Claire’s was founded in the 1960's 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 47 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.