Interview: Betony Vernon on Paradise Found
The erotic jewellery designer and sex activist sits down to talk about her new book Paradise Found: An Erotic Treasury for Sybarites with SHOWstudio contributor, writer Anastasiia Fedorova.
Essay: On The Silencing of Women's Pleasure
In response to our Book Club conversation between journalist Anastasiia Fedorova and erotic jewellery designer Betony Vernon, writer Christina Donoghue looks deeper into the topics of kink, power, play and a woman's right to pleasure.
Betony Vernon's New Book Continues Her Fight For Sexual Pleasure
'PARADISE FOUND: An Erotic Treasury for Sybarites' is a delight to the senses, visual and visceral.
Biceps: Daniel Obasi
Daniel Obasi, an art director, photographer and stylist, challenges the masculine and 'tough' associations of the bicep, and the roots of a man's muscular structure in strength, pride, wellness and sex.
Penis: Shayne Oliver for Anonymous Club
The design collective, spearheaded by Shayne Oliver, take the viewer headfirst on a chaotic tour of a 'Hollywood Meltdown' in their video response to the penis.
Pornhub Demand Safe Porn For All With New Series 'Pornhub Literacy 101'
Campaigning for safe sex for all, Pornhub has tapped Liz Goldwyn to direct new series 'Pornhub Literacy 101', further educating users on Pornhub as a platform, while emphasising the priority placed on cybersecurity, trust and safety in porn.
The London Exhibition Providing An Artistically-Lensed Peephole Into Polari
Featuring at LAMB Arts in London, art duo AVAF look to the roots of underground language Polari in their new exhibition 'Bona to Vada Your Dolly Bold Eek'.
Tom of Finland Partners With Carne Bollente For An Intimate Capsule Collection
The collection will draw upon wildly erotic (and equally iconic) drawings and paintings created by Tom of Finland during his career, merging them with Bollente’s signature embroideries.
Valentino Garavani and Betony Vernon Launch the Rockstud Alcove Project
Including a book, window design and a peep box, 'The Boudoir Bible' author and SHOWstudio contributor Betony Vernon lends her knowledge on all things sultry for Valentino Garavani's Rockstud Alcove Project.
Conversation: Durk Dehner on Tom of Finland
To celebrate the erotic artist's centenary, the co-founder of the Tom of Finland Foundation talks Tom's art, life and legacy.
Live Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion: Mugler S/S 20 Womenswear
Nathalie Khan is joined by Lily Bling, Harry Freegard, Jenna Rossi Camus, Akuac Thiep, and Nicola Pozzani to discuss the Mugler S/S 20 womenswear show.
Live Review: Mugler S/S 20 Womenswear
Live from Paris, fashion editor Georgina Evans reviews the Mugler S/S 20 womenswear show with content editor Calum Knight.
Panel Discussion: Queer
Mimma Viglezio and Queer academic Jake Hall co-chair our Queer Panel Discussion, as Lewis G Burton, Rhea Dillon, Jamie Windust and Nakhane cover the evolution of the term.
Interview: Michèle Lamy on Safe Spaces
At the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, Michèle Lamy discusses her sexuality, the phases of queer and safe spaces
Interview: Florian Hetz on Safe Spaces
Amongst nature, Florian Hetz discusses Instagram, objectification and gender identity.
Editorial Gallery: Put Your Head on My Shoulders
Styled by Kate Moss, Nick Knight captures Raquel Zimmerman in vinyl, sequins and silks for British Vogue's September 2017 issue.
Fashion Film: Put Your Head on My Shoulders
Raquel Zimmerman reclines and shines in Britt Lloyd's seductive fashion film.
Put Your Head on My Shoulders
Drawing on Nick Knight's September 2017 editorial for British Vogue, Britt Lloyd's fashion film, Put Your Head on My Shoulders sees Raquel Zimmermann raise the temperature of the room in a potent mix of texture and sequin.
Re-see: Christopher Kane A/W 18 Womenswear
Christopher Kane discusses his latest collection with Georgina Evans in this unique take on a Re-see.
Day 4: Mad About the Boy
Lou Stoppard shares the references for her upcoming exhibition–Mad About the Boy–on the SHOWstudio Tumblr. Day four explores ideas of gender and sexuality.
Fashion Film: Leather
Adult film actress Stoya stars in an erotic exploration of the Melissa Tofton S/S 16 collection.
Fashion Film: Gareth Pugh S/S 16
Save Soho! Gareth Pugh’s S/S 16 starry eyed bad girls take centre stage in a fashion film by Ruth Hogben.