23 Trendy Hip Tattoos That Are Actually Badass

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Thinking about getting a new tattoo, but can’t decide on what body part or what design? Then we are here to help. We have the largest variety of hip tattoos for you to choose from. Hip tattoos are sexy, stylish and can be hidden or shown off when you choose. You can have a small and subtle design or a large piece of body art that extends to the thighs or ribs. Check out our best picks – there is something for everyone, including floral and animal designs.

1. Statement Snake Hip Tattoo

As you can see, hip tattoos are very sexy! The first tattoo we have to show you is this statement snake tattoo. The design features a snake that looks like a cobra with flowers, a mandala and a jewelry feature. As it is a large design, it covers the hip and thigh. You can recreate something similar or have a smaller snake designed.

Statement Snake Hip Tattoo Idea

Source: @Ira_shmarinova

2. Mandala Hip Tattoo Idea

Next, we have an intricate design. The hip has been tattooed with a floral mandala, there are also flowers around the outside. You can have any mandala design created to suit your personal style and you can choose to have the flowers or not. Either way a tattoo like this would look cool on anyone.

Mandala Hip Tattoo Idea

Source: @Ira_shmarinova

3. Large Rose Hip Tattoo

Roses are very popular in tattoo designs, with this next idea we can see why! Here we have a hip tattoo that features a large rose. A tattoo like this is perfect for anyone who wants a pretty and elegant design. You can have a rose created in any color.

Large Rose Hip Tattoo

Source: @georgiagreynyc

4. Hot Hip Tattoo with Skull & Flowers

If you’re looking for a hot hip tattoo, then this next idea may be perfect! Here we have a tattoo design that features flowers and a skull. By adding a skull to floral art, you are giving the flowers and edgy look. You can have any flowers designed with a skull, you can even add some color too.

Hot Hip Tattoo with Skull and Flowers

Source: @korolevatattoo

5. Tiny Hibiscus Hip Tattoo Idea

Looking for a subtler design? Then this tattoo is for you. The design features a small hibiscus flower that has been tattooed on the front of the hip. This is such a cute idea and it would be great as a first tattoo. You can recreate this black ink hibiscus or add some color. Maybe even try a different flower. Celebrities like Kylie and Kendall Jenner have been seen rocking tiny hip tattoos.

Tiny Hibiscus Hip Tattoo Idea

Source: @jorgemcarvalho

6. Colorful Floral Hip Tattoo

Next, we have a tattoo that is bright and colorful. The design features a bouquet of different flowers that have been tattooed on the hip. This is a beautiful design and is perfect for someone who wants a vibrant piece of body art. You can choose a similar design or have a bouquet created with your favorite flowers.

Colorful Floral Hip Tattoo

Source: @zihee_tattoo

7. Lion Hip Tattoo

Lions are a symbol of strength and courage, not only that they are king of the jungle! With that said it is no surprise that lions inspire many tattoo designs. Here we have a lion that has been tattooed on the hip, there are also flowers along the design too. We love this tattoo and it would look amazing on anyone.

8. Front Hip Tattoo Idea

Our next design idea has been tattooed on the front of the hip. The tattoo features two roses with a stunning jewelry feature. This is a gorgeous tattoo and you can choose to recreate the look or maybe choose different flowers or a different jewelry pattern. Either way, this tattoo will look glam and sexy.

Front Hip Rose Tattoo Idea

Source: @anais_chabane

9. Stunning Phoenix Hip Tattoo

Looking for a stunning piece of body art that will wow? Then you need to check out this design. The tattoo features a large, beautiful bird with flowers. As it is a large piece it does sit on the hip and thigh. A tattoo like this is perfect for someone who wants to make a statement. If you want a subtler design, then choose a smaller bird.

Stunning Phoenix Hip Tattoo

Source: @Ira_shmarinova

10. Delicate Hip Tattoo Idea

Next, we have a pretty butterfly and flower tattoo idea. The design has been tattooed on the front of the hip and is very delicate. You can recreate this tattoo or maybe choose your own flower and butterfly design. Choose light colors for a dainty design or vibrant colors for a bold tattoo.

11. Mandala and Flowers

Earlier in the post we featured a mandala tattoo design. If you liked that idea, then you may like this one too. This hip tattoo features a large floral mandala with pink flowers. Again, this is a large piece that is on the thigh too. We love this vibrant and beautiful design. Have a similar tattoo or try a different mandala with different flowers.

