The bobby pin was invented shortly after WWI by Luis Marcus, a San Francisco based cosmetics manufacturer. They became very popular as the bobbed hairstyle too hold. "There was talk of naming it the Marcus pin," his daughter once said. "But he named it for bobbed hair."
Our pins are representative of the classic and elegant design that Marcus invented. In a matchbox style and travel friendly reusable tin container, the Marcus Bobby Pins are a must-have in every modern boudoir.