The Evolution of the Leather-Clad Dominatrix

Valerie Leon in the Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)

The Evolution of the Leather-Clad Dominatrix

Leather – it’s a unique material, made from an actual skin it offers protection from both the elements and injury; lasting years, it moulds itself to your shape and actually looks better with age…. but how did the modern image of the dominatrix become so firmly associated with leather?

There’s Something About Leather
The utilising of dried animal hides for clothing has been around since the Stone Age but we don’t need to go that far back – the lineage we’re looking at starts a little after WW2,  with the now iconic fashion item the leather jacket.  For both world wars air force pilots wore leather flying outfits for extra protection, often lined with sheepskin to add warmth to combat the extreme cold of the cockpits at altitude.  However, it was the American aviator leather bomber jackets from WW2 that with a little help from Hollywood became the post-war must-have male fashion item.  Leather was now cool.

Leather Bikers
It was also around this time during the ’30s & ’40s that motorcycling made a huge cultural shift, no longer the expensive hobby of tweed wearing toffs, mass production made bikes cheaper and they got faster. The need for protective clothing grew and many bikers turned to the black leather jacket.  In the USA bikers formed clubs made up of those who wanted to challenge the authorities as rebels and social outlaws.  It grew into a subculture pitted against everything straight-laced, commercialised America stood for. Leather was now firmly associated with counter-culture.

In the original American outlaw biker film – The Wild One (1953)
Marlon Brando’s character is asked,
“What are you rebelling against, Johnny?”,
he answers, “Whaddaya got?”

Leather influences on evolution of dominatrix

Leather = Sexy
The prevalence of leather due to the war and bikers alongside its glamorization by Hollywood seems to have brought the possibilities of this special material to the masses and for some its transformative, erotic and fetishistic possibilities.  By the ’40s & ’50s a small number of illegal mail-order ‘art’ photographs – the porn of the day – were being produced in the states. Notably, Charles Guyette 1902-1976 who in 1935 went to prison for sending lewd material in the post, becoming the first martyr in fetish history.

The majority of the earliest material was photos of women in corsets, heels, stockings & suspenders influenced by American burlesque outfits, striptease shows were flourishing at this time; but some of the photos were pure fetish with leather body suits, thigh-high lace-up boots and leather opera gloves.  Plus some light bondage and spanking.  These would hugely influence the next generation – our fetish founding fathers: Irving Klaw, John Willie & Eric Stanton.  Leather was now sexy.

Leather Daddies
Returning to our epoch-making jacket, the biker look was then taken up by another repressed underground group the gay Leather Daddy scene.  It grew up in large cities in the late ’50s – adding cowboy chaps, cop boots and body harnesses, epitomised in the work of Tom of Finland‘s muscle men – attracted to it as an expression of ultra masculinity to combat the mainstream notion that gay men were effeminate.  Leather was fierce and powerful.

In Birmingham, England another subculture was about to get a major make-over, the Heavy Metal music scene in its early years had groups wearing hippyish outfits.  But in 1978, Rob Halford of  Judas Priest strutted out on stage in what could only be described as the full ‘leather daddy look’  leather trousers, jacket, peaked leather cap, studded gauntlets and a whip!  There was some influence from the punk rock scene but Rob Halford was secretly gay, he didn’t come out until 1998.  Thus undoubtedly it was gay fetish leatherwear that went on to be worn by the disenchanted metalhead youths of America & the west – perhaps we just won’t tell them 😉   Leather made you part of a select group.

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The Burgeoning ’80s Fetish Scene
So a combination of the full body covering of leather bikers; the figure-hugging fetishistic and sexual nature of the ’50s fetish images; the body harness and ‘open access’ garments of the leather daddy scene; the spiky studs of the metalheads; and a new addition… which would become leather’s bigest rival – rubber! – all fused together and gave birth to the burgeoning ’80s Fetish Scene.

