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NEWS|London|Latex flash sales

Latex flash sales

Libidex, Bondinage and Essential Latex are all having flash sales this weekend around the last Rubber Cult event of 2014... Read more
NEWS|London|Itziar appeal

Itziar wins appeal

Performance artist and UCSC web dominatrix Itziar Bilbao Urrutia has won her UK appeal against website regulation... Read more

NEWS|London|Joy Betts tribute

Joy Betts tribute

The British scene pays tribute to one of its most colourful characters — Joy Betts, aka Mistress Demonic — who has died... Read more
NEWS|London|Save the Coronet

Save the Coronet

Major TG venue Coronet Theatre is facing closure if redevelopment proposals go ahead at the end of next year... Read more

NEWS||Libidex Chinese copies

Libidinous Chinese

Libidex is taking action against a copycat whose webshop offers counterfeit latex to the Chinese home market ... Read more
NEWS|Berlin|GFB Weekend

GFB late additions

Additions to Berlin GFB schedule include Nina de Lianin show, more Friday events and some Saturday changes too... Read more

NEWS|London|E-Stim 2B Pro Pack

E-Stim 2B Pro Pack

Next month sees a new premium product bundle unveiled by British electro-stimulation specialist E-Stim Systems ... Read more
NEWS|London|CCK lannches sister brand

Coffee Cake and ?

Exclusive: Coffee Cake & Kink’s founders announce their plans for a new sister venture located in central London... Read more

NEWS|London|Libidex deals + prizes

Libidex sale + film

With a cellar sale still lined-up on November 2, Libidex celebrates making an award-winning sci-fi movie costume... Read more
NEWS|London|New Lbidex sites

Libidex sites live

To promote the two new Libidex sites, LateExpress has an extended sale plus new daily 70% teasers, this week only... Read more

NEWS|London/Paris|Latex summer sales

Summer sales

Latex fashion labels Breathless, HMSlatex and Libidex have all started summer sales running this week or longer... Read more
NEWS|London|Paul Shurey tribute

Paul Shurey tribute

Best known for his Tribal Gathering raves, promoter Paul Shurey, who has died in Goa, was also a keen supporter of fetish... Read more

NEWS|London|New events at Dutchman

Dutchman double

Two new London fetish nights are taking place at Camberwell’s Flying Dutchman in the next couple of weeks... Read more
NEWS|London|RCIII and LFF move

RCIII and LFF move

Rubber Cult and London Fetish Fair have had to find new venues after Shillibeers went into administration ... Read more

NEWS|Plymouth|Westward Bound shop

Westward shop end

Westward Bound is closing its shop in Plymouth, in a reorganisation reflecting the predominance of its online business... Read more
NEWS|London|Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

The Fetishistas wishes everyone a Fab New Year! Our 1st 2013 edition will be online soon; our Newsletter is also imminent... Read more

NEWS|London|Atsuko in Selfridges

Kudo in Selfridges

Atsuko Kudo, latex costumier to the stars, is opening a retail space within the London Selfridges store this week... Read more
NEWS|London|Atsuko does AtomAge

AtomAge Atsuko

September’s issue of America’s influential W Magazine features a groundbreaking collaboration with designer Atsuko Kudo... Read more

NEWS|Kingston Upon Thames|UK ‘fisting’ trial

‘Fisting’ trial in UK

What is it about Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service? Has it got a thing about anal fisting? You might well think so ... Read more
NEWS|UK and Europe|Summer sales

Summer sales

Several well-known makers of latex and other fetish-related clothing are holding their summer sales right now... Read more

NEWS|London|Atsuko V&A show + webcast

Atsuko on display

This weekend sees Atsuko Kudo featuring in a Nick Knight webcast and in a major fashion exhibition opening at the V&A... Read more
NEWS|London|TG’s Mass closes

TG’s Mass closes!

