Innovative accessories for intimate apparel

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The accessories for intimate apparel consist of an underwire, hook-and-eye tape, a ring and slider, and buckle and bone. This chapter begins with a review of the challenges in designing innovative accessories. It continues with an overview of recent developments, focusing on two main categories of accessories for intimate apparel, namely, underwires and hooks and eyes. The new developments with traditional products are also compared. This provides a source of reference for the design and development of future accessories for intimate apparel.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Women's Intimate Apparel Technology
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781782423690
ISBN (Print)9781782423904
Publication statusPublished - 28 Apr 2016


  • Hook-and-eye tape
  • Intimate apparels
  • Magic wire
  • SoftSeal
  • Underwire
  • Zig-zag stitch

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)


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