Nina Love


Nina is a fierce femme, a fashion designer, an educator, a freelance writer, an activist and a Leather Woman. A native of Baltimore, Nina travels the country full-time: teaching, living, working and loving the in the Leather/BDSM community. She is the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Leather Woman and an active member of the Lesbian Sex Mafia (LSM) and The Eulenspiegel Society (TES) and is an Emeritus Board Member of the Baltimore Education and Social Society (BESS). She is proud to be the Education Director for FetFest Con! Read Full Profile...


 Posted by on October 6, 2013
Oct 062013

by Nina Love

It’s time to purge. Relax; my dinner is diligently working its way through my digestive system as we speak. It’s time to purge my closet. Yet this thought is more stressful and painstaking than sticking my finger down my throat, which is starting to sound appealing at this point.

Aug 242013
Fashion and Self Expression:  What do I want to say about me today?

What do I want to say about me today?  This is the question I often ask myself when I’m standing in front of my closet pondering what to wear. I’ll admit that sometimes this question is subconscious – like when I’m working from home and I choose to throw on comfy pajama pants and an […]

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Fashionista Survival Kit

 Posted by on August 8, 2013
Aug 082013
Fashionista Survival Kit

By Nina Love

If you are anything like me, you take your fashion seriously. Our style, after all, is a statement of identity and one of our greatest avenues for self expression. So, when I recently found myself at dinner with two of my favorite toy whores the topic of toy-bag essentials came up.

Dressing for your body type: The Pear

 Posted by on September 27, 2011
Sep 272011

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, […]

Dressing for your body type: The Rectangle

 Posted by on August 29, 2011
Aug 292011

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.

Dressing for your body type: Part 1

 Posted by on August 3, 2011
Aug 032011

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.

Fashion Inspiration at a Glance

 Posted by on June 30, 2011
Jun 302011

By Nina Love

One of the problems that I’ve encountered since joining the wonderful world we call the “scene” is that it is increasingly hard to stand out in room full of perverts. Getting ready for a CON can be an overwhelming endeavor. I can take the easy way out…