1. Welcome to the new Styleforum!

    We hope you’re as excited as we are to hang out in the new place. There are more new features that we’ll announce in the near future, but for now we hope you’ll enjoy the new site.

    We are currently fine-tuning the forum for your browsing pleasure, so bear with any lingering dust as we work to make Styleforum even more awesome than it was.

    Oh, and don’t forget to head over to the Styleforum Journal, because we’re giving away two pairs of Carmina shoes to celebrate our move!

    Please address any questions about using the new forum to support@styleforum.net

    Cheers,

    The Styleforum Team

    Dismiss Notice

those little buttons

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by afaludi, Oct 20, 2006.

  1. afaludi

    afaludi Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    200
    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2006
    Location:
    Fairfax VA
    I've noticed a lot of people wearing those little buttons that have various sayings and bands on them. I got one or two, what are your opinions on them? do you always wear them?
     
  2. Stazy

    Stazy Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    7,194
    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2006
    Location:
    Toronto
    I never wear them. I don't know very many people that do. I think they can look cool though if you pin them on your messanger bag.
     
  3. Get Smart

    Get Smart Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    12,158
    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2004
    Location:
    A town called Malice
    eh? you mean the little pins that punkers have been sticking on their jackets for 30 years?
     
  4. afaludi

    afaludi Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    200
    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2006
    Location:
    Fairfax VA
    That would be them
     
  5. ComboOrgan

    ComboOrgan Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    352
    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2006
    Location:
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Just a way for members of some subcultures to identify each other.

    If you like ska (for example), and you want other people who like ska to know that you also like ska, then go ahead and stick a Toasters pin on your scally cap, rudie.
     
  6. knucks

    knucks Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,958
    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2006
    Location:
    Ann Arbor
    I have two pins on my jacket. One is from my university, and M for Michigan. The other is the cliche'd "I am loved."

    Why I have the M, well I never took it off from when I went back home for a weekend. The "I am loved" is just a way to keep the thought of my girlfriend with me whenever I wear the jacket.
     
  7. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    4,649
    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2006
    i've got a few vintage buttons that i never do anything with. whenever i stick on a lapel or jacket, i feel like i am trying too hard. and when i stick 'em on a bag or something, i get stabbed constantly. my favorites in my "collection":

    -blondie is a group
    -kraftwerk
    -disks travel in packs
    -i am a resistor
    -d.i.y.
     
  8. Lysol

    Lysol Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    522
    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2006
    -blondie is a group

    i scored a original "blondie is a group" shirt at a salvation army a few years back. i only wear it skating or raking leaves because of the "trying too hard" factor mentioned above but it was still an awesome find none the less. it's a size large and fit me like a small.

    as someone who has amassed a collection of hundreds of pins and badges over the years from working with bands, i rarely ever seriously put them on an article of clothing. makes me feel like robert downey jr. circa 1984.
     
  9. sygyzy

    sygyzy Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,552
    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2006
    The only ones I have said good, when I went to the magazine laucnh party. I sort of like the message. [​IMG] Oh, I don't wear them.
     
  10. Bandwagonesque

    Bandwagonesque Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,237
    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2006
    Location:
    Canada
    I have a few of my friend's band, and other bands who I really dig. Nothing punk, emo or faux-indie though. They're pinned to my messenger bag strap.
     

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by