Tattoo Me

Summer is in full swing and so are the festivals. The party vibe is high and with music festivals happening pretty much every weekend, a girl’s got to get her party wardrobe in check. High-waisted shorts and funky sunglasses are all festival necessities, but the latest must-have that no fashionista would be seen without is the metallic temporary tattoo.

Vanessa Hudgens, Rihanna and Alessandra Ambrosio have been seen rocking the metallic tattoo this summer and this is only the start of it. Beyonce piled the tattoos and gold jewellery on top of each other to create this illusion of over-the-top gold fabulousness. The trick is to fool the eye into thinking that the bands of gold are real. Of course, the playful element is always an added bonus, especially when you can rock a floating star or two.

The metallic transfer has even been given the high fashion seal of approval by major fashion houses like Chanel, Rodarte and Maison Margiela — all of whom have sent models like Kendall Jenner down the runways covered in body art. Louis Vuitton even went as far as to customise their own tattoos.

With tattoo transfers being this season’s chicest accessory, Something Borrowed has launched a collection of designs with a more architectural feel. including rectangular bands that are perfect for the wrists or around the upper arm, and outstanding gold-and-black mosaic bands that are perfect against a slim gold bangle. With prices ranging from RM9.00 to RM29.00, what’s better than jewellery that shimmers and charms as you move?


1. Beach Frolicking! Tribal Tattoo 2. Tropical Party! Metallic Tattoo 3. Girl Power! Tribal Tattoo
4. Splashin’ Pool Party! Metallic Tattoo 5. Summer Fun! Metallic Tattoo 6. Summer Lovin’ Metallic Tattoo