Sustainable, sensual, and sweet, the patchwork top is making waves on the ‘gram and these influencers have been caught up on the trend.
The patchwork top has been an on-going trend even before the pandemic happened. You’ll be able to find many designer brands from all over the world who have perfected this aesthetic, such as: Asai, Rua Carlota, and myaemade. Vogue.com Fashion News Writer, Liana Statenstein, has even dubbed the patchwork top as the official summer lockdown look–and it is. Multiple local influencers have styled their patchwork tops in their own creative way. The best part is that some of them have bought these tops from independent local designers who reuse fabrics. Find out where you can snag this Zoom-approved top and how you can style it like your favorite influencers.
Frances Beltran (@frances.beltran)
Fran is a YouTuber, freelance writer, and TikToker who creates content about local fashion. She opted to show her love for patchwork tops by matching an asymmetric top from Gleam Darling (@gleamdarling) with cream wide legged slacks.
Bea Marin (@beamarinx)
Bea is a digital creator and tarot & oracle reader who is famed for her aesthetics on social media. She went for a Y2k type of fit, when she put together a big buckled belt and baggy jeans with a long-sleeved color blocked patchwork top.
Ly Faust (@crislycats)
Ly is an independent creative, member of Converse X, and the owner/designer of PROJECT. (@pro.jectph). She creates collection after collection of patchwork tops made from sustainable materials. Aside from making the tops, she occasionally models them on her Instagram account for everyone’s viewing pleasure.
Jamina Cruz (@jaminacruz)
Jamina is a rising model and YouTuber who has been getting a lot of traction lately for her outfits on Instagram. The young model exudes “cool girl” vibes and it clearly shows in her photos. Instead of wearing a patchwork top, she opts to wear them as jeans instead.
Acushla Obusan (@killakushla)
Kushla is a Marketing Specialist and YouTuber who is most known for her real personality online. She is not one to shy away from daring pieces, which explains why she wore her patches in an unconventional way. The We The Filipina (@wethefilipina) top is a denim lace-up take on the patchwork top we all came to love.