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Dog State Makes Fashion Accessories for the Hard Edged

 - May 21, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
References: goodhood
Dog State isn’t for the faint-of-heart fashionista.  Their hardcore rings are scary creations that include horrific clowns, skulls, monkeys, tigers and even eerie Minnie Mouses. 

These Dog State hand-made, fine silver rings are available for purchase at

Implications - The rise in popularity of subversive subcultures such as goths and punks has allowed fashion designers that cater to this niche to flourish. Just as tattoos and body modifications have become more mainstream, so too have other fashion cues from those who live alternate lifestyles. Shocking jewelry that depicts macabre figures, demonic icons and other unsettling pop-culture figures lets the wearer express their individuality without speaking a word.