Their notorious shopfront was renamed SEX in , marked by a giant sign made of pink rubber. Fashion What will we be wearing in ? The sap-like substance, which coagulates and hardens to form an elastic and waterproof mass, is tapped by making careful incisions with small blades. Once shocking and fetishistic, rubberwear has since been embraced by fashion on catwalks and the red carpet. View image of Getty Images. I wanted to use rubber in a way that was subversive as a material, but not in a fetish way. From fetish to fashion: The rise of latex.
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As rubber clothing increased in popularity, some wearers came to discover it was both pragmatic and sexually pleasurable.
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During the industrial revolution, latex became a hugely valuable colonial resource. Though natural rubber latex has come to be associated with futurism and technology, its origins are ancient and organic. The grooming business is exploding, and even David Beckham is wearing eyeshadow.