You can add elbow patches to just about any blazer for a professorial look worthy of Harvard or Oxford. Less crafty buyers can opt for clothes that already incorporate this vintage design element. Besides aesthetics, they also serve to reinforce or repair any holes or tears in that area.
Perfect for obstacle courses or military training, patched sweaters prevent wear and tear when crawling in a prone position. Add leather elbow patches to a garment for extra hardwearing protection.