This weekly feature spotlights a variety handful of new enamel pin releases from the week. (This does not include pre-orders, only pins that are currently live and available for immediate purchase.) If you are debuting a new pin and would like it to be included in Pin Drop Friday, you can DM @for_the_share_of_flair on Instagram or email Caitlin.M.Foyt@gmail.com.
Sokay Designs is a self declared purveyor of “stuff you don’t need.” But, if you collect mythical creature pins—or more specifically, unicorn pins, you might actually need the pin maker’s latest release. This design is made with soft enamel, it glows in the dark and measures 1.5 X 1.2” long. Buyers have the option to upgrade their standard rubber backing to a back that locks for an extra $1. The pin is available for $9 in the Sokay Designs Etsy store.
In honor of the new Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and of Mr. Fahrenheit himself, Mame Pins debuted a new pin this week. It’s made from hard enamel and gold metal and measures 1.75” long. Every pin is dual posted and comes with accompanying rubber clutches. It’s available at the Mame Pins website for $10.
Netherlands based pin maker Stuff Your Face Studio creates designs focused on mental health, sexuality and body positivity. This week, the artist launched a special edition version of the brand’s best-selling pin.
Instead of soft enamel, this special edition pin is made with hard enamel. The colors are a bit different– the pin’s center is now purple with gold glitter. It measures 30 mm wide and has a black rubber clasp at the back. This design is a reference to the electronic musician and performer Peaches’ song “Fuck The Pain Away.” It’s now available in the artist’s Etsy store for $9.42.
Did you know that more than 80 percent of Earth’s oceans remain unmapped, unobserved and unexplored? Pin maker Netherway Workshop recently created a tribute to magic of discovery and underwater adventure. Each pin is made with hard enamel and has a rose gold finish. Dimensions are 1.5″ x 1.25″. Flip the pin over and find the “Netherway Workshop” backstamp and teal blue rubber pinbacks. Shoppers can find the pin at the Netherway Workshop online shop for $10 each.
If you go to Disneyland and don’t take a photo of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle—did you really go to Disneyland? The Disney Fantasy pin maker Just Dream understands this and has got you covered. This week they launched a new pin made up of two individual pieces—a classic vintage Polaroid instamatic camera and photo– connected by a silver chain. Each is silver plated and made with glitter. Pins are sold with butterfly clasps. It’s now available at the Just Dream website for $13 each.