Apparel…We’ve been doing this for a while

Since our inception in 1883 as a braiding manufacturer, we’ve established and maintained a leading position in the apparel industry by continually diversifying and expanding our capabilities. Today, we manufacture shoelaces, boot laces, apparel cords, and drawstrings.

Shoelaces & Bootlaces

We are the industry leader in the shoe lace and boot lace market; manufacturing over 500,000 laces every week.

The world’s largest premium boot manufacturers specify Hope Global laces for quality results, you should too.


With over 1,000 braiders, Hope Global processes your order from start to finish with industry-leading capabilities in yarn twisting, winding, braiding, braid acetate tipped, fuse tipped, cut to length, and spooling.

The world’s largest boot manufacturers use Hope Global, so you should too.

Apparel Cord

Proudly made in the USA!

We manufacture a variety of rigid apparel cords and apparel shock cords in both round and flat configurations, available in a variety of colors and both elastic and non-elastic.

Our repeatability and high-quality service differentiate us from the competition.


Available in multiple colors and finishes, and fully customizable, our apparel cord is preferred by military uniform, sports lacing, and sports clothing manufacturers.