Made famous by Charlie Chaplin, and still worn by many people today, top hats are certainly worthy of their own tattoo line. In addition to the classy look they give off, top hats are also very easy to customize, and easy to include alongside other imagery, such as skeletons, skulls, people, kings, and animals. Whether you are looking to get a top hat tattoo yourself, or just looking add one to an already finished design, the list below will serve as a platform of ideas for you to choose from.
1. Cowboy Skull With A Top Hat
As mentioned above, skulls with top hats are extremely common. In fact, tattoos of skulls with top hats are even more common than tattoos of people with top hats!
Cowboy Skull With A Top Hat
2. Owl With A Top Hat
A very nice owl top hat tattoo. To add some uniqueness to it, the owl’s top hat has a rather wavy red stripe, and he is also using a monocle.
Owl With A Top Hat
3. Gentleman With A Top Hat
Considering the fact that most individuals who wear top hats are classy, this tattoo should come as no surprise.
Gentleman With A Top Hat
4. A Women With Red Hair and A Mask Wearing A Top Hat
Since they don’t usually wear them, there aren’t too many tattoos with top hats on women. However, this unique design does look great and is incredible realistic.
A Woman With Red Hair and A Mask Wearing A Top Hat
5. Cat With A Top Hat
A very classy feline, with a red striped top hat, a monocle, and a fancy suit!
Cat With A Top Hat
6. Gorilla With A Top Hat
Gorillas with top hats (and pipes) are also very uncommon, making this another unique tattoo design.
Gorilla With A Top Hat
7. Skull With A Top Hat and Keyhole Coffin
Often used to symbolize a control over death, coffins with keyholes make for some very meaningful tattoos, and look great with top hat wearing skulls.
Skull With A Top Hat and Keyhole Coffin
8. A Purple Top Hat Owl Surrounded By Green Flames
Another perfect example of how great top hat owl tattoos look. This specific design is colorful, vibrant, and very unique, considering the fact that it is surrounded by green flames and flowers.
A Purple Top Hat Owl Surrounded By Green Flames
9. Another Great Top Hat Wearing Skull
A nice top hat skull tattoo, equipped with roses, spider webs, and a hundred dollar bill!
Another Great Top Hat Wearing Skull
10. A Traditional Top Hat Gentleman and His Woman
Complete with a nice red background, and some excellent shading too.
A Traditional Top Hat Gentleman and His Woman
11. A Fire-Breathing Man With An Illuminati Top Hat
As if this tattoo design wasn’t unique enough, the man also has burning eyes, and an elaborate mustache.
A Fire-Breathing Man With An Illuminati Top Hat
12. A Traditional Pocket Watch Tattoo With A Top Hat Wearing Owl
Another great benefit of top hat tattoos, is that they go great with traditional pocket watch tattoo designs.
A Traditional Pocket Watch Tattoo With A Top Hat Wearing Owl
13. Fox In A Top Hat
The top hat and fox are done so well, that they appear to be almost three dimensional!
Fox In A Top Hat
14. A Sugar Skull Man In A Top Hat
Though it is completely colorless, this design looks incredible and is very well done.
A Sugar Skull Man In A Top Hat
15. A Neat Sherlock Holmes Style Top Hat Tattoo
Given the time frame, many top hat tattoos are done in a “Sherlock Holmes” style. This allows for little color to be used, and for a lot of dark shading to be done.
A Neat Sherlock Holmes Style Top Hat Tattoo
Well, there you have it, a list of 15 amazing top hat tattoos, sure to resonate with many gentlemen and classy individuals. Though, after reading through the list, you may want to run out and get a top hat tattooed on your body, you should truly consider all of your options, and also look through some other ideas. This is because top hats are very versatile, and with only 15 images listed above, it is hard to know just how many options there are with them.