1. People Are Getting Tattoos To Protect Planned Parenthood

Tattoo artists in Brooklyn, New York, discounted their services Wednesday to raise money for Planned Parenthood at a midday party offering music, cheap booze and $40 tats. More than 1,300 people said on Facebook they planned to attend the festivities, organized by a group called Party to Protect. Read more.

2. The "Real People" of J. Crew, Dior’s Artsy Side and an Exhibit on Body Art

In recent years, tattooed models have become more and more common on the runways of men’s wear shows in the world’s fashion capitals. Last June, a cast of heavily inked fellows, some with facial tattoos, added grit and swagger to Junya Watanabe’s collection of Hawaiian-printed shirts, riffs on traditional tailoring, and denim (in collaboration with Levi’s). In January, a few models with prominent tattoos were part of the Comme des Garçons, Dries Van Noten and Haider Ackermann shows. Read more.

3. Tattoo Week Moscow 2017

3rd Moscow International Tattoo Week 2017 will take place September 15-16-17 on the territory of Danilovskiy Event Hall, in the center of Moscow. We promise that we will do everything to these three days have become a holiday for you. The event is organized by the Russian manufacturers of products for tattoo Tattoo Pharma and company TattooMarket, representing a wide range of products for the tattoo industry.

More than 200 professional Russian and foreign tattoo artists will give you a unique creative atmosphere, you will witness the best of the best of the competition, will see a creative art, fusion, art gallery, also you can buy the works of artists in the charity auction or directly from the show. Read more.