Zippers aren’t just a functional part of clothing: They’re now adding decorative flair to everything from women’s shoes and jewelry to men’s accessories.
1/20Guinevere zipper coil ring, $42, at nordstrom.com
2/20Andrea Valentini zipper cuff, $85, at maxandchloe.com
3/20Julianne Hough for Sole Society Makenna heels, $70, at solesociety.com
4/20iHip tangle-free zippered earbuds, $11, at amazon.com
5/20BCBG Max Azria Inlay zipper cuff, $68, at bcbg.com
6/20Cuffitt zipper cufflinks, $40, at cuffitt.etsy.com
7/20Linea Pelle Alex skinny leather belt with zip trim, $99, at lineapelle.com
8/20Alexander Wang x Linda Farrow zipper-frame sunglasses, $254, at 80spurple.com
9/20Josh Jakus zip tie, $65, at uncommongoods.com
10/20Claire’s mixed-up colorful zipper drop earrings, set of nine for $15, at Claire’s, locations throughout the city; visit claires.com
11/20Jeffrey Campbell Big Zipper flats, $90 (normally $110), at singer22.com. Use code “JC25OFF” to receive this discount through May 1.
12/20Vans Section denim wallet, $26, at shop.vans.com
13/20ZipperJewelry bow bracelet, $39, at zipperjewelry.etsy.com
14/20Michael Michael Kors Naomi zipper clutch, $248, at michaelkors.com
15/20Blu Bijoux zipper ring, $12, at maxandchloe.com
16/20Jessica Simpson Leaf Collection heart necklace, $21, at qvc.com
17/20Converse by John Varvatos Chuck Taylor All-Star Zip-off Nailhead sneakers, $170, at piperlime.com
18/20BCBG Max Azria Inlay zipper necklace, $68, at bcbg.com
19/20Photograph: Marty CrosleyDouble-zipping bracelet, $12, at lulus.com
20/20Karl Lagerfeld stainless-steel studded leather double-strap watch, $295, at macys.com
By Rachel LeWinter|
April 28 is considered National Zipper Day to commemorate the date the fastener was invented in 1917. Fete the occasion by donning these zipper-adorned accessories, jewelry and shoes for men and women. You’ll find convertible sneakers from Piperlime, funky cuffs from BCBG and wool ties from UncommonGoods.