By Nina Love
Where is there a rule that you have to wear fetish fashion to a kink event? Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE clothes, fashion and especially fetish fashion. You might say that I have a fashion fetish. But that’s me, not you.
In a previous article, I touched on how our culture tells us that fashion is a female thing and while men can still be interested in it, it’s almost always coming from a female perspective (i.e. women’s fashions). There’s really a lot more to be said on this subject, especially when it comes to how [...]
It seems that fashion in the United States is made for the thin….at least when it comes to women. Sizes that most stores carry and sizes women actually wear are quite disproportionate. The average woman in this country wears a size 14, while Hollister, Abercrombie and Fitch, Wet Seal, Urban Outfitters and Zara don’t even [...]
Any discussion of fashion usually revolves around women. Specifically, fashions only women are supposed to wear, be interested in or care about. Even if men are the ones leading the discussion, it is almost always centered on women’s wear. During Fashion Week we only see or hear about shows that depict women’s wear. Fashion seems [...]
Today is Halloween, which means eating candy until you puke, prank calling everyone you know and dressing up in fabulous costumes. Speaking of costumes, Have you noticed how Halloween costumes seem to be…designed differently for men and women? Costumes seem to always be gendered and clearly “belong” to one gender or another. And not just [...]
I am a makeup amateur. No lie. I wear it every single day, but I prefer the look that makes me appear like I’m not wearing any makeup. And to support my claim, I can open up my makeup bag and show you eyeshadow that I bought in honor of my nuptials. Nine years ago. [...]
By Nina Love I read yet another fetish fashion blog – I won’t name names – that was complaining about so and so wearing such and such to the dungeon. The gist of the article was that so and so was wearing a bright pink polo shirt of all things. And to make it worse, [...]
By Nina Love
Choosing the right clothing is an ongoing challenge. Most of us feel the pressure to fit in while standing apart. It’s an age old double edge sword. And in our little world the expectations are even higher. There are countless articles, blogs and rants about appropriate fetish attire.
By Nina Love
I’ve noticed that fetish fashion tends to be timeless. Let me explain. I’ve been in “the scene” for just about ten years. Fashion – main stream fashion that is – has changed, changed again, and again…and then changed back.