speaking to the current political climate, slapping it on your jacket is a great way to start a conversation. Need some inspiration? The/Studio is here to help you nerd out.