Clothing Isn’t the Only Thing That Needs Labels
In addition to shirts and pants, accessories also need labeling that gets consumers’ attention and provides important info.
It isn’t just shirts, pants and dresses that need standout labeling. Other accessories also need to have all the critical information listed on well-designed and eye-catching garment labels. Don’t overlook these pieces and assume that their labels don’t require a little extra attention. In reality, these items are just as able to help grow a brand and put a spotlight on their designer. Scarves, hats and even gloves need labels, and designers can benefit by creating something interesting and unique for these accessories.
Sometimes, garment labels aren’t even noticeable on scarves. They are often placed on the opposite side and only show if the scarf is turned around. However, that doesn’t mean that the label doesn’t matter. Some companies are now placing the label on the outside of the scarf, making the label part of the actual design. This ensures that the label–as well as the brand name–stands out and gets some additional attention. The size, shape and color of the label can all be coordinated with the scarf. The possibilities are endless when it comes to scarf labeling.
Hats are a lot like scarves in that the garment labels can be placed on the inside or the outside. More designers are starting to see the benefits that come with placing the label on the outside, and it isn’t just about the brand recognition. The label on the outside creates more interest in the hat and helps to make for a more unique look. This is true for baseball hats, beanies and other popular hat styles. It’s just as important to be able to find the label in a great hat as it is to find the label in a great shirt. If you’re creating hats in addition to other garments, spend a little extra time on the label design and selection.
Most of the time, labels aren’t going to be found on the outside of gloves. It just isn’t a popular choice and doesn’t work as well as it does with other accessories. However, gloves are an interesting item. It can be tough to find a pair that fits well and does exactly what a person needs them to do. Because of this, that label becomes incredibly important. When a person has a pair of gloves that they love and someone else notices them and also loves them, that label is the best way to track down another pair.
Everyone knows that pants, shirts, tees, dresses, shorts and skirts need labels. But what about accessories for those garments? These also need labels that will provide the necessary and important information about the brand. Just like the clothing they coordinate with, accessories can have labels on the inside or the outside. They can have larger labels or smaller labels, too–it’s all about what works for the item and what will catch the consumer eye.