Ageless In Latex

Another two examples of more mature celebrities wearing latex couture this week prove what we always say about latex….it is for any person, of any age. Fifty-eight-year-old Elizabeth Hurley cavorted for an Instagram photo shoot promoting her new film Strictly Confidential, an “erotic-thriller,” directed by her son Damian. Wearing a lace black top, but most notably a shiny red latex skirt, …

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Kristin Juszczyk Highly Visible Fashion Moment

Taylor Swift, who we all know is dating Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs (another 2024 Superbowl hopeful), has been seen, and seen plenty on camera during the broadcast, in Kristin’s couture.

Lady Gaga-NYC-Harley Quinn

In the scenes seen, this Harley Quinn wears red lipstick matching her equally bright, tight red blazer with its short sleeves meeting at the elbows.

Academy Award Couture…and

This year’s Oscar telecast of the 95th Academy Awards did not disappoint in this way. But this year, there was much more to style than just what the stars were wearing.

Goodbye Yummy Gummy

Sad as we are to see any latex designer go (competition or not), we were especially saddened to hear that Yummy Gummy Latex is closing up shop.

Steven Klein’s New Book

Steven Klein has reigned as one of our most important photographers/videographers for three decades.

Celebrating Katie Gallagher and Issey Miyake

Although not known for any latex couture, but very important to our culture at large; we just saw the passing of fashion designers Katie Gallagher and Issey Miyake.

Cultural couture 2021

Lil Nas X’s trotted out blood red and black latex, leather, and smoking hot dancing for his “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” and Camila Cabello’s super colorful, sometimes 70’s style-vibe in “Don’t Go Yet.”

It’s All About Gucci

The love parade is just one of many celebrations the design house is holding for its 100 anniversary.

Lady Gaga Gets Jazzy With It

We are so used to seeing Lady Gaga in outrageous outfits, from meat dresses to a wide range of latex couture, to high-end fashions. But, returning to the Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas after a 652-day lay-off, the star of the upcoming “House of Gucci” has taken the strip by storm once again, in her revamped Jazz and Piano residency.

RuPaul makes history

And as of the 73rd Emmy Award show that just passed, RuPaul is now the most-award person of color in Emmy history.

House Of Gucci

The film is directed by Ridley Scott and features Jeremy Irons, Salma Hayek, Al Pacino, and an unrecognizable Jared Ledo.

Dawnamatrix, 2021 WORLD OF WEARABLE ART Finalist!

The WOW show, happening from 30 September to 17 October this year, will be a “most spectacular theatrical stage production, showcasing the finalist entries from around the world, with an audience of over 60,000 people expected to attend.” Finalist designers will vie for awards and prizes across three recurring sections; Aotearoa, Avant-garde, and Open, as well as a new trio of sections; Architecture, Elizabethan Era, and Monochromatic.

Saying Bye-Bye To The Baroness

The Baroness claims she will continue to document and archive her years in the fetish scene through writings, short video histories of fetish luminaries, and maybe even podcasts. In addition, this ‘lady of latex’ will return to designing latex clothes and making clothing as art once she establishes her new workshop at her new home.

Welcome To The House Of Gucci

Opening in November, the new film, directed by Ridley Scott, stars Gaga as Maurizio Gucci’s ex-wife Patrizia Reggiani. Adam Driver plays Maurizio Gucci, the Italian fashion house boss who was assassinated in 1995. Reggiani was convicted of orchestrating his shooting and sentenced to 29 years for the crime.

Inauguration 2021 Couture

PVC, leather, latex, and alternate fashions will probably have no place in today’s inauguration, but haute couture does…as it always has

Predicting Fashions (Alternative and Haute Couture) of 2021

Yes, we are all as much wondering when we might get back to wearing our best leather dress or straight-leg latex trousers for a sultry night on the town as what lasting fashion results might come from the COVID-19 shutdown. In some ways, 2021 might prove more challenging than 2020 when we can get out …

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2020 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS FASHION: INSIDE AND OUT

o matter if we saw latex jumpsuits, leather-and-lace combinations, or lingerie worn as an accessory, we all knew this year’s VMA’s would be different than any in the show’s three-decade history. Playing across our TVs, tablets, and other streaming devices, the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards came at us all last Sunday night, socially distanced as we all knew it had to be, but still as colorful and wild as ever, inside and out.

Lady Gaga & Ariana grande Make it rain

Have you seen the latex costuming in Lady Gaga’s duet with Ariana Grande, on the video clip for Rain On Me,? Better yet, have you seen the two divas leading a ‘live’ weather report, called “Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande Are The Chromatica Weather Girls”?  Here’s the first: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoAm4om0wTs Here’s the second: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZkOxrJHlTE&feature=youtu.be The bespoke …

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Little Richard

We all know what a sexy latex top, a loud sound system and colossal video screen can bring to modern music performance. But without attitude, a singer/performer/modern-day diva (man or woman) is sunk. Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, and so many others would be lost without their particular joie de vivre, no matter what they are …

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Dawnamatrix In The Philadelphia Museum of Art book “Off the Wall: American Art to Wear.”

This article elaborates on WOW’s (The World Of Wearable Art) global importance in an academic context…and quite the global importance the competition holds. Our “Foreign Bodies” outfit, which was awarded the Overall International Design Award, International Award: Americas Winner at the WOW competition in 2018, makes an appearance in the book.  Designing bespoke latex, flattered …

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Stepping Into The Haus Of Gaga, Las Vegas

A few blogs back, we bragged about contributing some latex accessories (gloves to be exact) to a Lady Gaga Haus Of Gaga video campaign. Well, just recently, we had occasion to stop in the Hause Of Gaga store at the Park MGM in Las Vegas. Lady Gaga’s “Enigma” residency shares the Park MGM’s Park Theatre with Aerosmith’s …

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Warner Brothers Studios Tour New Costume Display

Warner Brothers Studios has ‘upped the ante’ on their game recently in what they are showing to the public of their costume collection, allowing the public into view both an Aquaman/Wonder Woman DC collection as well as displaying wardrobe pieces from Crazy Rich Asians and the Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper A Star Is Born.

Good Old Alt. Couture At The 2019 Grammys

All good things do indeed come to those who wait where latex couture and alternate wardrobe is concerned. This past Sunday the 2019 Grammys finally gave us what we have been hoping for in a prominent entertainment industry award show, lots of exciting wardrobe designs and wild textile art to salivate over.

Lady Gaga’s Award Season Tour Couture

This week the A Star Is Born star attended the National Board of Review Annual Awards Gala wearing a black tuxedo dress sporting a halter neck. The haute couture piece made by Ralph Lauren sported 23,000 crystals, and Gaga accessorized with black heels…and a black-and-gold feathered short cape.

Couture Is Color At The 76th Golden Globe Awards

This is what one can take away from the outfits worn for the “76th Golden Globe Awards,” shown this past Sunday. Far from years previous of all-black wardrobe choices making specific statements, or celebs wearing ribbons of various colors supporting particular causes, the men and women showing up The Beverly Hilton represented a fine rainbow of colors and equally varied styles.

Nicki Minaj Does It Again…To Billboard

We offer our most heart-felt congratulations of such an amazing accomplishment from one of our most stunning original current pop stars, Nicki Minaj. A star who continues to challenge her musical peers as much the fashion world. A world we are proud to say we are part of.