Fashion Girls Keep Wearing This Super-'90s Hair Accessory, and I Have Questions

Courtney Higgs
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When it comes to '90s style, there are a few quintessential pieces like tube tops, teeny handbags and flatform footwear that make it so easy to identify a look from the era. And, not surprisingly, the same is true on the beauty front.

Considering it was a time when razor-thin eyebrows, frosty eye shadow and tinsel hair extensions reigned supreme, it's hard to believe that any of the beauty markers from the '90s have managed to re-emerge in the modern zeitgeist. But, surprise, claw hair clips have done just that, and I need answers as to why.

We first saw claw clips make a comeback at New York's autumn/winter 2018 Fashion Week, where custom and impossibly chic claw hair clips adorned the heads of many of the models on the runway. (Leave it to the fashion industry to totally shake up everything in its periphery, including the beauty space!)

But fashion girls have grabbed hold of this aggressively '90s trend, and it doesn't look like they'll be letting up on it any time soon. Ahead, check out the members of the fashion set who love claw hair clips, and enjoy our edit of the chicest clips to add to your hair accessory wardrobe.

Hadid is one of the women we see most consistently snapped wearing the claw hair clip. She appears to love adding the easy piece to her signature slicked-back hairstyles.

Get the look:

Claire's Spider Hair Claw (£4)

Urban Outfitters Callie Claw Clip (£10)

Tegen Accessories Large Hair Claw (£40)

Claire's Large Wood Effect Hair Claw (£3)

Mrs. Bieber prefers a claw hair clip of a smaller and wider variety. It fits seamlessly with her laid-back, cool-girl style.

Get the look:

Anthropologie Set of 3 Scalloped Tortoise Hair Clips (£22)

Boots Small Jaw Clips Mixed x2 (£3)

Anthropologie Set of 3 Assorted Claw Clips (£22)

Accessorize Hair Clips Pack of Two (£3)

As for Gerber, a more dimensional claw hair clip with a pattern and varying colours is the move.

Get the look:

Free People Iridescent Claw (£12)

Valet Studio Yoko Brown Marbled Hair Clip (£40)

Anthropolgie Stacie Claw Clip (£16)

DesignB London Checked Hair Clip (£6)

Hadid doesn't shy away from a statement piece, so it's no surprise that she's been spotted in metallic claw hair clips.

Get the look:

ASOS Metal Hair Clip (£6)

Athena Rain Co Minimalist Gold Hair Claw (£8)

Tegen Accessories Jurassic Hair Claw (£6)

Lovisa Gold Outline Claw Hair Clip (£6)

This post was originally published at an earlier time and has since been updated.

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