Hair bow headbands come in many sizes and styles. Bows are securely attached to a hard headbands or soft, stretchy headband. With 5/8 "stretchy headbands, you have the option of having the bow attached permanently to a the headband and backed with soft felt or attached to a partially lined alligator clip that can be clipped onto the 5/8" headband. Alligator clip comes with a no slip grip. If you choose to have the bow attached to an alligator clip, your bow can be worn with or without the headband.