The Leather-Clad Dominatrix

Leather lover Mistress Sidonia

So what is it about leather that makes is so perfect for the female domme – yes there are fetishists who worship it but it’s more than that, we wear if for the power it imbues.  When you pull on that black leather you’re embodying all that history, body armour with a statement – cool, sexy, fierce, powerful, trouble, anti-authority and outside of society… as my good friend Meisterine JzarA used to say, “the superior material.”

I’ve generalized in this article, of course many of these subcultures or activities had been happening underground for years but I’m focusing on when these groups became more formally defined and known to the mainstream.  And the ‘schoolish’ diagrams were intended to be tongue in cheek 🙂

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Top Dom: Mistress Nikki Whiplash

Meet Resident English Mansion Dominas
The English Mansion always invites the world’s top dominas to come over, stay and play! We thought we should salute the very best of them and show you some of their finest moments. So here’s the gorgeous Mistress Nikki Whiplash…

Top Dom: Mistress Nikki Whiplash

Mistress Nikki Whiplash is one of the UK’s premier dominatrices, a prodom, lifestyle domina, model & producer. As a beautiful, slim, ultra feminine blonde she may look sweet but is anything but! She is an expert at sounding, ballbusting, facesitting and an enthusiastic anal invader. We rarely see her at the Mansion without one of her many giant strapon cocks mesmerising the Mansion fuck slaves that await her attention!

Mistress Nikki is a perceptive, no-nonsense & experienced prodom available for sessions from Whiplash Towers her exclusive, very private, fully equipped, high spec dungeons & chambers. Her playspace is extensive and impressive with many different environments, including dungeons, subterranean cells and private outdoors areas based in South East England, UK. She is also a talented fetish film producer and international fetish model and can been seen in action or ‘connected with’ on: her members’ sites; Only Fans; clip stores; & as one of the leading fetish models for BallBusting World & Facesitting Bitches.

We highly recommend you check out all of
Mistress Nikki Whiplash’s links

So here’s the gorgeous Mistress Nikki in action…

See also other ~  English Mansion Top Doms:

Mistress Courtney
Miss Suzanna Maxwell
Miss Vivienne L’Amour
Princess Aurora
Mistress Nikki Whiplash
Mistress Lola Ruin

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Slave Slut Roulette: Femdom Fiction

Photo from the film: The Mansion’s Femdom Summer Party Pt6: Bi Boys ~ with the stunning Mistress Nikki Whiplash & Fetish Nikki

Slave Slut Roulette: Femdom Fiction

The instruction to attend had come mid-morning.

George had settled into the dreary ennui of the monthly meeting when the vibration of his phone jolted him. Taking a surreptitious peek he saw the now familiar message – “Your service is required this evening. Attend. Mistress.”

Now pulling into the driveway he reflected that the rest of his day had been taken up with thoughts and anticipation as to what might await him. His enslavement had been quick and brutal, much to the seeming delight of the Mistress and her friends. He knew he was very much a muse for them, and they were taking great glee and satisfaction in ‘training him up.’

At the front door he was admitted by Blaise, the crossdressing maid, who had attended on the previous occasion. He nodded respectfully at her, all too aware of the possibility that he might have to interact with her in some fashion later in the evening.

“Come, they are waiting,” she said.

Blaise admitted him to the sitting room. George’s heart fluttered. In front of him on the couch sat Mistress and two other ladies he hadn’t met before. One was similarly blonde and festooned with tattoos, whilst the other was a very fetching brunette. Behind them stood two muscular hooded gimps.

George stared transfixed at them, unable to avert his eyes from their cleavage, whilst cognisant of their piercing, all encompassing stares. Mistress rose to meet him.

“Georgina, it’s good to see you bitch,” she intoned. She introduced him to her companions.

He immediately fell to his knees in the agreed greeting and acknowledgment.

“We have a new game for you this evening bitch. Let me introduce you to my friends and other slaves.”

The introductions over, she ordered him to rise and strip. He unbuttoned his shirt and pants under their watchful gaze. From the corner of his eye, he could see a sly smile on the face of one of the hooded slaves in the rear. Naked he stood before them, in that moment when his fate for the evening would be decided. Would he be asked to dress in sissy clothes or beaten.

