BY Hallie Marks
on Jun 14, 2013
Who IS that girl?
We know all about how kids’ toys are divided by gender in really icky ways. Why can’t a boy use an Easy Bake Oven? Why aren’t girls playing with those trucks in the commercials? And the issue goes far beyond surface advertising – “boy products” often encourage building, activity, and adventure, while “girl products” usually emphasize appearance and foster skills like nurturing and cooking. These are all great qualities, but dividing them by gender is bad news for any kid. Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Jun 11, 2013
The "Modern Madam" experience at 28on27 puts a new spin on boudoir photography for ladies seeking sexy, classy keepsakes of themselves. Although most clients sport lingerie in the traditional style of boudoir shoots, photographer Laura Little keeps the whole project open to interpretation. The women can wear whatever they like, as motivations range from gifts for fiancées and spouses to simply pride in the beauty of their bodies. Even a 62-year-old has gotten in on the action, rocking a Kimono and a flower in photos for her 28th anniversary. Read More
BY Kelly Maxwell
on May 20, 2013
Let’s talk about sex, baby. Seriously, Let’s talk about sex, right out in the open. According to a recent obvious article, sexual squeamishness does women no favors. No Shit.
May is National Masturbation Month. That’s right, dear chums. Happy Monday.
(I am just putting this out there...Best money I've spent. The Lelo Liv Rechargeable vibrator. Lovely.)
So for a mid-month celebration, let’s talk about masturbation. Let’s abandon the euphemisms (I had a friend once call it “sending Muffin morse code”) and just talk. Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Jan 18, 2013
It may be bone-chilling on the streets of New York, but in the cozy confines of Babeland SoHo, it’s hot and gettin’ hotter.
Head to the sex toy boutique’s Lower Manhattan outpost (43 Mercer St.) on Thursday, February 7th at 7 P.M. for a sensual and sassy Valentine’s Day party with the ladies of Babeland and BUST.
While you peruse Babeland’s vast selection of good-time gear, make your own pasties (seriously!) and sip upon complimentary cocktails from Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Sep 14, 2012
You've bought the kids their folders, notebooks, and pencils. You've packed their lunches. You've made sure they get on the bus, and you're probably going to do at least one of their science projects for them this year. But tonight, Babeland wants you to leave the kids with a sitter and treat yourself to some back-to-school lovin'.
Tonight at Babeland Seattle and Babeland Brooklyn, BUST is teaming up with our favorite sex boutique to present an evening of cocktails and giveaways designed to pamper and please the busy mom. Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Sep 05, 2012
Fashion designer Nzinga Knight doesn't use low-cut necklines in her designs, or gowns with thigh-high slits exposing bare legs. There’s no cleavage, back, or belly showing on the models who wear her designs. Why? Knight's a devout Muslim. Instead of flaunting the wearer's assets, her work's sex appeal is tied to the mystery of the covered body. "The look of my work is sensual, mysterious, innovative," she told Yahoo! News. She explained that her target is "a woman who's happy to be a woman. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Jul 12, 2012
We're fans of The Pervocracy, a blog devoted to all things kink. And we especially enjoy the site's regular feature "Cosmocking," which pokes fun at Cosmo's frequent and, uhh, creative sex tips. Here's the latest edition of "Cosmocking," focused on some Fifty Shades of Grey-inspired ideas from the mag's pages.
Light pink cover! Light pink invisi-pants! ...Hang on here. "Wow Your Man With These Moves Inspired by Fifty Shades of Grey"? Oh boy. I'm going straight there. ...Oh boy. This is gonna be a whole post. Read More
BY Intern Ariana
on Jun 21, 2012
Corsets: only 10 years ago, the term conjured up images of uncomfortable Victorian women squeezed into difficult contraptions. But it’s 2012, and that means that corsets are now a fun and sexy option for any lady’s lingerie wardrobe. They’re everywhere, from popular webstores to specialty lingerie boutiques and even common mall shops. And apparently a lot of women are taking advantage of the corset craze. eBay has seen a 185% increase in corset sales in just the last three months—that’s 1900 corsets worldwide. Read More
BY Intern Tessa
on May 01, 2012
YES! Consent is Sexy is a new underwear line with flashy, brightly colored panties emblazoned with words like "Yes!", "No!", "Maybe", and "Ask First." With REAL women (not airbrushed automatons) modeling these garments, and the proceeds going toward raising awareness, there's even more incentive to pick up these graphic skivvies.
The money from sales of this line go to a group called FORCE: Upsetting the Culture of Rape, a project that challenges rape culture and instead promotes a culture of consent. Read More
BY Samantha Vincenty
on Dec 20, 2011
I adore Christmas music. It’s a good thing I do, since I have ears and I’ve been known to turn on the radio/watch television/enter retail stores in the months of November and December. I love holiday songs of almost every stripe: classic, indie, dog bark-y, the list goes on. There’s just one kind I cannot hang with: “sexy.”
Sexy—and I mean “sexy” in quotes, all shiny and red like a maraschino cherry—has an awkward place in holiday music. Read More