Back in the tattoo show, female and male tattooed models were strutting their stuff on the catwalk to an industrial soundtrack.
The array of rubber outfits including the standard fare such as military dresses and a zip-up catsuit which must have been murder in the heat, to more offbeat offerings, including a baseball jacket and latex tracksuit type designs, combining fetish with street wear.
– Sarah Corbett-Batson reporting from the Great British Tattoo Show at London’s Alexander Palace.
Photos by Carl Byron Batson. Not to be reproduced without express prior permission.
Photographer, published poet, former party animal, body builder, grave robber
to the stars and renowned chainsaw juggler, Carl can often be spotted on his
Harley Davidson pretending to be in Terminator 2. He is also frequently seen in
the press pits of old London town, camera in hand, avoiding being hit by bottles
of wee and crippling his opposition with secret Kung Fu moves.