You'd enter through a covert door and leave with an opaque, plastic bag. That's not so true anymore. As our culture relaxes about sex as the Hustler tagline suggests , adult toy shops have taking on a welcoming demeanor, with nurturing staff, bawdy classes and no judgement.
Los Angeles has shops for every fetish and persuasion, and here are some of our favorites. As always, feel free to leave your favorites in the comments. The shop is is clean with a sleek red and black decor, without any of that truck stop sex store raunchiness. Weekly classes and comedy can educate or entertain.
What kinds of classes do they host? Lingerie, toys, magazines, videos, weekly classes and even a little cafe where you could take your Tinder date for coffee—if they're into that sort of thing.
Located on the Sunset Strip, this original Hustler branch can be tourist-y, but it's also planning a big move. It was recently announced that House of Blues is being torn down sometime in the next three years and that Hustler is moving to make way for luxury hotels.
A bummer for sure, but still plenty of time to get in your Hustler fix. Hustler Hollywood is located at Sunset Blvd. Restraints, latex, masks, whips, blindfolds and other kinky devices can be found here.
They carry a full boutique of fetish ware for Halloween, sultry events or private play, as well as a number of lifestyle accessories and accoutrement. Daily, Noon to 10 p. Located appropriately close to Eagle L. They sell magazines, toys, clothes, and fetish gear like many shops, but what's unique about RT is the custom and off-the-rack leather gear: Not keen on leather, but still want to be a daddy? They have Neoprene, too. Styled mannequins show off outfits for dungeons, Burning Man, furry conventions and the bedroom, and clerks in frilly dresses can advise you on the shop's small, but well-curated selection of adult toys, lubricants and aids.
The cutesy vibe and Culver City location make this a more laidback experience than the numerous club ware shops that line Hollywood Boulevard. You can read about those here. Pure Delish is located at W. Novelty items, smoking accessories and greeting cards can also be purchased here. You can expect the same sort of thing over at the WeHo location as well.
Why, you can even browse their lube selection online. Circus of Books is located at Santa Monica Blvd. Openly Daily, 9 a. Chi Chi LaRue's Photo via chichilarues. It's touted as being gay-owned and operated, which makes sense given the location. The pink decor and friendly clerks make this place a fun spot, not a shady one.
While the shop does cater to men, all gender identities can have fun browsing. The shop also sells novelties, apparel and smoking accessories. Contact the author of this article or email tips laist.