Enamel pins - trends, history, and the craze
- Everything you need to know!
One of the trends that caught attention around the world was the big comeback of the enamel prints. Believe it or not, these cute, little accessories that your parents might have worn during their youth, are now even more popular than they were back then. So, if you manage to find some old ones around the house, be sure to wear it – it will fit great in this new and refreshed trend.
The trend of wearing pins started back again around 2014 when it was still fresh and new, and many were skeptical about whether it will grow to be a real trend or not. Now, it's popularity has sky rocketed. This accessory has become a fresh and interesting addition to the clothes and accessories, for people of all ages.
The history of today’s pin dates back to 1800BC with the ancient Egyptians, who created decorative filigree artworks. 600 years later, the Greeks updated the process and the look, filling out space in the filigree with powdered glass, which turned out to be the base of the enamel inlay. Much later, the Chinese used the same process to create decorative items, vases, and jewelry, which also includes the first enamel lapel pin. In the time of the Civil War, the pins were very popular because the soldiers wore them as a symbol of their unit. They even came as a reward later, for the veterans.
Until recently, the pins did not have their place in the fashion world. but, the much-awaited revival happened at the pins started appearing everywhere. They were most different, colorful, interesting. The enamel pins offered a black canvas for designers with the chance to explore and state their idea, mission, or just to send a message out there in the world. It is equally adored by both men and women. They have become a representation of personality and identity. The youngsters usually wear them on the side of a denim jacket. the fashionistas put them additionally on the back of the jacket, jeans, and accessories. Some even attach them to the blazers and work attire, bringing some diversity to the worked place.
All in all, the pins have made a comeback, they are here, in most different and interesting designs and colors. in you want to bring out your creative side, try wearing and matching 2-3 pins – you will love it!