TERRIBLE TATTOO TRENDS NO 9: THE HIP PISTOL
12th November 2013
Is this an invitation to shoot (so to speak?) A visual pun on ‘bang’? A post-modern assertion of female sexual power? The trailer-trash hillbilly motif de-jour? Who knows; who cares. This is a tough one. On one hand they’re sexy as all get-go. On the other hand it’s a fad that’s going to date like What the Fox Said. Yes, transient indeed: this is perhaps the Gangnam Style of the tattoo world. It says welcome to 2013, enjoy your stay.