Sorry, but hair scarves are done. Any day now you'll be buying a statement hair clip.

Sorry, but silk hair scarves are done.

We know, we know. It was only six months ago that we told you they were in.

They’re still beautiful and definitely still deserve to be hung in your wardrobe or draped casually over your mirror (please don’t go Marie Kondo on all your lovely silk hair scarves), but things move fast in the hair world.

The People are on to the next big thing.

Hair clips.

As seen most recently on Brand Ambassador Rozalia Russian at the 2019 Portsea Polo event and in Zoe Foster Blake’s hair on holiday, hair clips and slides have grown up.

This particularly chic $350 Crystal Gucci hair comb that looks like a slide is also doing the rounds on Instagram – not sure how we’d ever wear (or afford) it but we want it anyway.


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Different to the 90s claw clips we saw busting out after Alexander Wang models wore them on his Autumn/Winter 2018 runway, these hair clips can be worn with a casual low ponytail or with hair down and a sweeping side part.

You can also chuck one in your everyday hair when you want it off your face or are growing out an inconvenient fringe.

Russian’s Portsea Polo clips are from Sydney-based brand Valet Studio. The handmade clips feature pastel, pearl, marble and glitter detailing and will set you back between $30 and $55 each.


Tortoiseshell patterns a la the Gucci clip are big right now, too. You can wear these clips in a variety of sizes – one large statement slide, a rectangular slide with the old-school snap style clips and bar clips that look a lot like tie pins you could *borrow* from a mate.

Here are some of our favourite hair clips out right now to get you started.

Lovisa Tortoiseshell Acrylic Resin Disc Hairpin, $10.99.

Image: Lovisa.

ASOS DESIGN Pack of 2 Hair Clips in Tortoiseshell, $16.

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Valet Studio Claudia Clip in Lilac, $35.

Image: Valet Studio.

Witchery Jasmine Acetate Clip, $19.95.

Image: Witchery.

Sportsgirl 2 Pack Tort Hair Clips, $14.95.

Image: Sportsgirl.

ASOS DESIGN Pack of 6 Snap Clips, $12.

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Mimco Mimette Barrette Black and Rose Gold Slide, $29.95.

Image: Mimco.

Lovisa Green Acrylic Circle Hair Clip, $10.99.

Image: Lovisa.

Valet Studio Mini Barrettes Pair, $28.

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Showpo Out Of Love Hair Pin 2 Pack Set In Pearl, $16.95.

Image: Showpo.

ASOS DESIGN Pack of 6 Basic Hair Clips, $10.

Image: ASOS.

Valet Studio Kelly Clips in Gold Glitter, $40.

Image: Valet Studio.

Would you try this hair clip trend? Tell us in the comments!

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