Torture Garden has lost another much-loved venue with today’s announcement of the closure of Mass in Brixton... Read more

NEWS|London|House of Harlot discount

Harlot 20% offer

We have secured a special discount for Fetishistas followers who make online purchases from House of Harlot... Read more
NEWS|London|Atsuko Kudo Valentines

Kudo Valentines

With Valentine’s Day gifts in mind, Atsuko Kudo is offering a selection of its popular accessories in red latex... Read more

NEWS|London|Libidex winter sales

Libidex Valentines

Libidex has announced a new opportunity for Valentine’s bargain hunters in addition to its current Grand Winter Sale ... Read more
NEWS|London|Happy New Year 2012

Happy New Year

We at the Fetishistas wish everyone a Happy New Year for 2012. Our new January edition will be online later this week... Read more

NEWS|London|Emily’s Christmas stockings

Emily’s stocking up

On a recent London trip fetish superstar Emily Marilyn visited Fabulously Fetish to try on some stunning stilettos... Read more
NEWS|London|Libidex Xmas sale

Libidex 70% off

Libidex is offering discounts of as much as 70 percent on some items in its LatexExpress Christmas sale, on now... Read more

NEWS|London|Midori London Salons

Midori’s UK Salons

San Francisco author, educator and rope-mistress Midori returns to London for more Coco de Mer Salons on November 1... Read more
NEWS|London|LFW news teaser

Yusura at LFW TG

Torture Garden showcased British and Japanese talent at Saturday’s London Fetish Ball headliner for Fetish Weekend... Read more

NEWS|London|LFW latex bargains

LFW latex bargains

Atsuko Kudo is among the London latex outlets offering personal shoppers discounts during London Fetish Weekend... Read more
NEWS|London|Libidex 50% sale

Libidex 50% sale

Libidex is holding a 50%-off flash sale online for its fast-delivery range LatexExpress, with many great bargains... Read more

NEWS|London|London Tattoo Convention

Tattoo Convention

Swedish fetish model/burlesquer Elegy Ellem performs at this weekend’s International London Tattoo Convention... Read more
NEWS|London|Darcy fetish videos

Darcy fetish videos

Fetishistas contributor Dave Darcy Edmond is looking for models for his new FetishGirlsLondon video clips project... Read more

NEWS|London|Pretty Pervy closing

Pretty Pervy closes

Pretty Pervy, one of the latex scene’s most original/adventurous design houses, has announced that it is to close in 2012 ... Read more
NEWS|London/Hamburg|Rubberluv GFB sale

Rubberluv sale

RubberLuv has announced a big online sale in celebration of its appearance on the GFB catwalk on June 4... Read more

NEWS|London|TG 20th Birthday

TG’s 20th Birthday

Torture Garden has confirmed the full roster of performances for the three days of its 20th Birthday Weekender... Read more
NEWS|London|Portland Place ban

Portland ban stays

London mansion Portland Place has lost its appeal against a ban on hosting adult parties and other commercial events... Read more

NEWS|London|Ancilla at TG

Ancilla and Atsuko

Fetish superstar Ancilla Tilia made a surprise appearance at Saturday’s Torture Garden in a stunning pink Atsuko Kudo dress... Read more
NEWS|London|Libidex Instants

Libidex Instants

Libidex is the latest label offering a fast off-the-peg service for those who urgently need to get hold of a new latex outfit... Read more

NEWS|Edinburgh|TG Edinburgh Weekend

TG in Edinburgh

Following its sold-out Valentines’ Ball in London, Torture Garden is soon to head North for its first Edinburgh Weekend... Read more
NEWS|London|FOS merchandise

FOS merchandise

Festival of Sins has a new range of merchandise to coincide with its Sloth night at The Den & Centro on December 11... Read more


Latex2Go quick fix

A new “instant” mail-order service from Westward Bound could be the perfect answer for anyone needing latex in a hurry  ... Read more
NEWS|London|Erotica 2010

Erotica kink-appeal

There’s Dita Von Teese, RubberDoll and much more for fetish fans at Erotica, opening this Friday (Nov 19) at Olympia... Read more

NEWS|London|Liberation Club

Liberation Club

Leading latex label Libidex has launched what it believes to be the first fetish fashion customer loyalty card... Read more
NEWS|London|Sin And The City

Sin And The City

Lustreality starts an eight-week season of sin-themed burlesque nights at London’s Proud Cabaret this Wednesday (27)... Read more

NEWS|Londdon|Dita at Erotica UK

Dita at Erotica UK

Dita Von Teese is bringing her most opulent show, The Opium Den, to London in November as part of Erotica 2010... Read more
NEWS|London|TG treats at LFW

TG treats at LFW

London Fetish Weekend showed all the signs of being a successful event despite wet weather and Sunday’s tube strike ... Read more

NEWS|London|London Fetish Weekend

London Fetish 2010

London Fetish Weekend hosts three days of fetish partying, shopping and other pervy attractions on October 1-3.... Read more
NEWS|London|Bondinage new site

Bondinage revamp

British latex label Bondinage has given its website a makeover to mark the introduction of its new women’s collection... Read more

