Early 2000s-Era Rhinestone Tattoos Are Back, Baby

Serving Y2K realness.

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Bella Hadid is bringing Y2K-style rhinestone tattoos back.
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First, it was it-girl and style icon Bella Hadid who started wearing the Y2K-era rhinestone tattoo. In an Instagram post over the summer, the model posed with a bedazzled butterfly tat on her hip, serving early 2000s chic. Now, the look has shown up at New York Fashion Week.

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At designer Sandy Liang’s NYFW Spring/Summer 2023 show on Sept. 11, models strutted the runway in pink rhinestone temporary tattoos to accessorize the schoolgirl-chic clothes. Here, a model hits the catwalk with an S and L bedazzling her collarbone.