Enamel Pins are taking internet by storm!

Pins and patches are becoming cool again!

The trend is called “flair.”

Here’s how to wear those lovely pins you can see everywhere

You can throw them on anything, from purses to sweaters.

For those who might not know, flair covers all of those pretty little pins, patches, and stickers that you can throw on your lapels and purses. If you’re not sure how to wear it or want to learn more about the trend, here’s what you need to know. As for why it’s called “flair,” it’s a direct tribute to the ’90s. If you’ve seen the movie “Office Space,” probabilities are you know what “pieces of flair” refers to.

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Why is it cool again?

These old school enamel pins have been growing in popularity since 2015, according to The New York Times. After finding a new audience on Instagram and social media, new companies online have popped up around the trend. Pop culture designs especially sell well. Also, they’re a cute way to show off your individual style, and work for both men’s and women’s fashions.

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How do I wear it?

Lots of different ways! Look no further than social media sites like Pinterest or Instagram to see how some people are rocking flair.

You can wear it on your hat.

Rock two on your collar or just one super cute pin there
Use one of those extra holes on your belt
Make your old jean jacket look new again.
Look tough in a leather jacket
Give an old bag some character
Okay, I’m sold! Where do I buy them?
visit : pin-on.com
Pins and flair are all over the place right now.

Some places to get you started include Pin-on.com, Forever, Zazzle 21, Etsy, Madewell, and Modcloth.

Happy pinning!