Flags have long been a symbol of your team, your state, and your country, among other things. Pirates may have had the coolest flag design, but these fabulous flags are still innovative and exciting. Check out the slideshow to see some of the fabulous flags and flag-inspired designs that have helped people show their patriotic pride.

Implications - Flags are important to many people because they represent a nation of people, different cultures and even sports teams. To show patriotism, many people like to buy unique items that show off their country's flag. Businesses can use flags to promote their items or even create flag-inspired items such as the ones seen in the featured trend to tempt their consumers.