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HANKY CODE

While browsing this site you may have found yourself figured out that each party

is associated an or more colors

These colors have not been chosen randomly just for fun

They correspond to the coding of nos fetish practices

which we know under the name of  « Hanky Code »

WHAT IS THE HANKY CODE ?

At a time when flirting was an outdoor sport and dating sites did not exist

The “Hanky Code” developed in the United States

The origin differs depending on the sources - some speak of New York - others of San Francisco...

Still this code originated in the early 1970s in the US

The initial idea came from a joke by a New York journalist in one of his articles

 “Rather than displaying your bunch of keys in the left or right pocket of your pants

to indicate whether you are active or passive - 

it would be more effective to place a piece of colored cloth there to indicate your preferences”

The gay community took hold of the idea and spread it widely

 The “Hanky Code” had just seen the light of day

Originally composed of twelve colors representing the twelve most common practices

the code grew over time - sometimes becoming a bit confusing

There are in fact more than seventy colors

- with sometimes subtle nuances -

which today represent all the diversity of our sexual practices and our fetishes

Even if many colors have been forgotten today the classics and the easiest to identify remain very present especially in fetish clothing and accessories

Have you noticed the blue - red - white stripes on the chaps - the bracelets - the armbands ?

These bands aren't just for decoration - they also indicate your favorite practice

Did you know this when you made your purchase ?

In large fetish gatherings guys are proud to wear the color of their favorite practice !

The Hanky Code - despite its somewhat outdated side - remains more relevant than ever

OUR COLOR CODES

Here are the color codes that we use on our flyers and in our agendas

They can allow you to more quickly identify the parties that correspond to your desires

They also make the link with a not so distant past

- founder of our fetish community -

that we sometimes unfortunately tend to forget a little these days 

BLACK

SM

RED

FIST

GRAY

BONDAGE

BLUE

FUCK

ORANGE

EVERYTHING

YELLOW

WATERSPORT

FUSCHIA

SPANKING

DARK PINK

TIT TORTURE

BLUE TEAL

COCK & BALL TORTURE

TO GO FURTHER

For the most curious here is one of the most complete Hanky Codes that we could find

You will see that the nuances are subtle and that you quickly get lost in them 

in different variations of the same color

Finally another important code

if the color is worn:

On the left >> you are active

On the right >> you are passive

On both sides -  On the neck - On the head >> you are active & passive

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