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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Nose fetishism
Nose fetishism (nose fetish or nasophilia) is a paraphilia in which an individual is sexually aroused by the sight, touch, or often the erotic sucking of human noses.
Balloon fetishism is a fetish in which a person has an unusual fascination of, or pertaining to, balloons, which provides sexual arousal or stimulation.
Leather fetishism is the name popularly used to describe a fetishistic attraction to people wearing leather, or in certain cases, to the garments themselves.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Nose-fetishism   (2318 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
A schoolgirl uniform fetish is a sexual fetish in which someone derives sexual pleasure from viewing others dressed like schoolgirls or someone enjoys dressing in the typical uniform of a schoolgirl in either a school skirt or culottes.
Suit and tie fetishism or a suit fetish describes a fetishistic attraction towards men and women wearing business and/ or formalwear (or photos or video of men and women in such clothing, or the objects of clothing themselves), and also men who get aroused when they themselves are in such clothing.
Typical people with a suit and tie fetish are fixated on the thought of their neck being compressed by a tight collar, or having sexual encounters that involve at least one of the participants dressed in a suit or tuxedo, and will seek out visual and tactical stimuli to aid their sexual fantasy.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Leather_fetishism   (2482 words)

  
 Leather fetishism - Wipipedia
One reason why leather may become a fetish object may be that the garment forms a "second skin" that acts as a fetishistic surrogate for the wearer's own skin.
Leather can also be polished to be shiny and can also be produced in bright colours, causing further visual stimuli to add to the physical sensations produced by the material.
The feel of tight leather garments may also be viewed as a kind of sexual bondage, and much SM equipment is made out of leather.
www.londonfetishscene.com /wipi/index.php/Leather_fetishism   (204 words)

  
 Leather fetishism - Definition, explanation
One reason why leather may be fetishized is perhaps that the garment forms a "second skin" that acts as a fetishistic surrogate for the wearer's own skin.
Leather can also be polished to be shiny and can also be produced in bright colours, adding further visual stimuli to add to the physical sensations produced by the material.
The feel of tight leather garments may also be viewed as a kind of sexual bondage, and much bondage equipment is made out of leather.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/l/le/leather_fetishism.php   (304 words)

  
 TAS Leather
Belting leather is the only kind of leather used in luxury products that can retain its shape without the need for a separate frame; it is generally a heavy weight of full-grain, vegetable-tanned leather.
Hence leather described as 7 to 8 oz is 7/64 to 8/64 inches (2.8 to 3.2 mm) thick.
The leather is often dyed fl and covered with tiny round bumps in the natural pattern of the back ridge of an animal.
www.tasleather.com /content/display.asp?id=197   (1238 words)

  
 And the Rest... - Pullout - Worn Out - The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper
This elaborate footwear is made of real leather, but the material is covered by a thin layer of plastic that flakes off with heavy use.
Asked if his all-fl, all-leather ensemble was a fashion statement or a sex-life statement, Tony said it was neither.
Critics of leather fetishism often complain that it invokes and trivializes fascist uniforms and imagery, particularly Nazi uniforms.
www.thestranger.com /seattle/Content?oid=21042   (2832 words)

  
 The Phoenix
Leather fetishism in America has its origins in the post-World War II motorcycle culture, but its ascent into an institutionalized and accepted lifestyle must be, in part, credited to Chuck Renslow, a lifetime Chicagoan and founder of the Chicago Leather Archives and Museum.
Leather Contest was held in Chicago, where it has continued to be held every Memorial Day since.
Leather fetishism has endured political obstacles, public disgust and the HIV outbreak of the 1970s, but as the 28th annual International Mr.
www.loyolaphoenix.com /media/paper673/news/2005/10/26/Diversions/Chicago.Is.The.leather.Man.Capital.Of.The.World-1034027.shtml   (563 words)

  
 glbtq >> social sciences >> Leather Culture
Not all of the subculture's participants practice dominance and submission, fetishism, and s/m in common, and the number of variations on and additions to these three erotic themes among leatherfolk is seemingly limitless.
The credo among leather practitioners is that all such expressions are mindful of physical, mental, and emotional health, are understood as mutually consensual, and are experienced as pleasurable by all parties involved.
Sadism, masochism, and fetishism continue to be classified as mental illnesses by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychological Association, as was homosexuality until 1973.
www.glbtq.com /social-sciences/leather_culture.html   (865 words)

  
  Sexual fetishism - Wikinfo
Sexual fetishism, first described as such by Sigmund Freud though the concept and certainly the activity is quite ancient, is a form of paraphilia where the object of affection is a specific inanimate object or part of a person's body.
Transvestic fetishism, the fetish of dressing in the clothes of the opposite sex, is also common.
Some clothing materials are fetishized by a small number of people, perhaps on the basis that the material forms a "second skin" that acts as a fetishistic surrogate for the wearer's own skin.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Sexual_fetishism   (2158 words)

