Curvy Girl Lingerie Announced as Focus of ‘Plus Life™’ Reality TV Series

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Empowered Plus-Size Women & Couples’ Lives
Celebrated in Each Episode, with San Jose Boutique as Center of Action, Including Public Event on October 24!

Curvy Girl Lingerie announces it is the focus of a new reality show, which highlights life at the popular San Jose, California boutique. Curvy Girl Lingerie is the first lingerie store in the country dedicated to plus-size women.

“Plus Life™” is currently in the middle of shooting its first season; the 10 half-hour episodes will air in a late-night time slot on a major cable channel, to be announced as it nears its premiere.


The groundbreaking series by Executive Producer Adryenn Ashley and Curvy Girl Lingerie owner Chrystal Bougon does something rarely seen on TV: portray plus-size women in a positive light, as beautiful, unapologetic, empowered, sexual beings who love themselves now – not “50 less pounds from now.”

“There is no place in ‘Plus Life™’ for depressed characters who hate their bodies or their lives, are dieting, cleansing, or trying to squeeze themselves into Spanx,” says Bougon, a nationally-known plus-size advocate. “Rather, ‘Plus Life™’ is an unapologetic salute to people of size, who are body confident and happy in their own skin.”

The series premiere will feature a birthday celebration, introducing the audience to the colorful cast of characters at the boutique; the show will weave through their lives throughout the season, culminating in the annual Curvy Girl Lingerie Fashion Show. Other episodes throughout the season include a Curvy Girl pole dance class, game nights, boudoir photo shoots, dinner parties with size acceptance activists, and more.

The producers also announce one of its episodes will be filmed October 24 at Curvy Girl Lingerie, when the boutique opens its doors to the public for its Third Anniversary Party from 5-9pm. The event will feature belly dancers, a dessert buffet, and wine; those interested in attending may do so, understanding they may appear in the background. There is no compensation for appearing in the episode. For more information, visit

Adds Bougon, “It’s extremely rare to see fat bodies portrayed in the media. It’s even more rare to see sexy, beautiful curvy women in fabulous roles, and we’re sick and tired of cliché stereotypes of fat men and women. It’s time to change the perception, and we hope ‘Plus Life™’ will inspire its audience to be sexy and confident as fiercely as the women and couples who are in our episodes.”

“Plus Life™” is a sex- and body-positive series, celebrating people who are a reflection of Americans across the country who are plump, sexy, and proud of it. “Plus Life™” is a reality show unlike anything before it — an uninhibited, body-positive, sex-positive, and highly purposeful attempt to show a side of plus-size people rarely acknowledged in public.

For more information, visit A teaser trailer for the series is forthcoming.

About Curvy Girl Lingerie:

Curvy Girl, in San Jose, CA, is the first lingerie store in the U.S. for plus-size women. With a “Sexy Isn’t a Size” motto, the store carries items in sizes 14-6x. Owner Chrystal Bougon created Curvy Girl because she believes that all women deserve a safe place to shop, without judgment, where they can find sexy lingerie and panties that fit well and make them feel pretty and sexy. Learn more at

About Adryenn Ashley:

With 30 years in the industry both in front of and behind the camera, Adryenn Ashley brings a unique perspective the art of entertainment. From shooting her first feature film in 8 days that went on to win awards around the globe for 2 years, to launching a TV development platform to give content creators greater control in the process, passion and an eye for what’s next have populated the projects that Ashley has championed. For more information, visit



JOYDIVISION to Exhibit at eroFame 2015 October 7 – 9

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European Leader in Adult Pleasure Products to Debut XPANDER Prostate Stimulator, COSMOPOLITAN Signature & Other New Products in Hannover, Germany!

JOYDIVISION’s North American and German divisions will exhibit at eroFame in Hannover, Germany, October 7-9. Besides presenting its current and well-known bestsellers, such as AQUAglide, BIOglide, and Soft-Tampons, JOYDIVISION will also be showcasing a variety of brand new products.

Among the company’s new product releases, the XPANDER series ( is already garnering massive interest by retailers, as a one-of-a-kind, new generation of prostate stimulators. The innovative product concept allows for a unique sexual experience.

“We did not simply extend the series of our successful prostate stimulators, Booster and Booster Pro, but we have constructed a completely new kind of stimulator,” says JOYDIVISION CEO Oliver Redschlag. “By developing XPANDER, we have managed to solve the lack of innovation in prostate stimulators currently offered in the market, and have developed an entirely new technology.”

Continues Redschlag, “With XPANDER, retailers will win new customers in the growing segment of Male Toys. The fact that it is manufactured in Germany should make our product even more compelling. We invite all our partners to stop by our booth to see XPANDER and how it revolutionizes prostate stimulation.”

JOYDIVISION USA’s Executive VP, Bianca Kuennecke, and Senior VP of Sales and Marketing, Marcus West, will also be at eroFame to meet with international partners, both established and new. In addition to presenting the JOYDIVISION catalog of products, the JOYDIVISION team will launch multiple new retail planograms and marketing programs to assist their distributor and retail partners’ efforts.

“We are continuously working to build and develop tools to help our partners expand our brand presence, and assist with consumer sell-through,” says West.  “JOYDIVISION is committed to cutting-edge market tools, which grow our businesses collectively. We are looking forward to rolling these new tools out over the Holiday season.”

