Pull Off Patchworked Denim Without Looking Like A Farmhand

A-ha! Patchwork denim is starting to creep from the runways into mass market shows (just like we predicted!) and there couldn't have been better timing. With anoraks, parkas, and military looks storming down the fall runways, there's nothing like a pair of charming patchwork pants to soften up the look. But avoid looking like a country bumpkin by wearing tall heels, keeping the fit slim and sexy, and choosing a wash that doesn't scream "I bought this at Abercrombie!" Check out our picks for the best pair for your buck (they're all under $88!), or—even better—DIY a pair yourself for a look that's completely your own.
Above, from left: Chloe spring '10, image via Style.com; Gap Real Straight Patch Jeans, $79.50, available at Gap.
Above, from left: Villa Patchwork Denim, $68.97, available at ASOS; Ralph Lauren spring '10, image via Style.com.
Above, from left: Cheap Monday Floral Patchwork Jean, $88, available at Shop Nasty Gal; ASOS Iggy Skinny Jeans, $46.30, available at ASOS.

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