Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
Note: The article was first published on April 30th, 2014.
From Venice hippie models like Erin Wasson to Silver Lake artists like Langley Fox to Hollywood heavyweights like Cate Blanchett, fashionable folks have officially jumped on the body art bandwagon. But don't call it a comeback à la that ugly sandal trend; this form of expression has been a local staple for decades, thanks to LA's generous plethora of world-famous tattoo parlors.
From Dr. Woo's brilliantly detailed work at Shamrock Social Club to Craig Jackman's mad skills at American Electric Tattoo, here are 10 of the best places (in alpha order) to produce your next permanent statement. (If real tatts aren't your thing, there's always Mr. Kate's gold foil temporary beauty marks.)
Photo: The CoveteurRead More