Zippers rock! Not only do they have a very important function to make life our lives easier, but they can also be used to accessorize or decorate your dress just like a button! They can give you a really edgy “motorcycle girl” type of look. Since the 1960s, showy zips have been so popular as focal points on garments or accessories. Zippers are appearing on everything from biker jackets, coats, to dresses. Now the external zipper is a fashion statement!