Respect is earned and honesty is appreciated. Trust is gained and loyalty is returned. From Al Capone to John Dillinger and others, take a trip into the underworld of organized crime ink.
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Discover design ideas taken from movies like the “The Godfather” and historical eras including Prohibition.
When it comes to gangster tattoos, men choose to incorporate everything from the iconic Tommy gun to vintage Ford Model 18, and of course, styles that represent an artistic spirit for the art of bootlegging. Most notably, portraits of the most notorious mobster and gangsters from around the world, are among the most popular pieces for guys today.
Though, another popular theme includes silhouettes with black, grey and white ink to highlight the nefarious activities of the night. You’ll find the getaway rides like the Lincoln Continental, 1928 Cadillac Town Sedan, and 1940 Lincoln coupe, among others too. More modern ideas feature ultra-realistic shattered glasses with 3D body art.
Regardless of what route you choose to go with, I’m sure you’ll enjoy a trip back into the past. Just take a moment to explore the top X best gangster tattoos for men below.