Barrettes, sometimes called hair clips, are available in such an amazing array that they can be used to style your hair for a variety of events. Headed off to a formal event? You can choose sterling silver barrettes or hair clips embedded with rhinestones to create a sparkling highlight that will reflect the glitter and glitz of your surroundings. Or perhaps you are headed to a themed event? Barrettes and hair clips are available with anything from bumblebees to zebras on them.