Attendees who stop by the JOYDIVISION booth will also be in for a treat: with the upcoming collaboration with Cosmopolitan for a signature line of products, JOYDIVISION is looking forward to providing a sneak peak of the new branded line. Fully embraced as a creative partner, JOYDIVISION will be presenting toys and lubricants, as well as massage and beauty products, under the Cosmopolitan banner, intended to give the range dimensionality to meet a variety of consumer needs.

Cosmopolitan empowers women to embrace their sexuality in a safe, fun, and healthy way,” says Kunnecke. “Now, there’s a high-quality, upscale line of products with the same mission.”

JOYDIVISION will be located at Booths 190 and 191 at eroFame. For those interested in booking an appointment with the JOYDIVISION team, please email

Held at the Hannover Fair and Expo Playgrounds October 7-9, eroFame is the essential international B2B trade show, free to all trade members in the erotic toy, fashion, pharmaceutical, movies, magazine, and consumables markets. The intention of eroFame is to offer a platform for erotic products outside the hardcore industry. While the three-day event has a clear focus on the economic interests of the participants, eroFame also represents an opportunity to establish new business relationships and expand personal and individual networks, including the “eroFame Oktoberfest“ and the coveted Erotix Awards. For more information on the convention, visit

For more information on JOYDIVISION USA, visit


Starting in 1994 with just an idea, a single item, and a garage as an office, JOYDIVISION now offers over 250 premium lifestyle products and holds several patents. A recipient of various international awards for outstanding quality and innovative design, and many loyal customers worldwide, JOYDIVISION’s ongoing mission to “color up your love life” is reflected through the ‘JOY’ approach in both by the company’s desire to create trend-setting products and to surround itself with dedicated people.

Headquartered in Hannover, Germany, JOYDIVISION celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2014 as a leading brand in the European market for sexual wellness products. Along with distribution networks in over 60 countries, JOYDIVISION established a fully owned subsidiary in Atlanta, GA, in November 2013. JOYDIVISION USA now distributes its line of sensual body massage oils and candles, lubricants, state-of-the-art vibrators, to the North American market, as well as its widely acclaimed Joyballs Secret Kegel exercisers, voted Best Female Product in 2013.

All products are manufactured in Germany and live up to the highest quality standards in the industry. For more information, visit

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pjur Product Training in Norway

ILS-Halloween Apr2016 AD_webThe employees of the Kondomeriet, a leading retailer in Norway, were delighted to receive exclusive product training from pjur Sales Manager Stefan Daniel last week. Kondomeriet is one of the largest Scandinavian retail chains in the erotic and lifestyle sector, a pjur customer for many years. The event took place at a luxury hotel in the center of Norway’s capital, Oslo.

pjur product training in Oslo

Following a presentation on the history and company’s mission and philosophy, the staff was given specific training on each pjur formula. There was also a round of questions and the Kondomeriet team not only asked great questions, but was enthusiastic and communicated their great respect and admiration of the pjur brand. More than thirty people attended the event, including store managers, employees and members of purchasing, marketing and the social media departments. Marketing Manager Lena Borge, Purchasing Manager Sofie Jonsson and Managing Director Merethe Sarris were also in attendance. At the end of the training, each participant received a pjur med bag with sachets of the new pjur med personal lubricants and informational material plus a 100ml bottle of pjur Woman. “Kondomeriet is a woman-oriented chain, pjur med and pjur Woman products are very popular in their stores”, explains Stefan Daniel. “Product training is most important with the vast line of formulas offered by pjur. The employees were very happy to receive the training and gain so much pjur product knowledge. The free pjur products we also much appreciated.”

Stefan Daniel with Kondomeriet Employees

In addition to the successful training, Kondomeriet is doing a month-long promotion of pjur products with a 20 percent discount in its 10 branches and is also advertising this with in-store point of sale as well as web marketing and advertising.

The pjur team is available for product trainings and interested parties should contact More information is available at


Sportsheets International is packed and ready for eroFame

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Sportsheets International, one of the largest BDSM and fetish manufacturers in the world will be descending on Hannover Germany October 7-9 to exhibit at what is considered the most popular novelty show in Europe.

Sportsheets will be sending a large group of their team to represent the company at eroFame including company founder and CEO Tom Stewart, Kimberly Harding, International Sales Manager Corrin Brubaker, Sylvia Lopez, and new addition to the team Alanna Calloway in stand 33.

sportsheets“We are extremely excited to be partaking in this year’s eroFame show,” said company founder Tom Stewart. “Having Sportsheets be a dominating force in the European market is very important to us and we know that eroFame is the perfect show for us to present our products to the European stores and distributors.”

We can’t wait to bring our new product lines like Sexperiments™ and Edge™ and newly revamped Manbound™ line to eroFame. We are looking forward to supporting our European distributors including Creative Conceptions, Eropartner, Tonga and Shots by presenting all of our brands for their customers to see in our stand.  We also anticipate forging new relationships within Europe as awareness of our (over) 20 year old company increases.”

At the show, Sportsheets plans on focusing their attention on showcasing to the European market some of their new lines like Sexperiments, Edge, Sportsheets Plus, and their other product lines like the original Sportsheet™ Bed Sheet, Sex In The Shower®, and more additions to the company’s soft bondage line Sex & Mischief.

eroFame takes place  October 7th through 9th at the Expo Fairgrounds, Hall 27 in Hannover. Please come visit Sportsheets at Stand #33.

To make an appointment with a Sportsheets representative, please contact Sylvia at