First off, let’s get this much straight: So-called “naughty” gifts don’t necessarily have to go exclusively to romantic partners. It’s 2015, after all—nothing’s stopping you from taking care of most of your holiday shopping at your local sex shop (though we’d suggest drawing the line when it comes to people such as, say, your boss).
The thing is, finding boudoir-related luxuries that aren’t obvious takes a certain amount of imagination, like a killer designer scarf that also doubles as bondage or a gorgeous lacquered jewelry box that also happens to be the perfect depository for your personal toys.
So whether you want something fun for your best friend, a hot treat for your lover, or just to wrap yourself in some white-hot lingerie and make yourself the present, something on this list will fit the bill. These 12 treats are sure to satisfy the naughtiest, nicest, and kinkiest of those deserving of holiday gifts, whether you’re giving or receiving.
It’s not every day that you see a lace bodysuit that doubles as a garter belt. Très risqué.
Long Vest Top with Suspenders, $508; at La Perla
Any self-respecting gift guide would be incomplete without a pair of handcuffs. In sleek gunmetal and engraved with “As I am, you were. As I was, you will be,” no less.
Xena Handcuffs, $500; at Agent Provocateur
This classic silk chiffon skull scarf will please men and women alike—and it doubles as the perfect wrist or ankle restraint. Or does the restraint double as a scarf?
Classic Silk Chiffon Scarf, $295; at Alexander McQueen
Not just a leather whip, this bad boy dares its owner to hide it in plain sight by wearing it as a belt. Probably looks best paired with lingerie.
Incoqnito Lash Belt, $89; at Incoqnito
Who doesn’t need a four-inch, glistening glass lip sculpture?
Kosta Boda Hot Lips Sculpture, $100; at Crystal Classics
What better present for your lover than a “couples’ massager" that comes with a handheld remote for anyone to control. Bonus points for the 24k gold version.
Tiani Vibrator, $159 to $199.50; at Lelo
Whether you’re a bondage rope pro or just ambling out for your first foray into tying up your partner (or being tied up), Twisted Monk is the gold standard. Made from Romanian and German hemp in the prettiest colors, this is the Lexus of bondage rope.
Twisted Monk Shibari Rope, from $6.49; at Twisted Monk
Every piece from this lovely New Zealand–based lingerie company is gift-worthy (and drool-inducing), but this bra really makes the perfect present. Thanks to its wire-free fit, it’s way easier to buy for someone else than an underwire.
Agnes Softcup Bra, $57.35; at Lonely
Porn has become so ubiquitous that it can feel stale, so erotica has stepped in to fill its shoes—er, panties. Though Nin certainly didn’t break the mold, this erotic tome is sure to please the most literate ladies on your list.
Delta of Venus by Anaïs Nin, $14; at Amazon
Your favorite little freak needs something in which to discreetly store all of her sex-related swag. Problem solved with this sleek box.
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Lacquered Box, $240; at Bloomingdale’s
Sometimes it’s hard to tell if the situation calls for a textured, ribbed, or flavored condom. Give the gift of options with this variety pack.
Condom Sampler, $10; at Babeland
This delicate, spiked chrome pinwheel is meant to be slowly dragged across skin. The perfect stocking stuffer.
Pinwheel, $12.95; at Pleasure Chest