Bold Mandala and Flowers Hip Tattoo Idea

Source: @limanya_art

12. Artistic Bird Tattoo Idea

Birds look beautiful when used in tattoo designs. Next, we have a stunning bird hip tattoo to show you. It has been tattooed on the front of the hip and has a watercolor design. We love watercolor tattoos because they look very artistic. Add flowers to the bird design like featured for a pretty and elegant look.

13. Rose Hip Tattoo

Our next hip tattoo features gorgeous black ink roses. There are a total of three roses that start on the hip and end on the thigh. This is an elegant and sexy tattoo idea, it would suit anyone. You can recreate a similar tattoo or maybe have fewer roses. Maybe even add some color.

Sexy Rose Hip Tattoo Idea

Source: @goodtattooclub

14. Unique Hip Tattoo Idea

Want a unique tattoo that will make a statement? Then this next idea is for you. Here we have a circular tattoo design that starts on the hip and goes around the rib. We love this because it is is different and the pattern used is beautiful. Choose a similar tattoo or maybe try a different pattern. You can also choose a smaller tattoo too.

Unique Hip Tattoo Idea

Source: @marlonb_tatts

15. Floral Hip Tattoo

Next, we have a gorgeous floral piece to show you. The tattoo covers the hip and thigh and features beautiful flowers. A tattoo like this is perfect for someone who wants a bold, pretty and stylish design. You can recreate this or try different flowers.

 Bold, Floral Hip Tattoo 

Source: @sophiabaughan

16. Lavender Hip Tattoo

Lavender is a very popular plant and it has inspired many tattoo designs. Here we have a pretty lavender hip tattoo to show you. As you can see, the purple and delicate plants create an elegant and beautiful tattoo. You can have something like this tattooed on the front of the hip or on the side.

17. Badass Snake and Flowers Tattoo

Earlier in the post we featured a snake tattoo. If you liked that idea, then you may like this one too. This design features a snake with beautiful flowers. This is a statement tattoo and it would be perfect for someone who wants a unique design. You can recreate this with any snake and flowers.

Badass Snake and Flowers Hip Tattoo

Source: @sabootattoos

18. Elegant Floral Hip Tattoo

Looking for a sexy and elegant tattoo idea? Then this design could be just what you are looking for. The tattoo features beautiful, vibrant flowers that are placed on the hip and thigh. We love this design because the colors are stunning. Choose a floral tattoo like this or use flowers in different colors.

Elegant Floral Hip Tattoo Idea

Source: @tattooist_silo

19. Lotus with Patterns Hip Tattoo

Lotus flowers are another popular tattoo design. The lotus featured in our next tattoo is a little different. As you can see, the lotus has been placed on the hip and has an intricate pattern. There are also other patterns going down the thigh and up to the ribs. This is a creative piece that is perfect for someone who wants a unique tattoo.

Lotus with Patterns Hip Tattoo 

Source: @marlonb_tatts

20. Watercolor Hip Tattoo Idea

Next, we have another watercolor tattoo idea. This design features beautiful pink flowers. A tattoo like this would be a great choice for someone who wants a pretty and elegant design. You can take inspiration from this and create a watercolor floral tattoo with flowers and colors of your choice.

Watercolor Flower Hip Tattoo Idea

Source: @pissaro_tattoo

21. Pretty Hip Floral Tattoo

We have featured tattoos on the side of the hip and on the front. Our next tattoo features a design that sits around the hip. The beautiful purple and blue flowers start on the front of the hip and create half a circle shape to the other side. We love this tattoo and it would look great with different colored flowers too.

 Pretty Hip Floral Tattoo

Source: @lena_fedchenko

22. Unique Flower Hip Tattoo

Our next tattoo features a unique floral design. The tattoo is a large flower with horns and a diamond design. You can recreate this or take inspiration from it. Maybe choose a different flower or different outer shape. Maybe even consider adding color.

Unique Flower Hip Tattoo

Source: @tattoomink

23. Vibrant Floral Hip Tattoo

Last on our list is this vibrant orange flower design. This tattoo would be perfect for someone who wants a bold piece that is small. Keep it on the front of the hip or have it tattooed on the side. If you go for a larger tattoo then you could add other flowers to it.

Vibrant Floral Hip Tattoo

Source: @georgiagreynyc

As you can see, hip tattoos are gorgeous and easy to hide (your employer need never know). We hope you got inspired and found the perfect hip tattoo for your next ink!