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Dawnamatrix Premieres New Line Once Again At Montreal Fetish Weekend 2014

The new line’s name will be revealed in a few weeks and the actual line released Saturday 8/30 at our runway appearance at MFW. And as have we’ve done now for four years, we will also be collaborating with international models and photographers on photo shoots and participating in the Fetish Photo Walk, an organized stroll around Montreal that sees hundreds of the weekend’s attendees enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of Montreal. The residents of Montreal are very welcoming and curious so the walk, as is the entire weekend, is a very positive fun experience.

Comic-Con International: San Diego, 2014

On hand this year will be authors like Raymond Fiest, cartoon creators like Neal Adams and super celebs like BBC’s Sherlock/Khan/Smaug Benedict Cumberbatch to make fans crazy, Cosplay kids shake and sweat and major news outlets via for stories. Along the way there are panels and talks, previews and a film/T.V. schedule (including sneaks and premier footage) so secretive one won’t know exactly what is being shown until one grabs a program at the convention itself.

Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour

If you caught NBC’s airing of the “Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour,” on this past Sunday night of the July4th weekend count yourself as one of a small few. The show, two hours of live footage from the controversial twerkers present tour from Spain and Portugal drew a mere 2 million. That sounds like a lot of viewers but seeing as this weekend in the U.S. was one for repeats because of the holiday Miley’s show was the lowest rated, least watched program of the night across American TV sets.

The Dreaded BBCP: Bridesmaid Butt Cheek Pics

These days it seems bride’s maids can’t even wait to get a little tipsy for the ubiquitous turn at inappropriate post-ceremony making-out. The ladies are seemingly beating us all to the punch now with the latest trend (ing) phenomena: bridemaids’ butt cheek pictures.

Paris Hilton: L.A. Dominatrix

Dressing (and changing) for a video shoot for her new single “High Off My Love” the 33 year old heir-turned-celeb Paris Hilton donned quite a few naughty outfits (5 in fact) and several wigs in L.A. last week. ‘The Kids’ stylists Sammy & Judy selected the looks Paris sported in the hot L.A. sun, styles that were labeled fetish, ‘dominatrix wear’ and downright naughty across the blogosphere and newspapers the past few days.

Montreal Fetish Weekend 2014

As we have expounded and opined about/over before, Montreal Fetish Weekend is truly an amazing event of the lifestyle curious, the fantasy live-r, the see-and-be scene-ster. It is also the time when we here at Dawnamatrix reveal a bunch of new designs. To say we are looking forward to Montreal Fetish Weekend 2014 would be a …

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Jersey Boys Fashions

Yes, we are paying lots of attention to summer movies here. There were those few blogs about the magnificent Maleficent (the fantasy outfits, hair styles, make-up Angelina Jolie sported were just too fetish-y wonderful to ignore). And we’ve opined about superhero-like fare that’s upon us this summer to. But ‘reality movies’ (in fact a bio pic) can also have lots of wonderful fashion in them and this is certainly case with the super smart suits and 50’s/60’s fashions in the new Jersey Boys movie.

The Ever Popular Leopard Print Latex

As latex wearers as much as designers we want ever more captivating colors, luscious cuts and sexy styles and if and when we can manage them, certainly prints of outstanding quality and rendering across our latex. We seem to have hit on a very popular ‘trend’, something we certainly did not predict but are thrilled to exploit all the same, our Leopard Print Latex.

National Emergency: Kendall Jenner Shows Her Hip Bones At MuchMusic Video Awards!

Not that the young woman and her family haven’t enjoyed copious amounts of press already but Kendall Jenner really wowed them all at Sunday night’s MuchMusic Video Awards. Co-hosting with her little sister Kylie Kendall sported a Fausto Puglisi long-sleeve gown with sky-high slide slits open all the way up her expanse of pretty leg, …

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Fashion and The World Cup 2014

As much as we go on about fashion, modeling, latex clothing, summer super hero movies, Art in America and good old fetishes there is no ignoring The World Cup 2014. And if you think for a second that there isn’t a fair amount of reporting, critique and just downright amazement of what the players are wearing on the field as much as on how they are playing then you are simply ignoring how much fashion cuts a deep color swatch into modern day sports.

Art In America: Julia Reidhead's ‘Starry Night’ Prom Dress

Julia is an 18 year-old high school senior who was simply not content with the prom dress possibilities presented her. With her mom the Arizona young woman purchased a “used” wedding dress (for the pricey sum of $40) and then actually painted upon that dress-painted mind you!-a recreation of Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night.

