Exotique

Exotique was a specialized fetish magazine published by Leonard Burtman under his Burmel Publishing Company imprint in New York City between 1955 and 1959.wikipedia
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Exotique was a specialized fetish magazine published by Leonard Burtman under his Burmel Publishing Company imprint in New York City between 1955 and 1959.
The most well-known early examples are Bizarre (1946-1959) published by John Willie and Leonard Burtman's Exotique, Masque, Connoisseur, Bizarre Life, High Heels, Unique World, and Corporal.

Tana Louise

The 36 issues featured photos and illustrations of dominatrix-inspired vamps (including wife Tana Louise and iconic model Bettie Page) wearing exotic leather and rubber ensembles, corsets, stockings/garters, boots, and high heels.
She contributed regularly to the fetish magazine Exotique, as both a columnist and model, she and even married the owner of the magazine, Leonard Burtman.

Dominatrix

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The 36 issues featured photos and illustrations of dominatrix-inspired vamps (including wife Tana Louise and iconic model Bettie Page) wearing exotic leather and rubber ensembles, corsets, stockings/garters, boots, and high heels.
During the twentieth century, the imagery associated with dominatrices was developed by the work of a number of artists including the costume designer and photographer Charles Guyette, the publisher and film director Irving Klaw, and the illustrators Eric Stanton and Gene Bilbrew who drew for the fetish magazine Exotique.

Gene Bilbrew

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Fetish artists Eric Stanton and Gene Bilbrew, also known by his pseudonym ENEG, were frequent contributors to this magazine and others produced by Burtman.
He also produced many illustrations for Leonard Burtman, publisher of Exotique, a fetish magazine between 1955 and 1959.

Mara Gaye

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Tana was the wife of Lenny Burtman, who published Exotique Magazine.

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Exotique was a specialized fetish magazine published by Leonard Burtman under his Burmel Publishing Company imprint in New York City between 1955 and 1959.

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The magazine's femdom theme, photos, and artwork mark it as a direct descendant of the first major fetish magazine Bizarre (1946-1959), produced by John Willie.

Fetish fashion

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Exotique was entirely devoted to fetish fashions and female-dominant bondage fantasies.

Bondage (BDSM)

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Exotique was entirely devoted to fetish fashions and female-dominant bondage fantasies.

Bettie Page

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The 36 issues featured photos and illustrations of dominatrix-inspired vamps (including wife Tana Louise and iconic model Bettie Page) wearing exotic leather and rubber ensembles, corsets, stockings/garters, boots, and high heels.

Corset

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The 36 issues featured photos and illustrations of dominatrix-inspired vamps (including wife Tana Louise and iconic model Bettie Page) wearing exotic leather and rubber ensembles, corsets, stockings/garters, boots, and high heels.

High-heeled shoe

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The 36 issues featured photos and illustrations of dominatrix-inspired vamps (including wife Tana Louise and iconic model Bettie Page) wearing exotic leather and rubber ensembles, corsets, stockings/garters, boots, and high heels.

Sadomasochism

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The articles, many written by Burtman using an alias, covered various aspects of sadomasochism and transvestism, with men depicted as slaves to imperious, all-powerful women.

Transvestism

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The articles, many written by Burtman using an alias, covered various aspects of sadomasochism and transvestism, with men depicted as slaves to imperious, all-powerful women.

Artist

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Fetish artists Eric Stanton and Gene Bilbrew, also known by his pseudonym ENEG, were frequent contributors to this magazine and others produced by Burtman.

Eric Stanton

Fetish artists Eric Stanton and Gene Bilbrew, also known by his pseudonym ENEG, were frequent contributors to this magazine and others produced by Burtman.

Pseudonym

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Fetish artists Eric Stanton and Gene Bilbrew, also known by his pseudonym ENEG, were frequent contributors to this magazine and others produced by Burtman.

Irving Klaw

Nevertheless, much like fellow publisher Irving Klaw (a major influence on Burton) in 1957, Burtman would be targeted as a pornographer.

Fetish art

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Fetish art

Taschen

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*Kim Christy, The Complete Reprint of Exotique: The First 36 Issues, 1951-1957. Taschen, 1998.

Satan in High Heels

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Producer Leonard Burtman was a major New York publisher of dozens of fetish magazines such as the pioneering Exotique, Bizarre Life, High Heels, Unique World, and Corporal.

Bondage pornography

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Though Bizarre was a small format magazine, it had a huge impact on later kink publications, such as ENEG's fetish magazine, Exotique, published 1956-1959.