Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Pins and Patches

From art to sports to films and in-between, all your denim jacket decorating needs are covered

While during the ’70s and ’80s it wasn’t strange to see somebody repping their favorite band on their lapel or sporting bright yellow smiley faces patches on their knees, the fad dwindled. But over the past few years enamel pins and embroidered patches have come back into favor in a big way. From emoji to celebrity faces and song lyrics, tropical dreams and sad vibes …

Anxiety Ghost Pin

When you can’t find your chill-out medication and need a like-minded friend to lament all your concerns to, just affix this Bad Vibes (aka Matt Darling) “Anxiety Ghost” pin to your lapel for a bit company. The hard enamel and chrome-plated nickel pin has the words “overthink everything” emblazoned across the ghost’s chest. Share your woes with this friendly little spook and face the day …

Ace of Spades Lapel Pin

Luscious lips, a pink tongue, gold tooth and an ace of spades combine for this Explorer’s Press lapel pin, designed by the talented Chloe Kovska. The one-inch pin (made from enamel and brass) combines luck and lust in a delightful design that will look excellent on the lapel of your leather jacket.