35 Troubling Femme Fatale Tattoos
Want to spice up your life with some dangerous she-devil ? Study the dangerous lure of these tempting femme fatale tattoos ...
The femme fatale (from the french 'lethal woman') is a stereotypical fictional character very popular in movies and art. A gorgeous woman, she bring along with her mystery and seduction, putting her lovers (both men and women) into dangerous situations, even deadly ones, for the love of lust, game and often cruelty. Mean yet attractive, femmes fatales are often associated with cigarettes or cigars, for the phallic symbol by also the luxury and sensuality of smoke. They are also paired with symbols of death and danger such as skulls and lethal animals.
Of course, the snake refers to the first femme fatale, Eve who lead Adam to lose the paradise. They can be also very close to witches and female demons, with an hint to religion (and then temptation) and violence. Sexy and poisonous, the femme fatale is often dressed in vintage clothing in dark atmospheres, referring to film noir and crime movies, with their famous dangerously seductive heroines and iconic actresses such as Marlene Dietrich or Sharon Stone. Femme fatale are of course making fantastic tattoos, especially with realistic portraits, but also in old school and abstract styles, with a predilection for the black and grey which accentuate their dark and classy aura.