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To open the second week of our latest season of fashion film, our fashion body takes a distinctly sexual turn with filmmaker Ruth Hogben's 'English' - a visual quest, it seems, to redefine our contemporary callipygian ideal. In layman's terms? Hogben's film focuses on the buttocks, with the Rubenesque forms of two voluptuous Burlesque artistes her titillating anatomical subjects. And as for that title, it's plucked from the fact that flagellation in all its forms was dubbed 'the English vice', with many a Vicorian pornographic pamphlet to attest to the nation's latent lust for a lashing. Why wasn't this outlawed in a time of rampant Protestant puritanism? Outwardly prim and proper aristocrats and judges were too fond of spanking to give up the naughty habit!