Each year, YKK hosts the YKK Fastening Awards, a fashion design contest for fashion design students studying in Japan focused on fastening products such as zippers, hook & loop fasteners, buckles, and snaps & buttons. Every autumn, 30 works chosen from the entries are debuted at a fashion show in Tokyo. Check out the Grand-Prix winners in each category, chosen from 6056 entries in this year’s competition.
YKK Fastening Awards is a unique fashion design contest focused around fastening products, such as zippers, hook & loop fasteners, buckles, and snaps & buttons. The contest is for students enrolled in schools in Japan and comprises the Apparel Category and the Fashion Goods Category. It has grown into one of Japan’s leading fashion design contests. Every autumn, 30 works chosen from the entries are released at the fashion show in Tokyo, Japan. The below works are the Grand-Prix of each category, the top of 6056 entries in the 18th YKK FASTENING AWARDS.