Want to rock a chic tattoo but need some inspiration? We’ve rounded up the key ink trends for 2017 from some of KL’s most sought-after artists, and also trawled the net for inspo from artists to celebrities such as Kylie Jenner, Cara Delevingne and Rihanna. Check out these tattoo ideas.
#1 Uber Realism
Realism takes a departure from the gory Yakuza technicolour variety, with monochrome looks and cute images.
#2 Tiny Tatts
Minimalist tiny tattoos are increasingly popular, with stylised symbols, barely there hints of secrets only you know about.
#3 Inner Arm
Ever since Kylie Jenner made a splash with her arm tattoo, sporting her grandmother’s name in her grandfather’s writing, the placement of choice seems to be hidden in the inner side of the upper arm.
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#4 Under Bust
Rihanna has set the trend with her underbust tattoo, inspiring many an inked gal, including the likes of Lena Dunham.
Simple geometric shapes rule over ink trends as stylised symbols continue to be favoured.
Calligraphy and scripts are also popular as people seek to embed meaning into their tattoos.
Also see: 5 Tattoo Artists You Need to Know in KL