Huggie is a type of earring style. The huggie earring derives from the hoop earring and is better known as huggers. This earring gets its name due to the setting which actually hugs the earlobe and is attached to the ear by a post that pierces the ear. This post is also known as hinge. Huggies are always worn in pierced ears. Huggers are very stylish and can come in many shapes and designs. These are definitely a fun piece of jewelry to decorate the ear with your personal style.