8.30.17

How To Patch & Pin Your Levi’s Jacket

The Levi’s Trucker Jacket is the perfect canvas to express yourself. This year, Levi’s is celebrating the 50th anniversary of their classic jacket, and to honor this special milestone, we’re going to walk you through how to personalize your very own!

But first… a quick Levi’s Trucker Jacket history!

Late 1800’s — Levi’s invented the denim jacket.

Who wore it? Miners on the west coast — the rivets, pleats, and durable fabric made it an essential for their work attire.

1967 — It became an icon! With a slimmer fit, two front pockets, and a signature ‘V’ front, the Type III Trucker Jacket was born.

 Who wore it? Cowboys, rebels, and rock stars personalized their jacket with patches, pins, and rips.

Today — Levi’s Trucker Jacket celebrates its 50th anniversary!

Who wears it? Everyone! There’s a perfect style for any look, and we’re going to show you how to take this classic fit and make it yours.

How To Personalize Your Trucker

  1. Buy your favorite Levi’s Trucker Jacket.
  2. Find your favorite patches and pins! Can be found at most craft stores or online.
  3. Make sure your patches have that thin, matte-finish paper on the back for ironing.
  4. Pull out your ironing board and plug in your iron.
  5. To get a good idea of where you want your pins and patches to go, we suggest laying them out on the jacket first.
  6. You can utilize the whole jacket — place your patches on the sleeves, front, back, or on the pockets to match your personal style.
  7. Once your iron is warmed, start ironing your patches. Make sure patches are lying flat against the jacket with no creases under them.
  8. Hold iron over the patch for 30-60 seconds — make sure to get those edges!
  9. Place your pins in areas that will complement your patches.

And there you have it — now it’s time to slip on the jacket and rock it!

Valentine's Day Featured

Treat Yourself For Valentine’s Day

It’s time for Valentine’s Day! Sure, chocolate and flowers are great, but we’ve got something more fun in mind. Why not be your own valentine, and treat yourself to a sweet new pair of kicks? Check out our top picks.

2.13 Must Have Featured

Weekly Women’s Must-Haves

Every week we’ll be featuring our top women’s pick and breaking down why it’s essential for your wardrobe. Check back for the hottest clothing and shoes in our Women's Must-Haves blog.

2.7 Jordan Retro 9

2.7 Release Report: From A New Jordan Retro 9 to the launch of Crossover Culture, Here’s What Is Dropping This Week

The Jordan Retro 9 'City of Flight' is here. So is the AJ XXXII 'Chinese New Year' and the launch of the fresh, new Crossover Culture brand.

5 Crossover Culture Featured

5 Reasons Crossover Culture Should Be Your Next Hoops Shoe

It’s new. It’s fresh. It’s a game changer. Here are 5 reasons you should hop on the Crossover Culture Movement right now.

Nike Air Max 270 Featured

Five Questions You Have About the Nike Air Max 270

The next step forward in Air Max technology is here — the Nike Air Max 270. Here's what you need to know about the game-changing sneaker.

Crossover Culture Featured

Introducing Crossover Culture: A New Name For Today’s Game

The game has changed. The sneakers should too. That’s the idea behind Crossover Culture, the newest brand in basketball.

1.24 Release Report Jordan Retro 10

1.24 Release Report: New Jordan Retro 10s + fresh Nike signature shoes + the Nike Air Vapormax Plus

From new Jordan Retro 10s to new signature Nike basketball releases to the game-changing Nike Air Vapormax Plus, get the inside scoop on all of this week's releases.

Featured Nike NBA Jerseys

A Breakdown Of The New Nike NBA Authentic And Swingman Jerseys

It’s been over two years since Nike’s team apparel partnership with professional basketball was announced. Now, the new Nike NBA Swingman Jersey and the Nike NBA Authentic Jersey are finally here!

Three Stripes Baseball Featured

Eastbay x adidas Three Stripes Style Guide

Volume 4 of Eastbay x adidas Three Stripes is here! Our digital experience is an exclusive look at this year’s best performance gear mixed with this season’s hottest casual styles.

Yeezy 'Blue Tint' Featured

Yeezys Through The Seasons

Eastbay has been proud to offer the hottest Yeezys. View the timeline of Eastbay’s journey with the popular kicks and check back for new launches.

11.21 Yeezy Featured

11.21 RELEASE REPORT: NEW YEEZYS + RETRO 13S … WHAT A WEEK

We've got all of this week's hot launches including new Yeezys, Retro 13s, Retro 11s, AJ XXXIIs, and Nike Air Foamposites.

11.9 AJ XXXII Blog Featured

11.9 RELEASE REPORT: THE JORDAN RETRO 11 ‘WIN LIKE ‘82’ HEADLINES THIS WEEK’S RELEASES

From the Jordan Retro 11 'Win Like '82' sneakers to new Curry 4s and Dame 4s, here is this week's sneaker release report.

See More