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SPorts Illustrated continues to break new ground with their 2021 swimsuit issue

Firstly, none of these ladies work as full-time models (a unique fact for the swimsuit issue seeing that it usually features only full-time, well-known models). Secondly, Bloom is the first transgender model to appear on the cover of this issue (S.I. featured their first trans woman, Valentina Sampaio, inside the magazine last year). Third, next to Beyoncé, a cover star all her own 14 years ago, Megan Thee Stallion is only the second musician to grace the swimsuit cover. Megan is the first rapper, though, to appear on an S.I. cover.

Normani Costume Rich “Wild Side”

Even though she doesn’t wear any latex in her new “Wild Side” clip, we really can’t find any fault with Normani. The video, dropped just this past Friday, is just so scrumptiously sexy and couture costume fantastic; anybody who sees it will not be able to ignore it.

Most Recent Photoshoots With Some Very Talented Folks

Indeed, we have had and will always seek models, photographers, fashion shows, and really any showing of our latex clothing featuring the beautiful colors we work with. But there is truly something so rich and stylish with black and white photography.

When Accessory Becomes Couture: Bella Hadid @ 74th Cannes Film Festival

But leave it to Bella Hadid to lead the blog-o-news as she did this week when she entered the premiere of “Tre Piani (Three Floors)” at the 74th Cannes Film Festival. The supermodel appeared on the infamous film celebration’s red carpet in a flowing Schiaparelli Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2021/22 crepe gown. The beautiful gown, as much sported long-sleeves but most notably, quite the low-cut neckline.

Gossip Girl, Latex Coming?

n fact, the new Gossip Girl hosted a fashion show in New York City last night in collaboration with Monse, the designer debuting their Fall 2021 collection. The fashion show, ‘livestreamed’ on YouTube, Twitter, and TikTok began with a short documentary exploring the designer’s inspiration behind their collection and how it works into the new Gossip Girl.

the World of WearableArt: Vegas Exec. Director & Global Expansion for 2021

“While Covid created some challenges for us, it also gave us a chance to reset and to start hatching plans about how we can continue to produce extraordinary content,” he said, adding the second part of the organization’s wish for the future: “Growing internationally is a natural thing for WOW to do.”

Netflix Marries The Promise Of Love With Cosplay on Sexy Beasts

With actor and comedian Rob Delaney hosting, contestants are ‘transformed’ through the application of intricate makeup and state-of-the-art prosthetics in the hopes “…to say goodbye to superficial dating, real-life singles sport elaborate makeup and prosthetics to put true blind-date chemistry to the test.”

Simi & Haze Have Their Eyes On You

Friends with such notables as model Bella Hadid and actress Selena Gomez, Simi and Haze Khadra have established a reputation for supreme artistic displays with their DJing for high profile fashion shows as much have become a true force in music and fashion

The BET Awards, Still Tops For Wild Couture

Out of all the award shows we try to cover, looking for latex couture or some unique red carpet alternative wardrobe, the BET Awards never disappoint. The annual show, (the 21st of this particular show happening in 2021!) was held this past Sunday night. It proved to be a costume/wardrobe extravaganza we can’t help but comment about.

Christina Aguilera Bringing the Latex couture

But Christina Aguilera delivered song and visual as only she can, last week. The 40-year-old singer appeared in Las Vegas last Thursday for the Virgin Hotel’s “Unstoppable Weekend,” grand opening celebration. Accessorizing with a Vex custom black bandana black, studded belts and black jeans, Aguilera rocked a sexy tight black latex jumpsuit, played up high around her neck and belted around her waist.

@sydneysomethin Is Really Something!

The corset you are fitting into, or the party of superheroes you are attending might all be fun…until somebody gets stuck in a chair.

Get ‘Geeked’ This Week On Netflix

Out from under the shutdown, we all might be enjoying some time away from Netflix, all of our devices, for the summer. But for the next few days, at least you can get a good sense of what is on and coming from the streaming service and bolster what you want to binge when you sit down to watch your favorite geeky fare

Come See Prince’s Shoes

A new exhibit featuring Prince’s shoes opens July 9th at the musician’s infamous Paisley Park music/performance/living complex, a “place where art, music, fashion, and culture are celebrated, energized, and inspired by the visionary creative spirit of Prince.”

Lil Nas X Does It Again…Without Even Meaning To

This past Saturday, during his appearance on Saturday Night Live’s 46th season finale, the “Old Town Road” singer revealed more than he wanted to. In the midst of the sexy all-male revue of dancers around him, and while performing his already controversial “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” Lil Nas X backed up to the stripper pole on a platform behind him to begin showing off his skills dancing against the prop.

The MTV Movie & TV Awards 2021: 2x Times The Fashion Fun

Alas, we weren’t treated to our favorite textile, but there were some fun wardrobe choices to look at during both the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards this past Sunday and the first-of-its-kind award show, the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED that followed the next night.

“Halston”

What makes this fast-moving 5-episode bio series much fun is how much we learn about the iconic designer as well as how every actor here chews the scenery in a way that’s endearing and never off-putting.

