Retifism (Shoes)

 “Sometimes comfort doesn’t matter. When a shoe is freakin’ fabulous, it may be worth a subsequent day of misery. Soak in Epsom salts and take comfort in the fact that you’re better than everyone else.”

-Clinton Kelly


The retifism fetish is defined as someone having an obsession based around shoes and footwear. Another more specific term for this fetish is altocalciphilia, which refers to an obsession with high heels.

The Fetish

There are many different forms that a shoe and footwear fetish can take. This fetish can solely involve the kind of footwear that a sexual partner is going to have on while participating in sexual activities with someone. Another form of this fetish is to have the footwear more actively used during intercourse, or during any form of BDSM play. Inserting aforementioned footwear into orifices, having it used for masturbatory methods, or using said footwear as a form of consensual punishment. High heels of different sorts are commonly used in this fetish due to their sex appeal and their versatility in causing pain to other willing participants. There can also be an oral fixation associated with a footwear fetish, where footwear my be fondled by another person’s tongue or sucked on by their mouth.

What To Do

A footwear fetish is a very common kink, with many chat groups, forums, adult films, sites, and books dedicated to it. You’ll be able to easily find others interested in your kink, whether they are interested in you wearing different footwear, or they themselves having it worn for you. Whether you are just turned on by the look of different shoes or wish to have them utilized during kink or sex scenes, there are so many different ways to have your fetish fulfilled!

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