Clothing fetishism or garment fetishism is a sexual fetish that revolves around a fixation upon a particular article or type of clothing , a particular fashion or uniform, or a person dressed in such a style. The clinical definition of a sexual fetish would require that a person be fixated on a specific garment to the extent that it exists as a recurrent or exclusive stimulus for sexual gratification. An individual with a clothing fetish may be aroused by the sight of a person wearing a particular garment, or by wearing the clothing himself. The arousal may come from the look one achieves by wearing the clothes or the way it feels while it is being worn. In the latter case, arousal may originate from the way its fabric feels see clothing fetish by fabric type or from the way the garment feels and functions as whole restrictive clothing being an example.
A micro-miniskirt or microskirt is a miniskirt with its hemline at the upper thigh. Short skirts have existed for a long time, though they were generally not called "mini" or recognised as a fashion trend until the s. Instances of clothing resembling miniskirts have been identified by archaeologists and historians as far back as c. Extremely short skirts became a staple of 20th-century science fiction , particularly in s pulp artwork such as that by Earle K. Bergey who depicted futuristic women in a "stereotyped combination" of metallic miniskirt, bra and boots.