The 12 Best Places To Snag The Coolest Pins And Patches


Your guide to our favorite artist-run shops

Long gone are the days of us wearing our denim jackets—or anything really—plain and simple. After all, what better canvas is there than our own everyday staples? To help out with that, today’s most talented young artists are making their artwork much more accessible by customizing with pins and patches to use on said canvases. 

We rounded up our favorite places to shop online at for the coolest pins and patches, so you can get ready to deck out all of your fall jackets, totes, and more. There's no better feeling than making something your own by covering it with things that really speak to you. Whether it’s Leonardo DiCaprio’s handsome ‘90s mug or a friendly reminder to “cheer the fuck up,” find something great at one of these 12 awesome shops and really jazz up your gear.

Click through the gallery below to read about these artist-run websites, and shop our favorites from each.

Photo courtesy of Tuesday Bassen

Tuesday Bassen
Tuesday Bassen is a Los Angeles-based designer and illustrator. Her work is sold in the form of prints, home goods, tees, and more. However, we can’t help but fall in love with her adorable pins and patches, which were actually among the many designs knocked off by a certain fast fashion retailer. We’ll be channeling our love for bagels (and baes) this fall with the "baegel" patch, for sure.

Tuesday Bassen, Baegel Sticker Patch, $10, available at Tuesday Bassen.