Apparel/Accessories

Latest news on the apparel industry from YKK

  • Jeans manufacturers and Berkeley scientists discover new ways to make earth-friendly blue jeans

    Jeans manufacturers and Berkeley scientists discover new ways to make earth-friendly blue jeans

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  • Ingredient Brands Add Value to End Products

    Ingredient Brands Add Value to End Products

    In a recent article in Forbes, “What ‘Ingredient Brands’ Are And Why They’re Important,” Richard Kestenbaum writes about how the use of ingredient brands can help a brand communicate the quality...

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  • YKK Promotion Video 2017 60 second ver1:03

    YKK Promotion Video 2017 60 second ver

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  • Apparel industry leaders take steps to be more sustainable and socially ethical

    Apparel industry leaders take steps to be more sustainable and socially ethical

    At YKK our environmental pledge encourages us to “preserve the abundantly endowed global environment and to transfer it to the next generation in sound condition.” Likewise, many apparel...

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  • How to choose the correct zipper for your handbag

    How to choose the correct zipper for your handbag

        When you say “handbag” there can be many different interpretations, including backpack, baguette, handbag, cross body bag, tote bag, clutch bag and bucket bag, and in some instances, handbags...

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  • YKK SOFLEX® 20:52

    YKK SOFLEX® 2

    YKK SOFLEX® stretches to fit your body.

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  • YKK FLEXFix®0:51

    YKK FLEXFix®

    FLEXFix® is a revolutionary plastic snap which achieves more freedom in form, colors and design.

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  • How to purchase a great pair of jeans for men

    How to purchase a great pair of jeans for men

    [View the story “How to purchase a great pair of jeans for men” on Storify] The post How to purchase a great pair of jeans for men appeared first on YKK.

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  • Organic Cotton is kinder to you and to the environment

    Organic Cotton is kinder to you and to the environment

    [View the story “Organic Cotton is kinder to you and to the environment” on Storify] The post Organic Cotton is kinder to you and to the environment appeared first on YKK.

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  • FLEXSEAL®0:31

    FLEXSEAL®

    FLEXSEAL® has a strong and flexible coil element offering a durable, lightweight and fully waterproof solution for the most demanding applications. The extruded fin profile offers protection from the

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  • Zipper Dress Designer wins YKK® photo contest

    Zipper Dress Designer wins YKK® photo contest

    This year to celebrate National Zipper Day on April 29th, YKK had a photo contest, and we asked people to submit any unique photos of YKK® zippers on our Instagram page.  The winner of the contest...

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  • National Zipper Day is April 29 - YKK is celebrating with a Photo Contest

    National Zipper Day is April 29 - YKK is celebrating with a Photo Contest

    Every year on April 29th, we celebrate something that most of us take for granted. This item is everywhere - in our clothes, purses, furniture, luggage, automobiles, and numerous other places. That’

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  • Young Designer uses YKK® zippers in a unique way to design a leather clutch purse

    Young Designer uses YKK® zippers in a unique way to design a leather clutch purse

    by Beth Whelchel, YKK Corporation of America Bianca Chong is a fashion design student who won the YKK Fastening Award at the International Talent Support 2015 contest in Trieste, Italy. She won...

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  • Denim is coming back as athleisure wear plateaus

    Denim is coming back as athleisure wear plateaus

    [View the story “Athleisure wear sales are slowing as denim sales pick up.” on Storify] The post Denim is coming back as athleisure wear plateaus appeared first on YKK.

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  • Durable Luggage Contains Quality Zippers

    Durable Luggage Contains Quality Zippers

    [View the story “How does the quality of a zipper affect your luggage overall?” on Storify] The post Durable Luggage Contains Quality Zippers appeared first on YKK.

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  • FAQ: Removing Stains from Denim Garments

    FAQ: Removing Stains from Denim Garments

     How to Remove Stains from Denim Garments Removing stains from denim garments caused by metal dust particles from a zipper is easy.  Since the stains appear on the surface of the fabric, you can...

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  • YKK Quick Release1:05

    YKK Quick Release

    “Quick Release Zipper” introduces a new way to open a zipper. It allows users to release the zipper by simply pulling apart the garment from both sides of the zipper. There is no need of pulling down

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  • YKK Insert supporting slider cover1:00

    YKK Insert supporting slider cover

    This retro-fitted plastic parts support the insertion of an open-end zipper, and improve the operability. For details visit http://ykknorthamerica.com/product/insert-supporting-slider-cover/

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  • YKK Reflective Zipper1:00

    YKK Reflective Zipper

    Safety is always a concern for YKK. We not only offer a safety conscious reflective zipper, but also a fashionable reflective zipper. These zippers are attractive both day and night to help protect an

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  • YKK LUMIFINE®1:01

    YKK LUMIFINE®

    LUMIFINE® glow-in-the dark zipper is now available in six neon color combinations! It can be used both as a safety feature at night, as well as a fashion accessory for clothing during the daylight. Fo

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