What is hang tag | hang tags examples

What is a hang tag? Hang tags styles are various: There are paper, plastic, metal, PVC etc. in material; round, rectangular, square, hexagon etc. in shape; to express company information, care instructions, thank you etc. in function. There are some suggestions and examples to help you pick the right styles.

Hang tags examples

  • The hang tag material is usually made of paper, and there is other material like metal, plastic, PVC. Paper hang tags are very common and mostly used in clothing and related products. If your clothing is of very strong feeling, like leather jacket and bags, you can use metal hang tag which is very shiny. If your clothing is swimwear or sportswear, you can use plastic or PVC tags as they are waterproof.
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Clothing hang tag design | hang tags examples

A clothing hang tag is a business card for clothing. You need to design according to your clothing style to better express your clothing. (Of course, you can use a common hang tag without design)

  • How to design a hang tag for your clothing brand?

    Examples 1: Choose basic color according to clothing style, such as your clothing is for women, you can choose special red.

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    Examples 2: If your clothing style is difficult to express, or you want to express more details, consider using pictures. (For example, beach pants can choose pictures of coconut trees; pictures of models wearing products, can give consumers more intuitive feeling)

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    Examples 3: Based on logo design, you can add website, ingredient description, origin, thank you words etc.
    (More information you have, more difficult to design. You need to grasp the primary and secondary relationships. Avoid reading difficulties.)

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    Examples 4: Using clothing style, logo and detailed information to determine hang tag shape and size. Firstly, you can sketch the design by hand.(We provide the best advice)
    (Generally, the smallest printed font is 4pt, the smallest font with UV effect is 6pt)

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    Examples 5: Choose suitable paper thickness, background texture and string.

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    Examples 6: Adding technique, like logo embossed, hot-stamping, UV and other effects according to your clothing grade (can better distinguish between primary and secondary)

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  • General information to design hang tag:

    Shape and size
    Rectangle: about 100 * 50mm, such as 90 * 40mm 90 * 25mm 125 * 65mm (or customize)
    Circle / square: about 50-100mm, such as 90 * 90mm 40 * 40mm 55 * 55mm (or customize)
    Pentagon, triangle, heart, etc.
    Thickness: Generally, the paper are 150grams, 180grams, 200grams, 250 grams, 300grams, 350 grams, 450 grams etc.
    Material: art paper, black card, white card, kraft paper, tracing paper, special paper, plastic, PVC, metal, etc.
    logo: hot stamping gold / silver, UV, glossy /matte film, silk screen, embossed/ engraved etc.
    Rope: cotton, ribbon, polyester, leather, plastic etc.

  • Two common problems with tag design

    1. Without vector illustration, will affect the quality of printing. If design is not HD, the printing will be unclear. (We can turn unclear design into vector design)
    2. If the text is too small, the printing will be unclear, and the embossing, UV effect is not good. (We provide the best advice)