BDSM

Photography

Welcome to the (very NSFW) world of Instagram's wedgie community

Meet Benjamin Fredrickson, the ‘wedgie artist’ redefining eroticism.
Abby Moss
3.10.20
Fashion

Yeha Leung is the BDSM designer making celebrity fashion hardcore

Rihanna, Lizzo, FKA Twigs, Arca and Megan Thee Stallion are all big fans.
Jenna Mahale
2.20.20
Photography

The Brazilian photographer mixing fetishism with flowers

Fabio DaMotta is making bondage a little more poetic. NSFW!
Luke Smith
2.3.20
Photography

photographing moscow’s latex fetish scene

After connecting on Instagram, Eugene Shishkin shot Moscow’s prolific latex dominatrixes, Mistress Tabu and Latex Angela, and their subs.
Ryan White
8.15.19
Fashion

why the dominatrix has made a whip-cracking return to the runways

From Christopher Kane to Alexander McQueen, it seems that kink is on the mind.
Liam Hess
5.16.19
Culture

does this netflix show remove the stigma around bdsm and kink?

New TV show 'Bonding' earnestly, if not unproblematically, attempts to debunk some of the myths attached to this variety of sex work.
Megan Wallace
4.29.19
Culture

bondage artist naka akira on the erotic beauty of kinbaku

As FKA Twigs and Fifty Shades of Grey bring the Japanese art of rope tying ever closer to the mainstream, we talk to one of its master practitioners.
Roni Jacobson
5.8.15
Think Pieces

from fifty shades to fanny hill we investigate the commercialisation of bdsm

As the hotly anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey is released on screen, we explore how the steamy sex subculture of BDSM has been whipped up by the mainstream.
Billie Brand
2.13.15
Think Pieces

sexy but not sexual: untangling the web of liberation and oppression in the changes to porn laws

Philippa Snow investigates the new changes to porn laws, that equate female pleasure with BDSM, and the obstacles and moral quandaries of the female body.
Philippa Snow
12.11.14
Paris

pfw: alexander mcqueen spring/summer 15

From bathrobes to bondage ropes, Sarah Burton presented a collection inspired by the controlled clean and aesthetically pleasing subversive nature of Japanese culture.
Anders Christian Madsen
10.1.14