In other projects Wikimedia Commons. They are becoming more common as a fashion accessorybut not sufficiently so that they would go unnoticed, particularly if worn by men. Find sources: The lining ranges from bare leather to lambskin, to faux fur. A lockable collar may further symbolize a transfer of power from the submissive to the dominant holding the key.
A very few even choose to wear permanently locking collars these click into place and have no unlocking key , that cannot be removed except by cutting the steel. As BDSM practices are moving from the old guard leather community into middle class society, [ citation needed ] the role of the collar has also changed. Finally, the slave collar is analogous to a wedding band and at this point the submissive is considered a formal slave and owned by the dominant. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. This article is about consensual sexual bondage.
Retrieved The training collar is roughly analogous to an engagement ring and indicates a deepening relationship in which the submissive is being prepared by the dominant to serve to the standards the dominant wishes. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. This page was last edited on 10 February , at
Archived copy as title link. Some submissives do not wear their collars all the time. A wolf collar is a collar fitted with spikes, studs, or nails, which in the BDSM context are decorative. The aesthetics of the bound person's position is important: