About Claire's


With over 50 years of fashion retailing experience Claire’s is the go-to destination for all the latest, hottest trends in jewelry, accessories and cosmetics. A fun, stylish friend, Claire’s inspires fashion creativity and provides inspirational products that accommodate and reflect all personalities, moods and attitudes, helping all our customers look and feel their best.

Claire’s was founded in the 1960s with the merging of 2 fashion accessory retailers in Chicago, US, and by 1992 we had over 1,000 stores in the US. Fashion proves to have no borders, as our amazing growth has continued with stores in over 34 countries globally and continued growth internationally.

Today, Claire’s has over 3,000 stores and we’re the number 1 ear piercer in the world, piercing on average 3 million ears a year – fulfilling our mission to be the preferred global destination for fun fashion accessories.

So take a moment to find out more about us. We are confident that you’ll understand why we truly love what we do at Claire’s!


We’re proud to be one of the most loved accessory brands in the world, and we’re excited to tell you all about what it’s like to work here.

At Claire’s, we’re inspired by fashion and by the amazing trends we find and set around the globe. For us, working in the fashion industry is as good as it gets and that’s why we love being a part of life at Claire’s!

Almost everyone we talk to has a story about Claire’s, but our story is really just beginning.

We Help You Shine: Our world moves fast, and so do we. You’ll find new opportunities every single day, so go ahead, don’t be shy—grab the spotlight! Believe in what you can do. We want to help YOU shine, and we’ll be there every step of the way to support and cheer you on just like a good friend should.

We're All in This Together: You have a personality and style that’s uniquely your own, just like our customers. And we love that. We bring every ounce of our different strengths, passions and creativity together to make Claire’s the most loved accessories brand in the world. Whoever you are, and whatever role you play at Claire’s, we’ll help you learn, grow stronger and become even more amazing so we can achieve our mission together.

We Believe Anything is Possible: You can feel the energy as soon as you walk through our doors, our passion for Claire’s just can’t be contained! We absolutely believe that if we work hard, push limits and give it everything we’ve got, nothing can stop us from amazing ourselves, our customers, and each other—that’s what makes every moment at Claire’s so fun, so challenging and so rewarding.

We Love What We Do: We love fashion, we love retail, and we love our people. We love that we’re always changing after all, that’s what trendsetters do. Every day is new and exciting, just like our products. So we work extra hard to have the hottest, most glamorous accessories ready for our friends to show off. Why do we work so hard? It’s simple, because we love life at Claire’s.


Key holder

December 2018 Sterling Heights, MI
“Working with children and piercing ears. ”

Claires Design and Trend Intern

May 2019 - July 2019 Hoffman Estates, IL
“I liked that it was a corporate experience. I also enjoyed getting to see the design side of things as I am a Merchandising major. It was fun and they allowed me to do real things and not just intern work.”
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