The art of tattoos has always been viewed as a form of symbolism or storytelling, which is probably why it’s a fashion trend – with edge.

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Many models have openly embraced ink lately, since it’s becoming more acceptable to show your markings, particularly on your extremities (they used to have to cover them up).  Today, then, for some people, tattoos are a beautiful accessory that’s a permanent part of their style.

Cara Delevigne

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Here is a look at top models and fashion campaigns that have embraced the tattoo.

Jordan Dunn

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Miles Langford

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Kate Moss

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Anja Rubik

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Bradley Soileau

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Tyson Beckford

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Erin Wasson

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On The Runways of

Louis Vuitton Menswear 2011

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For Chanel Spring 2010 – Abby Lee Kershaw and Kasia Struss

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Rick Genest aka Zombie Boy for Mugler

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“My body is my journal, and my tattoos are my story.”

― Johnny Depp

 

By Jared Ethan Blake