The media was treated to a special preview of Valentines’s Day products and gift ideas–that also work well for Christmas– last Thursday, Nov. 5 at Morton’s in midtown Manhattan. Staged by Consumer Product Events, a company that connects consumer packaged goods with the press, the sexy selection proved eye openers that should go over big time for everyone on your February 14 gift list, check these out:
4ID – Kaleidoscopic LED-powered light strips that can be wrapped around any body part to be seen in the dark. The line of space age light strips in neon blue, blazing tangerine, hot pink and lime green are also customized to fit on the heel of a running shoe, can be strapped to bicycle handlebars or used as a pet collar.
Adam & Eve –the popular adult toys provider strutted their lineup for 2016 that ranged from mild to wild with flavored massage oils, romantic board games, playful bondage accessories and make your own member kits.
Booty Parlor– showed off a demure romance product line so elegant, it belongs in the window of Bergdorf’s. Designed for the kiss-a-holic, an aphrodisiacal lip plumping lip gloss inspires desire, the “Don’t Stop” massage oil never ends, Flirty Little Secret bronzers are imbued with pheromones and love kits are tied up in lovely bows for a rendezvous. Dainty underthings come in naughty ballerina stylings, delicious body toppings and fondues are designed to spark the inner goddess. To top things off, BP evened the playing field with a Love Thighself cellulite toning cream.
Bumbleberry Farms – out out Lovers’ Leap Sea Salt Caramel, Sticky Buns Cinnamon and other blended honey creams that can be used in a lusty kitchen to add to a sauce, serve next to an aromatic cheese or baked into a decadent dessert. Committed to spreading a little sweetness in small batch production, the bees knees of yummy are found in Dean & Deluca, Whole Foods and artisan grocers throughout the U.S. Other products include Sweet Honey Lip Balm, Sweet Feet Lotion Bar and vintage honeys in lovable gift presentations.
Chalk Me Up – Walking “I Love You” billboards, these “T-Shirts that Talk,” were created when mother, Shelley Henshaw honored her kid’s penchant to draw on their bedroom walls. The Chalk Me Up line of t-shirts feature “blackboard” heart shapes silk screened onto the fabric that can be drawn upon with the included 12-count box of multi-colored Crayola chalks. Each creation can then be wiped off with a damp cloth and something new drawn again.
Kara Mac – created by former Ralph Lauren designer, Kara Mac, Shoe Candy is a line of classic, high-end patent leather and velvet flats, Betty boots, pumps and sandals that can be embellished with a variety of heel and toe treatments. Elegant bows and serious designer buckles in exotic faux skins, furs, jewels, and leathers can be snapped in order to dress a basic shoe into something perfect for your Valentine rendezvous.
Spice Pharm- ancient aphrodisiacs gone to modern elixirs inspired by famed lovers from Cleopatra to Casanova who tantalized and seduced using spices, Spice Pharm brings together the clinical science of love into the form of award-winning instant beverages. Golden Goddess® Turmeric Chai and Food of the Gods™ Chocolate Elixirs pair the sensuality of spices, chocolate and coconut with a special extract of the Ayurvedic herb ashwagandha which has been clinically shown to enhance libido in women and virility in men.
Vidmob- for bi-coastal lovers they created a video to help share passion, journeys, celebrations and adventures – everything that a card cannot. The “Guru.com of Video Editing,” Vidmob connects content creators with others who are happy to edit their videos for a fee in a real time, bid-based marketplace. From personal to professional, Vidmob makes post production approachable, personal and affordable.
Intercourses– not what you’re thinking, this is an artfully-rafted cookbook featuring 145 recipes from edible orange blossom panna cotta to honey drenched figs and curried oysters with chardonnay. Photographs pair the curves of the human body with the textures, colors and shapes of the most notoriously aphrodisiacal foods.
Cocktail Caviar- “Pop-able” pearls of naturally flavored spirits, will officially debut on December 1, 2015, adding a touch of luxury to a glass of wine, champagne or other adult beverages. Also, the delicious pockets of premium spirits can be the perfect standalone spoonful of elegance, or be used as an ingredient in your favorite food and desserts.
Okay, we know Valentine’s Day is three months away, but Christmas is just around the corner so you could get a jump on both holidays with those selections. Think sensuous stocking stuffers.