Fetish fashion

   Pioneered by Vivienne Westwood in the 1970s and Jean-Paul Gaultier in the 1980s, fetish fashion emphasizes dominatrix in the use of leather, corsets, rubber, and shoes that could be classified as extreme.

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  • Fetish fashion — is a type of clothing usually created to be extreme or provocative. These styles are not usually worn by the majority of people on any regular basis. They are usually made of materials such as leather, latex, nylon, PVC, spandex and fishnet. Some …   Wikipedia

  • Fetish — may refer to:*Fetishism, the attribution of religious or mystical qualities to inanimate objects *Sexual fetishism, sexual attraction to materials and objects not conventionally viewed as being sexual in nature * Fetish (album) (1999), by Joan… …   Wikipedia

  • Fetish model — A fetish model is a model who wears fetish clothing and/or devices. Many such models wear what is termed as fetish fashions which are clothing styles that incorporate extreme elements designed to elicit a strong emotional reaction or desire on… …   Wikipedia

  • Fetish club — A fetish club is a nightclub, bar or other entertainment venue which caters to clientele interested in some of (but not necessarily all) fetish fashion, bondage, dominance/submission, and/or sadism and masochism (For short, BDSM). Some clubs have …   Wikipedia

  • Fetish-SM Art — Le Fetish SM art est un courant underground de l art, lié au fétichisme. Né principalement dans le dessin et la bande dessinée des années 1950 aux États Unis avec notamment les dessinateurs John Willie et Eric Stanton (auteur de la célèbre bande… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fetish culture — is a term used to describe the lifestyle and arts relating to and influenced by the interest in sexual fetishism and paraphilias. This includes Fetish magazines, and a particular style of fashion, photography, art and modelling. Also within… …   Wikipedia

  • fashion, 1970s —    British fashion trends of the early 1970s reflected the diffusion of the ‘total look’ which had been cultivated by the celebrity designers of 1960s London. Where the designers of ‘the look’ had laid claim to the values of urbanism and pop,… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Fetish photographer — A fetish photographer takes photographs of people in fetishistic situations, such as in bondage, or wearing rubber or leather clothing. More extreme fetish photography depicts paraphiliac acts such as urination, enemas, or SM activities.… …   Wikipedia

  • Fetish-SM art — Scène professionnelle de Fetish SM tournée à New York Le Fetish SM art est un courant underground de l art, lié au fétichisme. Né principalement dans le dessin et la bande dessinée des années 1950 aux États Unis avec notamment les dessinateurs… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fetish — [17] Fetish is a doublet of factitious: that is to say, the two words have a common origin, but have subsequently diverged widely. Both come ultimately from Latin factītius ‘made by art’, an adjective derived from the past participle of facere… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins


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