Stick a pin in it

The humble pin. It’s back in the news this fall in a big way — both as a political statement and as a fashion statement that harks back to a political statement of the 70s.  Here’s a sample of pins used in runway jewellery as part of the fall collections.  As we are all very aware, after Brexit and now the US election, safety pins are being donned by those who want to indicate they are friendly and a safe haven for anyone experiencing hate crimes and to show solidarity against xenophobia.  But today’s blog is about this oldest and …