By Wendy Wallace
Updated Apr 02, 2015 @ 11:00 am
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If hippies and grandmas come to mind when you hear the word "patchwork,"think again. High fashion splicing and dicing was all over the spring runways, and it's never looked cooler. From mixed vintage fabrics at Prada to a stacking of summer prints at Stella McCartney, this season's take on the trend is modern and sexy. Shop our favorite selects below.

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So cute with cropped white jeans and heels. MCQ knit, $495; intermixonline.com

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Wear it unbuttoned as a light jacket now and then tuck it into an A-line skirt when fall rolls around. Zara shirt, $199; zara.com

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Pair with white sneakers to make it look more street and less boho. Preen line skirt, $628; matchesfashion.com

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A kimono is a great alternative to a caftan for a swim coverup. Topshop kimono, $70; topshop.com

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Consider this patchwork for minimalists. Try it with wide-leg cropped pants to continue the streamlined feel. Cedric Charlier top, $289; farfetch.com

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It might seem wrong, but wearing this with a denim shirt would look so right. Zara skirt, $60; zara.com

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A pouch fun enough to take out for a night on the town. Comme des Garcons pouch, $350; barneys.com

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Meet all your favorite summer prints in one piece! Wear it casually with neutral flat sandals or dress it up with metallic heals. Stella Jean dress, $960; modaoperandi.com

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Throw it on when the office AC gets to be too much. Coach scarf, $195, zappos.com

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Special enough to make a statement but comfy enough to relax in. Etoile Isabel Marant coat, $665; netaporter.com