Friendship. It all started over 20 years ago, when two fierce, independent feminist business women, Velvet and Maura, met at a party and decided to become friends.
As Vancouver's Queen of the fetish scene, Velvet was hosting one of her legendary kink events, and Maura was a vendor at the event test marketing her latest creation: safer sex kits. Immediately upon meeting, the two women recognized each other as kindred spirits, and a friendship was born.
Over the next two decades, as each woman worked on her own dreams, they always stood in full support & solidarity with each other. Several years ago Velvet started styling Maura's hair, and these regular visits deepened their friendship.
One day, Velvet shared her concept for Girdleliscious Gam Wrappers. The two women partnered up, built this dream together, and are now happy & honoured to serve you!
Read on to learn a bit more about each of the women who are at the heart of Girdleliscious Gam Wrappers!
My name is Velvet Steele, a fit, tall, long and lean, green eyed blonde “glamazon” woman, and I love hosiery. I’ve worn them in some way or another since the time I was free to do so.
I take great pride in my 6’1” tall frame, my fair skin and once naturally blonde hair; keeping up appearances by exercising daily and eating right. Am I an exhibitionist? You betcha, with measurements that rival Jessica Rabbit’s at 36G, 30, 39, and all my hard work at the gym, I love to show off, more than just a little. Hosiery certainly helps with that, wearing my signature look of fishnets, either socks, stay-ups, or full pantyhose.
So much pride that I’m also a health and fitness ambassador for corporate sponsors as a figure competitor, with plans to compete again in the near future.
Definitely I consider myself an outgoing, likeable, if not lovable woman who loves all the culture, and arts a big city has to offer. As a fetish, probably where my love for fishnets came from, and life model, yes you read that right, I love looking good in, and out of clothes. I love showing off my love of tattoos of which I have a quite a few, including a full back piece, a work still in progress.
That’s not all, I’m also known for my appearance on the wildly popular documentary series KINK filmed here in Canada. I’m a human right’s activist most notably for transgender rights and conduct sensitivity facilitations when not cutting hair as a hair stylist. As a fun little tidbit I also educate folks on the good, the bad, and the ugly of the world of sex toys and adult therapeutical aids, a billion dollar industry that’s largely unregulated. So, starting this venture just seemed the right fit, hosiery. Who doesn’t love them, in or out of them. They’re practical, fashionable, sexy, and an essential accessory to every woman’s, or man’s wardrobe. Don’t you agree?
I hope I haven’t bored you, as I open up a bit the personal side of me, as you have all been asking for.
Hello, and thank you for taking a moment to learn a bit more about me!
My greatest passion is to explore interesting ideas and then find a way to bring them to life. I care deeply about feminism, the environment, growth & spirituality, activism, and my small circle of wonderful family & friends.
For fun, I like to sing and make music with my friends, cook yummy food from scratch, hike & swim, and have meaningful conversations about life with interesting people from diverse perspectives.
My personal style is sporty & casual, yet I do like to dress up for a hot night out on the town. For daytime, I generally choose higher denier tights to keep warm, provide a matte look, and reflect a more conservative business style. I also wear compression hosiery when my varicose veins are acting up. But for nighttime, I love wearing stockings and stay ups because they make me feel super sexy!
I hold a bachelor of Commerce degree from UBC and have been involved in a number of start-ups over the years. I have a gift for marketing, communications, and strategy, and I like to build strong relationships with customers.
I hope you consider buying from Girdleliscious Gam Wrappers the next time you need new hosiery. Velvet and I look forward to taking excellent care of you!