Tag: bootblacking

BOE: Bootblacking 101 for Fun and Sexytimes with vegasaurus_rex, Dec. 8

DETROIT – Bootblacking is the art and craft of caring for leather items, including boots, shoes, jackets, vests, pants, chaps and leather toys. Bootblacking is different from shoeshining because bootblacks recognize and understand the importance, meaning and history that the leather items often have for the wearer. It can also be an erotic expression of…

DABBL November Open Boot Lab, Nov. 23

DETROIT – The DABBL Open Labs continue in the month of November! Bring your kits, your project leather or just your excitement and willingness to learn! We’re open to all levels of learners, from ultra-experienced to brand new novices. If you’re more interested in receiving some bootblacking love, come wearing your leathers and someone might…

High Shine: 15 Years of International Ms Bootblack -The Documentary

SAN FRANCISCO – In 1999, International Ms Leather owner Amy Marie Meek (owner 1995-2006; IMsL 1993) expanded the annual IMsL Weekend to include a new contest: International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB). At the time, it was the only international forum in which woman-identified individuals could demonstrate their bootblacking skills in order to compete for an international bootblacking…