December 07, 2018 2 min read

Claw Clips – No longer just that iconic 90s hair accessory

Do you remember the butterfly hair clips favoured by Rachel from Friends in the 1990s? Well, you might be surprised to learn that they’ve made a comeback! We spotted the once humble butterfly clamp on the catwalk earlier this year at London and New York fashion weeks. Now we are seeing lots of our favourite stylish celebs sporting this classic hairpiece with a modern twist.

This simple hair accessory has been transformed from something you used to quickly clip your hair back with, into one of this season’s hottest hair trends.

The claw clip is still a firm favourite because of its ease at pulling hair into a casual speedy up-do. However, these claw clips are also the latest way to transform your hairstyle.

Our Top 5 Claw Clip Styles!

Hair Claws can be dressed up or dressed down beautifully, and here are some of our favourite ways to wear this classic hair accessory:

1. French Twist – the French Twist has had a revival! Either use your claw clip to create an elegant look or leave some strands loose for a more casual twist.

Hair Claw Hairstyles - French Twist - Tegen Accessories

2. Half Up-Do – No matter how messy your hair is, just grab your butterfly hair clamp and pin half your half up in a half-updo.

Hair Claw Hairstyles - Half Up-Do - Tegen Accessories

3. Messy Low Bun – Twist your hair into a low bun and wear the butterfly clamp on the outer side of the bun.

Hair Claw Hair Styles - Messy Bun - Tegen Accessories

4. Low Pony Tail - Use two mini hair claws to secure a chic low ponytail.

Hair Claw Hairstyles - Low Ponytail - Tegen Accessories

5. Messy Up-Do – You can have fun with this hairstyle, but why not try this: Part your hair into two halves and brush each half backwards from the crown section and secure with two tiny claw clips.

Hair Claw Hairstyles - Messy Up-Do - Tegen Accessories

Our premium Ooh La La! range of handmade luxury hair claws are perfect for when you want a stylish look. Because they’re made from a premium cellulose acetate material, they’ll outlast cheaper plastic alternatives. You’ll still be wearing them in years to come!

We stock beautiful hair claws from Swarovski to complement any party outfit and classic hair claws suitable for everyday use. Our full butterfly hair clamp range is available on our website. Alternatively, why not pop into our shop in The Lanes, Brighton! We’d love to show you the full collection and give you our personalised recommendations.


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