Among the many trends nowadays available, there are a few worth mentioning. It is true that fashion comes and goes every once in a while. And, this is a reminder for those who love to follow every trend. Don’t throw your accessories away, and you might need them in a while.
Open shoulders for blouses, neon colors everywhere and fluffy key-chains. There are many ways to explore the world of trend and fashion and not getting hurt. You can try following and buying the ultimate accessories for your outfit. Or, better yet, you can try designing your own to suit every occasion.
What are enamel pins?
These cute accessories are here to stay, at least for a while. They are metallic accessories that can be custom made. You have probably seen them already in creative backing cards for pins. They have multiple purposes, shapes, and colors. They are metallic shapes painted with colorful enamel. They usually have thick metallic lines dividing one section from the other. They can be made in many different shapes, following the pattern of your favorite drawing, symbol or design.
Pins for formal occasions
Pins are very common in business. They are used to identify personnel. You can see how the crew from a specific company have enamel pins with their names, department or the company’s logo itself. In meetings, assemblies or forums, some people wear pins to let others know about their rank in the association. This is an effective way of letting people know who you are without having to introduce yourself all the time.
Pins for causes worth fighting
Many associations have custom pins for their supporters and followers. If a group is interested in raising funds for a cause, they might sell pins according to the objective. For example, there are pins shaped like the pink ribbon that characterizes the fight against breast cancer. If there is a marathon to raise awareness on autism, the organization group can find suitable to make pins for the participants.
It is always a good souvenir of the event, and it will catch other people’s attention. This may attract even more participants to the original cause.
Pins for fans
There are so many films, books, series and characters that have captured our hearts. They can also have a place in our outfit, purses, and bags in the shape of a lovely pin. For example, a good fan of Harry Potter is sure to have various pins with his or her favorite item from the story. It may be a wand or the coat of arms of his or her favorite house. There are many options to choose from when it comes to pins from your favorite film.
Anime fans are also very keen of this type of accessories. Showing their favorite character is essential for conventions where they are going to share with their friends and peers.
Pins as regular accessories
There is also the possibility or wearing enamel pins as mere accessories. There are plenty of designs that can be used in every day’s clothing. Animals, flowers, letters, you name it! They can be used in a jacket, or in the front of your bag. Some of them can be attached to hairbands.
Pins give the wearer a chance to express a little bit more of himself or herself because they can be custom made. Having a piece that was thought and designed by yourself is a chance for using your creativity and exploring what you like. Here you have two major tips to consider when looking for an enamel pin:
- Be careful with the size. If it is too big, it will be heavy. It may look good because there is room for more detail, but its weight may also be a problem. If it is too small, details are going to be lost, and you will end up with a blurry image. Remember that you need enough space for lines but just for that.
- There is hard enamel and soft enamel, and you need to know the difference before having them. According to what you are looking for, one is going to be better than the other.