aerial view of multi-colored buttons

button (clothing)

What does a dream about buttons mean?

A dream about buttons on your clothing represents protection or the image of yourself that you bring out. A dream in which you put buttons on your clothes means that you are protecting yourself from outside influences or trying to hide a secret.

What does a dream about losing a button mean?

A dream in which you lose a button or miss a button on your clothing represents ties that are or have been broken, or a relationship that is about to end. This dream can also represent your tarnished self-image. You feel insecure about yourself.

What does a dream about unbuttoning mean?

A dream in which you undo your buttons or unbutton your clothes indicates that you are opening yourself up to others, mentally, emotionally or sexually.

What does a dream about buttons on other people's clothes mean?

A dream about buttons on someone else's clothing means you want to protect others or keep their secrets hidden. A dream in which you unbutton someone else's clothing means you want someone else to open up to you. A dream in which you steal someone else's buttons means that you want to keep a secret at the expense of others.

See also the dream meaning of knot (rope)