Congratulations Pleasurists!

4 11 2010

I’ve been a big fan of Pleasurists – the weekly round up of adult products and sex toy reviews – since it launched and am amazed that it is celebrating it’s 100th edition. When I am short on time, which I has been a lot lately, Pleasurists is on the top of my reading list to see what’s new.

Scarlet Lotus has done an expert job of corralling wild cats every week to provide a veritable compendium of opinion on the latest, but not always greatest, sex toys. I’m pleased to have had my reviews of Sinvention’s sinfully soft leather collar and cuffs and LELO INA featured as editors picks in the past. (You should go check them out.)

To celebrate their 100th edition, Pleasurists has wonderful selection of toys available to be won. You can win more than one thing, so, I’m entering to win a Crystal Delights Plug (Blue) from Virtually Adult because, lately, I am adoring plugs. I’m also entering to win a Fleshlight of my choice from PinkCherry because I’d like to give my man something new to try.

Now you should enter too. Here’s the scoop:


  • In order to count all entries must be made by November 17th @ 11:59pm Pacific Time.
  • Winners will be picked through random number generator which means it’s possible to win more than one item. The more ways you enter the better your chances are.
  • All winners must write a review of the product you win. Please do not let this stop you from entering, if you do not have a blog suitable for this I will happily host your review on my review blog.


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Pleasurists #64

10 02 2010

Thanks to Editrix Scarlett Lotus St. Syr for making my LELO INA review the Pleasurists #64 Editor’s Pick.

by Jen Dixon via modelmayhem

Pleasurists is a round-up of the adult product and sex toy reviews that came out in the last seven days. For updates and information follow our RSS Feed and Twitter.

Did you miss Pleasurists #63? Read it all here. Do you have a review for Pleasurists #65? Be sure to read our submission guidelines and then you can use our submission form and submit it before Sunday February 7th at 11:59pm PST.

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Editor’s Pick

  • LELO Ina by Raven Quince
  • Yes! Yes! Yes! Do it again! Mmmmmm! Wow. Thank you, baby.

    INA has given me insta-orgasms. On my first try, despite not knowing how to work the controller and accidentally attempting to insert both parts of it into me, I fumbled my way to a gushing orgasm in just a few quick minutes. The second trial included my husband’s cock and a butt plug – I came strongly and in no time flat. INA my new best friend.

    Note: Possibly the most adorable LELO review ever! Who doesn’t love to see photos of the reviewer in a bunny suit to celebrate LELO’s awesome rabbit vibe! Seriously, go look at the pictures and read it.


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Sinfully Soft Leather Collar and Cuffs

26 04 2009

“The plain brown box had arrived and I gingerly, nervously, excitedly removed it’s contents. I stared, agape at its beauty and power. A broad royal purple suede band encircled by a thick black leather strap, three D-rings and a gleaming lockable buckle. It was gorgeous.”


After posting Powerful Submission, I received several compliments about the collar, so I decided to write a review, not because the company sent it to me for free (I paid full price), but because I am so impressed with the experience.

While looking for the right collar and wrist restraints online, I happened upon a review which pointed me to The Church of Sinvention.  Housed in a 135 year old church about two-hours west of Toronto, they have been making very high quality leather BDSM products for over 10 years. Their team of leather workers is lead by the Mother of Sinvention and Sister DisGrace. Yummy!

I may be a submissive, but I’m not into pain, so comfort was very high on my list of requirements. I went to many of the sex toy sites and their collars just didn’t seem to cut it, they looked flimsy and uncomfortable.  I didn’t want something cheap, where the leather was so thin that the rivets would break through with some tugging or where the edges would cut into my skin.

It was clear from browsing the Sinvention site that they are proud of the extra efforts they take in the quality of their gear. Their commitment to the best starts with sourcing leathers from North America or Europe for higher standards and and environmentally friendly tanning.

collar-cuffs-closeup1But it was the design of the Sinfully Soft Leather Collar and Sinfully Soft Leather Restraints that won me over. Seriously, just look at that purple suede!

The edges of the leather are rounded, the suede is two-ply heavy glove leather that feels so soft against my skin, and the top strap is made from English bridle leather. The gleaming locking buckle has smooth rounded edges and is made from nickle plated steel. The heavy D rings are welded and made of solid steel. This collar is built to last. All three pieces are made with exacting detail.

So they have gorgeous, high-quality stuff, but what if you need something a little different from their standard offering? Allergic to nickle? No problem, they’ll work with you to replace the hardware and rivets with brass, chrome, black powder coat or stainless steel.

For me, I wanted the width of the collar sized down. Their standard is 2″, but for my neck it would be too large. I contacted them and received prompt reply that they would gladly size it down to my requested 1.5″, making the black top strap proportionately narrower as well, at no extra cost or wait time.

From that first email through to questions about their privacy policy and their affiliate program (their quality really motivated me to have them as my first affiliate partner), everyone at Sinvention was pleasant, friendly, prompt and really made me feel that they cared and wanted my business. So refreshing in the times of poor customer service and anonymously rude order processing.

In addition to collars and restraints, Sinvention also creates gorgeous posture collars, pony play gear and a range of floggers, paddles and other BDSM devices.

I am absolutely thrilled with my collar and cuffs from The Church of Sinvention. I love that the purple suede is different from most other designs on the market and that, even in submission, I feel wrapped in luxury.  Next on my Sinvention wish list: matching ankle restraints.

(Thanks to Scarlet Lotus St. Syr and Pleasurists for selecting this review as Editor’s Pick in Pleasurists #27.)