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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
NEWS|London|Latex2Go

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


NEWS|UK|VibraWhip

VibraWhip buzz


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

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