HOW TO STYLE YOUR PATCHES:

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EVEN though these trendy dec­o­ra­tions are pop­u­lar on jack­ets, they can be used in a num­ber of cre­ative ways. Add de­tail on the back pock­ets of your favourite jeans or any part of your jeans in fact.

Add a bit of char­ac­ter to a sim­ple hand­bag or back­pack. Or fol­low in Gucci’s foot­steps and place them on your sneak­ers.

Other than the ob­vi­ous denim jacket, bomber and leather jack­ets make for a great al­ter­na­tive as a can­vas for your em­broi­dered patches.

But like any fash­ion trend it’s im­por­tant NOT to go over­board. Keep it sim­ple; try not to wear too many dif­fer­ent trends at the same time and turn into a fash­ion dis­as­ter.

The same goes for the amount of patches. Just be­cause there’s a va­ri­ety of themes to choose from, it doesn’t mean you have to use all of them on one item.

Of course there’s no harm in mix­ing them up – clas­sic car­toons with a bit of glam or mil­i­tary award patches with quirky emoti­cons, for ex­am­ple.

Your badges are meant to make a state­ment so don’t wear them with crazy pat­terns which can draw at­ten­tion away from them.

PIC­TURE: IN­STA­GRAM

De­tail of dif­fer­ent sized patches on back pocket of jeans

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