Sure, the clothes are the real focus of a fashion show, but we like to think of ourselves as the kind of attendees who to take it all in. Every unexpected runway song selection or sneaky celebrity who slips into the front row at the last moment before the lights go down. And, by far one of our most favorite things to catch are the small blips of body art that come sashaying in along with the new collections.
Some designers may choose to cover up a model’s tattoos, controlling the complete overall aesthetic of their presentation. But, there's something exciting about eyeing even just a sliver of ink. Like Karlie's signature strut, Kate's don't-give-a-damn attitude, or Tyra's smize, a tiny tat gives us a glimpse at each individual model in front of us — not just one homogeneous lineup of beautiful babes in beautiful designs.
So, with Fashion Month far gone, here's a look back at the moments you probably didn't see in most runway reviews. Here are the teeny (and some not-so-teeny) tattoos we spotted from catwalks worldwide.
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Here's just one of Cara Delevingne's several tattoos, as seen at Fendi. We assume that showing off her "Made In England" one would have been a tough sell.