Is it bad to buy kandi?

xXJustJoking8P 1/22/2022 11:27 am 2031

Ya, I made an account just to ask this, kinda dumb I know lol

I'm a bit of a new scene kid (Not sure about being a kandi kid but at the same time I'm not familiar with the differences) and whenever my friends ask if I made my kandi and I tell them I bought it they normally look at me weirdly, is it like, looked down upon to buy kandi? I want to start making my own but I love the ones I bought so I'd hate having to throw them out to avoid being a poser : (

Edit: Should've mentioned this but I buy my kandi from Etsy, lol

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Jan 24, 2022 2:19 am

It’s good to buy Kandi from other people ESPECIALLY if it’s supporting a small business!!

Jan 23, 2022 4:31 pm

i think if you're not buying from a company and it's someone that's apart of the community then it's definitely okay! plus it's nice to help out the seller (:

Jan 22, 2022 5:08 pm

not bad!!! As long as who you’re buying from isn’t a bad person or a corporate. Someone who is familiar and follows plu

Not everyone has the time, money, or ability to make kandi. And maybe some people just don’t want to buy a ton of beads if they only want a bracelet or two.

Jan 22, 2022 4:57 pm

i don't think its bad! sum of the people at school will commission me for cuffs nd stuff every once in a while so i don't think its bad : )

Jan 22, 2022 4:12 pm

nothing wrong with buying it but making it is super fun

Jan 22, 2022 2:10 pm

Buy all the stuff u want just not from big retailors like hot topic, amazon or like claires and sh. Buy from etsy/depop aka small shops! Just bc its not true kandi unless someone makes it with there pure little hearts lol. Its just a bracelet not kandi

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Jan 22, 2022 1:44 pm
@shark_bonez: @V4MP1RE_GUTZZ: yeah i agree if u are gonna buy it then at least help someone out and not support big business
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Jan 22, 2022 1:42 pm

you dont have to throw it out but kandi is for making memorys and its a piece of urself

Jan 22, 2022 1:34 pm

There will always be people who will say yes, but I personally don't agree with that. Sometimes people like the aesthetic of kandi but don't know how to make it themselves, so buying it from someone who knows how to make it is a valid option. In the early days of this site, I sold a few cuffs to people who were desperate to own cuffs but didn't know how to make them, and who insisted on paying me for them (I think it was about $10/cuff). I put just as much love and care into those cuffs as I did for the ones that I gave away at raves.

But yes, please don't buy commercially-produced kandi like from Hot Topic etc. It has more meaning if someone has made it by hand. You don't want a piece of machine-made kandi that thousands of other people have. That's just a bracelet.

Jan 22, 2022 1:11 pm

i mean- from etsy or d-pop or actual kandi kids no

edit: from etsy is good! lots of kandi kids looking to make some money lol-

-flint/tobie