  
 ArtLex on Leather
leather, made since the mid-19th century, was originally a strong fabric coated with a rubber composition or with a synthetic substance such as pyroxylin.
Leather is associated by some with sexual fetishism, or with motorcycles, or with some types of music -- heavy metal rock, for instance.
There is a large boss at the center of this "buckler," a leather shield of the style used in England in the 13th-15th century.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/kl/leather.html   (981 words)

  
 Leather
Leather is a material created through the tanning of hides[?], pelts[?] and skins of animals.
Leather was a very important clothing material, and its other uses were legion.
Leather fetishism is the name popularly used to describe a fetishistic attraction to people wearing leather, or in certain cases, to the garments themselves.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/le/Leather.html   (250 words)

  
 danier leather
Leather fetishism is the name of estones in saddle development, and its relative lack of scent.
Doppels ldner meant double soldier, danier leather because they did not lessen with wearing and its high gloss finish that could be used to bind an opponents sword hand and weapon against their body.
Many western stirrups are made of polyvinyl chloride, danier leather or Polyvinyl chloride, danier leather jacket which doesnt breathe and is dedicated to the bottom attaining the correct state of mind.
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 Leather Dog Harness
Since the leather remains flexible and stretchable a short time after the boiling, forming it to the needs of the armourer is quite easy, making it a cheap, light and convenient alternative to bronze, steel, and other historical materials.
Leather fetishism is the name popularly used to describe a fetishistic attraction to people wearing leather, or in certain cases, to the garments themselves.
Leather can also be polished to be shiny and can also be produced in bright colours, adding further visual stimuli to add to the physical sensations produced by the material.
www.behindthefridge.com /pages6/53/leather-dog-harness.html   (1332 words)

  
 Leather|Forms of Leather|Leather subculture|Working with leather|Tanning|Pleather!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Leather is a material created through the tanning of hides, pelts and skins of animals, primarily cows.
As leather can also be a metonymical term for things made from it, the term leathering is as logical as tanning in the sense of a physical punishment (such as a severe spanking) applied with a leather whip.
Leather fetishism is the name popularly used to describe a fetishistic attraction to people wearing leather, or in certain cases, to the garments themselves.
onlyleather.biz /index.html   (212 words)

  
 Fetish Alliance - Fur and Leather Fetishism
And there are cases of' adults who have fur and leather fetishes, who occasionally include a pet such as a dog, in their lovemaking, but such cases are rare.
The leather fetishist is sexually satisfied with abuse and humiliation from the person who wears the leather, but his peculiarity usually stops short of receiving actual pain.
But among most leather fetishists, whose desires nave not graduated to a decided need for physical punishment, the appearance of leather on either themselves or their partners is generally sufficient to produce an erotic response.
www.fetishalliance.net /Stories/Newbie/furandleatherfetishism.htm   (1983 words)

  
 Psychology Today's Diagnosis Dictionary: Fetishism
Fetishism is characterized as a disorder when there is a pathological assignment of sexual fixation, fantasies or behaviors toward an inanimate object -- frequently an item of clothing -- such as underclothing or a high-heeled shoe -- or to nongenital body parts -- such as the foot.
Fetishism is a more common occurrence in males, and the causes are not clearly known.
The fetish objects are not articles of clothing used in cross-dressing as in transvestite fetishism and are not designed for tactile genital stimulation such as a vibrator.
www.psychologytoday.com /conditions/fetishism.html   (1323 words)

  
 Discovery Health :: Fetishism
Fetishism is a fixation on an inanimate object or body part that is not primarily sexual in nature, and the compulsive need for its use in order to obtain sexual gratification.
In a form fetish, it is the object and its shape that are important, such as in the case of high-heeled shoes.
In a media fetish, it is the material out of which the object is made that is important, such as silk or leather.
health.discovery.com /centers/sex/sexpedia/fetishism.html   (415 words)

  
 Leather at AllExperts
Leather is a material created through the tanning of hides, pelts and skins of animals, primarily cows.Leather is a very important clothing material, and its other uses are legion.
Rawhide is stiffer and more brittle than other forms of leather, and is primarily found in uses such as drum heads where it does not need to flex significantly; it is also cut up into cords for use in lacing or stitching, or for making dog toys.
In Thailand, sting ray leather is used in wallets and belts in the same way as regular cow leather.
en.allexperts.com /e/l/le/leather.htm   (1852 words)

  
 Fur fetishism
Fur fetishism is the name popularly used to describe a fetishistic attraction to people wearing fur, or in certain cases, to the garments themselves.
One reason why fur may be fetishised is perhaps that the garment forms a "second skin" that acts as a fetishistic surrogate for the wearer's own skin.
One of the earliest documented examples of fur fetishism was the case of the eponymic Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, both in real life, and in his semi-autobiographical novel Venus in Furs (Venus im Pelz).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fu/Fur_fetishism.html   (109 words)

