Anyone who’s ever toyed with the idea of getting leg tattoos but just didn’t want to go under the needle now has a relatively low-risk way to test the look: tattoo-simulating hosiery.
Gaining momentum in Japan, where women have long been on the cutting edge of legwear trends, these nude-colored stockings are emblazoned with a wide range of tattoo artwork — from a discreet design at the ankle to a more dramatic statement like a dagger piercing the skin or an image of the Virgin Mary covering a good portion of the leg.
“I was touched by the fact that she lost her father, really before his time, and it was a real shock. She had two young children, she was married and she was expecting that she would have her own life for a good 25 years,” said Claire Foy about playing a young Queen Elizabeth in Netflix’s The Crown. Styled by @mayteallende 📸@jgreenery #emmys2017 #wwdeyeu
“Truth and lies have become a real interesting theme, more than ever, lately,” Emmy nominee Laura Dern told WWD. "It’s a very interesting time to use our voice." Styled by @cristinaehrlich, 📸 @shayanhathaway #wwdeye #emmys2017
“It transcends the genre that is you think of a sci-fi show — you don’t expect it to be so profound or emotionally riveting,” Evan Rachel Wood told WWD of her Emmy nominated role in Westworld. styled by @samanthamcmillen_stylist 📸 @emmanmontalvan #emmys2017 #wwdeye