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    Build-a-Vibe with Crave!

    Build-a-Vibe with Crave

    Saturday, April 14th (12 p.m. to 8 p.m.) and Sunday, April 15th (12 p.m. to 7 p.m.) — FREE or $95 Have you ever wanted to build your own vibrator? Now’s your chance! Sex toy manufacturer Crave is zooming across the country on their Pleasure Tour, and they’re making a stop in Portland! Visit our Mississippi location Saturday, April 14th or Sunday, April 15th and climb inside the Crave Design Factory — a 1961 Airstream that’s been transformed into a showroom, design studio, and mini factory. Drop in any time between noon and 8 pm on Saturday and noon and 7 pm on Sunday. Peruse Crave’s product line (Crave toys…

  • New products,  News

    New product round-up for August

    First things first: VULVA EARRINGS. These one-of-a-kind pieces are made of Italian glass by a local artist. The process involves a centuries-old process called Lampwork and as such, each earring is unique. They hang on sterling silver wires and, we assure you, are the perfect accessory to any swanky affair. Want to experiment with rope bondage safely and enjoyably? The Twisted Monk Rope Starter Kit is ideal for your adventures! This kit, made in Seattle, comes with one 30-foot piece of rope, two lengths of 10-foot rope, a “getting started” DVD, quick reference safety card, and safety scissors. In vibrator-land, we grabbed Fun Factory’s newest battery-operated toys: Jazzie, Joupie, and Jam. These single-speed vibrators are a great option for…

  • She Bop's Picks,  Valentine's Day

    She Bop’s Picks: Valentine’s Day

    OhMiBod Lovelife Cuddle

    The annual day of love is right around the corner — and you know we have the goods to help you celebrate in style! Sometimes, though, it can be hard to find just the right gift to woo someone with, or the perfect thing to splurge on for yourself. So we’ve rounded up our top recommendations for sexy items to make this Valentine’s Day memorable (and pleasurable!). Check out last year’s picks, and our picks from 2013, 2012, and 2011 for even more ideas. Crave Vesper necklace A lot of folks like to receive beautiful jewelry as a gift, but this is no ordinary necklace — the Vesper is also a fully functional vibrator. Made…

  • Industry spotlight,  Musings

    A peek inside Crave’s vibrator factory

    Crave Duets in the factory

    Have you ever wondered what goes on in a vibrator factory? A writer from Gizmodo recently visited the factory of Crave, a small luxury sex toy company based in San Francisco. They are perhaps most known for the Duet and Solo, swanky USB-rechargeable clitoral vibes, but they also make high-end accessories such as nipple tassels, cuffs, and nipple vibrators. Crave is one of the only vibrator companies that manufactures and assembles their toys in the US. They make almost all their components on-site. Without the need to acquire prototypes from an overseas facility, they are able to tweak their designs with much more specificity than other companies: . . . each stage…