Nicki Minaj Breaks The Net In Her Jibbitz Crocs

Minaj has such star-power influence that her post saw Croc sales rise by 4,900 % and caused the shoe brand’s website to shut down. While the phrases “pink Crocs” and “Nicki Minaj Crocs” instantly became trending searches on Google.

Miley Cyrus & The SNL ‘Boob Shirt’

Yes, we’ll concede that the attention this time wasn’t on some wonderful latex mini, but surely we celebrate Miley’s ‘boob shirt’ as well as her for wearing it.

Remembering Tempest Storm

As 2021 speeds by, we are as much considering the big questions, like where COVID-19 is taking us, to small, who is wearing what specific piece of latex couture, and how well they might be wearing it. But we really can’t let another week flitter away without noticing the death of Annie Blanche Banks. Or …

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Billie Eilish Rocking Lingerie, Latex and Body Positivity in British Vogue

But what it seems Eilish wants to portray most, as has always been the case for her, is body positivity. As she relates in the interview alongside these shots: “My thing is that I can do whatever I want. It’s all about what makes you feel good. If you want to get surgery, go get surgery. If you want to wear a dress that somebody thinks that you look too big wearing, f*** it – if you feel like you look good, you look good.”

Dojo Cat Crosses Space And Time

Some time ago, Dawnamatrix blasted off into the galaxy with our Space and Time Collection (see here). It seems that Pierre Louis-Auvray has the universe on his mind as well. And Dojo Cat found her love of the cosmos this week, posting a picture of herself wiggled into a meshed galaxy Pierre Louis-Auvray ‘bodycon’ long sleeve dress.

93rd Academy Award Couture

hen again, we’ll probably see the usual display of high styles, certainly over a rash of stars wearing latex corsets! Whoopie Goldberg, who has won an Oscar in 1991 as well as hosted the show, graces Vanity Fair’s pre-Oscar issue in high-end haute couture; wearing a voluminous black gown and equally full draping pale blue coat, pink scarf, and white felt fedora.

Honoring Joye Hummel Murchison Kelly

So, you think all the skin-tight latex wardrobes, slightly (sometimes more than slight) sexually alternative references and daring male/female interplay of comic-dom are the purview of guys alone? Well, meet Joye Hummel Murchison Kelly, the first woman to write scripts for the Wonder Woman comic-book franchise. Nineteen-years-old in March of 1944, Joye Hummel, as the …

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Cardi & Reebok, Katy, Jr. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom…Fashion News, Again

Cardi B designs for lady athletes, Katy Perry sporting some delicious latex, recognition for costume designers, and some museum exhibitions, top another news round-up for this week.  Cardi B’s collaboration with Reebok, a line of lady curve-hugging athletic wear, goes on sale next week (4/23). Tagged with the line “Hot and Unbothered,” this new collection features …

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Lady Gaga & Dom Pérignon: The Queendom

In addition to this clip and the collaboration between Lady Gaga and Dom Pérignon that will follow on from it, a limited-edition sculpture will be offered for sale (only 110 pieces to be precise) created by Lady Gaga and the vintage champagne company of Dom Pérignon Rosé Vintage 2006. Money made from the sale of this exclusive piece will go to Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation.

The Droogs & LeBron Are Jamming

A codpiece, a knife hidden in a walking stick, some bowler hats, leather and lace accessorizing, and the smart swift addition of a fake eyelash; we all well remember, Alex and his Droogs from Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange. It seems Alex and his team have stepped forward a bit, seen quite prominently as they …

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BoundCon Moved Again

Via our friends at The Fetishistas website, we learned this week that Munich’s huge and yearly BoundCon has now been moved from May 2021 to June…2022. The event, the 27th in the series, was supposed to happen in about a month (it’s already been moved once from its original date) to now set for a year from now when the organizers hope they can assure maximum health for all attendees.

Lil Nas X Courts Controversey With Wigs and Satan

Lil Nas X has teased “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” online for months. It even appeared in a LogiTech Super Bowl ad this year and song’s title is a reference to the Oscar-winning gay romance Call Me By Your Name. Lil Naz X, who came out last year on the last day of Pride month, is undoubtedly declaring his pride over his sexuality in the many scenes here, from lap-dancing with the king of the underworld, to wearing haute couture, dreadlocks and some of the most scrumptious wigs a male rapper has dared wear yet in a video.

Oh Madonna Say It isn’t so…photoshopped?

Adopting pretty much the same pose, in precisely the same outfit, Goldie realized The Material Girl had simply taken Goldie’s picture and pasted her head over Goldie’s! Goldie shared the photo on her own Instagram in 2017, saying,” Two years today since queen @madonna used a photo of me on her Instagram with her face photoshopped onto it. Still, the best/weirdest/funniest thing to ever happen to me.’

RuPaul’s Queens Celebrate Their New Home dressed In Cosplay

One of the more startling transformations (not that all the above drag queens did not all outfit themselves wonderfully!) Jackie Cox paid homage to an iconic woman from the Trek universe, who will now get her full due on the new Star Trek; Strange New Worlds (yes, to be seen on Paramount+), “Number One.”