Spring 2010 Trend – Chanel Temporary Tattoos

Posted by Lipglossiping On January - 17 - 2010

Nothing screams “I got a tattoo in the late 90s” like a tattooed arm or ankle band.

Chanel’s latest must-have accessory was recently showcased on the Paris runway and it’s just as well the 90s are back in fashion, ‘cos check these babies out!

“Les Trompe L’œil de Chanel”, a set of 55 individual tattoos priced at an eye-watering £49 will be available on the Selfridges Chanel counter from 1st March.

I think I’ll stick to the ones you get free with bubblegum… or if I really must indulge, there must be 101 purse-friendly alternatives out there.

What say you? Fabulousness or Folly?


12 Responses to “Spring 2010 Trend – Chanel Temporary Tattoos”

  1. Get Lippie says:

    It’s wearable art, dahlink!

    Can’t say I’m much of a fan either.

  2. Rhamnousia says:

    They’re nice and all but you have to be like a size 0 to make them look good on you. I have massive thighs so I’d have the mix about 10 together just to get them to go around my thigh once.

  3. Charlie says:

    I think they are amazing! Too much money for me but I love them!

  4. Tali says:

    Im a tattoo fan but at that price You could get a real one!!

  5. desiiGirl87 says:

    nahh..looks messy and dirty ..dont like it *thumbs down*

  6. I’m not really loving these although I’m always changing my mind so who knows what I might think next week. The images released so far all look a bit chunky for my liking but I’d be interested in seeing if there’s any smaller designs in the range.

    And also at those prices – you could get henna or get an artistic friend and give her your Blacktrack and a 209?!

    And also (again)… when Cheryl Cole shows off her tattoo on her thigh we call it chavvy… but when its Chanel… it’s fabulous?

    Rant over.

    Tx

  7. Helen says:

    I say…I wonder why the leg on the right looks as thin as the wrist on the left. Ewwwwwwwww.

  8. Redtiger21 says:

    Yuck yuck yuck.

  9. Rowena says:

    Nah-tastic.

    Sure – the tattoos on the skinny twiggy wrists and arms of these models look ok, but on your average, a little bit hairy, a little bit chubby female (I’m describing myself by the way) – NO.

    Adults and tattoo transfers = Lose.

    Kids and tattoo transfers from bubblegum packets = Win.

  10. […] reader Julia couldn’t resist emailing me this link after she saw my January feature on the Chanel tattoo sensation that was “Les Trompe L’œil de […]

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

PCOS and Hair Removal update (2 years on...)

Nggggggghhhhhhh. That’s the sound of me procrastinating over the writing of this post.  I am one of those annoying oversharers by nature, but there are …

Inglot Lipsticks #192 & #264 - Swatches

In addition to my lovely Inglot Eyeshadow palette, I picked up a couple of lipsticks when I checked out the Inglot Store in Westfield a …

FOTD Frozen Lilac with Clinique, Lancome, NARS, Face Atelier, Fyrinnae and AVON!

I had a little shop-my-stash session and pulled out some things that haven’t seen as much love recently as they should, namely my Face Atelier …

Butter London Marrow NOTD

Marrow was the shade that I had been looking forward to… the one that caught my attention back in February when it debuted on the …

Beauty UK Smokey Lilac with a bit of OPI magic NOTD

I liked this delicate combo of Beauty UK’s Smokey Lilac with OPI Golden Rainbow on top.  A dusting of holographic sparkle always goes a long …

Swatch Saturday: NARS Ashes to Ashes

One of my favourites, it’s a sheer… which meant that I didn’t like it for about a week when I got it.  Until I discovered …

Niche Fragrances? Escentual.com has 'em by the err... bottle-load

So, you know… I’m developing an expensive interest in fragrance. I thought it wouldn’t happen… I still have to work very hard to look beyond …

Glitter Gal Hot Chilli Holographic NOTD

If you follow my new tumblr account, you would have seen this particular beauty pop up on there last week. When I challenged you to …

Sleek MakeUP Luminous Pressed Powder - Review

I’ve been playing with Sleek MakeUP’s new Luminous Pressed Powder which I was sent just over a week ago. It’s designed to be swept all …

Four Candles... Handles for Forks!

If you know what the heck that title refers to, you get extra marshmallows on your hot chocolate.  If not, move along please… nothing to …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads