StorErotica Awards Soft Goods Categories, Nominees Announced

Jul 31, 2013 10:30 AM PST

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Having hosted an awards show for the pleasure products sector earlier this month at the ANME Show in Burbank, Calif., StorErotica will present its awards honoring the soft goods portion of the industry during the International Lingerie Show in Las Vegas.

The StorErotica Awards ballot, consisting of seven soft goods categories, will be posted online at StorEroticaAwards.com to elicit final tallies. The ballot is set to launch Aug. 26 and will be live for two weeks.

This year’s soft product awards will include StorErotica’s Special Focus Award, honoring one Special Focus editorial seen in the magazine over the past six issues. In 2013, the StorErotica Special Focus Award honors eight companies that were featured in the Special Focus on Male Intimates which appeared in the August 2012 issue.

“The phrase Male Intimates is no longer an oxymoron,” StorErotica’s Kristofer Kay said. “As we’ve seen in the pages of the magazine and the exhibitors at ILS, male intimate wear is one of the fastest growing market sectors in adult retail. Boxers be damned.”

The StorErotica Awards will be presented on Sept. 23 during ILS’ opening night fashion party gala.

“Presenting this portion of our awards has become standard at ILS,” says Kay. “The fashion show draws in thousands of industry professionals who, by and large, reflect our magazine’s readership. It’s a perfect pairing for the evening.”

The following categories and companies comprise the 2013 StorErotica Awards for soft goods:

Lingerie Manufacturer  of the Year:

Coquette

Dreamgirl

Shirley of Hollywood

Allure Leather

Fantasy Lingerie

Baci Lingerie

Seven ‘til Midnight

Escante

Dancewear Manufacturer of the Year:

J Valentine

BodyZone

Blue Orchid Exoticwear

Minor Creations

Hot Girl Catalog

Espiral

Ravewear

Pink Lipstick

Sexy Shoe Manufacturer of the Year:

Ellie Shoes

Pleaser Shoes

Highest Heel

Tony Shoes

Karo's Shoes

Tabu Footwear

Glitter Heels

Electric Lingerie

STOREROTICA Special Focus Award (Menswear):

Male Power

Gregg Homme

Envy by Baci

Great Deals Distribution

Homme Mystere

Excite for Man by Fantasy Lingerie

Male Basics

Allure Leather

Costume Manufacturer of the Year:

Elegant Moments

Dreamgirl

Coquette

Fever by Smiffy's

Forplay

Roma Costume

Baci Lingerie

Seven ‘til Midnight

Accessory Manufacturer of the Year:

Xgen

Bristols 6

Bijoux Indiscrets

Glitz Teaz Pasties

Sky Hosiery

Daisy Corsets

Desire Fashions

Tyes by Tara 

Online Retailer of the Year 

Liberator.com 

Edenfantasies.com 

Shevibe.com 

Adam & Eve (adameve.com

Blissconnection.com 

Thepleasurechest.com 

Goodvibes.com 

Vibrators.com 

Retail Store of the Year (Independent): 

Sensually Yours—Honolulu, HI 

Dick and Jane Romance Boutique—Richmond Hill, Ontario 

Caliente Adult Superstore—Hialeah, Fl 

Kiki De Montparnasse—LA/NY/LV 

Early To Bed—Chicago, IL 

She Bop—Portland, OR 

Entice—Athens, GA 

Sugar—Baltimore, MD

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