Mistress stood forward. “We have a new little game this evening, Georgina, our version of a very old one, so we can’t exactly claim originality, but interesting all the same.”

On this cue the slaves left the room and returned a minute later carrying a table on which was perched a roulette wheel. They placed it to the side.

“Take a look at our wheel, Georgina,” Mistress instructed. He stepped forward and looked into the pit of the wheel.

It was a typical roulette wheel with one distinctive difference. Instead of numerals, there were symbols, and they were all of sexual acts. The awareness of what the evening was to bring now dawned on him, as he heard the giggles of the Doms behind him.

“Well, shall we make a start,” said Mistress. “It’s one spin per Mistress, Georgina. The winning Mistress of reach round has to prep you and take you through the act.

“Mistress V, perhaps you would like to take the first spin.”

The blonde Mistress stepped forward, as the rest gathered around the wheel. There was no grid, George noticed, so it was a different kind of game. Mistress V placed her hand on the middle component.

“I’m betting on a good caning,” she said, to the laughs of the others.

Mistress indicated her choice was ‘encouraged’ bi cocksucking, while the red headed Mistress B said her bet was sissification. She spun. The ball spun around the vector, gradually slowing. George held his breath, as the ball settled first on a symbol resembling a nipple, until it moved slightly and alighted on two stick figures, one of which was kneeling in front of the other. It was more than apparent what this was. Mistress laughed, as the winning of this bet clearly was hers.

“Slave J step forward. Georgina, get on your knees.”

George knelt down as the hulking frame of the harnessed Slave J loomed in front of him. The slave’s physical prowess was apparent, and this was exacerbated by his obvious excitement as Mistress unveiled his cock.

“Start worshipping it you fucking bitch,” said Mistress. “I’m going to enjoy the fruits of this gamble.

She manoeuvred George’s mouth to Slave J’s balls and he started licking them, his tongue traversing them and the bind, the taste initially jarring. Slave J’s cock stiffened. Mistress ordered him to lick the shaft. His tongue lolled up the thick shaft, circling the head in anticipation. She then told him to kiss the head and peep hole, the prelude to taking it in his mouth.

“Let’s see how your sucking technique is coming along, shall we.”

George swept his tongue around the head in one final circle before taking it in his mouth. Initially he just took the head, before Mistress ordered him to deep throat and gag on it. Establishing a rhythm, he sucked until the slave was on the verge of coming. She pulled his head off as his cock erupted in a volcano of semen over George’s face.

“Not too bad for an evening’s gamble,” said Mistress. “Now shall we spin the wheel again?”

by slave p

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Dominatrix Fail

“Pride comes before a fall”

Dominatrix Fail
In an attempt to inject a little spice into my slave’s chastity schedule I decided to let it fall in the lap of the gods. I’d choose a sports event and the outcome would determine if he would earn a release. With my natural dominant mean streak I had no plans of letting ‘chance’ take control. Safe bets only. Wimbledon was coming up. A week with matches everyday. Perfect. I’d back Djokovic every day. This was my first big mistake and demonstrates both my interest and knowledge of sports. (He wasn’t playing everyday!) OK, I’ll just go to a betting site and check the odds, they never like to lose. I also deemed to play with my slave over Twitter and let any other interested parties join in. It would be an easy way to both deny and publicly humiliate him.
Let’s have a recap of what happened…

Twitter DAY 1 ~ Hashtag #MansionBalls
Anyone for Tennis? We’re up for some ball play here at The Mansion. With a creative Orgasm Control Game of Chance. So will the ball be in or out!
This week one of my personal slaves (P) is having his orgasms controlled by the events unfolding at Wimbledon.
He may touch himself on Sun 9th: If Bublik BEATS Rublev
Yes his balls are literally hanging in the balance of these matches. It adds a little frisson to the tournament. Plus if he does get to jerk he must cum over some strawberries and then eat them. Just to observe the spirit of the occasion! 
So, feel free to play along but you must adherer to the match results everyday up until the Championship Final next Sunday.
I’ll put up my gamble match every day.

