Presley Gerber is a famous American Fashion Model and a Photographer from California (USA). He is well known as the son of Cindy Crawford (Model). Presley started modeling for “Moschino” and has walked the runway for Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Bottega Veneta, etc. He has also appeared on the cover page of the “Seventh Man” magazine. Presley is well respected for the close and lovely relation that he shares with his sister (Kaia Gerber, a model). He has multiple tattoos on his body. Let us explore his body inks and their relevance.
1. Compass Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left elbow, Presley has got a tattoo of the seven-pointed star compass inked. Around the compass on four directions are the letters inked ‘R C P K’ as in the position of North, East, South, West.
Meaning: The star compass tattoo is the symbol of seeking guidance in life. Presley’s tattoo contains the four letters which are the initials of his family members including his father, mother, sister, and himself. The letter R on the north position depicts his father’s name’s (Rande Gerber) initial, whereas the letter P on the south represents his own name, i.e Presley Gerber, on the east shows us the letter C which represents the initial of his mother’s name i.e Cindy Crawford, and the letter K on the west represents his sister’s name i.e Kaia Gerber. Presley shares a very close bond with his sister and has also done a few shows with her. This tattoo by him is his tribute to the bond that he shares with his mother, father, and his sister, and how they are a source of guidance for each other, always.
2. Couple Tattoo
Tattoo: On Presley’s inner left bicep there exists a tattoo of a couple in the standing posture. The girl can be seen holding a small weapon behind her whereas the boy is holding a heart in his hand.
3. Diamond Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a small diamond inked on the outer side of Presley’s left upper arm.
Meaning: The diamond tattoo reflects the inner beauty of the person who wears the tattoo. It is also considered as the symbol of purity, intellectual intelligence, perfection, and spiritual power. More commonly people get the diamond tattoos as the symbol of commitment, and faithfulness between husband and wife.
4. Date of Birth on Left Arm
Tattoo: Towards theouter side of his left forearm, Presley has got his own Date of Birth inked. The tattoo can be read as ‘7-2-99’ which stands for 2 July 1999.
5. Cat Eyes Tattoo
Tattoo: A pair of cat eyes are inked on the outer side of Presley’s left forearm.
Meaning: Cat eyes are the symbol of the individual’s wisdom and intellectual knowledge. It also makes a person believe in his ability and realize that he can see far more than what they are.
6. ‘family FIRST’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Above his cat eyes tattoo, Presley has got writing inked which says, ‘family FIRST’.
Meaning: This is the second tattoo which he got besides the compass tattoo which shows us that Presley is a family man and shares a very deep and close bond with his family. The tattoo itself is explanatory that Presley looks upon the needs of his family prior to anything else in this world.
7. Neck Tattoo
Tattoo: Presley had revealed this tattoo through an Instagram post showing his neck tattoos, on the left as well as on the right side. This tattoo shows the words on the right side of his neck and can be read as ‘HU & HP’. He had thanked artist Rafael Valdez for doing this tattoo.
8. Los Angelis and Rose Tattoo
Tattoo: On his Left bicep Presley has got the word, ‘Los Angelis’ followed a big rose tattooed exactly under it.
Meaning: Los Angelis is the birthplace of Presley (born in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States) whereas Rose is the symbol of love and affection.
9. Miniature Skull Tattoo
Tattoo: Under his left ear, Presley has a miniature skull inked whose eyes have been highlighted in red ink.
Meaning: Though skull tattoos are the symbol of death, however, skull tattoos are popular among tattoo lovers as they also symbolize the ability to overcome a difficulty or to symbolize the attainment of some achievement and being optimistic in life.
10. Smiley Tattoo
Tattoo: On Presley’s left forearm there is a smiley emoticon tattooed in very light ink.
11. Grim Reaper Tattoo
Tattoo: Across his left shoulder, Presley has got the tattoo of Grim Reaper.
Meaning: Grim Reaper is the symbol of death and dark. But Grim Reaper tattoos are considered to be the symbol of good luck and courage. Presley’s decision to get this tattoo shows us that he is neither fearful of death and nor evil.
12. Zip on Hand Tattoo
Tattoo: On the upper side of his left hand, Presley has got a tattoo of the zip. Zip tattoo is often recieved to cover up some scar on the skin.
