Ok, I like the colors you used on the bow. And zebra's always a big hit. I would make your spikes longer since you can't see them very much when you look at the bow. I would also leave off the black ribbon (surround loops?) in the back of the bow. And to answer your question, 95% of my customers prefer alligator pinch clips. So, I tend to make all my bows on alligator clips and offer french clips for custom orders.