In August 2001, for their Fall Fashion Issue, the editors of GL GIRLS' LIFE magazine, identified and editorialized Winky&Dutch tac pins as a way to update back to school basics, all year long. [caption id="attachment_2690" align="aligncenter" width="300"] TBT: Flashback to August 2001: Girls' Life Magazine shows their readers an easy & affordable way to update basics: PUT A PIN ON IT! The Winky&Dutch tac pin is still the way to go to update any look.[/caption] Fashion and times move forward and change regularly, sometimes at the speed of light. One thing has stayed the same, as pointed out by GL Magazine, Winky&Dutch was AND is an easy, affordable, and cool way to change a wardrobe basic from flat to fabulous. [caption id="attachment_2692" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Up close view of the Winky&Dutch Tac Pin in its 2001 editorial debut. Showcasing Piggly Wiggly (no longer available) & one of our many pieces of Kitty Cat artwork.[/caption] The more things change, the more they stay the same, is our TBT throwback Thursday mantra as we have made great changes but what really matters has stayed he same. Winky&Dutch is still loved the world over, and is a high quality product Made In the USA. The Winky&Dutch artwork continues to give you more choices than anyone in the universe to curate/customize/personalize our unique domed accessories. Winky&Dutch scours the globe seeking out the coolest artists and designers to create exclusive, fresh, and relevant artwork to our collection of images for you to chose from. [caption id="attachment_2693" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Take a look at us now. The Tac Pin in 2 sizes 13mm (Space Cadet) & 18mm (Constellation) and our Aviator Wings 13mm Tac Pin.[/caption] Check us out! Shop & learn about, or contact us at shopwinky.com. We are always here to help you. Who knows, with any luck, this post could get the attention of the editor of GL Magazine which could lead to seeing us in an upcoming issue of GL Magazine.
Everyone can use a little extra luck on Monday morning, as #MarchMadness begins AND the day before St.Patricks Day. Shown here are two exclusive Winky&Dutch designs from our archives, that speak directly to the luck needed on Monday morning and St. Patricks Day. [caption id="attachment_2683" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Charms, pins and rings! Keep from getting pinched, or from having bad luck with anything from Winky&Dutch[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2686" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 2 times the luck and 3 times as cool when you pair the Winky&Dutch Accessory Collection with ANY of our artwork from our exclusive archive.[/caption]
This collection, pulled from our expansive archive, contains some of our favorite vintage pieces that represent true Winky&Dutch style. The 1987 Collection by Winky&Dutch is tied to our history, deeply rooted in designing and creating classic, American-made accessories that speak to and grow with your personal style. Winky&Dutch style can be yours with this unique collection of tac pins, cufflinks, and charms, but due to their true vintage nature, they are in limited quantities. Buy them for yourself or give them as gifts, but get them before they are gone. Shop and share the collection here. [caption id="attachment_2661" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The 1987 Collection (clockwise top right) Old Time Radio Microphone Cufflinks, Skull Sword & Snake Tac Pin, Bulldog Cufflinks, Razor Blade Tac Pin, Handcuff Cufflinks, Cadillac Cruiser Tie Bar, Large Camera Charm. Entire Collection Priced $20 - $50[/caption]
TBT LOOK BACK: In 1997, big things were happening. Steve Jobs returned to Apple, Tiger Woods, at 21 became the youngest golfer ever to win the Masters, Madeline Albright became first female Secretary of State, and in NYC, French Brasserie Balthazar opened and would be the hottest reservation in the city to obtain for the next two years. Over at New York Magazine the June 9, 1997 issue featured the best hospitals in NYC, as well as editorial dedicated to the Winky&Dutch lamp, from our home accessories collection. Since the beginning we at Winky&Dutch have been known for the inventive, playful, clever and creative approach to designing our products. This has not changed. We cannot wait for New York Magazine to see us now.[caption id="attachment_2656" align="alignnone" width="283"] In June of 1997, New York Magazine editorialized the Winky&Dutch lamp and acknowledged them for having 'inventive hands" and for 'putting a playful spin on jewelry and home accessories'. We can't wait for New York Magazine to see us now.[/caption]