~ Our Valued Sponsors ~
The Private Pro's (PrivatePro's): With a highly capable group of fun, personable, & experienced people, the Private Pro's offer they very best in Bartending, Food Service, & Private Party Assistance. Indeed, not one member has experience below 6-12 years in the full service restaurant industry, & they handle any venue & literally 'every' type of party (from a small gathering of close friends to a full scale event - from a family gathering to a full blown swinger party). Serving DC, MD, & N.Va.
Kallisti Design (KallistiDesign.com): Founded in 2005 by local personality Vlad McNeally, Kallisti Design offers a unique perspective with a true sense of flair. Available for work in both the mainstream & alternative cultures, his portfolio boasts an impressive array of top names from throughout the scene. Services include high end graphic & web design as well as work in flash media, print, promotions, & professional branding. We offer him our highest recommendation.
Eric Von Gutenberg (www.VonGutenberg.com):
Offering one of the scene's best blogs, a very high end magazine,
online shopping, as well as hosting incredible parties for the west coast, Von Gutenberg is an invaluable resource for the fetish scene.
The Fetishistas (TheFetishistas.com): International fetish magazine for the alternative cultures. Covering news, gossip, events, & fashion from all corners in the world of kink.
Fixe Magazine (FixeMagazine.com): Based out of New York, Fixe is an online publication that presents Fetish, Pinup, Goth and other alternative features in a mainstream & accessible way. Self-described as, “Like Maxim, but kinky.” ;-)
Regen Magazine (RegenMagazine.com):
an online publication devoted to underground goth/electro/industrial music, offering
comprehensive & objective critique / analysis to help expose the most talented, visionary, & creative artists to the public at large.
Passional Boutique (PassionalBoutique.com): Philadelphia's premiere resource for corsets, fetish, fashion, & all around passion. Offering both brick & mortar in downtown Philly, as well as a huge selection of various items online, & can be found at most major events on the east coast vending an array of delectable enticements.
SLYX Fashions (www.SLYX.com): From vacuum beds to body suits, if it involves latex then SLYX Fashion is at the heart of it. For both men & women, Slyx represents a true benchmark for latex design. No question, no denial...
Renee Masoomian (www.ReneeMasoomian.com): One of several collections by Renee, Baby Loves Latex reinterprets the classic style but eclectic designs of the 20th century. This line adds high fashion to a fetish appeal with a vintage twist. Individual outfits are created to work as a unified ensemble or as individual pieces - an ideal way to augment or start a latex wardrobe.
Psydde Delicious (DeliciousBoutique.com):
Offering innovative & independent designs, Delicious Boutique & Corsets is
a mainstay of Philly's alternative fashion scene. Specializing in edgy
and unique lines, we're very pleased to have them as a part of this
Also see Facebook.
Brute Force Studios (www.BruteForceLeather.com): Offering top quality accessories, corsetry, leather goods, steam punk, & more. Each piece is hand crafted, one of a kind, & made with the best of materials.
Dream~X~Streams / DXS Rapture (Fetlife.com/groups/5391):
From floggers to full blown dungeon equipment, DXS offers an
extensive line with high quality craftsmanship. Its
counterpart, DXS Rapture is a long standing S&M organization
hosting on-site play parties at a well equipped but discreet location. Email DXSRapture@gmail.com or see their group in Fetlife for more information.
Violet Wand Guild (www.VioletWands.org): Local & National association dedicated to the use, safety, care, education, & sale of Violet Wands. They maintain a structured membership for those interested in furthering the art of the Violet Wand as well as similar variations of electric play.
They also maintain a social networking forum on Fetlife Groups for those interested in a more direct level of interaction.
Tabu Social Club (www.TabuLife.com): On-Premise club & lifestyle organization for the Baltimore region (1115 N. Rolling Rd. Catonsville, Md. 21228). Brought to you by Rick & Vicki (no affiliation to Richard A.D.), Tabu features weekly parties for the Lifestyles Community & is widely regarded as one of the fastest growing lifestyle organizations in Mid-Atlantic. Sponsoring this year's Sybian.
Diabolique Ball (DiaboliquePhilly.com): Philadelphia's own Fetish Ball & a top event for the east coast scene. For almost 20 years the Diabolique Ball has provided a wicked good time to party goers in the scene, & each year they raise thousands of dollars for charities that provide vital services to Philadelphia's divers communities. Hosted at Shampoo Nightclub each November, this is one event you absolutely don't want to miss.
Black Friday: The Black & White Ball (MetroEvents):
Coming to DC Nov. 23rd (Black Friday) - from the creators of the DC Fetish Ball & Metro Underground, Richard A.D. & friends present Black Friday: The Black & White Ball - kicking off the holiday season in high style w/ good friends old & new. See event page for details, links, tickets, & more.
FetFest (www.FetFest.com): BLPs Fetish camp weekend held each Labor Day Weekend at Ramblewood. With a camp
Dark Odyssey (www.DarkOdyssey.com):
A unique organization combining both the BDSM Culture & Swinger
Montreal Fetish Weekend (FetishWeekend.com):
Representing international gatherings for fetish & fantasy , Montreal Fetish Weekend offers 5 full days of unbridaled
possibility in one of Canada's most beautiful cities. Bringing together
various themed events, fashion, erotic performance, vending, workshops,
after-parties, & more - all elements blend together to create a week
of unforgettable experience & exotic desire.
~ Affiliate Links ~
The Metro Underground (www.TheMetroUnderground.com): Serving as a fundamental gateway to the entire spectrum of the
adult, & underground scene for DC, Baltimore, & the Mid-Atlantic Region. We offer full listing of Clubs, Groups, Calendars, Links, & more.
Also on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/MetroUnderground And on Fetlife: Fetlife.com/Groups/4756
N.C.S.F. (www.NCSFreedom.org): The National Coalition for Sexual Freedom is committed to "creating a political, legal, and social environment that advances equal rights of consenting adults who practice forms of alternative sexual expression. Its primary focus is the rights of consenting adults in the SM-leather-fetish, swing, and polyamory communities who often face discrimination because of their sexual expression."
HIPS (HIPS.org): HIPS mission is to assist sex workers in Washington DC in leading healthy, self-determined lives. Since 1993 the organization has provided direct service outreach, advocacy & support to assist sex workers in addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS, sexual health, discrimination, violence, stigma and drug use in their lives.
DC Rope (DCRope): A student driven, dynamic educational center dedicated to the art of Rope Bondage & Shibari. Founded by Green Eyed Devil & Bella, this represents one of DC's premiere organizations dedicated to such a specialized discipline.
DC Dungeon (DCDungeon.com): Providing an elegant venue for educational & social activity, DCD hosts monthly parties for its own members as well as to offer a viable space for other groups & organizations. Located just inside Rockville, it is easily accessible from the Beltway & is just blocks from the Red Line Metro. Also see: fetlife.com/groups/41245
DC TNG (Fetlife):
Social meet & greet happy hours are hosted every
Baltimore TNG (Fetlife): On Premise parties are hosted throughout the area while Social
BDSM Events Page (www.TheBDSMEventsPage.com): Offering major BDSM Events happening around the nation.
Fetish Events Page (www.FetishEventsPage.com): Offering major Fetish Events happening around the nation.
DC Dominatrixes (Groups.Yahoo.com/Group/DCDominatrixes): Yahoo group for the DC area offering a promotional initiative with frequent announcements for both professional Dommes as well as the BDSM & Fetish Scene in the general area.