If you thought zippers only belong on the pants, this article will blow your mind! Zippers should definitely have a place in your every day fashion, mainly because they are a familiar sight, but they still manage to catch you by surprise because you simply don’t expect them on a necklace or a headband. Check out our selection of the coolest DIY ways to accessorize with zippers!
1. Zipper Heart Necklace
Necklaces can be super predictable, especially when they are heart shaped. Be honest, how many heart necklaces do you see on people every day? It’s a very popular motive with a good reason, but if you don’t want your necklace to just blend it with the rest, check out how Cut Out + Keep made this zipper heart necklace!
2. Zipper Earrings
Remember when we used to wear earrings just for fun, not always for special and super glamorous occasions? Let’s bring those times back! Feeling young and a little rebellious is always a good feeling to channel, so head over to Craftaholics Anonymous and find out all about these edgy zipper earrings!
3. Zipper Bracelet
Bracelets are easily one of our favorite accessories, because they really compliment any outfit and don’t get tangled into our hair when we try to take them off! If you’re ready to expand your bracelet collection for some more unique pieces, don’t miss these zipper bracelets by Everyday Dishes!
4. Braided Zipper Cuff
Here’s another take on a zipper bracelet and this one will appeal to those of you who love the cuff styled bracelets! They are bulkier and more noticeable, so if you’re looking for something that is going to make a statement, Brit + Co has got the perfect one!
5. Zipper Headband
Do you accessorize your hair? We’re always worrying about rings, necklaces, bracelets … and completely forgetting about the hair! If you haven’t paid much attention to your hair accessory game lately, the zipper headband by Stars for Streetlights is the perfect piece to jump right into it!
6. Embellished Zipper Necklace
You may think that zipper fashion only applies to street style, but this gorgeous and glamorous zipper necklace by M&J Blog is proving you wrong! You can wear it to even the fanciest event without worrying you’re underdressed. This necklace was made to shine!
7. Thin Zipper Bracelet
If you quickly scrolled past the bulky cuff bracelet we listed above you’re probably wondering why thin bracelets are always being left out. We’re totally on your team and think it’s time to bring back the chic and colorful thin bracelets – starting with the ones by Moms Crafters!
8. Zipper Denim Pants
You can absolutely go old-school and bring the zipper back to the pants – but with a slight twist, of course! We got you a tutorial for denim pants with a front zip, which gives us major 90’s feels! Check out the creation process at My Little Secrets!
9. Front Dress Zipper
We know it’s hard to cut into your beloved dress and attempt to refashion it, especially when the dress itself is very elegant and gentle. But with a good idea and impeccable tutorial by Mr. Kate on your side, you’ll have no problem adding a front zipper to your dress!
10. Rainbow Zipper Pouch
A regular pouch already has a zipper, so if you’re wondering how you can make it extra special, the answer lies with Jamie Sanders! The combination of several zippers and a rainbow color palette is going to make for the brightest, most joyful pouch!
11. Zipper Sweatshirt
One’s personal style can change so fast it’s hard to keep up with your own varying taste sometimes. Buying new clothes every time you find new inspiration on Pinterest isn’t the best idea, especially when you can easily refashion your most worn pieces! Find out how My Little Secrets upgraded a sweatshirt with a simple zipper!
12. Edgy Zipper Necklace
Wearing a zipper necklace draws attention even when the necklace isn’t the most edgy piece – but this necklace by Memento Mori 5 is definitely one that’s going to leave people speechless. It’s outstandingly high fashion and unbelievably easy to make!
13. Zipper Sweater
Sweaters are one of the comfiest and coziest pieces to wear, but in those months that feel a bit in-between seasons, when the weather is all over the place, we do wish our sweaters were a bit more flexible with their design. Thankfully, we found this thin zipper sweater at Fall for DIY!