Take a Closer Look at These Instagrammers
We all spend hours trawling though Instagram and—between the memes and celebrity style feeds—there are some incredibly inspiring, creative and thoughtful people who are making the platform better. We're taking the opportunity to shine a little spotlight...
William N Copley (aka CPLY) passed away in 1996, but his thoughtful and provocative art remains relevant. Somewhere between Surrealism and American pop art, Copley's work is colorful, bold and full of allegory. This American flag pin (with the word...
Pride 2016 Style
If there's one universal truth (apart from the age-old adage about death and taxes) it's that respect and love will always be in style. While plenty of people take pride in who they are and support the LGBTQIA community in several ways, the most visible...
Hayley Elsaesser SS16: Carnival of Curiosity
Canadian designer Hayley Elsaesser knows how to have fun. In past seasons of her eponymous label (there are only a few, as she just graduated in 2012) you can spot Magic 8 Balls wearing cowboy hats, sunglasses "oozing" slime, unisex neon camo overalls...
Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Pins and Patches
While during the '70s and '80s it wasn't strange to see somebody repping their favorite band on their lapel or sporting bright yellow smiley faces patches on their knees, the fad dwindled. But over the past few years enamel pins and embroidered patches...
Blending the art of sport and the art of actual art, Toronto-based Just Visiting's Neobasketism pin is simple yet bold. The brass enamel pin with black nickel plating is for basketball fans as much as it is for art lovers, blending ball with Mondrian...
Anxiety Ghost Pin
When you can't find your chill-out medication and need a like-minded friend to lament all your concerns to, just affix this Bad Vibes (aka Matt Darling) "Anxiety Ghost" pin to your lapel for a bit company. The hard enamel and chrome-plated nickel pin...
Whether wishful thinking or genuine posi vibes, this OK enamel lapel pin by London-based illustrator Maria Ines Gul is one for anybody who need a little optimistic mantra in the mornings. Measuring approximately 30mm by 16mm, this miniature A-OK hand...
Rep your favorite beverage with this beer can lapel pin by Night Watch Studios. Cast in red, blue, cream and chrome, it’s a simple design that recalls the classic beer commercials of yesteryear.
Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Girl Power
Despite what pop culture might show, the feminist movement has been in full swing for much longer than just the past few years. That said, having the movement for equality front and center in our collective consciousness is new—and remarkably satisfying...
From Ohio-based These Are Things (aka artists Jen Adrion and Omar Noory) comes a simple and sweet accessory: a rose gold enamel "Feminist" lapel pin. Measuring one inch across, and even better than a "Hello My Name Is" tag, the pin is made in the USA...
Big Buddy Bong Pin
Big Bud Press' "Buddy" pin isn't to be worn around parents or young cousins—depending on your family's vibe. With double posts and super-hard enamel and gunmetal, this pin is functional and durable—and its colorful, sweet little character is very 420...
Ace of Spades Lapel Pin
Luscious lips, a pink tongue, gold tooth and an ace of spades combine for this Explorer's Press lapel pin, designed by the talented Chloe Kovska. The one-inch pin (made from enamel and brass) combines luck and lust in a delightful design that will...
Tati Compton Pin Pack
This set of supernatural pins comes from the mind of London-based tattoo artist and illustrator Tati Compton in collaboration with Prize Pins. Depicting snakes, skulls, scorpions and little witchcraft, each pin is over one-inch in size to showcase...
"Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe" Lapel Pin
Melbourne-based Unempire has plenty of salty and subversive sock designs in their collection, but nothing is quite as bold as their "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe" lapel pin. Depicting a perfectly manicured hand clutching a vibrator, the pin is made from...
Air Mag 2015 Lapel Pin
To celebrate Marty McFly, Doc and even Biff today—for Back to the Future Day—and long after, retro pin makers Yesterdays offers this miniature-sized tribute. Wear a version of the movie's self-lacing sneakers (complete with light-up panels) with pride...
Fuck It Enamel Pin
Tortonto-based graphic designer Marta Ryczko's side project Weekender Supply Co. is a treasure chest of feels in pin form, whether you're feeling tangled or abstract. Her most bold offering, the "Fuck It" enamel pin, lets the accessory do the talking...
Food-Themed Pins and Brooches
Over the past couple of years enamel pins of all kinds have seen a huge comeback—from the NYC-made sporty and playful Prize Pins, to Melbourne-based Georgia Perry's celebrity portraits and Hungry Eyes' personified dishes. Food-themed apparel also saw...
New Albion Sports has collaborated with NYC's Prize Pins and Yimmy Yayo to create a pin to help you get with the winning team. Silver metal and black enamel are shaped into this playful pin that mimics the foam finger, with just as much team spirit...
Big Bud Press Pins
Digital artist Lacey Micallef's lo-fi, rainbow-colored GIFs depict everything from animated pizza slices to Walter White (and sometimes both) and have garnered a cult following on Tumblr. She's now bringing her fun aesthetic to the physical world...
Ramen Lapel Pin
Hungry Eyes NY has released a very cute collection of soft enamel pins that are small, but have big personalities. With donuts, pizza and more on the menu, Hungry Eyes NY injects humor into their pins (and humanizes some of our favorite snacks) with...
Larry David Enamel Pin
From Georgia Perry's newest collection of enamel pins comes the Larry David. Perfectly capturing David's trademark furrowed brow and unimpressed expression, Perry's pin is 30mm by 30mm and packaged in a protective bio-degradable cello sleeve—ready...
Trouble Lapel Pin
For troublemakers everywhere, this slingshot enamel pin—designed in Toronto is perfect for recognizing rascals at a glance. Buy one for yourself, and one for your favorite partner in crime.
Georgia Perry Pins
As any keen eye has noticed, '90s fashion has continued to return to prominence in the past couple seasons. Though replacing band and brand patches are pins, and often cheeky ones at that. In a seemingly never-ending list of pins to covet, Georgia...