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Pin Drop Friday- 10/26/2018

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.


Squid Vishuss

Witch Pin 2

Squid Vishuss creates lots of babely pin-up style illustrations inspired by mermaids and magic. This week, a red headed witch pin became available in her shop. Each pin is 2″ long and made from, hard enamel, and gold metal. Now available at the Squid Vishuss Etsy store for $15.


Courtney Blades

Buckeye Butterfly

Have you heard of the Buckeye Butterfly? Originally from Africa, these butterflies are colored brown, have green overtones and have large eye spots. This week, UK-based artist Courtney Blades brought an original illustration of the Buckeye Butterfly to life as an enamel pin. Each pin is made from aluminum, brass and stainless steel and measures 1.4 x 0.8 inches. It’s available for sale in the artist’s Etsy store  for approximately $9.93.


Girl Fawkes Pins

Aggressively Queer

Remember: You can be flamboyant and aggressively queer, an introvert and aggressively queer and everything in between. Express your pride with Girl Fawkes latest pin, now available in four color variants: Pink, Light Pink With Glitter, White and White With Glitter. Aggressively Queer is now available in the artist’s Etsy shop for $10.


Lilly Baik


Part witch. Part bat. All bee. This little buzzer has arrived just in time for Halloween. The pin is made from hard enamel, has a shiny gold finish and measures .75” long. Flip over the pin and you’ll see that it has a single post, a rubber clutchback and a Lilly Bee backstamp logo. It’s available for $10 at the Lilly Baik website.


Goose and Rabbit

I’m Extra

Yeah, yeah, yeah, we know. GUAC IS EXTRA. We’ll pay up, so shut up and load it up! This week, Ireland-based pin maker Goose and Rabbit launched a new pin for all of the ‘extra’ people out there. It’s approximately 1” in length. You can buy it for approximately $9.42 at the artist’s Etsy store.



Happy Flower

If you take a long, hard look at a daisy, you can see it’s really just a jolly little smiley face with arms and legs. That’s the idea behind a new pin from Australian-based artist IDKwhydesigns. Made from enamel and black nickel, this design measures 25mm long. It’s single posted and comes with a corresponding rubber pink pin back. It’s available for approximately $10.98 through the artist’s Etsy store.


Poor Man Stew

Ghosts May Follow

There are spirits that haunt places–and then there are those that haunt people. This week, pin maker Poor Man Stew launched a design for those of us who are a little extra spooky. “Ghosts May Follow” is made from hard enamel and includes glitter in its design. It measures 1” x 1.5”, is dual posted and comes with two black rubber clutches. Orders come with a Poor Man Stew branded button and stickers. The new pin is now available at the artist’s website for $8. While you’re there, also check out the Halloween-themed Pumpkin Slime lapel pins, in glitter and glow in the dark variants, both available for $10 each.

A Weekend of Pin-Related Events

Free this weekend? Check out these four pin-related happenings in four different cities. All featured events include at least one pin vendor.

Flair Fair

New Haven, Connecticut


About: Pin, buttons and patch market ‘n meetup. Shop unique and collectible artist items. specializes in featuring pins, patches, and buttons—but also items ranging from keychains to t-shirts to zines. These inexpensive items make unique gifts and style statements for friends, loved ones, and yourself while also supporting independent artists + designers.

When: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Where: Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut 06515

Details: Features more than 10 independent artists and designers selling affordable, unique items for your wardrobe and home.

Pin a d patch culture has reached cult-like status, and the organizers are proud to organize an event that bring fans and makers together. Many visitors use it as way to share, collect, trade, and meet-up with some of their favorite makers and fellow fans in the community.

Event is open to the public and free.

Lyric Hall is just 2 miles from downtown New Haven, Connecticut and a short drive from other major cities. (Providence, RI- 1.5 Hours, Boston, MA- 2.5 Hours, New York City- 1.5 Hours.) New Haven is the last stop on the Metro North commuter rail out of Grand Central

Known Enamel Pin Vendors: Strangeways, A Fink and Ink, Cat Party Design Studio, GAYPIN’, Krystan Saint Cat, KWT Designs, Alana Ladson Art, Pinscript, Pins By Dean, The Pulp Girls, The Tiny Hobo, Wild Tiger Pins, Yellow Stripe Co.


Patches and Pins Expo: New York City

About: Patches and Pins Expo is the nations largest flair event. The event includes pins, patches, art, fashion and toys.

When: Noon- 7:30 p.m.

Where: Metropolitan West, 639 w 46th st, New York, NY 10036

Details: Tickets are approximately $10. Free pin to the first 400 attendees. Event organizers expect approximately 3,000 attendees at the event.

Known Enamel Pin Vendors: BxE Buttons X StaciaMade, Trippy Pins, Dead End Threads, We Are Glitch Bitch, and Nerd Pins. 


Pin Pal Palooza

About: A humble convention for all things enamel/lapel pin-related designed by your favorite artists and more.

When: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where: Gallery Nucleus, 210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801

Details: Costumes are encouraged. Free admission, no RSVP required. First 100 people in line will receive a free gift pin–Limited to 1 pin per person. The event will include a raffle.

Known Enamel Pin Vendors: BB-Cre.8, Midnight Dogs, I Loot Paperie, Pink Owlet, Little Shop Of Pins, Nellie Le and Hey it’s Meu, Doggie Drawings by Lili Chen, Rather Keen, Thom Foolery, VUDUBERI, Nagive Gold Clothing, Birdstonshire, Blue Ruin Co./Pin Museum, Robot Dance Battle, Tiny Deer Studio, Baer and Lamb, Pixlotl, The Fantasmical World of Rhode Montijo, DKNG, No Man’s Press, Lost Lust Supply, SohSilly, OchuuSummer, Odds and Sods, Victoria Orolfo Art, Genevieve Tsai, and Alex Ahad


Midwest Flair Festival

Chicago, Illinois


About: Flair Vendors from around the world selling
Pins, Patches and Wearable Art.

When: Noon- 4 p.m.

Where: Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St., Chicago, IL

Details: Free, all ages.

Known Enamel Pin Vendors: 1606 Supply Company, Amar Riley, Anatomical Element, Anna Lisa Illustration, Bianca Xunise, Bright Bat Design, Creepy Company, Cunning Linguist Co., Dreaming of Johnny, Enerjax, Flair Chicago, The Found, Furious Flair, Girl Fawkes Pins, Isabella Rotman, Last Craft Designs, Lil Boat Boutique, Negamidas, Nobody Wants To See Your Dick, NYXTURNA, Outrider Design, Pincheloca, Pop Rocket Creations, Reppin Pins, Rosalarian, Salad Days, Sara M Lyons, Shiny Apple Studio, Sidewinder Goods, Unexpected, VICHCRAFT, Wit and Co and Wildhunt Illustration and Design.