Embroidered patches are back in fashion


Many of today’s top designers such as Gucci, Raf Simons, Marc Jacobs and Stella McCartney are using embroidery patches to jazz up their designs. We all have items of clothing in our wardrobe that could do with a makeover either patching threadbare areas or livening up say an old denim jacket. For thousands of years dating back to Ancient China people would use various hand sewing techniques to decorate, patch and mend clothes and eventually this was used by royalty to create elaborate, colourful luxurious designs for their own uniqueness.

Customised sweatshirt logos by James Merry. Source: The Telegraph

 

Three brands currently offering great pop-culture inspired patches which are a great source of inspiration are:

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