An Incroyable is shown propositioning a woman dressed a la sauvage caricature showing an exaggeratedly transparent dress. Portrait of Lady Elizabeth Leveson-Gower , showing a sheer gauze overdress with long sleeves over a white silk underdress. Fashion plate showing a ball dress of sheer material over a pink underdress. Portrait of Elena Chertkova Stroganova in a black satin dress with transparent white gauze sleeves.
It bruises like flesh. It cools and heats with the body. It clings in such an intimate way, the sensation of being inside it is like being hugged. Clothes have always had the power to do this. Dressing up — historically written off as something shallow women do — allows us to access different selves. An outfit can act as a membrane:
SEE THROUGH by Stella She ran as fast as her high heels would allow her, splashing through puddles, aware the rain was soaking through her blouse and making it even more transparent than it was before. Bad choice girl, thought Linsey, as she caught a glimpse of herself in a shop window, hair already matted and her stockings splashed with oily marks. Bad choice thinking she could make it all the way to the pub and back in this weather without getting wet, and going out without her jacket. She wasn't going to make it to the office, so she ran into the shop doorway.
That is partly true — latex comes in different thicknesses, such as 0. Some people like to have a catsuit that is very thick and quite restrictive, but I always preferred my latex to be thin and fine as it always feels so nice on my body for wearing all day in everyday life. It fits perfectly tight, like a second skin, but allows me to move freely, just sealed inside a thin layer of rubber … it makes me horny just thinking about it. I thought a perfect way to start would be my transparent latex catsuit.