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Zip yourself up, then wear as an elegant necklace!
Zip yourself up, then wear as an elegant necklace!
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Zipper Pull: The Necklace That Zips You Up.

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Have you ever struggled to zip up your own dress? Have you ever been asked by your mother, girlfriend, sister, daughter or even a complete stranger to help zip up their dress? What would they do if you weren’t there to help? Now there is a solution: Ms. Dress Up's Zipper Pull.

 Ms. Dress Up's patent-pending Zipper Pull will change the way women buy dresses forever. I struggled trying on high-back dresses while shopping and wondered why it was so difficult to do up a zipper on my own. Sometimes, I felt like I needed to be a contortionist just to get dressed. I would jump up and down in the dressing room and regret not going to yoga more often. I wished there was a simpler solution. 

 After watching a show about divers and their ease in doing up their own wetsuits, I had an epiphany and used the same long zipper extension as the foundation for designing Ms. Dress Up’s Zipper Pull.

 From there, I elevated the concept into a versatile piece of fashionable jewellery.

 An ornamental chain hooks into the zipper of a high-back dress and is used as an extension to the existing pull, acting as a pulley to effortlessly zip yourself up. The hook fits into a variety of zippers, including invisible zippers.

For High-Back Dresses.
For High-Back Dresses.

  Afterwards the chain becomes an elegant necklace, bracelet or anklet. Women can go out shopping with it and try on dresses, without the help of a sales associate or an impatient partner. 

  The Zipper Pull is the perfect companion! Keep it in your closet or take it with you when you travel. At the end of the day you can remove the Zipper Pull and replace the hook back in the dress zipper to, once again, effortlessly unzip your dress.

 For the past two years we have been designing, prototyping and showing the product to women who struggle with getting dressed.

 It was important for us to create a product that not only solved the problem of getting dressed but was also elegant, allergy free and a high quality product.

 To bring the zipper pull to life, we have lined up a world class manufacturer with years of experience making premium jewellery for luxury brands. Together we have created a luxury product at an affordable price.

 Now we just need your help to bring the zipper pull to market!

1) Thank You Very Much!  Your help at any amount brings the Zipper Pull one step closer to reality. 

 You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

2) Ms. Independent-HEART Early Bird: Get one heart Zipper Pull. You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

3) Ms. Independent-FLOWER Early Bird: Get one flower Zipper Pull. You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

4) Ms. Independent HEART: Get one heart Zipper Pull.  You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

5) Ms. Independent FLOWER: Get one flower Zipper Pull.  You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

6) Bestie two-pack HEART: Get two heart Zipper Pulls. One for you and one for your bestie! You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

7) Bestie two-pack FLOWER: Get two flower Zipper Pulls. One for you and one for your bestie!  You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

8) Bestie two-pack HEART & FLOWER: Get one heart and one flower Zipper Pull. One for you and one for your bestie!  You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

9) Brides Bouquet four-pack HEART & FLOWER: Get two heart and two flower Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your bridesmaids.  You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

10) Brides Bouquet four-pack FLOWER: Get four flower Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your bridesmaids.  You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

11) Brides Bouquet four-pack HEART: Get four heart Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your bridesmaids.  You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

12) Prom-Tastic six-pack HEART: Get six heart Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your girlfriends at prom!  You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

13) Prom-Tastic six-pack FLOWER: Get six flower Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your girlfriends at prom! You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

14) Prom-Tastic six-pack FLOWER & HEART: Get three flower and three heart Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your girlfriends at prom!  You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

15) Retailer's Starter Kit with Brand Signage: 12pcs at wholesale. 6 Hearts, 6 Flowers with free acrylic brand signage block. You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

16) Retailer's Starter Kit with POP Display: 24pcs at wholesale. 12 Hearts, 12 Flowers with free acrylic POP display.  You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

17) Retailer's Starter Kit with Brand Signage: 24pcs at wholesale. 12 Hearts, 12 Flowers with free acrylic brand signage block. You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

18) Distributor Package: 800pcs.

You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

You will love your Zipper Pull
You will love your Zipper Pull

Natalie Catania is a passionate designer and entrepreneur, with a bachelor’s degree in Design and Illustration from OCAD University in Toronto. In 2009, Natalie launched her blog, Entrepreneur Girl, where she interviewed over one hundred entrepreneurs and wrote about the paths they have taken to achieve success. Today, Natalie follows her own entrepreneurial path and is excited to launch her inaugural brand Ms. Dress Up and its leading fashion solution-based product, The Zipper Pull.  

