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 a rise in popularity, but oftentimes leaned too far in the Tumblr-wear direction for many. With this selection of food-themed enamel pins, we have found a way to always rep your favorite edibles—from ice cream to beer—no matter the carb content.
Toronto’s Yo Sick began as a zine, but now offers equally affordable treats to accompany it, in the form of hats, stickers and more. Check out their “chill” ice cream lapel pin ($5); their peace sign- and heart-shaped pizza patches are also worth a peep.
Sunny Side Up Egg
On the larger side, this
sunny side up brooch ($50) from I Still Love You NYC—whose “Sorry Not Sorry” necklace became a cult hit—shows exactly how you like your eggs: fried and in pop art form. This cheerful accessory is handmade in Brooklyn and makes the perfect addition to any brunch outfit.
Salt & Pepper
Perhaps the best way to season your wardrobe is with a City of Industry Salt & Pepper Shaker Pin set ($20). The gold plated pieces charm when worn as a duo—but makes a silent but symbolic statement if you keep one and give the other to a better half.
There’s arguably no food more associative than pizza. From sensory stimulation to nostalgia-churning impact, we all know what a single slice means. Designed by Greenwich Letterpress Retail, this Pizza Slice Enamel Pin ($10) brings all that to mind, sans the grease.
This old-fashioned strawberry milkshake pin ($12) is a throwback to drive-in movies, diners and pastel-colored Cadillacs. Handmade in Glasgow, this saccharine pin will have you humming malt shop tunes before you know it.
Rep your favorite beverage with this beer can lapel pin ($6) by Night Watch Studios. Cast in red, blue, cream and chrome, it’s a simple design that recalls the classic beer commercials of yesteryear.
Vermont-based company Mean Folk’s 40 oz lapel pin ($6)—complete with a skeletal death-grip—is a little bit creepy and a lot playful. Their patches and pins are just right for the anti-social and pessimistic side of all of us.
Cherry Pie Pin
Inspired by the wonders of Twin Peaks’ Double R Diner, the Cherry Pie Pin ($6) from Rosehound Apparel will please any fan of the show. It’s a shiny ode to the tasty treat itself too, with the cherries crafted from vibrant soft enamel.
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