patch pocket


Definition of patch pocket

: a flat pocket applied to the outside of a garment

Examples of patch pocket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This breezy number boasts an eye-catching animal print and handy front patch pockets to store your phone or keys. Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, "Nearly every top-rated piece of clothing just went on sale at Anthropologie," 25 Apr. 2020 The best steals are in Kris’s extensive catalogue of little black dresses: take this Riccardo Tisci–era Givenchy balloon-sleeve number, or this classic Chanel look in a luxurious wool-cashmere blend with quilted leather patch pockets. Liam Hess, Vogue, "The Best Buys From the Just-Launched Kardashian Kloset Resale Site," 4 Oct. 2019 The drawstring waistband and front patch pockets provide effortlessly cozy vibes, and could even be worn outside the house… whenever that happens. Shayna Murphy, Melissa Lee, And Isabelle Kagan, USA TODAY, "10 great deals at Anthropologie on home decor, furniture, loungewear, and more," 26 Mar. 2020 Whether from chronic overstuffing, getting caught on a door handle, pulled by the eager hand of some small human searching for snacks, or just general wear and tear, the patch pocket on your jacket has come partially undone. Vanessa Nirode, Popular Science, "Five simple fixes to keep your clothing around longer," 10 Jan. 2020 The silhouette took cues from traditional three-piece suiting (sans the blazer) and was infused with feminine details thanks to oversize patch pockets and gold trim hardware. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Queen Letizia of Spain Suits Up for a Military Ceremony," 18 July 2018 The pillow has an adjustable cord lock at the chin to get the fit just right; a little patch pocket sewn into the side of the pillow can hold ear buds, some bills or even a credit card. Judi Dash,, "Gear that helps your health, cradles your neck and keeps you or your money safe," 10 June 2019 That’s right: the top of each one of their Canadian tuxedos seems to be fashioned from the patch pockets of a pair of vintage Levi’s. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Chloe x Halle Wore Denim Halters Made From the Backs of Jeans," 13 Aug. 2018 Where Markle’s version, done in denim, featured cap sleeves and a midi length, Queen Letitia’s took cues from traditional shirting with double patch pockets, full sleeves, and a button placket down the front. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Queen Letizia of Spain Wraps Up in the Silhouette of the Summer," 26 July 2018

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First Known Use of patch pocket

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Patch pocket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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