The Sex Edit: Pleasure, Passion, and Progress
This month’s Edit is centered on our theme, Sex: Pleasure, Passion & Progress.
From the subtle to the subversive, each piece encourages an inclusive and sex-positive conversation that celebrates and uplifts women—and our inherent sexual power. While unique in form and function, the items in our collection are united by one thing: every company and/or product was founded and created by a woman.
Eberjey Adora Underwire Ara
If life is all about finding beauty in the everyday, then there’s no reason why our daily intimates shouldn’t be gorgeous and sexy. Cue Eberjey, a company born from the belief that the layer worn next to the heart should express happiness, love and confidence; all the things that make a woman truly beautiful. Founders: Ali Mejia and Mariela Rovito
Elvie is bringing kegels into the new age using breakthrough technology that measures force and motion, allowing you to visualize your exercises, and even correct your technique. Sleek, portable and smart, Elvie will help you take your pelvic floor workout—and health—to the next level.
Emma Watson loves it, and so do we. Founded by two sisters, Fur is beautiful, natural and effective; and it caters to one of the most neglected personal hygiene markets; hair and skin care for down there.
Hanx is a luxury male condom, designed by women, for women. Their luxury, vegan, and beautifully designed contraceptives, sold in places like yoga studios and salons, aim to smash the condom stigma. With a mission to empower women to take control of their sexual health, it’s no wonder they’re quickly becoming a staple for the modern woman.
Kiki de Montparnase Braided Whip
Serious meets sexy with this braided whip from Kiki de Montparnasse, a brand that’s all about making the intimate luxurious. Co-founder Jennifer Zuccarini says her inspiration came from wanting to make “the experience of buying something to enhance your intimate life as special as say, buying a Chanel handbag.”
Parachute sheets are designed in Venice Beach and responsibly manufactured by expert craftsmen around the globe. The company, which has recently expanded into bath and home goods, inspires a community around sleep, wellness and creating a comfortable home. Now that’s sexy. Founder: Ariel Kaye
Dame Eva II
Dame is on a mission to make the world a happier place, one vagina at a time. And they’re succeeding with their trio of small, simple and hands-free sex toys, which are made to enjoy with or without a partner.
Lunya Washable Silk Slip-dress
Lunya is reinventing sleepwear for women, by women, and we love their simple, sexy designs. They’re focused on performance in the bedroom and solve for all kinds of sleep problems, from hot sleepers to cold sleepers, to midnight nip slips. Their tag line?
Unbound’s Knotty Box
Knotty Box. Need we say more? Subscribe to these sexy, curated boxes for a quarterly surprise or check out their online shop and magazine. Unbound is the place for fun, inclusive conversations about sex.
Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape
This New York Times bestseller from a prolific writer on gender is as thought provoking as it is well researched, and talks frankly about the consequences of the way we talk to girls about sex and pleasure. A must read.
Fleur du Mal X Kilian Gift Set
"The prettiest dresses are worn to be taken off." - Jean Cocteau. This is the design philosophy of Fleur du Mal, and they prove it with their feminine, chic, and slightly subversive collections. Defined by beautiful fabrics like french leavers lace, lustrous silks and Italian knit jersey, their pieces are at once stylish, provocative and wearable. Founder: Jennifer Zuccarini
Lioness Vibrator & App
Lioness, the world’s first smart sex toy, is proving that smart is indeed the new sexy. Using unique technology, this vibrator & app combo analyzes your body’s sexual responses and then translates this data into a readable pattern. Because the gals at Lioness know that knowledge equals power… and better sex.
GoodCleanLove CBD Lubricant
“Love may be the most challenging work we do, but it’s the only meaningful reason for all the rest.” Wise words from Good Clean Love founder, Wendy Strgar, whose dream of changing the intimacy product shelf to healthy, organic products began in her kitchen. We’re especially taken with this forward-thinking, CBD-infused personal lube. Founder: Wendy Strgar
Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy
Definitely not your standard history lesson. Buzz takes on the mostly unexplored story of the sex toy way beyond good vibrations with chapters full of fascinating characters and insights about the evolution of America’s sexual identity.
This couples vibrator is app-enabled, so you and your partner can use it together whether you’re in the same room, or miles apart. With 10 modes to choose from and custom playlist options, you’ll be sure to find a vibe that’s just right.
Chocolate is the ultimate decadence, and, as an aphrodisiac, the perfect accoutrement to sex. Vosges Haut-Chocolat fuses indigenous spices, flowers, roots, herbs and liqueurs with premium chocolate, creating a sensory experience that nurtures awareness of and appreciation for the world’s diverse cultures. Now that gets us in the mood.
Medicine Mama’s Apothecary VMagic
Luxury for your lady parts! Vmagic Feminine Lips Stick is an essential, nourishing, comforting, moisturizer that soothes and repairs with all-natural, Gynecologist approved ingredients.
Chakrubs Clear Quartz Egg
The mindfulness movement is bringing an elevated awareness to all areas of our lives, so it’s only fitting that pleasure is becoming a high-vibration space. These crystal sex toys urge you to bring the healing properties of crystal energy to your full self.
Moon Juice Sex Dust
Sexify your coffee, tea, water, matcha, pancakes or smoothie with Sex Dust®—an adaptogenic blend of lusty superherbs that helps combat the effects of stress to ignite creative energy, in and out of the bedroom. Just one of many healthy concoctions from Moon Juice, the one-stop-shop for plant-sourced alchemy that nourishes and elevates body, beauty and consciousness.
Exens Organic Massage Oil
Sensual and sweet, this gourmet organic massage oil is equal parts sexy and delicious. Made with 100% natural ingredients—and stevia instead of sugar—this guilt-free pleasure will have you and your partner laying it on thick.
This quarterly print magazine is dedicated to redefining pornography. In the words of the Editor-in-Chief, Math Magazine “promotes feminist, queer, and sex-positive ideals through joy, beauty, and, above all else, arousal… We want to be the answer to desires that you didn’t know you had.” Love that!
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