NEWS|London|Libidex sale ends

Libidex sale ends

The Libidex Grand Summer Sale, with reductions of 25 percent across the whole range, ends Bank Holiday Sunday... Read more
NEWS|London|Feterati Girls

Feterati Girls

The Feterati Girls are a new London-based fetish dance troupe put together by fetish model and dancer Emma Alexa... Read more

NEWS|London|Portland Place ban

Portland Place ban

The venue of 2009’s Rubber Ball, which showcased Naucler Design fashion, has been banned from holding more parties... Read more
NEWS|London|Breathless summer sale

Breathless on sale

Breathless is the latest London latex label to announce a summer sale, with reductions online and up to 50 percent off... Read more

NEWS|London|Prong’s new website

Prong’s new site

Prong Jewellery, London’s well- known fetish accessoriser, has unveiled its new website and new posture collars... Read more
NEWS|London|Libidex summer sale

Libidex grand sale

Libidex launches its Grand Summer Sale on July 9, offering 25 percent off all Libidex clothing online and in-store... Read more

NEWS|London|Libidex hood sale

Libidex hood sale

London clothing label Libidex is running a two-week sale on latex hoods, with 25 percent off the advertised price... Read more
NEWS|London|Libidex job

Libidex seeks gluer

Libidex, the  internationally respected UK latex clothing label, is looking for an experienced latex garment maker ... Read more

NEWS|London|SeOne closure

SeOne venue shuts

London club SeOne, set this year to be the venue for Torture Garden’s three biggest parties, ceased trading this week... Read more
NEWS|London|Valentine’s double

Valentine’s double

Valentine’s weekend in London brought a chance for the determined to sample both TG and Festival of Sins... Read more

NEWS||Lego dominatrix

Lego dominatrix

They do say that something only truly becomes culturally acceptable when somebody makes it using Lego... Read more
NEWS|London|TG NYE back at Mass

TG NYE is at Mass

Torture Garden’s New Year Ball is back on at Mass following the venue’s successful appeal against closure this morning... Read more

NEWS|London|TG NYE cancels

TG NYE cancelled?

TG’s NYE party may go ahead in some form even if police closure of Mass is not successfully appeal... Read more
NEWS|London|Lucie’s TG Wonderland

Lucie’s TG Wonder

Lady Lucie pulled out all the stops for her headlining fashion show at TG’s Winter Wonderland on December 5... Read more

NEWS|London|LFW overview

First take on LFW

LFW may not have ended up as the weekend originally planned, but thanks to TG, Subversion, LAM & co, it was no disaster... Read more
NEWS|London|LFW model call

LFW model shoot

Gothic Image and The Fetishistas have teamed up on a London Fetish Weekend model shoot this Saturday, October 3... Read more

NEWS|Birmingham|Cocoon for sale

Cocoon for sale

Cocoon International, Britain’s long-established moulded rubber clothing and equipment specialist, is for sale... Read more
NEWS|London|LFW: fashion off

Fets/FoS show off

The Fetishistas and new fashion production partners Festival of Sins will not stage LFW fashion shows this October... Read more

NEWS|London|London Xpo cancels

Xpo is cancelled

This year’s Xpo at the Barbican, part of October’s London Fetish Weekend, has been cancelled “with great regret”... Read more
NEWS|London|Mask iconography

Mask iconography

From fetish hoods and lucha libre masks to superheroes’ cowls and death masks, the imagery of masks is celebrated... Read more

NEWS||TG summer dates

TG summer dates

Upcoming Torture Garden dates include London and Paris in June, plus Derby and rescheduled Brighton date in July ... Read more
NEWS|London|TG International

TG International

Torture Garden’s 2009 Birthday Weekend started in fine form with Friday’s International Fetish Ball at Club Colosseum... Read more

NEWS|London|Gill Smith tribute

Gill Smith tribute

Beverley Glick pays tribute to friend and Skin Two club founder member Gill Smith, who has died in London aged 51  ... Read more
NEWS|London|AntiChrist ticket sales

AntiChrist tickets

London’s Club AntiChrist has taken emergency action to restore online ticket sales for tonight’s Colosseum event... Read more

NEWS|London|Club Crimson launch

Crimson launch

Crimson is a new London fetish/ BDSM club opening in mid-April at the recently refurbished Hidden in Vauxhall ... Read more
NEWS|London|Adventures of Gwendoline

Gwen’s Adventures

Innovative London fetish club The Adventures of Gwendoline returns at the end of January for a season of three events... Read more

