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Encyclopedia > Spandex fetishism
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Spandex fetishism is a fetishistic attraction to people wearing stretch fabrics or, in certain cases, to the garments themselves. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 529 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (533 × 604 pixel, file size: 69 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 529 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (533 × 604 pixel, file size: 69 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Sexual fetishism is the attribution of attractive sexual qualities to non-living objects as an overwhelming alternative to the sexuality of a man or a woman, or as an enhancing element to a relationship. ... Stretch fabric is a term that refers to synthetic fabrics which stretch in all four directions. ...


Many people refer to spandex fetishism as Lycra fetishism, Lycra being INVISTA's trademark for their own brand of spandex fabric. INVISTA™ is the worlds largest integrated fiber, resin and intermediates company. ... “(TM)” redirects here. ... Example of spandex Spandex or elastane is a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity (stretchability). ...


One reason why spandex and other tight fabrics may be fetishised is that the garment forms a "second skin," acting as a fetishistic surrogate for the wearer's own skin. Wearers of skin-tight nylon and cotton spandex garments can appear naked or coated in a shiny or matte substance like paint. The tightness of the garments may also be seen as sexual bondage. Another reason is that nylon-spandex fabric (preferred by many spandex fetishists) is often produced with a very smooth and silk-like finish, which lends a tactile dimension to the fetish - as well as a visual one. The concept of a second skin is common to a range of clothing-related fetishes. ... A model in bondage cuffs with a leg spreader In the context of BDSM, bondage involves people being tied up or otherwise restrained for pleasure. ...


Spandex is often produced in bright or sheer colours.


In comic books, superheroes, superheroines, and supervillains are generally depicted as wearing costumes made of spandex or a similar material, which originated with Lee Falk's The Phantom in 1936. The superheroines always wear skintight, very flashy and bright-coloured costumes that usually cover only just enough of the female body to be presentable. Fantasies involving superheroes or the wearing of superhero costumes are commonly associated with spandex fetishism. This type of fetishism is usually restricted to men. In superheroine-fetishistic pornography, the superheroines, who are either dressed up as either canonical characters or characters invented solely for the fetish, are typically in some sort of trouble, such as bound or fighting supervillains (who are often also female). A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... For the upcoming parody of superhero films, see Superhero!. Batman and Superman, two of the most recognizable and iconic superheroes. ... A superhero is a fictional character who is noted for feats of courage and nobility and who usually has a colorful name and costume and abilities beyond those of normal human beings. ... Doctor Doom, one of the most archetypal supervillains and his arch-enemies The Fantastic Four (in background). ... Leon Harrison Gross, more known by the alias of Lee Falk, (April 28, 1911 - March 13, 1999) was an American writer, best known as the creator of the popular comic strip superheroes The Phantom and Mandrake the Magician, who at the height of their popularity secured him over a hundred... For other uses, see Phantom. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Canon, in the context of a fictional universe, comprises those novels, stories, films, etc. ... A model in bondage cuffs with a leg spreader In the context of BDSM, bondage involves people being tied up or otherwise restrained for pleasure. ...


Full-body suits called zentai entirely immerse the wearer in skin tight fabric. The suits are essentially catsuits with gloves, feet, and a hood. The wearer gets to experience total enclosure and those who enjoy erotic objectification might make use of the garment's anonymizing aspect. Zentai fetishism appears to be quite popular in Japan and Europe. The world zentai (全体) means whole body in Japanese. A zentai suit. ... A woman wearing a black latex catsuit and thigh-high boots. ... Fetishistic activities based on total enclosure of the body exist in several forms: Rubber fetishists often fantasize about being totally enclosed in rubber suits and gas masks; Vacuum beds rigidly enclose the entire body under a rubber sheet with a small breathing tube Some bondage enthusiasts also use sleep sacks... Sexual objectification is, in some circumstances, the fetishistic act of regarding a person as an object for erotic purposes. ... A zentai suit. ... A zentai suit. ...


Kigurumi (着包み, meaning cartoon-character costume), a form of Japanese costuming, often makes use of lycra as artificial skin. Animegao style Kigurumi Kigurumi is the Japanese name for costumed animal characters. ...


Spandex fetish in popular culture

  • The two most infamous films for spandex fetishists may be Breakin' (1984) and Heavenly Bodies (1985), both of which feature attractive young women dancing in tight, brightly-colored spandex outfits in nearly every frame. Television offered the disco-inspired jumpsuits worn by Wilma Deering (played by actress Erin Gray) during the first season of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979-1981).
  • The Disney movie Tron also is notorious for its revealing spandex costumes.

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External links

  • The Power of Women In Spandex - A Lycra Fetish Site. Probably the largest and most popular free Spandex fetish site on the web. Includes several huge image galleries, a lively forum, and a list of live-action films with Spandex scenes, most with downloadable clips.

See also


  Results from FactBites:
 
Spandex fetishism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (391 words)
Spandex fetishism is a fetishistic attraction to people wearing shiny stretch fabrics or, in certain cases, to the garments themselves.
Another reason why spandex and other tight fabrics may be fetishised is that the garment forms a "second skin," acting as a fetishistic surrogate for the wearer's own skin.
Spandex fetishism often involves dressing up in the material, or looking at it worn by sexual partners, or fantasies about wearers of skin-tight spandex garments such as athletes, acrobats, gymnasts, dancers, swimmers and contortionists.
Sexual fetishism (683 words)
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.
The most common forms of this are spandex fetishism and rubber fetishism, in which the fabric is both stretchy and shiny, exaggerating some of the aspects of human skin.
Fetishism in its milder forms merges into the mainstream culture; the vast range of women's shoes available in mainstream shoe shops, most of which are not designed for comfort, demonstrates that low-level shoe fetishism pervades mainstream Western culture, almost without being noticed.
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