There's something about elbow patches that always reminds us of walking around campus as the leaves fall and retreating to the library to study for midterms. Whether on a blazer, sweater, or long-sleeved top, they completely emote a collegiate vibe — and we've come to adore the equestrian-cool staple. In order to help you maximize your wardrobe for back to school, we've taken the very adorable (and patch-adorned) Madewell Colorblock Heartnote Sweater ($72) and styled it up three ways, for three days of classes. Click through now to see and shop our looks.
One Sweet Sweater, 3 Lovable Ways to Wear It
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