Style Verdict: Tattoos vs. Fashion?

When I read that Fashion Bomb favorite Rihanna got a new gun tattoo, I started to think about the occasional conflict between artful tattooing and fashion. While Rihanna placed her tat in a very discreet place:


Other fashion bombshells are not quite as subtle:



Do you think tattoos take away from a fashionable look? Or do they add a bit of flavor?

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A huge gallery of tattoos of various styles and genre can be found online and are favored by a lot of showbiz celebrities.


Claire Sulmers is the publisher and founder of Fashion Bomb Daily, the #43 most influential style blog in the world.