Wow, I had no idea there were such strong opinions about the exposed zipper! I couldn’t believe how many people spoke up against it. It seems there’s a pretty even divide between the people who love it and those who hated it. Good thing I didn’t bring up my anti-breastfeeding agenda (KIDDING!!!)
Anyway, I realize that those opposed to the exposed zipper were expressing a dislike for the trend in general, and not my ridiculously cute version in particular. (benefit of the doubt!) But, I also realize that my brightly colored contrasting nylon zip intended for a preschooler also might not do the trend justice. So. In an effort to sway you, or just to show you how pretty an exposed zip can be, I’ve compiled a little show and tell (Ok, this is mostly just to prove to my husband that it IS a thing!)
here we go:
I love it. And that’s what matters. Well, obviously not for the world as a whole, as I don’t see world leaders lined up asking for my opinion. But it’s all that matters for what I sew for my family, at least.
And for those of you still not swayed over to the exposed zip dark side, don’t worry. There have been plenty of trends lately that I do not care for. Case in point: