No longer a women-only style, the ankle is rapidly becoming a popular place for men to discreetly show small, symbolic images. Ankle tattoos not only show off a man’s modern sensibility, but they have the advantage of being versatile and easy to hide.
For the modern man, showing a bit of ankle is bold.
Out with socks, out with stuffy pants that go all the way to the floor! Ankles are where it’s at.
With an ankle tattoo, showing off this bit of unexpected skin is even bolder. You can choose to pack in the punch of an ankle tattoo with a small, sleek images that holds tremendous personal meaning. Gruff classics like celtic and tribal symbols are perfect for this small patch of skin, as are names, dates, and personal mottos.
More daring men might even choose the ankle to make an even more audacious statement. While the ankle is small, it is an unparalleled starting place for a large, intricate masterpiece that extends all the way up the leg. There’s no reason to think of the ankle as an isolated spot that can hold only one minuscule symbol.
Take advantage of this usually-overlooked patch of skin to put something that truly represents your aesthetic and values. The limit is where you decide it is, be it the knee, the hip, or the armpit.