The appeal of leather

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#3 Kinky

You will feel kinkier in it. Guys will naturally assume that you are into extreme fetish play and will probably suggest harder sleazier things to you than you would normally consider. Leather will simply raise your sexual horizons and experiences. If you have been vanilla for too long, then put on some leather and find your kink side. You may not realise that the real you is most at home in a sling with a couple of pro-rugby players up you.

#4 Cost

Leather is probably the most expensive gear to buy, but you will get the most use out of it. Leather gear will last for ever. Many of us have gear going back 30 years and it still looks good now. It’s money well spent, unlike other fetish gear which suffers after just a few wears. In this year’s Pride Parade I wore a pair of leather trousers given to me two decades ago by the infamous Jeff Stryker – and they still look ace. If money is a problem, there is loads of second-hand gear available through local leather associations and clubs or online. Look out for used leather markets – often the money goes to charity.


Written by Paul Stag

Paul is an international porn star and a long time editor for Alphatribe magazine.


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