Fashion In Porn? 5 Most Fashionable DVD Covers In The Industry, Because They're Not Always Naked, You Know!

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I like to think that every day is an opportunity to learn something new and my most interesting lesson today concerns the existence of stylists for pornography shoots. Oh yes, they exist and their job is harder (my only inappropriate pun in this article, I swear) than you might think, according to a Fashionista article exploring the process of costume design on porn sets.

The fashion department isn't necessarily something you wonder about when it comes to porn. I mean, aren't we just going from underwear to naked here? Turns out so much more goes into the wardrobe of a porn actress than the how-to of taking it all off. Just ask Kirsten Price, a pornography actress and wardrobe stylist who is often charged with the task of setting the mood — and fantasy — of porn films. 

"Basically it’s like what any other wardrobe designer would do on a mainstream set, except people take their clothes off in the end," she told Fashionista. Price's job involves everything from scheduling back-to-back shopping trips to fit within the tight deadlines of the industry, to customizing "Sons of Anarchy" inspired denim vests, to meticulously planning out the outfits of each individual scene (no blue in pool shoots, please). Turns out the stars of XXX-rated movies aren't the only ones garnering an avid fan base — the wardrobes do too! Some of the pieces worn in porn films ultimately end up on eBay!

Due to the obvious increase in free Internet porn, budgets for larger features have been slashed, leading to porn actresses providing their own wardrobe for shoots to cut down on stylist costs. Want to rock porn star-approved lingerie in the bedroom? Turns it it's cheaper than you think. Price nabs most of her sets at H&M. "They actually have really cute things nowadays, like, matching bras and panties," she says. "You need matching bra and panty stuff all the time, and they’re like 20 bucks, super cheap — so I do that."

So next time you find yourself on one of those sites (no judgements here — you do you, my friend), pay attention to the clothes the actresses are (temporarily) wearing and see if you can spot a stylist's eye for fashion among all the naked bodies flying about. But for now, check out our top five most fashionable XXX DVD covers... because those wardrobe stylists deserve some recognition, too!

1. Cinderella XXX

I can't take my eyes off this dreamy dress (once I got past the boobs, of course).

2. This Ain't Game of Thrones

That title doesn't get any points for originality, but those beaded and embroidered gowns need no help nabbing the crown (side note: does Game of Thrones really need a porn parody?...)

3. The Addams Family XXX

I understand the goth look isn't for everyone but Morticia's black lace gown is to die for.

4. Clockwork Orgy

We've all seen the decidedly unsexy outfits this look is based on, but the crop top and suspender look always gets an A+ in my book especially when perfectly accessorized.

5. Bonny & Clide

Those hats?! Those jewels?! Those subtly-sexy vintage dresses?! Never thought I'd want the wardrobe of a porn star but I need all this in my closet pronto.

Images: AdultDVDEmpire.com, AdamEve.com 

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