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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.


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1. A Touch of Romance

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5901 S Sepulveda Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 391-1346
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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.

2. Brookstone

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3rd Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 394-8074
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Sure, it masquerades as a staid electronics-focused chain, but Brookstone has a sizable vibrator selection.

3. Chi Chi LaRue's

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8932 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 377-9555
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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.

4. Hustler Hollywood

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8920 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 860-9009
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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.

5. JT's Stockroom

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2809 1/2 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
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.

6. Pure Delish

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(310) 591-8792
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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.

7. Romantix Intimate Boutique

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3147 North San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065
(323) 258-2867
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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.

8. The Pleasure Chest

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7733 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 650-1022
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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.

9. Unicorn Alley

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8940 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 652-6253
This "bookstore" specializes in gay adult DVDs (available to rent or buy) and also sells dildos and lube.

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1. A Touch of Romance

5901 S Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
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.
5901 S Sepulveda Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230

2. Brookstone

3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Sure, it masquerades as a staid electronics-focused chain, but Brookstone has a sizable vibrator selection.
3rd Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90401

3. Chi Chi LaRue's

8932 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
In the heart of WeHo's Boys Town, this campy outpost has lots of sex toys, lube and lighthearted options like tiaras.
8932 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069

4. Hustler Hollywood

8920 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
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.
8920 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069

5. JT's Stockroom

2809 1/2 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
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.
2809 1/2 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

6. Pure Delish

10746 Washington Blvd., CA 90232
Pure Delish doesn't just carry sex toys. They've also got an extensive collection of lingerie, costumes, stripper shoes, jewelry and wigs.

7. Romantix Intimate Boutique

3147 North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA 90065
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.
3147 North San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065

8. The Pleasure Chest

7733 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Marked by pink neon signage, this upscale and boutique-y shop offers a full range of toys and accessories and also hosts educational classes.
7733 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046

9. Unicorn Alley

8940 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
This "bookstore" specializes in gay adult DVDs (available to rent or buy) and also sells dildos and lube.
8940 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069