All Hot Bows are stiffened for extended wear. The unique styling was created for pets, stiffened with a special non-toxic stiffener all Hot Bows are designed to last. Hot Bows are designed using grosgrain, polyester or woven polyester ribbons. Each bow is handmade in the U.S.A.French Clip: This Hot Bows style has a 1"(approx) French clip on the back. French clips are easy to use and they make changing styles daily a breeze.Latex Bands:This Hot Bows style has two high quality latex bands on the back. If one breaks, the second is there too so you can continue to use your favorite Hot Bows.