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Nine LA Sex Shops to Heat Up Your Valentine's Day

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Roses and chocolates are expected, but a bullet vibe and DVDs of Any Given Cum Day and Breast Side Story might just take your Valentine's date by suprise—in a good way. On that note, we've searched LA for the best sex shops to pick up a new toy, load up on condoms or just explore your kinkier side. From a BDSM haven to an upscale boutique to a campy WeHo shop, there's something for everyone. As always, let us know if we've missed your favorite spot.


For more non-skeevy sex shops around the country, check out our guides to San Francisco, New York, Philly, Boston and Chicago, or browse online with the help of Racked National.

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A Touch of Romance

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A Touch of Romance is brightly-lit, nicely laid out and "not sleazy feeling" (as one Yelp reviewer put it). Come here for an extensive selection of vibes, plugs, condoms, lube and other adult accessories.

Brookstone

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Sure, it masquerades as a staid electronics-focused chain, but Brookstone has a sizable vibrator selection.

Chi Chi LaRue's

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In the heart of WeHo's Boys Town, this campy outpost has lots of sex toys, lube and lighthearted options like tiaras.

Hustler Hollywood

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The iconic Hustler store on Sunset Boulevard may just be the only sex shop in LA with a coffee shop attached. If you don't mind tourists and slightly inflated prices, it's a fun stop.

JT's Stockroom

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Specializing in bondage gear and kink, this is the place to go if you're looking to get outfitted in head-to-toe latex, are in search of a riding crop or just want to explore BDSM.

Pure Delish

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Pure Delish doesn't just carry sex toys. They've also got an extensive collection of lingerie, costumes, stripper shoes, jewelry and wigs.

Romantix Intimate Boutique

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Formerly named Le Sex Shoppe, the offerings at this chainlet run the gamet from seedy (there are booths in the back) to cheesy. Bonus: It's open 24 hours a day. There's a location in Whittier, too.

The Pleasure Chest

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Marked by pink neon signage, this upscale and boutique-y shop offers a full range of toys and accessories and also hosts educational classes.

Unicorn Alley

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This "bookstore" specializes in gay adult DVDs (available to rent or buy) and also sells dildos and lube.

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A Touch of Romance

A Touch of Romance is brightly-lit, nicely laid out and "not sleazy feeling" (as one Yelp reviewer put it). Come here for an extensive selection of vibes, plugs, condoms, lube and other adult accessories.

Brookstone

Sure, it masquerades as a staid electronics-focused chain, but Brookstone has a sizable vibrator selection.

Chi Chi LaRue's

In the heart of WeHo's Boys Town, this campy outpost has lots of sex toys, lube and lighthearted options like tiaras.

Hustler Hollywood

The iconic Hustler store on Sunset Boulevard may just be the only sex shop in LA with a coffee shop attached. If you don't mind tourists and slightly inflated prices, it's a fun stop.

JT's Stockroom

Specializing in bondage gear and kink, this is the place to go if you're looking to get outfitted in head-to-toe latex, are in search of a riding crop or just want to explore BDSM.

Pure Delish

Pure Delish doesn't just carry sex toys. They've also got an extensive collection of lingerie, costumes, stripper shoes, jewelry and wigs.

Romantix Intimate Boutique

Formerly named Le Sex Shoppe, the offerings at this chainlet run the gamet from seedy (there are booths in the back) to cheesy. Bonus: It's open 24 hours a day. There's a location in Whittier, too.

The Pleasure Chest

Marked by pink neon signage, this upscale and boutique-y shop offers a full range of toys and accessories and also hosts educational classes.

Unicorn Alley

This "bookstore" specializes in gay adult DVDs (available to rent or buy) and also sells dildos and lube.