Photographer's Note

First, to understand the title go here in the song Utopia by Goldfrapp.

Mister Leather 2010 during the LGBT Pride (Lesbian Gay Bi Trans). The LBGT Pride is a march to fight for the rights of this community, to have the same rights as the heterosexuals.

Mister Leather represents the « BDSM »(bondage and discipline, dominance and submission, sadism and masochism) in the homosexual community. But, of course, this is not only an homosexual pratice bit also an heterosexual one. What is sado-masochism ? It is a continuum of erotic practice and expression involving the consensual use of restraint, intense sensory stimulation, and fantasy power role-play. Sometimes, people practicing BDSM wear clothes which can remind uniforms wore by some facists in the second wold war II. It seems also that the fashion (for example the last Vuitton Haute Couture or Emporio Armani for men, Prada) is inspired also by this image nowadays. Even youngs in Tapei or Tokyo used to wear like that. Like in every period of crisis, there is an emergence of this "style" ...

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Additional Photos by Frederic GODEBOUT (delnaja) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1004 W: 19 N: 165] (2056)
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