For Further Information Contact: Natalie Catania – Founder

Email: hello@msdressup.com

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Website: MSDRESSUP.COM

Instagram: MS_DRESS_UP

Twitter: MS_DRESS_UP

Risks and challenges

We have worked extremely hard to get the Zipper Pull ready for Kickstarter, full-scale manufacturing and fulfillment.

As we bring the Zipper Pull to life we have to remember that:

We will likely have a few minor adjustments once we receive our pre-production prototypes. We will be testing these to make sure you have a Zipper Pull of the highest quality and function for our final product.

We are working with a world class manufacturer with years of experience making premium jewellery for luxury brands. Obviously unforeseen circumstances happen. I have put in place an extra month cushion on the product deadline for such times.

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    Pledge CA$ 1 or more About $0.75

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    Ms. Independent-HEART Early Bird:
    Get one heart Zipper Pull.
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    YUKON and NUNAVUT Please add $10.00 extra on to shipping cost.

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    Ms. Independent-FLOWER Early Bird:
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    Ms. Independent HEART:
    Get one heart Zipper Pull.
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    Ms. Independent FLOWER:
    Get one flower Zipper Pull.
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    Pledge CA$ 48 or more About $36

    Bestie two-pack HEART:
    Get two heart Zipper Pulls. One for you and one fore your bestie!
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

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    Pledge CA$ 48 or more About $36

    Bestie two-pack FLOWER:
    Get two flower Zipper Pulls. One for you and one fore your bestie!
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    YUKON and NUNAVUT Please add $10.00 extra on to shipping cost.

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    Pledge CA$ 48 or more About $36

    Bestie two-pack HEART & FLOWER:
    Get one heart and one flower Zipper Pull. One for you and one for your bestie!
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    YUKON and NUNAVUT Please add $10.00 extra on to shipping cost.

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    Pledge CA$ 92 or more About $69

    Brides Bouquet four-pack HEART & FLOWER:
    Get two heart and two flower Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your bridesmaids.
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    YUKON and NUNAVUT Please add $10.00 extra on to shipping cost.

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    Pledge CA$ 92 or more About $69

    Brides Bouquet four-pack FLOWER:
    Get four flower Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your bridesmaids.
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    YUKON and NUNAVUT Please add $10.00 extra on to shipping cost.

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    Pledge CA$ 92 or more About $69

    Brides Bouquet four-pack HEART:
    Get four heart Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your bridesmaids.
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    YUKON and NUNAVUT Please add $10.00 extra on to shipping cost.

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    Pledge CA$ 132 or more About $99

    Prom-Tastic six-pack HEART:
    Get six heart Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your girlfriends at prom!
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    YUKON and NUNAVUT Please add $10.00 extra on to shipping cost.

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    Pledge CA$ 132 or more About $99

    Prom-Tastic six-pack FLOWER:
    Get six flower Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your girlfriends at prom!
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    YUKON and NUNAVUT Please add $10.00 extra on to shipping cost.ng.

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    Pledge CA$ 132 or more About $99

    Prom-Tastic six-pack FLOWER & HEART:
    Get three flower and three heart Zipper Pulls. One for you and for each of your girlfriends at prom!
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    YUKON and NUNAVUT Please add $10.00 extra on to shipping cost.

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    Pledge CA$ 180 or more About $135

    Retailer's Starter Kit with Brand Signage:
    12pcs at wholesale. 6 Hearts, 6 Flowers with free acrylic brand signage block.
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    *Must be a verified retailer

    If outside North America please add an additional $75.00 CAD for shipping.

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    Pledge CA$ 359 or more About $269

    Retailer's Starter Kit with POP Display:
    24pcs at wholesale. 12 Hearts, 12 Flowers with free acrylic POP display.
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    *Must be a verified retailer

    If outside North America please add an additional $75.00 CAD for shipping.

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    Pledge CA$ 359 or more About $269

    Retailer's Starter Kit with Brand Signage:
    24pcs at wholesale. 12 Hearts, 12 Flowers with free acrylic brand signage block.
    You will get a "Thank You" on our website and we will keep you up to date on all our progress.

    *Must be a verified retailer

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