Japanese women are known for their flawless skin and silky hair. What you probably don’t know is that they also have a great sense of fashion and style. It would be understandable to think that most fashion trends start from Milan, the city of fashion; in reality, new trends frequently starts from Japan.

Just think about the camouflage motifs that swept runways in 2008. It all started from the streets of Japan before it spread around the world. Many designers like Karl Lagerfeld and John Galliano, are big fans of Japanese fashion and they have often been spotted during trips to Japan for inspiration.

Henry Holland - Spring/Summer 2014 collection
Henry Holland – Spring/Summer 2014 collection

So, it is not surprising that the tight- craze that has been going on for, at least, the last couple of years in Japan is gradually introducing itself to this side of the world. Ladies, Japan introduces to western fashion world the “Tattoo tights”.

The tattoo tights are mostly nude colored and have a print on them that is meant to look like a tattoo.  It was in British designer Henry’s Holland Spring/Summer 2014 collection that it made its most artistic debut.

They are perfect to be worn with your favorite LBD; go for a nude-body color tight with a black colored theme if you are a bit reserved. Or, if you want to go a step further, choose a multicolored theme, like Minnie Mouse or Snowhite.

Your jean skirt will, also, absolutely adore them and so will your shorts. Wear them all day, everyday. There is a style for all tastes.

The “tattoo” designs you can find are numerous: from Hello Kitty to flowers, hearts, butterflies, guns, animals even the outline of bones! A tattoo you can take off whenever you feel like!

You don’t have to wait until spring to wear them. Kiss your boring tights goodbye and instead be creative, be pioneer and start wearing these right away!

Lab scientist, sharp dresser and cooking guru Maria is one half of the original alwaysladies.com founding team. She brings her opinions with earnestness and a smile, even when there are razor blades inside.

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