Posts tagged "tattoos"

Michelle McGee Is An Inspiration

You know, I'd never contemplated getting a tattoo on my forehead before, but I'd been thinking about getting The Frisky logo and just couldn't decide where. So last night, when I was out and about, doin' what I do, I stopped by the tattoo shop at the back of the Subway sandwich shop on my…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 1, 2010

Tattooed Girls Aren’t Always Trouble

Did the heavily-tattooed Michelle McGee give tattooed women a bad name when the tale of her affair with Jesse James broke? Perhaps. It's hard to find a site that hasn't declared her a total sleaze. Granted, she slept with a married man, and her attitude seems pretty sour, but it was hard to ignore that…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 31, 2010

UV Light-Activated Tats Are Dorky, Awesome

Yes, those Chanel tattoos are very, very cool, but not everyone in the world is a fashionista who can rock them with her matching Coco ballet flats. That's why we're kinda digging these skeleton tattoos, visible only under UV lights. Hey, nerds deserve some cool fake body art, too, now don't we? [Geekologie]…

By: Leonora Epstein / March 10, 2010

Pun With Tattoos!

Y'all know how much I just love bad tattoos -- well Buzzfeed has gathered 10 of the funniest tattooed puns ever. This is my fave. Get it? Check out the others here.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 23, 2010

Quotable: What Does Helen Mirren Have In Common With A Hell’s Angel?

"I was very, very drunk. It was a very, very long time ago, when only sailors and Hell's Angels were tattooed, honestly, and prisoners. And I decided to get a tattoo because it was the most shocking thing I could think of doing." Helen Mirren explains the tattoo on her hand [Daily Mail UK]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 22, 2010

Would You Date A Guy With Tattoo Glasses?

Here's one to add to the book of epic bad tattoos—glasses on your face. To ask "whyyyyy?" at this point seems fruitless because clearly such a design could only be prompted by sheer insanity. But here's what we're really wondering ... how does he (apparently) have a girlfriend? If your boyfriend did this to himself,…

By: Leonora Epstein / January 13, 2010

Would You Tattoo Yourself With Double-C’s?

In our A.D.D.-addled generation, the ability to easily change your look -- from your outfit to your hair -- is necessary. So although tattoos have gained and maintained their popularity, there's something stressful about the utter permanence of the design. Karl Lagerfeld has the answer. Remember when we spotted these temporary double-C tattoos on the…

By: Bianca Posterli / January 7, 2010

Bod Mod Trend: Eyeball Tattoos

Forget about hipster finger mustache tats and even Bagel Heads in Japan, there's a new bod mod trend invented by some cell mates that's got even MSNBC's attention. Twenty-seven-year-old David Boltjes was the guinea pig, er, first dude to be brave enough to let his prison mate stab him in the eye with an unconventional,…

By: Simcha / January 7, 2010

Frighten The ‘Rents For The Holidays With These Press-On Knuckle Tattoos

Over at Needles and Sins, our pal Melissa Kakoulas points to these temporary knuckle tattoos, perfect for terrifying the hell out of your family if you're spending time with loved ones over the holidays. Created by Fred & Friends, the press-on knuckle ink comes in his and her styles and the appropriate message of your…

By: Susannah Breslin / December 11, 2009

Blind Item: Which Teen Queen Has A Tattoo Where The Sun Don’t Shine?

Happy Friday! Let's close out this week with a blind item, this one via Crazy Days And Nights:"This A list tweener has a problem. Well more than one problem but there are some things that can never be taught. Anyway, she had a boyfriend. Not exactly being a role model she got his name tattooed…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 4, 2009

What Did One Hand Say To The Other?

"Hey, who does your ink?" Check out these animal hand tattoos by Héctor Serrano for some kid-friendly fun. Fab stocking stuffer. [A+R Store]…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 18, 2009

Blood-Powered Digital Tattoos Are Some Futuristic Freakiness

For anyone who has ever been freaked out by the idea of getting a tattoo, here's a new invention that will really make you squirm: the Digital Tattoo, an implant which sits beneath a layer of your skin and shows up as a tattoo-like electronic interface. Here's where things get really weird—this gadget can work…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 12, 2009

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: What Do You Think Of Women With Tattoos?

I think I've mentioned this before, but I have two mildly unfortunate tattoos. Annika just got a new tat, bringing her grand total to eight pieces of ink. The reasons for our ink could not be more different -- I got mine when I was young and stupid and I totally regret them. If I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 10, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Kat Von D Talks Clients Out Of Stupid Tattoos

"People bring in pics of Pam Anderson['s tattoo of] barbed wire, but I like to encourage individuality."Kat Von D of "L.A. Ink" will talk you out of making poor life choices. Too bad she wasn't around when Megan Fox got her Marilyn Monroe tattoo! [Fox News]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 8, 2009

File This Under “Stupid Things Only Men Do”

Pete Wentz got drunk last night, made a "gentleman's bet" with his friend Gabriel Saporta (of Cobra Starship), lost, and then paid up, in the form of a TATTOO OF SAPORTA'S FACE on his arm leg. [DListed]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 28, 2009

Can Tattoos Make You Ugly And Trashy?

There are few things men complain about when ogling George Clooney's Italian girlfriend, Elisabetta Canalis, in a photo spread on Maxim.com. But what would life be without complainers? Several people posted comments saying Elisabetta, or Eli, as she is sometimes called, ruined the beautiful landscape of her body with tattoos. One commenter put it thi…

By: Annika Harris / October 21, 2009

Subverting The Dominant Paradigm, One Bloody Word At A Time

In "Blood Script," Washington, D.C. artist Mary Coble had 75 hateful epithets "tattooed" onto her body. No ink was involved, so the words looked as if they were written in blood. The ornate lettering Coble chose was intended to create "a dichotomy between the beautiful visual form of the words and the ugly meanings they…

By: Susannah Breslin / October 20, 2009

Halloween No-No: Bad Tattoo Costumes

Marisa at Needles and Sins, who we interviewed yesterday, has a terrific post on the most horrid of Halloween costumes: bad tattoos. If this Lydia the Tattooed Lady getup doesn't disturb you, perhaps this Tattooed Dog costume will. "[W]hat's really bugging me here [isn't] that companies are making a buck mocking our art," says Marisa.

By: Susannah Breslin / October 15, 2009

Can Temporary Tattoos Be Elegant?

In fashion, it's all about the details -- from the choice of buttons to the hemline -- and designer Karl Lagerfeld is a master of the little things. While much of the talk about the Chanel spring 2010 show has been about the barnyard setting and Lily Allen's live performance, we noticed an interesting-yet-subtle element:…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 6, 2009

Ed Westwick Got Two New Fugly Tattoos!

This feather seems to be the perfect blend of Ed's real-life rocker image and his dandy "Gossip Girl" alter ego, Chuck Bass. See the second, somewhat NSFW tat, after the jump. Hint: "She's A Pinup!" [via Oh No They Didn't!]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 14, 2009
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