Twitter Comments
~ “Wow this is making the live tennis so much more exciting… are the girls rooting for Rublev and the boys Bublik?”
~ “Game set and match. Looks like your slave is out of luck. So close.”
~ “Love the scenario!”
~ “What a thrilling end of the match.”
~ “Great idea for a game Mistress. I’m in and I solemnly promise to obey the rules of your game.”
~ 😂 ” That’s a badminton 🏸racket”
~ “Rublev won – so no ball play today boys!”  SVB #MansionBalls
~ “So close I thought Rublev might make a cumback 😜”

Twitter DAY 2
So our Day 1 match was close, way to close for my comfort, Rublev (only just) won! Day 2 – Mon 10th: If Eubanks BEATS Tsitsipas
Twitter Comments
~ “I love the creativity that has, does and I’m sure always will come from the Mansion.”

~ “This is a wonderful idea.”
~ “Mistress, did you know that’s a badminton racket?”

~ “Good timing I think I need to play with other balls”
~ “This is AMAZING!!! What a great game!”
~ “New balls please!”
~ “Change of racket maybe😙 (photo of an electric fly swat bat)”
~ “Wow! Amazing Tennis Outfit. Mistress Nikki Whiplash will be the Winner of Wimbledon women’s Tournament 2023 !!!”
~ “Loving the tennis related forfeits Mistress”🔥🎾

OH NO! A massive unexpected upset at Wimbledon! Eubank wins! It’s going to be strawberries & cream tonight. Who knew tennis could be so exciting… & disappointing.
~ “These ‘unseeded’ players 😙

Twitter Day 3
OK so that was an upset yesterday ! But the game continues… Today’s balls gamble, the women are up, Tue 11th: If Svitolina beats Swiatek

OMG Svitolina won – well it just shows what a total game of chance I’m playing with my slave’s balls. He’s such a lucky boy – another dose of strawberries and cream tonight. And anyone playing along you have permission to play with those balls tonight 🙂

Consoling myself that my slave is getting some intense cum eating training – all the better to put him to work later 🙂

Twitter Day 4
Well another upset yesterday! And another release for my sub – what a lucky boy. Can’t believe he received a ‘second serve’ of cream.
Wed 12th: If Alcaraz BEATS Rune
Twitter Comments
~”I think this is going to be a safe bet 😈 I feel on safer ground today.” MSVB #MansionBalls
~ “I’m hoping Alcaraz will cum good”
~ “Mistress Nikki’s holding a badminton racket?”
~  “Alcaraz will win Mistress”
~ “It does not look good for you Mistress”
~ “Alcaraz won the match Mistress you have to pick who is playing better tennis at that specific tournament only then will it work in your advantage Mistress”
~ “Oh dear have I got it wrong again 😳 ” MSVB #MansionBalls
~ “Wow Mistress, my winning/wanking streak continues”

~ “That’s gone well so far” 😉

Yep, Alcaraz won. You can see a pattern was emerging here. My game was not going to plan – in fact this chastity game needed to go over my knee for a damn good spanking! Let’s skip forward. It continued in the same vein.

And yes pedant trolls, I know it’s badminton racket! Someone kindly send me this photoshopped version to keep them happy 😉  Photo of the gorgeous Mistress Nikki Whiplash

Twitter Day 7
OK so this is not going well for Mistress! Even more cream for the boy.
Sat 15th: If Vondroušová BEATS Jabeur
Twitter Comments
~ ” Another upset for you Mistress!”

~ “Femdom having a real shocker in this particular series”
~ “I knew I should have used the cricket!” MSVB #MansionBalls
~ “My sub’s Wankbledon continues unabated….. Oh dear. I’m consoling myself that he’s getting some intense cum eating training – all the better to put him to work later 🙂 ” MSVB #MansionBalls

Vondroušová won.
“You Cannot Be Serious!” I’m channelling a young McEnroe here. Another match lost. I had, however, a master plan to win back all my game cred. Djokovic is in the final he’s won it loads of times before. I was on a safe ride here and would balance the scales back into my favour, “Mwahahaha!”

