Sideshow of Sinful Style: A PASSIONAL Costume Guide

Posted in Costume Carnival, Criminal Accessories, Fantasic Femme Fashion, Gift Guides, Men's Style, PASSIONAL Persona: Photo Contest, Rubber Lover, Transform Yourself on October 25, 2014 by anacroniste

Come one, come all!! Step right up and marvel at these fabulously daring styles presented for the amorous amazement of all! PASSIONAL is pleased to bring you fashions to animate your circus-themed illusions in the most titillating manner! Ringmasters, bellydancers, burlesque ladies, and strong men will all find costume creations to spark up wonder at the next Halloween party!

The Ringmaster is a classic circus figure that commands and captivates the crowd, and you will accomplish exactly that with the combination of our Leather Top Hat and our signature Lambskin Tuxedo Jacket! (Extra Credit: accessorize with a riding crop from our sister store, Sexploratorium!)

The Bellydancer is the quite the (snake)charmer, shrouded in mystery and daring! Harness the sideshow sensuality with handwoven chainmail! The Chainmail Bra Top paired with the Gypsy Jingle Skirt will add an edge to your serpentine simulations! (Bonus points: add a one of a kind accessory like our Yarn Hair Falls to the look for an eccentric touch!)

The Burlesque Bombshell gets collars loosened and fans waving through the crowd, and you’ll be no exception to the rule with a stunning combination of a Lace Garterbelt, Cuban Heel Backseam Stockings, and a stunning underbust cincher like our Daisy Brocade Long Cincher! (Extra Credit: throw in a pair of Elbow Length Lace Gloves and make ‘em sweat when you peel them off later!)

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The Strongman wows the crowd with impressive feats of strength matched only by equally impressive mustache! Frame those guns with the Latex Wrestler’s Singlet, and frame your face with the Ambassador II Mustache! (Bonus Points: go for the gold and add our 3 in 1 Beard Set and give ‘em yet another marvel!)

 

Before you run away with the circus, send us photos of your fantastical costume creation and you could win a prize in our Fantasy Photo Contest! Click here for more details on how to enter, and don’t forget to tag #PASSIONAL on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!

Masculine Movie Mystique: A PASSIONAL Costume Guide

Posted in Costume Carnival, Criminal Accessories, Gift Guides, Men's Style, PASSIONAL Persona: Photo Contest on October 23, 2014 by anacroniste

Fellas! Halloween is upon us, and costume parties abound! But what if you’ve exhausted all of the traditional options? Are you past pirating yourself? Ready to shake the sheikh? That tired old Dracula cape needs to be laid to rest? PASSIONAL has fresh ideas for costumes the other guys wouldn’t dare to think of! These cinematic costume ideas will have you in the spotlight in no time!

Kill Bill: Want a basic accessory to build a great yet inexpensive costume? Take that basic black suit in your closet, add a (not-actual) sword, and pair it with our molded leather Crazy 88 mask for an unexpected villainous look! (Your film buff buds will be totally into this!)

Rocketeer: Get inspired by science fiction of yesteryear! Whether you’re after a steampunk inspired version of Captain America, or your own patriotic Rocketeer, this unisex soft leather Superhero Crush Cap is just the thing! Pair it with our Victorian Goggles and the 20-eye Steam Boot for a steam (or diesel) powered look worthy of the silver screen!

Troy: Be a lion! If you’re after a look that will put fear into the heart of your foes, we have a combination worthy of Achilles himself! Our formidable Trojan replica Metal Cuirass (perfect for sizes up to 54″) and Trojan Corinthian Helmet together with our hand crafted Leather Trojan Kilt will catapult your party entrance into epic proportions!

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Found the costume idea of your dreams? Don’t forget to send us a pic to have a chance to win some great prizes in our Fantasy Photo Contest! Click here for more info, and don’t forget to tag #PASSIONAL on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with your costume pics!

Halloween Fantasy Photo Contest!!

Posted in Community, Costume Carnival, Criminal Accessories, Fantasic Femme Fashion, Men's Style, PASSIONAL Persona: Photo Contest, Snapshots, Transform Yourself on October 13, 2014 by Kali Morgan

It’s that time of year again! We want you to get PASSIONAL about your Halloween!!

Halloween’s our favorite time of year because, well, we LOVE playing dress-up! People have included our fashions in their costume ideas for years and not only do we encourage it, but we want to reward you for it!

Submit a photo that documents our product as part of your Halloween costume creation* by Tuesday November 5 for a chance to win prizes!

Winner gets a $100 PASSIONAL Gift Card plus 2 Diabolique Ball Tickets!
Honorable mentions (2): 1 Diabolique Ball ticket each!

It’s easy! Just email your photo to PASSIONALmag@gmail.com by 11:59PM on November 5. While you are at it, tag #PASSIONAL on Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook!

Winners will be announced and photos displayed on November 10!

Need inspiration? Check out some of the entrants and winners from last year!

 

* Photos can be cell phone or professional, but they must clearly feature at least one product purchased from PASSIONAL Boutique. Please include a description of your costume and the PASSIONAL fashions used. One entry per participant, please!

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Fashion Under the Shambles Fashion Show

Posted in Community, Costume Carnival, Events, Fantasic Femme Fashion, On the Road, Rubber Lover, Snapshots on October 7, 2014 by Kali Morgan

PASSIONAL was pleased to participate in the recent Fashion Under the Shambles show sponsored by South Street Headhouse District and The Philadelphia Collection. With 29 other participating boutiques and salons, Our staff had a blast strutting our looks on the runway along with many of our friends and neighbors! We would also like to thank Follicle Studio for the hair and makeup styling for our models!

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To see photos and commentary on the entire event, check out the article on Philly Chit Chat

More fashion in action is coming from PASSIONAL with fashion shows at DC Fetish Ball October 11 and November 21 at Diabolique Ball.

Labor Day Weekend at PASSIONAL

Posted in Community, Costume Carnival, Criminal Accessories, Events, Fantasic Femme Fashion, Men's Style, On the Road, Rubber Lover on August 28, 2014 by Kali Morgan

There is a whole lotta stylin going on all over the place from the Playa to the Festivals to the Conventions to the City!

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PASSIONAL is pleased to welcome NYC based designer Lethal Ware into the store for a leatheriffic trunk show this Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in time for a weekend of celebrations all over town! RSVP to our Facebook event and invite your friends!

Where have our core collections gone? Kilts, Latex and Kink Gear are with Angel at Dark Odyssey Summerfest and Cosplay,  Kilts, Corsets and Critter Gear are at Dragon Con.

 

One year on South Street Independence SALE! — now EXTENDED through July!

Posted in Community, Fantasic Femme Fashion, Footwear Fetish, Men's Style, SALE!!, Transform Yourself on July 3, 2014 by Kali Morgan

July 1 was our first anniversary at 317 South Street and we are celebrating all month long in-store with an amazing 50% off clearance on men’s and women’s intimates, leather, latex, corsets and more through the end of July!

Look at these awesome men’s fashion markdowns including:

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Femme Fashionistas also have reason to celebrate with our SALE womenswear including:

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Click here to see our clearance inventory lists! And be sure to visit us during store hours to check out the savings!

 

 

 

 

Rubber In The Spotlight

Posted in Fantasic Femme Fashion, Rubber Lover on May 5, 2014 by janiquebailey

From the red carpet to the streets, latex is all day wear and these celeb’s have our nod of approval. We found some rubberific recent examples of famous folks getting their rubber fetish on for the public!

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