content-header__row content-header__hed” data-testid=”ContentHeaderHed”>Billie Eilish Sparks a New Mystery With Her British Vogue CoverThe pop star gave fans a glimpse of her new hip tattoo after previously promising, “You won’t ever see it.”
May 3, 2021
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With her new British Vogue cover this month, Billie Eilish broke one of her cardinal rules of fashion, ditching her usual oversized streetwear for a collection of curve-hugging lingerie and hosiery. But while the pop star’s latest editorial might be her most revealing yet, it also prompted a whole new mystery amongst her fans.
After previously promising that no one would ever get to see her tattoo, Eilish gave fans just a glimpse at her first piece of body art. In one of the editorial’s full-length shots, styled by Dena Giannini, the singer wears a custom soft pink corset and taupe trench coat designed by Burberry. The Grammy winner told the magazine of the wardrobe for the shoot, “I’ve literally never done anything in this realm at all. Y’know, besides when I’m alone and shit.” But thanks to those unusual outfit choices, specifically the mesh paneling along the Burberry corset’s bodice, a small part of Eilish’s very large, secret tattoo can be seen snaking across her upper thigh and hip. While it’s still unclear what exactly the black line drawing is meant to depict, fans have already started speculating, with the most popular guesses currently being a phoenix or a dragon.
In November of last year during her fourth annual interview with Vanity Fair, Eilish first confessed that her 2019 aspiration of getting a tattoo had been accomplished, even despite the pandemic. “I did get a tattoo,” she confirmed, adding, “But you won’t ever see it.”
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