By providing these types of products with his original tattoo designs, Don Ed Hardy made a name for himself and elevated his reputation far beyond that of a simple tattoo artist. The brand has become such a success that the popularity of Ed Hardy shirts and other merchandise has nearly eclipsed the popularity of the artist himself. While there is certainly plenty of interest in his artwork, the bulk of his fame comes from the clothing and other items that have brought about all manner of fans, from celebs to truckers.
The Ed Hardy brand has come a long way from its origins. After being marketed almost exclusively to celebrities, the products from around the world have begun to make their mark on the average consumer. While many celebrities- Madonna, T.I., and Miley Cyrus to name a few- continue to sport the clothing, the Ed Hardy shirts have brought a tremendous amount of fame to their creator who has also come a long way from his origins as a simple tattoo artist.
While originally designing for specific types of tattoos, Hardy has branched out into the world and has begun to create a much wider variety of products for people to take advantage of. Whether you are looking for a watch, pair of shoes, or sweater, there is very likely something from the line that can suit you. The Ed Hardy shirts that are so popular around the world have continued to make their mark and generate all manner of interest in the brand in general.
With so many different types of Ed Hardy shirts and designs to choose from, it is easy to see how these types of products have generated a tremendous amount of interest from all around the world among people who are happy to show their edge and express their rocker style. After all this incredible attention, it is only natural for the Ed Hardy and other designs to find a home in markets around the world, making for an extremely successful line of clothing in general.
Many athletes and celebrities sport some sort of Asian tattoo and they too have become victim to the lost in translation of their tattoo. Below is a list of athletes and celebrities that have some sort of Asian tattoo that has been lost in translation or the meaning has been misinterpreted.
* Chris Anderson of the Denver Nuggets got the Chinese character for "good" on one shoulder and "bad" on the other. But it seems something got lost in translation because the character for "bad" also means "nausea".
*Shawn Marion of the Toronto Raptors likes to refer to himself as"The Matrix" and wanted to tell the world to knows this so he decided to inscribing it in Mandarin on his leg. But to Chinese it reads: "Demon bird camphor".
* Britney Spears has some Kabbalah symbols on the back of her neck. It is suppose to translate to "healing". But there has been many reports claiming that the three symbols are out of order so her tattoo doesn't really mean anything.Miley Cyrus is a young and rising tween star with a predicted billion-dollar personal fortune in her possession. While Miley Ray carved her path to fame on account of her good-girl facade, as she gets older her decisions are providing some salacious superstar rumor.
After backing out of her intent of receiving a high-school education, she's happily received the super-star life-style, with unsurprisingly amoral semi-naked photographs and not-so-secret swimsuit images.