NEWS|London|TG New Year

TG New Year’s Eve

Torture Garden’s New Year’s Eve party at Mass was a predictably riotous affair with Libidex seeing in the new year onstage... Read more
NEWS|London|Skin Two closure

Skin Two is closing

Skin Two magazine is ceasing publication, and is to be replaced by a new annual title, the Skin Two Yearbook... Read more

NEWS|London|Xpo Friday

Xpo’s in fashion

The Fetishistas’ Fashion At the Barbican shows were once again a major attraction at the first day of this year’s Xpo... Read more
NEWS|London|Fetishistas cocktail party

A cocktail of kink

London Fetish Weekend launched in style yesterday with an evening of cocktails and kink organised by The Fetishistas... Read more

NEWS|London|Fetishistas cocktails

Party with Triibe!

Triibe Celtic Liqueur provides free cocktails, and Chrys Columbine joins the entertainment bill for Thursday’s Party... Read more
NEWS|London|Gatewood model call

Charles’ model call

As part of his October visit here, Charles Gatewood wants to photograph London’s alternative beauties... Read more

NEWS|London|Fashion At The Barbican

FAB fetish catwalk

The Fetishistas once again present Fashion At The Barbican — four fetish catwalk shows at The Xpo on Fri-Sat Oct 3-4... Read more
NEWS|London|Fetishistas Cocktail Party

Our cocktail party

Full details of our Movers, Shakers & Stirrers cocktail party launching London Fetish Weekend on Thursday October 2... Read more

NEWS|London|TG Skin Two Special

TG starts the RBW

Torture Garden launch Rubber Ball Weekend with a party debuting Reneé Masoomian’s distinctive latex designs... Read more
NEWS|London|CKK closure

Coffee Cake closes

Coffee, Cake & Kink, famous London meeting place for the international fetish community, will close this summer... Read more

NEWS|London|London Fetish Weekend

Fetishistas at LFW

Plans are now being finalised for The Fetishistas’ cocktail party that will launch October’s London Fetish Weekend... Read more
NEWS|London|Passion weekend

Pedigree Passion

London’s new Passion event has proved it is possible to stage a mainstream ‘adult’ show that is actually cool... Read more

NEWS|London|Passion weekend

Passion weekend

Passion, London’s new adult show at Earls Court, opens its doors to the public at 1pm this coming Saturday (May 24)... Read more
NEWS|London|TG Birthday Ball

TG Birthday Ball

Torture Garden clocked up another memorable anniversary with its Birthday Ball Weekender at the start of May... Read more

NEWS|Worldwide|May party round-up

May party mayhem

May is a massively busy month for fetish events; these are some highlights from our May party listings... Read more
NEWS|London|TG party discounts

TG party discounts

Special offers for The Fetishistas’ TG Weekend opening party include a half-price guestlist for the first 50 RSVPs... Read more

NEWS|London|Anti-BDSM law

Cohen: lobby Lords

With less than a month left to fight the UK’s anti-BDSM bill, the Spanner Trust is urging us to lobby House of Lords ... Read more
NEWS|London|TG Fetishistas night

Fetishistas at TG

TheFetishistas.com is co-hosting the opening night of May’s Torture Garden Birthday Ball Weekend in London ... Read more

NEWS|London|HandJobs birthday

HandJobs’ second

HandJobs Media, London’s dedicated fetish flyer distributor, celebrates its second birthday at Subversion... Read more
NEWS|London|Skin Two Weekend

Skin Two Weekend

Skin Two has now outlined plans for Rubber Ball Weekend, which moves this year from October to September 5-7.... Read more

NEWS|San Francisco|Thomas Roche

Roche to Kink.com

Eros Zine suspends publication and editor Thomas Roche moves to Kink.com to become its public relations manager... Read more
NEWS|London|London Fetish Weekend

London Fetish Wkd

Xpo Barbican, Torture Garden, Club Subversion and The Fetishistas host the London Fetish Weekend in October... Read more

NEWS|Around the world|Big 2008 parties

Big events in 2008

2008 is shaping up to be an eventful year — at least in terms of major international fetish weekends... Read more
NEWS|London|Passion show

Passion for London

London gets a new adult- orientated show in Spring 2008 when Passion comes to Earls Court on May 24-25... Read more

NEWS|London|Club AntiChrist

AntiChrist arrives

Londoners are looking forward to a new kinky clubbing experience when Club AntiChrist launches on November 23 ... Read more
NEWS|London|Libidex model quest

