Dark techno pulses out from behind closed doors in a north London warehouse space, thumping at the walls and ceiling like God himself is pumping His fist to the beat. In the corridor just outside, people queue for the cloakroom to hand over their clothes. Coats first — then trousers, tops, bags and anything else that might get in the way. A few people disappear around a thick black curtain to get changed, but everyone is encouraged to turn up already wearing their outfits, paying heed to the strict dress code: "leather, latex, rubber, metal, nylon, lace, drag, chains, studs and naked skin". After removing everything except some PVC shorts, a guy in front of me bends down to stuff money into one of his cowboy boots and heads inside. It's barely midnight at Verboto, Klub Verboten 's monthly play party, and things are already in full swing.
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Events Attract — people monthly to various London venues, with occasional International tour events all around the World. Together they were bored with the existing retro alternative clubs and suburban style fetish clubs. There was no other crowd and club in the world like it! In May David left the club to move to New York, but remains involved with archive projects having been the creative director of the company for nearly 3 decades. We chose it more because of the exotic and mysterious images that it evoked, rather than the specific novel itself. Keep an eye out in France? Fetish was now fashionable and more acceptable to the mainstream, and it never looked back.
The Fight for London's New Generation of Fetish Clubs
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