Hot new trend! Chanel transfer tattoos

With a whole host of our favourite celebs already covered in body art, the new trend is for a more temporary, less painful version of the popular inking

Attention trend spotters! The latest beauty must-have that we’ll all soon be sporting is the transfer tattoo, as seen on the Chanel Spring/Summer 2010 catwalk.

With stylish stars such as Rihanna, Victoria Beckham and Angelina Jolie already covered in body art, we’re much preferring this new, more temporary take on the trend.

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In the most recent Paris show, Karl Lagerfeld sent his models down the Chanel runway showcasing delicate tattoo transfers.

Chanel Transfer Tattoos - Beauty News - Marie Claire

Floral, beading and bangle patterns, all featuring the brand’s distinctive logo, were seen snaking their way up the models’ arms and legs – with similar body art also seen in the Jean Paul Gaultier and Rodarte shows.

But now you can buy in on the transfer trend too, as the Chanel tattoos will be available to buy at Selfridges from March 1st.

Les Trompe L’Oeil de Chanel‘ is a set of 55 individual transfers, and will retail at £49.

The Chanel transfer tattoos are destined to be on every beauty queen’s lust list,’ says David Walker-Smith, Director of Beauty at Selfridges.

With body art set to be a big trend for 2010 we predict a wait-list frenzy.’

Angelina Jolie, Victoria Beckham - Beauty News - Marie Claire

To get your name on the waiting list, call Selfridges now on 0800 123 400.

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