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Dec 2 10

For the love of Corsets

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Most people agree that there’s just something really sexy about the wasped outline of a corseted body. It’s one of those universally accepted icons of the ideal feminine form dating back to the Victorian era. With its tight lacing and reinforced shapers (known as “boning”) underneath the fabrics, it was no surprise that corsets quickly became de rigueur in fetish wear for both women and men. Many who have been fortunate enough to wear a corset get addicted the instant they experience that incredible feeling of being tightly cinched in and seeing their waistline disappear. For the more advanced addicts such as myself, stepping up to a custom fitted corset can usually cinch further inches off my waist without the added penalty of bruised ribs, unlike typical off the rack corsets.

In the world of high end corset design, there are many that rank up there as one of the more respected lines. I first met Rachel, the owner and designer of a european corset shop, backstage at a fashion show. Within five minutes of our introduction, Rachel was in the dressing room ripping my clothes off, and on her knees lacing me into some sky high platform boots… no, it’s not what you think! She was helping out another company that I was just one of the models for. But while one would think that it’s this kind of unique interaction that developed our friendship, it was really her no nonsense approach when dealing with the models that left a lasting impression on me. I figured that it takes a truly talented person to successfully herd a group of cackling models as well as she did.

Over the years, we’ve remained friends, but it wasn’t until recently that I actually wore one of her custom fitted corsets, this time in an her own fashion show. After the show, I kept the corset on because it was so comfortable, and its tailored detail soon became the topic of many conversations with other guests at the event.

Recently, I was able to pull my friend away from her sketch pad and sewing machine to answer some questions for Basic Instincts Erotic Measures.

Dec 2 10

Travelling with your “Toys”

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Thinking about travelling? Just because security concerns have increased, there’s no reason to leave your favorite toys at home. Here’s a few Sex Toy Travel Tips that will see you to your destination with a wink AND a smile.

Maintain a Good Attitude – You can’t feel sexy in your hotel room if you are overly annoyed before you get there. These days one pretty much has to accept an increase in security checks, delays, and general tension and an overall decrease in friendly service. We planned for this understandable reality and brought along our own picnic in a carry on bag, that included our favorite Chardonnay in a plastic ginger ale bottle, smoked duck, Russian caviar, crackers and cream cheese and baklava for desert. By the time we got to the hotel we were relaxed, happy, well fed, and ready to jump each other’s bones, even after 11 hours of relative chaos.

Put Toys in Checked Bags – Security Personnel randomly ask people to dump their carry-on bags for a thorough inspection and for this reason I recommend you put all your sex toys in your checked baggage. The last thing you want to do is have to explain to armed agents how the only explosion your Pocket Rocket can make is between your legs as a long line of impatient commuters give you the evil eye for not checking your dildos.

Remove the Batteries – It doesn’t take much to jostle most vibrator switches into the ON position which would mean your batteries will be spent, not you. And I don’t want to even imagine what might happen if baggage personnel detected a pulsating, buzzing, humming sound coming from your suitcase. Use large size zip locks bags and put the batteries in one, toys in the other. This is also a good way to keep your toys clean and apart from the rest of the items in your bag.

Don’t Forget the Lube – Lubrication is perhaps one of the most important toy accessories to bring along and it’s a good idea to keep Lube and any other gooey stuff tightly zipped into jumbo sandwich bags like your toys and batteries. One idea to prevent spillage is to remove the top and stretch cellophane over the opening and screw the top back on. It creates a tighter seal

Ship the Scary Stuff – For Bondage aficionados, you may just want to ship your handcuffs, chains, whips, floggers and other weapons of “ass” destruction directly to your hotel and have it safely waiting for you when you arrive. I’m afraid some of the awesome Bondage Gear we stock would be too difficult to explain in the middle of a busy airport. One alternative is to bring less scary stuff – check out our line of Furry Floggers – they’ll just think you are a naughty bunny or something.

Anyway for what its worth that’s my advise for the sexy traveler. I can only say it worked for us as evidenced by the winks and the smiles on our faces and the many new friends we made in the airport terminals from San Francisco to Florida.

Also, be sure to take advantage of our Super Sale. That way, even if security dumps your bags, they’ll see that you have high quality sex toys and you therefore must come from a good family – grins.

Dec 2 10

Compulsive sexual behavior

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Sexual expression is a natural part of a well-rounded life. But if you’re obsessed with sexual thoughts, feelings or behaviors that affect your health, job, relationships or other parts of your life, you may have compulsive sexual behavior.

Compulsive sexual behavior — sometimes called hypersexuality, nymphomania or sexual addiction — may involve a normally enjoyable sexual experience that becomes an obsession. Or compulsive sexual behavior may involve fantasies or activities outside the bounds of culturally, legally or morally accepted sexual behavior.

No matter what it’s called or the exact nature of the behavior, untreated compulsive sexual behavior can damage your self-esteem, relationships, career and other people. But with treatment and self-help, you can manage compulsive sexual behavior and keep your urges in check.

Dec 2 10

Exotic Measures & Spicy Bytes

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This Erotic Measures sexually explicit adult material. If You Are Not At Least 18/21 (based on your country/state laws) Years Of Age, Or It Is Illegal To View Sexually Explicit Material In Your Community.

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