Twitter Day 8 – The Championship Final
After my run of upsets, thwarting my evil plans I’ve decided the Men’s final will be an “all or nothing”  accumulator…
Or as my slave just put it “a famine or feast, Mistress”.
So, Sun 16th: If Alcaraz BEATS Djokovic it’s a free-for-all wankathon, jerk as much as you like
but if Djokovic WINS it’s a total  4 week/28 day wank ban/ chastity period.
NO ifs & NO buts!
No touching, nothing, nada! My cock, my rules.
Twitter Comments
~ “Can’t see Djokovic getting beaten at all this tournament, what a tennis great!
~ “Safe bet there Mistress Sidonia”
~ “It really isn’t your week Mistress”
~ “It must be one of the few times you haven’t wanted to see a man beaten.”
~ “I don’t think you’re very good at tennis Mistress”
~ “Off to have a celebratory wank”

Epic Fail
The fail became epic when Djokovic, seven title winner at the All England club and world no #1 ranked champion – let me down and lost. He’s in my punishment book.
My slave was given one day of glee, and then throwing all my toys out of the pram, I put him on a cock ban anyway. A very long ban. Dominatrixes, unlike sport, don’t have to play fair.

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Justify My Love – Female Sensuality Top Ten

Welcome to The English Mansion’s
Female Sensuality Top Ten
Our musical Top Tens dedicated to all things kinky

This all-female chart celebrates women enjoying their bodies, their sexiness and embracing sexual pleasure. Women have been denied a sexuality, only acting as an extension to male pleasure. While women transgressing this are shamed as sluts – so it’s about time women started to take back the power and enjoy their natural female sensuality and innate sexual power.

Justify My Love – Female Sensuality Top Ten
1   Anaconda
joint place with
1   WAP (Wet Ass Pussy)
Nicki Minaj (2014)
Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion (2020)
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2   Fergalicious
Fergie (2006) Play Video
3   I Touch Myself
Divinals (1990) Play Video
4   Lets Talk About Sex
Salt-N-Pepa (1990) Play Video
5   Justify My Love
5  Like A Virgin
Madonna (1990)

Madonna (1984)

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6  I Kissed a Girl
Katie Perry (2008)  Play Video
7   Red Light Special
7 Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg
TLC (1995)

TLC (1991)

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8   Go To Town
Doja Cat (2018) Play Video
9   Touch Me
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9   Physical
Samantha Fox (1986)

Olivia Newton-John (1981)

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10  Licky
Princess Superstar (2008) Play Video

Other contenders that didn’t quite make it into our Top Ten:
Horny – by Mouse T (1998)  Play Video
Love To Love You Baby – by Donna Summer (1975)  Play Video
My Humps by The Black Eyed Peas (2005)  Play Video
Peacock – by Katy Perry (2010)   Play Video
Touch My Body – by Mariah Carey (2008)   Play Video
I Feel The Earth Move
– by Carole King (1971)  Play Video

The English Mansion’s Kinky Top Tens

Take a look at our other musical Top Tens dedicated to all things kinky
~ to be included the rules are: they must be big hits or tracks from internationally well-known performers.

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Second Skin Kingpin: Lady Valeska

Second Skin Kingpin: Lady Valeska

Lady Valeska is a gorgeous, slightly alternative looking dominatrix orignally from Canada but now UK based. She has the standing of an Amazonia goddess with her striking statuesque figure; feminine but powerful and imposing. Making those who wish to serve sink to their knees in reverence, overwhelmed by this lady’s presence. Valeska is a genuine kinkster and heavy rubberist, she’s nearly always found adorned in head-to-toe tight shiny latex from her a huge wardrobe of second skin kink. She also has a natural born desire and need to control those who wish to attend her.

Lady Valeska is a prodom offering sessions from her own exclusive playspace in South-East London, UK. Specialising in: heavy rubber dressing & play; anal & strapon; encouraged sissification & Xdressing; domestic servitude; & corporal punishment.

She can also be worshipped & served on-line. Make sure you check out her OF/ other fan sites or you can watch her in action on her clips stores.

Lady Valeska ~ All Links Here

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