Faux Patchwork

Real and simulated DIY fashion fixes bring back 80s craftwork
Implications - Taking off where the tattered and torn fashions of last year left off, patchwork is creeping its way into the seams of fashion-forward wardrobes. Faux hobo fashion is one of the defining looks of the new grunge wave, and just as it did in the 80s, it's evolving from a look of distress and destruction to a look of quirky DIY renewal.
SCORE: 3.9
Warm Top 6 Examples: 76,300 Total Clicks May 09 - Dec 09
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Pre-Patched Denim - Street Fashionistas Sport Patched Jeans Instead of Ripped Ones
SCORE: 5
Hot 25,142 Clicks Pub: Oct 15, 09
Pre-Patched Denim
Street Fashionistas Sport Patched Jeans Instead of Ripped Ones
Fashionising.com spotted several style-savvy gals—and guy—donning the latest denim direction: patched jeans. Fashion is hard—and expensive—to keep up with; one minute ripped denim is the craze, the next… [More]
Neon Patchwork Leggings - Reset Couture's Motley Legwear is Disco Glam at its Best
SCORE: 4.6
Warm 14,344 Clicks Pub: Jul 19, 09
Neon Patchwork Leggings
Reset Couture's Motley Legwear is Disco Glam at its Best
These unisex neon patchwork leggings from Reset Couture are perfect for people who can't decide on what to wear. With blocks of bright color that ranges from gold to electric blue, highlighter green and… [More]
Patchwork Couture - Michael Van Der Ham's Reworked Recessionista Fashion for Fall 2009
SCORE: 5.8
Warm 13,149 Clicks Pub: May 17, 09
Patchwork Couture
Michael Van Der Ham's Reworked Recessionista Fashion for Fall 2009
As part of the Central Saint Martin fashion show for Fall 2009, Michael Van Der Ham sent models in mishmosh outfits down the runway. Michael Van Der Ham played with fabric, color and cut for each motley… [More]
Bill Cosby Sweaters - Missoni Menswear Spring 2010 Features Patchwork Shirts
SCORE: 3.3
Warm 10,925 Clicks Pub: Jun 30, 09
Bill Cosby Sweaters
Missoni Menswear Spring 2010 Features Patchwork Shirts
Angela Missoni’s Spring 2010 menswear line was very laid back and comfy looking. It was also mostly in a very easy blue palette. An interesting fashion note was the Bill Cosby-esque sweaters that many… [More]
Nomadic Patchwork Apparel - Hixsept Spring 2010 Shows a Fashionable Wanderer
SCORE: 2.3
Mild 9,305 Clicks Pub: Dec 20, 09
Nomadic Patchwork Apparel
Hixsept Spring 2010 Shows a Fashionable Wanderer
Based on the idea of drifting and minimalism, the Hixsept Spring 2010 collection is one that would make any nomad wanderer proud. Mixing lines and draping, the Hixsept Spring 2010 designs seem pretty… [More]
Luxury DIYs - Handmade Patchwork Neckties Make Eye Catching Accessories
SCORE: 2.4
Mild 3,435 Clicks Pub: Oct 20, 09
Luxury DIYs
Handmade Patchwork Neckties Make Eye Catching Accessories
The necktie is the last bastion of manliness. Worn on a daily basis by men (and sometimes women) throughout the world, it is a status symbol and a way to show who you are. That is why the Handmade Patchwork… [More]