It appeared women were there primarily to please their partners. Something more glamorous, and where women really were calling all the shots so I decided to try it with a small group of interested friends, and remove men from the equation entirely.'I have learned that most women are attracted to women, it doesn't mean that they are gay. Most of our members are married or have long-term partners, and Skirt Club is a place for them to have a wild night playing with other like-minded girls before going back to their grown-up lives.'The club celebrated its first birthday last month and from a small group of frisky friends the membership has grown to a community of several hundred well-heeled women who attend parties and events as well as chat through the club's website.
Skirt Club is the brainchild of Geneviève Le Jeune*, a marketing executive and sexually adventurous thirty-something who found London's existing swinging parties a big turn off when her and a long-term boyfriend decided to give them a whirl.
Geneviève, 34, says: 'I tried the current elite sex parties but my partner and I both found they were easily dominated by men , often drunk and lecherous.
Body Tequila tends to break the ice and the women are quick to start making use of the venue as clothes start disappearing and the bedrooms and bubble bath gets busy.'Some choose to watch, some end up snogging all night in the corner, and lots end up trying all kinds of things they have never done before.
The parties are supposed to finish at 2am but we're often still going as the sun comes up.'She says: 'When I arrived at my first party I was greeted at the door by Geneviève and ushered into the lounge area where there were lots of beautiful women having cocktails and talking, it was all very civilised.
They wanted a safe environment that they could experiment in and know that they were not being looked upon or judged.'We have been to Torture Garden and another sex club together but Skirt Club is different.
When you take the male element out it seems a lot more about you and what you want.
The monthly sex soirees are held in high-end penthouse apartments in London's trendy Shoreditch neighbourhood, and, like all the best clubs, Skirt Club has strict membership criteria.
She says: 'Our members are generally very glamorous, professional city women.
Everyone was really friendly and there was an excitement in the air, a kind of nervous tension.
People knew they were there for a good time and that it could get cheeky.'You need an icebreaker at any event and after a wonderful burlesque performance there was a guest speaker talking about the difference between orgasming and climaxing (I didn't even know there was one) and this cheeky entertainment escalated the sexual tension.
Later I did get involved in some heavy petting with one girl, then left the party by myself around 2am.'I would say most women there were straight.