Rise of the Tease

Fashions that rest on the border of risqué
Implications - Style-conscious consumers are looking for new ways to spruce up their wardrobes without succumbing to the judgments of eccentricity. An inclination to ride the razor's edge of comfort and decency has led to fashions that are daring and skin-baring yet ultimately escape labels of total indecency.
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Holster Strap Boots - Report Kane's Over-the-Thigh Boots are an Edgy Wardrobe Addition
SCORE: 6.6
Viral 40,642 Clicks Pub: Sep 12, 09
Holster Strap Boots
Report Kane's Over-the-Thigh Boots are an Edgy Wardrobe Addition
These are a pair of boots that are not meant for the timid at heart. Report Kane’s Over the Thigh Boots are sassy and edgy with their detachable holster straps and gun metal hardware. The black leather… [More]
Towering Thigh High Boots - Heidi Klum Dons Killer Footwear for Vogue Photo Shoot
SCORE: 6.6
Viral 97,091 Clicks Pub: Apr 4, 09
Towering Thigh High Boots
Heidi Klum Dons Killer Footwear for Vogue Photo Shoot
Supermodel Heidi Klum was snapped while doing a photo session for German Vogue on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. In the photo shoot, Keidi Klum was wearing a pair of towering thigh-high leather boots… [More]
Bootie-licious Fashion Spreads - Antonella Arismendi Highlights Go-Go Boots & Skintight Fashion
SCORE: 5.9
V. Hot 19,710 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 09
Bootie-licious Fashion Spreads
Antonella Arismendi Highlights Go-Go Boots & Skintight Fashion
Antonella Arismendi always gets attention with her fashion pictorials, and her recent spread featuring boots and tight clothing is no exception. Booties have replaced traditional boots as the fall staple… [More]
Thigh-High PVC Boots - Lady GaGa Blends Corsetry & Cream for Night Out in London
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 48,592 Clicks Pub: Jun 27, 09
Thigh-High PVC Boots
Lady GaGa Blends Corsetry & Cream for Night Out in London
Lady GaGa's thigh-high PVC boots flew under our radar when she wore them out for a London night out this April, and to make up for it, we've amassed a giant gallery of these cream-colored corset-inspired… [More]
Thigh-High Garter Boots - Hussein Chalayan Shows Daring Shoes for Fall
SCORE: 5.8
V. Hot 30,907 Clicks Pub: May 21, 09
Thigh-High Garter Boots
Hussein Chalayan Shows Daring Shoes for Fall 2009
Hussein Chalayan has ramped up the sexuality at his Fall 2009 show. Not known for having an interest in dressing models in sexy outfits, Chalayan surprised viewers when he sent models down the runway in… [More]
Glittery Thigh-High Male Boots - Givenchy Gets Men on Over-the-Knee Footwear
SCORE: 6.5
V. Hot 52,030 Clicks Pub: Apr 12, 09
Glittery Thigh-High Male Boots
Givenchy Gets Men on Over-the-Knee Footwear
Lindsay Lohan, Rihanna and other girls will not be the only ones wearing over-the-knee boots this coming fall. In fact, it seems that they will have some competition in the ‘fabulous shoes’ department… [More]