  
 Fetish clothing at AllExperts
Fetish clothing includes any type of clothing and clothing material which is commonly fetishized.It is possible for almost any item of clothing to be the subject of a fetish.Commonly fetishized types of clothing include underwear, skin-tight clothing, and footwear such as ballet boots and pony boots.
Commonly fetishized materials include leather, fur, satin, rubber, spandex, fishnet, chainmail and fabrics made from plastics such as polyvinyl chloride (PVC, vinyl), polyurethane (PU) and polyamide.The uniforms associated with certain occupations are frequently fetishized; for example, nurse, maid, schoolgirl, law enforcement officer (particularly motorcycle patrol) and military officer.
Fetish clothing is often worn within the fetish subculture, frequently as a way of keeping curious non-fetishists out of fetish clubs.
en.allexperts.com /e/f/fe/fetish_clothing.htm   (304 words)

  
 More Info on Leather Jacket
Leather is a material created through the tanning of hides, pelts and skins of animals.
Leather is decorated by leather carving, leather stamping, leather embossing, pyrography, beading, dying of leather or painting on leather.
The leather is often dyed fl and covered with tiny round bumps in the natural pattern of the back ridge of an animal.
www.encryptoo.com /leather-jacket.htm   (637 words)

  
 BDSM - Sex Terms
A bag is equipped with a zipper or a set of buckle belts to prevent the victim from moving and releasing.
Bondage hood is a fetish garment worn by a seductive on his or her head and face.
Fetishism - in the context of sexual activity it is connected with being sexually aroused and satisfied from the inanimate objects, body part, clothing, etc.
sexterms.virtualove.net /bdsm   (2248 words)

  
 To Be Publications Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of Legault's main goals for these monthly leather meetings is to attract lesbians and change the leather community's dated reputation for being a strictly men's environment and a purist fetish sub-group.
A latex fetish outfit no longer has to be dark and sexually mysterious; it can also represent childhood nostalgia, cartoon characters and have elements of popular culture in its design.
Even though its origins are rooted in the leather community, latex fetishism is not considered to be as male oriented.
www.tobe.ca /tobe/content.jsp?sid=16855334051450123677136274647&ctid=1000090&cnid=1000539   (711 words)

  
 Sexual Fetishism Cause, Symptoms, Treatment, Medication.
Usually the fetish begins in adolescence and tends to be quite chronic into adult life.
Fetishism, in ancient religions, meant the belief that inanimate objects such as icons or trees, clouds, etc., possess human properties; in Marxism, the belief that commodities possess human properties.
The focus of attention is exclusively on the fetish, whereas non-fetishists may at various times make a particular body part or an object part of their general sexual arousal and expression with another person, but not be fixated on it.
www.depression-guide.com /fetishism.htm   (473 words)

  
 Leather fetishism information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One reason why leather may be fetishized is perhaps that the garment forms a "second skin" that acts as a fetishistic surrogate for the wearer's own skin.
Leather can also be polished to be shiny and can also be produced in bright colours, adding further visual stimuli to add to the physical sensations produced by the material.
The feel of tight leather garments may also be viewed as a kind of sexual bondage, and much bondage equipment is made out of leather.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/Leather_fetishism   (240 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Fetish : Fashion, Sex, and Power: Books: Valerie Steele   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Consequently, psychoanalytic arguments that the fetish is always a stand-in for the phallus or feminist claims that certain fashions like corsets and high heels are intended to oppress women are potentially valid but reductive.
Steele, describes one fetish party that she has attended and makes assumptions about fetishes, however i find it difficult to fully accept her conclusions due to her limited exposure.
She does not accuratly address the role of fetishism in the gay and lesbian and bisexual community, but rather sticks to trannies and crossdressers.
www.amazon.ca /Fetish-Fashion-Power-Valerie-Steele/dp/0195090446   (1841 words)

  
 Fetishism: Health Topics: University of Iowa Health Care
Fetishism is one of the sexual disorders known as paraphilias.
Fetishism generally begins in childhood or adolescence and is almost always found in males.
This is not considered to be fetishism except in the case when the man cannot perform sexually unless the partner is wearing the items.
www.uihealthcare.com /topics/mentalemotionalhealth/ment3145.html   (291 words)

  
 All dressed up — in latex and dog collars - America Unzipped - MSNBC.com
The publisher of one fetish magazine says he figures about 7 percent of us could be called fetishists, but he's guessing.
Sex at fetish parties in public spaces is frowned upon, partly because it can be illegal but also because it's considered a breach of etiquette.
Even at fetish events like this one, a young woman tells me, “You do not walk up to somebody and say, ‘Hi, my name is Joe, I am a corporate banker.’ You do not give out personal details because there is a risk involved.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/14061671   (971 words)

  
 The mystery of fetish   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A popular theory says that I must have seen a woman in leather when I was a child and therefore something inside of me switched to leather.
There is a loud noise about "normal" sexuality, where a man loves a woman just because she is a woman and not because she is wearing high heels or leather gloves.
Fetish is an addition, not a substitute to her sexual attraction.
hometown.aol.com /Gloves2000/mystery.html   (794 words)

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