Ripped Designer Jeans – Smart or Silly?

Monday, June 21st, 2010
Leave it to Britney Spears to spark up a debate. The pop star recently wore flared ripped jeans, with obvious patches on them leaving many to wonder, can patches be stylish?
It seems many designers are using patches in their denim designs.  Take these 7-For-All-Mankind  jeans (http://www1.bloomingdales.com/catalog/product/index.ognc?ID=465690&CategoryID=19736&cm_mmc=ShopStyle-_-LINKSHARE-_-Crawl-_-Crawl&PartnerID=LINKSHARE&LinkshareID=J84DHJLQkR4-UviGNa0CzDRHz04OX_VvMg).  They will set you back close to $200 but the brand is considered a top trend setter in the denim community.  Like Britney, would you pay top dollar for pre-patched jeans?
We say embrace the trend, but why not do it yourself? The green and inexpensive way to patch jeans  is to take an existing pair of ripped jeans (green tip: hit up Goodwill if you don’t currently have any ripped pairs) and add some of our iron on patches. Use the “flip” patch for a unique texture and color, or any  mix and match any of our washes for a diverse designer look.
Not only are you being environmentally conscious with DIY jeans, but you will be considered a “trend setter” amongst your peers.  eHow recently recommended Johnny Patch  patches as a stylish way to patch your jeans.
There will always be people who prefer designer jeans. And we certainly don’t discourage that. Just remember JP when those jeans rip.

FP_IMAGE_5082205/FP_SET_5082181Leave it to Britney Spears to spark up a debate. The pop star recently wore ripped jeans covered with obvious patches.  This new look have left many to wonder – can patches be stylish?

It seems many designers are using patches in their denim designs.  Take these 7-For-All-Mankind  jeans.  They will set you back close to $200 but the brand is considered a top trend setter in the denim community.  Like Britney, would you pay top dollar for pre-patched jeans?

We say embrace the trend, but why not do it yourself? The green and inexpensive way to patch jeans  is to take an existing pair of ripped jeans and add some of our iron on patches (green tip: hit up Goodwill if you don’t currently have any ripped pairs). Use our flip patch for a unique texture and color, or any mix and match any of our washes for a diverse designer look.  Not only are DIY jeans environmentally sound, but they are now emerging as trendy.  Even eHow recently recommended Johnny Patch  patches as a stylish way to patch your jeans.

There will always be those who prefer designer jeans. We certainly don’t discourage that. Just remember Johnny Patch when those blue jeans rip.


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