PVC clothing

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PVC clothing, commonly known as "vinyl clothing", is shiny clothing made of the plastic polyvinyl chloride (PVC).wikipedia
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Polyvinyl chloride

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PVC clothing, commonly known as "vinyl clothing", is shiny clothing made of the plastic polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
PVC clothing is common in Goth, Punk, clothing fetish and alternative fashions.

Two for the Road (film)

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In a scene from the film Two for the Road (1967) the British actress Audrey Hepburn appears wearing a shiny black PVC trouser suit designed by Paco Rabanne.
In one scene of this movie, Audrey Hepburn appears dressed in a shiny black PVC trouser suit designed by Paco Rabanne.

Dominatrix

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A common stereotype is the image of a dominatrix wearing a skin-tight PVC catsuit, usually jet-black.
Examples include PVC clothing, latex clothing and garments drawn from the leather subculture.

Punk rock

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The PVC clothes are very associated with retro-futuristic look, Goth, Punk, alternative fashions and clothing fetish.
PVC clothing

André Courrèges

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Fashion designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Cardin and André Courrèges have used PVC in their collections.
He utilised unconventional materials such as metal, plastic and PVC which was unusual for couture ateliers.

Clothing fetish

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The PVC clothes are very associated with retro-futuristic look, Goth, Punk, alternative fashions and clothing fetish.
PVC clothing

Catsuit

A common stereotype is the image of a dominatrix wearing a skin-tight PVC catsuit, usually jet-black.
PVC clothing

Plastic clothing

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And since then these shiny plastic clothes became a fetish object.
Plastic clothing has also become the subject of fetishistic interest, in a similar way to rubber clothing; see PVC clothing and PVC and rubber fetishism.

1960s in Western fashion

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Examples include the mini skirt, culottes, go-go boots, and more experimental fashions, less often seen on the street, such as box-shaped PVC dresses and other PVC clothes.

Fetish fashion

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PVC clothing

Rubber and PVC fetishism

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And since then these shiny plastic clothes became a fetish object.
PVC clothing

Leather subculture

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Leather fetishism
PVC clothing

Latex clothing

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Latex clothing
PVC clothing

Patent leather

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PVC is sometimes confused with the similarly shiny patent leather.

Polyester

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usually consist of a backing woven from polyester fibers with a surface coating of shiny plastic.

Polyurethane

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The plastic layer itself is typically a blend of PVC and polyurethane (PU), with 100% PVC producing a stiff fabric with a glossy shine and 100% PU producing a stretchy fabric with a silky shine.

Retrofuturism

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The PVC clothes are very associated with retro-futuristic look, Goth, Punk, alternative fashions and clothing fetish.

Goth subculture

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The PVC clothes are very associated with retro-futuristic look, Goth, Punk, alternative fashions and clothing fetish.

Alternative fashion

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The PVC clothes are very associated with retro-futuristic look, Goth, Punk, alternative fashions and clothing fetish.

The Avengers (TV series)

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At that time it was also common to see PVC clothes on films and TV series such as The Avengers, for example.

Jean-Paul Gaultier

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Fashion designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Cardin and André Courrèges have used PVC in their collections.

Yves Saint Laurent (designer)

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Fashion designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Cardin and André Courrèges have used PVC in their collections.

Pierre Cardin

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Fashion designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Cardin and André Courrèges have used PVC in their collections.

Audrey Hepburn

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In a scene from the film Two for the Road (1967) the British actress Audrey Hepburn appears wearing a shiny black PVC trouser suit designed by Paco Rabanne.

Paco Rabanne

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In a scene from the film Two for the Road (1967) the British actress Audrey Hepburn appears wearing a shiny black PVC trouser suit designed by Paco Rabanne.