Model for Libidex

London-based latex couturier Libidex is looking for models to help promote its new collection for women... Read more

NEWS|London|TG Seduced party

Seduced by TG

Torture Garden hosted a party at The Barbican Art Gallery on Nov 1 to coincide with the gallery’s Seduced exhibition ... Read more
NEWS|London|Xpo finale

Xpo fashion finale

The Fetishistas’ Fashion At The Barbican shows provided the RB Weekend’s biggest display of fetish fashion ... Read more

NEWS|London|Xpo late adds

Xpo late additions

Major fetish/BDSM retailer Westward Bound is one of several last-minute additions to the Barbican Xpo... Read more
NEWS|London|Emma D-B show

Emma exhibition

Emma Delves-Broughton has been putting the finishing touches to her first London exhibition, which opens this week... Read more

NEWS||Gossip launch

Gossip launches

We have just officially launched our Gossip section here at The Fetishistas, serving you a diet of entertaining items... Read more
NEWS|London|Xpo ahead

Xpo ahead on style

The Barbican Xpo adds yet more designers, further substantiating its claim to be more fashionable than its rival ... Read more

NEWS|London|Xpo fashion

Xpo fashion shows

The Fetishistas is seeking talent for its Fashion At The Barbican shows at the Barbican Xpo in London in October... Read more
NEWS|London|Xpo additions

Pretty Pervy Xpo

The Barbican Xpo, in London on October 5-6, has added six more new exhibitors and performers this month... Read more

NEWS|London|Design piracy

Battling the pirates

Several major London fetish fashion labels are in talks aimed at forming a trade association to fight design piracy... Read more
NEWS|London|Banner exchange

Banner exchange

We’ve finally got our Links page online, so we are now inviting banner exchanges with fetish and BDSM websites ... Read more

NEWS|London|Xpo 2007

More latex for Xpo

Breathless and Rubber55 are among new fashion bookings which have taken Barbican Xpo stands to the 30 mark... Read more
NEWS|London|Criminal Justice Bill

Reasons for denial

The Ministry of Justice note gives the following justifications for overriding the rights in the European Convention... Read more

NEWS|London|Criminal Justice Bill

Brits fight law

The Criminal Justice Bill, which aims to punish the viewing of ‘violent’ pornography in Britain with three years’ imprisonment... Read more
NEWS|London|Emma D-B show

Emma D-B show

Respected Brit Photographer Emma Delves-Broughton will have a major exhibition in central London this October... Read more

NEWS|London|Harlot sale

Harlot sale

House-of-Harlot.com has announced a summer sale on all its online styles, with discounts of up to 30 percent ... Read more
NEWS|London|Xpo bookings

Xpo nears 30 firms

Exhibitor bookings for The Xpo at London’s Barbican Centre are fast approaching the 30 mark... Read more

NEWS|London|Radical Rubber

Radical Rubber

British latex fashion label Libidex yesterday unveiled a new sheet latex manufacturing company, Radical Rubber... Read more
NEWS|London|Libidex Xpo

Xpo signs Libidex

Libidex has just announced that it will exhibit at the Barbican Xpo during Rubber Ball weekend in October this year... Read more

NEWS|London|Fetishistas party

Fakir ForePlay fun

Fakir Musafar and his UK Tour crew turned up at London’s DiTch Bar on Thursday to help us celebrate... Read more
NEWS|London|Xpo partnership

We back Barbican

TheFetishistas.com will be the industry media partner for the 2007 Xpo held at London’s Barbican Centre... Read more

NEWS|London|MySpace launch

MySpace launch

Friend The Fetishistas now through our new MySpace page and receive your invitation to our London launch party ... Read more
NEWS|London|Skin Two Expo

Skin Two at Excel

Skin Two announces the venue for its 2007 Expo will be Excel, the purpose-built exhibition centre in east London... Read more

NEWS|London|TG Ball

TG move Afterparty

Torture Garden has been forced to change the venue for its Birthday Ball After Party on Sunday May 20 ... Read more

VibraWhip buzz

Vibrawhips are a new range of whips that promise to combine the delights of discipline with the stimulating... Read more


Breathless Harlot

Breathless has added new latex to its online store, including House of Harlot outfits worn by Christina Aguilera and Beyoncé... Read more
NEWS|London|Rubber Ball Weekend

London expo split

A surprise split between Skin Two and the organisers of the traditional Rubber Ball Weekend Expo at the Barbican... Read more