13. ’69’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo on Presley’s left arm which shows us the number ’69’ Tattooed.
14. Figure on Left Arm
Tattoo: There is a shadowed man like figure tattooed on Presley’s left arm. The man seems to be an athlete.
15. ‘be grateful’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Towards the inner side of Presley’s left forearm there is another word tattoo which can be read as, ‘be grateful’.
Meaning: This ink proves to us that Presley believes in living a thankful life and he is the strong believer of being grateful for what has in life and so should we be!
16. LOOK UP Tattoo
Tattoo: Presley Gerber has got the words inked near the base of his left and right hand, respectively, which can be read as ‘LOOK UP’, altogether.
Meaning: The tattoo according to Presley, is his tribute to his strong faith in God as he always looks up to God whenever he is in trouble in life, additionally to the fact that we should always keep our head held high.
17. Sister’s name Tattoo
Tattoo: On the upper side of his left arm, Presley has got the name of his sister inked. The tattoo can be read as ‘Kaia XXIII’.
Meaning: Presley has multiple times claimed about his close bond with his sister, Kaia. Not only this they have even walked the ramp together, spend most of their time in the day with each other. This tattoo was done by JonBoy. It is Presley’s dedication to the love for his sister. The roman number XXIII along with Kaia’s name is speculated to be the conjoin representation of Presley’s and Kaia’s birthdates, which are 2nd July and 3rd September, respectively. Presley got the tattoo in February 2018. Some sources also reveal that the roman numbers might represent the date when Kaia made her debut in couture show during the Chanel show at Paris Fashion Week on January 23.
18. ‘Joni’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Presley has got the word, ‘Joni’ tattooed on the left side of his neck. The relevance of this tattoo or this name has never been revealed by him. However, according to our facts, the tattoo might be his tribute to his friend cum favorite NYC based tattoo artist Jon Boy ‘Jonboy’.
19. KARMA Tattoo
Tattoo: Presley carries the tattoo of the word, ‘KARMA‘ just above his left hand’s wrist.
Meaning: Karma, as we all know, is the universal law and applies to everyone whether we believe in it or not. This tattoo by Presley is a continuous reminder to him that Good karma is the result of only good deeds and actions, and thus he needs to prevent himself to become selfish and involve in bad deeds.
20. ‘LUCK’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Across the fingers of his left hand, Presley has got the tattoo of the word, ‘LUCK’ inked.
Meaning: Gerber is a strong believer in Karma and luck. Presley in an interview had revealed that he happily accepts whatever life throws at him since he believes that it is all the matter of luck, and thus, this tattoo is the clear proof of his saying.
21. ‘Zippo Lighter’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a zippo lighter tattoo on Presley’s left forearm.
22. ‘Cannabis Leaf’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the outer side of his left hand, there is a cannabis leaf inked.
23. ‘Five Leaf Clover’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right hand, there is a five-leaf clover tattooed.
Meaning: As we already know that Presley strongly stands for good luck in his life, which is visible from his body tattoos. This tattoo is another symbol of attracting good luck and money in life.
24. ‘HAHA’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the lower part of his fingers of the left hand, Presley has ink which says, ‘HAHA’ tattooed across his four fingers. This tattoo was the part of sibling tattoo. He and his sister Kaia had together gone to the tattoo parlor where Kaia had received two tattoos, whereas Presley got ‘HAHA’ tattooed. The brother-sister had revealed their meaningful inks in a series of Instagram Stories.
25. ‘MISUNDERSTOOD’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Presley made a revelation through his Instagram post showing his face tattoo which includes the word ‘MISUNDERSTOOD’ tattooed under his right eye. The inking was done by NYC based artist JonBoy. He received a lot of negative comments from his followers, however, he said,
“Gerber, “If I thought this was going to ruin my face or I didn’t want this, I wouldn’t have done it. I think that’s a pretty obvious thing,” he declared.”
“It says misunderstood, because that’s how I felt my entire life,” he added.
26. ‘Angel Wings’
Tattoo: On his right bicep, Presley has got the angel wings tattooed.
Meaning: Angel wings are the symbol of good luck