Dawnamatrix Celebrates Bunny Yeager

There is no way we could do what we do here at Dawnamatrix without the groundbreaking work women like Bunny Yeager did for fashion, photography and the general exploration and consideration of the full rich possibilities of the nude female form as art. Fantasy-based fashion, sexy costume-ry, fetish iconography all were birthed from the pictures, attitude and daring of ladies like Bettie Page and Bunny Yeager (have you seen the Katy Perry/Madonna ‘Power of Pop’ photos in the June issue of “V” magazine…talk about being influenced!) We as much recognize a talent like Bunny Yeager as we are inspired by her, even more so impressive considering that this lady worked in a time when the types of photographs she took could be, and often were, sited as pornographic and therefore against the law.

Getting’ Maleficent-ied

We’ve covered Maleficent previously-don’t worry nobody is that scatterbrained round the Dawnamatrix offices that we forget what we write about-but the film’s early popularity seems to be about more than just some cool costuming and effects. Sure Angelina Jolie is a certified superstar and literally inhabits the role of the pure-hearted young lady who grows into an evil forest queen but beyond the $70 million opening it seems the world at large is getting Maleficent-fied.

Beyond the action figures that get launched on the public with a movie of this sort, Este

Team Dawnamatrix Does Boston’s Pop Culture Expo

From Games of Thrones’ Kristian Nairn D.J.ing, to stepping in Dr. Who’s TARDIS, to passing by the likes of Rae Dawn Chong and Parker Stevenson, Team Dawnamatrix made the scene down at Boston’s Pop Culture Expo last week. Certainly a smaller gathering of the faithful and costumed then say Comic Con, still this event at …

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Jade Vixen & Dawnamatrix

Let’s face it; some folks have ‘it.’ An indefinable quality that draws eye and attention, captivates an intimate party gathering or stills a big audience, transcends media, place or time. Charisma, sex appeal, just an unstoppable joie de vivre, call it what you will. We’re happy that a model like Jade Vixen conveys her unique vision of life, her very sparkling essence in the work she does…and especially in the work she does for the Dawnamtrix brand.

The Montreal Fetish Weekend & Dawnamatrix’s New Line

As far as lifestyle fetish events go The Montreal Fetish Weekend ranks right up there with the very best. It’s truly a provocative mix of people and events. But what truly makes the event is how the city itself is so very welcoming to the many finely festooned fashionistas making their way in and out of Metro stops, across sunlight walkways on Ste-Catherine street, or in and out of retail shops and restaurants.

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Latex Dreams of Anime, Leopard Prints and Ray Guns

There are just certain instances where we connect with the right photographer, a well seasoned model or two and get to show off a piece that is truly fantasy inspired or specifically designed for event/costume wear.

Dawnamatrix & Laser Cut Technology

At the Danger! Awesome crowdfunded maker space (“crowdfunding” something only possible through the technology of the net) we are licensed to operate the laser cutters for Dawnamatrix projects…some of the results of which you see pictured here. Danger! Awesome in Cambridge M.A.(their Facebook page here are best known for the laser engraving they created for the Ok Go video (see here.

The 'Black And White' World Of Angelina

The press was slightly shocked at a recent photocall for her new movie Maleficent when Angelina Jolie showed up at Kensington Palace in a white Atelier Versace dress. Though she was sporting Louboutin heels with a deep red seemingly dripping down the back, Brad Pitt’s lady was looking positively alluring in white. And while we are all used to Jolie looking fetching the public is not so used to the lady in white…or any light color that is.

Guy Bourdin Pioneer

Working as we do all with tops in the field of latex & alt photography from Erik Von Gutenberg to Antonio Angelo to Mew-Chiel (to name but a few) a recent exhibition of Guy Bourdin reminds us once again of those who were pioneers in this field of fashion alternative images.
Guy Bourdin was a well known presence at French Vogue and the art world in general for four decades. Some of his rare works were on display at the tail end of this April at Paris Photo, L.A.’s, Louise Alexander gallery.

Dawnamatrix @ Dominatrix Amsterdam

Recently we happened over to the decidedly kinky city of Amsterdam to see our latex breathe, shift and play in a runway fashion show at Dominatrix Amsterdam. The capital city of the Netherlands hosts plenty of kinky events during the year. A goodly amount of ladies (doms) ply their trade with whip, flogger and attitude there. And we knew to truly show-off what we make to lots of folks who care about what about we make Dominatrix Amsterdam is where we just had to be.

Video of Elena Lee Modeling Dawnamatrix at The Von Gutenberg Ball in Miami…outside and in.

