October 23, 2011

Victorian Fetish Ball (NSFW) at Rue 13

The press release for the 3rd Annual Victorian Fetish Ball -- held Saturday, October 22, at Rue 13 in St. Louis -- promised "a provocative exploration of eroticism allowing people from all walks of life to explore healthy sensuality." Really? we says to ourselves. It goes on to say "the event is designed to tantalize the mind and senses creating a euphoria of abandonment." Could it possibly live up to the hype? We had to send Jon Gitchoff to find out. Enjoy his photos and decide for yourself.
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Free face painting was available to attendees at the Victorian Fetish Ball.
Jon GItchoff
Free face painting was available to attendees at the Victorian Fetish Ball.
Face painted? Check. Jacket gone? Check.
Jon GItchoff
Face painted? Check. Jacket gone? Check.
One of the many demos at the 3rd annual Victorian Fetish Ball at Rue 13.
Jon GItchoff
One of the many demos at the 3rd annual Victorian Fetish Ball at Rue 13.
One of the many demos at the 3rd annual Victorian Fetish Ball at Rue 13.
Jon GItchoff
One of the many demos at the 3rd annual Victorian Fetish Ball at Rue 13.
A Fetish Ball attendee getting tied up.
Jon GItchoff
A Fetish Ball attendee getting tied up.
The dance floor at Rue 13 starting to fill up.
Jon GItchoff
The dance floor at Rue 13 starting to fill up.
Dewy De Cimalle performing at the Victorian Fetish Ball.
Jon GItchoff
Dewy De Cimalle performing at the Victorian Fetish Ball.
Dewy De Cimalle: Bye-bye flapper dress, hello pasties!
Jon GItchoff
Dewy De Cimalle: Bye-bye flapper dress, hello pasties!
Attendees of the 3rd annual Victorian Fetish Ball getting in on the act.
Jon GItchoff
Attendees of the 3rd annual Victorian Fetish Ball getting in on the act.
Attendees of the 3rd annual Victorian Fetish Ball getting in on the act.
Jon GItchoff
Attendees of the 3rd annual Victorian Fetish Ball getting in on the act.