Not only are the items ahead major statement-makers that will give any casual outfit a bit of punch, but they're quite the conversation starters. Seriously — wear one out, and you'll likely be stopped by friends (and strangers) who want to get a closer look at each and every one. And while these new patchwork pieces feel anything but childish, they're still fun as hell to wear. Click on for our picks.
Remember how much fun it was to get patches as a kid? If you were a Girl Scout, you probably have some fond memories of earning them one-by-one. But as you got older, if you stumbled upon a cute patch at an event, you probably never took the time to actually iron or sew it on to a jacket. The good news, though, is that brands are now doing all the work for you, churning out amazing, patched-up pieces that are ready-to-wear and loaded with personality.