This promotional video was just released: https://vimeo.com/m/92428136. It shows model Elena Lee modeling two of our outfits down in the warm climes of Florida’s South Beach, all of us there for the recent Von Gutenberg Ball in Miami. The video production is by Blind Beast, photographs by Antonio Angelo Photography. And Elena is wearing both the Dragon Lady Dress (see here: https://dawnamatrix.com/belted-flare-coat/ and Belted Flare Coat, (see here: https://dawnamatrix.com/belted-flare-coat/)

The Dragon Lady Dress is inspired by traditional Chinese cheongsam dresses and features a laser cut dragon. The flared coat can be (and is the way Elena is wearing it here) a daring alternative couture piece. You can use it to accessorize an outfit, or simply just as an outfit all its own. We of course support any way you want to mix and match your wardrobe.

Superheroes, Cosplay, Latex Costumes… Oh My: Fantasy Costumes Are Upon Us Again

Yes, summer is coming and with it another round of big blockbusters. There will be comedies and romances for sure, but the alternate wardrobe designer’s heart beats over the spate of superhero movies we know are coming. Captain America: The Winter Soldier has just been released, a second Spiderman movie will swing on in May …

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Dawnamatrix and Yummy Gummy Sheet Latex

Yummy Gummy’s all hand-poured Sheet Latex was born out of the knowledge of a sheet latex company called Cyberdermis. The special high quality medical grade liquid latex is cosmetic safe with FDA approved colors. Yummy Gummy offers alternate wardrobe makers like us patterned, textured, galaxy, marbled and glittery latex (to name just some of what they make). You can see what we made with Yummy Gummy latex in our Marbled Underwire Gown and our Marble-button-down.

Come to the Kimono: The Dawnamatrix Specialty, on Display In Our Store and in Exhibits.

Our main designer/CEO Dawn lived for many years in Japan and studied Kimono design and wear. To say her study and love of the culture and the unique history- rich garment seeped into her artistry would be an understatement. With this background it is no surprise that after the terrible tsunami of 2011 we held a fundraiser for Japan, managed a kimono performance at the Boston Children’s museum, continue to place our pieces in exhibits and create new Kimono designs all the time.

Nautical Theme Latex Outfits Debut at Olympia Le-Tan's Spring/Summer 2014 Collection, Paris Fashion Week

Reporting on another accomplishment we are infinitely proud of, we were commissioned by none other than Olympia Le-Tan for her Spring/Summer 2014 collection. Not only did our nautical theme latex outfits debut at Olympia’s Paris Fashion Week but models Amber Heard and Kiko Mizuhara were involved in showing off the line as was legendary lens men photographer Araki involved in shooting it.

Dressing Katy Perry and Pink For Covergirl

Two of the most popular female pop singers of the day were recently outfitted by Dawnamatrix. Once again we stepped into the music as well as advertising world with our latex designs, this time dressing Katy Perry and Pink for Covergirl.
Clothing pop divas is nothing new for Dawnamatrix, but when it comes to outfitting women as much known for their stage persona as what they wear when on stage (and off it) the task is an especially important making sure all parties are pleased. Add into the mix that in this particular instance we were working for super brand Covergirl and the desire to make the most of our fashioning designing was a main concern.

A Latex Bride and Groom take their vows at Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City

Here at Dawnamatrix we took it upon ourselves to answer the oft heard nuptial query: “Bride’s side or Groom’s side” to an alternate extreme. Contributing latex bride and groom garments both to the “Brassy Bridal” section of Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City once again we are part of a unique museum exhibit. Designed for the modern bride and groom, utilizing Western as well as Eastern 19th century motifs (and a good smattering Steampunk influence) it’s no surprise that our latex couture fit so well into this new exhibit.

The Game (of Thrones) Is Afoot Again…and Dawnamatrix Is Ready

Famous latex model Mosh recently modeled our Game of Thrones themed outfit. We’re celebrating the super popular H.B.O. series (and of course Mosh’s unique style) with the new season of Game of Thrones premiering this past week. Thinking dragons, swords, limb removal and of course super sexy Peter Dinklage we aren’t ‘playing’ games here at Dawnamatrix when it comes to our love for the H.B.O. series.

Peter Gonzales Photography

Dawnamatrix is proud to collaborate with Peter Gonzales Photography of Albuquerque, NM and Licked Magazine on an increasing portfolio of gorgeous photography. Peter’s skill at photographing beautiful models wearing latex fashion is defined by the brilliance and shine his photos capture during each shoot.  

Dawnamatrix Fashion Show at Montreal Fetish Weekend 2013

For the 4th year, Dawnamatrix showcased garments at Montreal Fetish Weekend.  Dawnamatrix has chosen this event to display the latest collection of latex clothing each year.  This year’s collection featured custom latex catsuits, shirts, pants, bodysuits, dresses, jackets, and laser cut designs.  The organizers of the event invited the city of Montreal to enjoy the …

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