Perhaps you are a novice kinkster and are looking for a point in the right direction for starting your toolkit and connecting with wider community - or, perhaps, you're an experienced BDSM practitioner and are on the prowl for a new addition to said toolkit. Either way, a little window shopping and/or retail therapy can go a long way in terms of reviving one's inspiration and zest for exploration. In this article, we've compiled a list of ten of the best kink-friendly adult specialty stores in Australia. In no particular order, this list encompasses stores in most of the major cities.



Now having been in operation for over twenty-five years, Eagle Leather is the "benchmark BDSM fetish company in Australia". The store's focus on the quality of their offerings see them not only be known for their expansive range of leather goods, but also rubberwear and virtually every kind of bondage, fetish and alternative sex toy available today. In conjunction to winning the title of "Australia's Best Independent Adult Store", Eagle Leather also took home "Australia's Best Adult Sex Education Program" at the Eros Shine Awards for their continued work in and support of the wider BDSM community.

Eagle Leather is located at 80 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067

Shop online now at www.eagleleather.com.au



Max Black has been in the business of offering an intimate, female-friendly, LGBTIQA+, and couple friendly adult retail experience for over ten years. The Sydney store's ethos revolves around the belief of offering all customers equal access to the some of the best pleasure products on the market, and does so through ensuring that it's product range is made up of only toys, lubes and lotions that are 100% body-safe and chemical-free. Through working closely with a range of health services and running its own sex-positive workshops, Max Black has become a hub for the sex-positive community in NSW.

Max Black is located at Level 1 / 249 King Street, Newtown NSW 2042

Shop online now at www.maxblack.com.au



Fetish boutique Lucrezia & De Sade has been in operation in Melbourne's cultural hub of Fitzroy since 1994. The store takes its name from the historical figures Lucrezia Borgia and Marquis De Sade, both of which are renown for their penchants for perversity. The store is committed to supporting Australian-owned brands and features one of the most diverse kink-specific ranges of all the stores on this list. Lucrezia & De Sade even has it's own in-house design workshop - perfect for any fetishist looking for any custom leather, latex, PVC and/or steel items.

Lucrezia & De Sade is located at 441 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Shop online now at www.lucreziadesade.com.au



Passionfruit: The Sensuality Shop - another iconic Melbourne adult pleasure boutique and one which has been servicing it's community since 1998. The store was founded to create a deliberate point of difference to what we usually expect from an adult store, and boy, does it deliver. Passionfruit's mission and product range go hand in hand - with quality always at the forefront, offering to shoppers some of the most luxe pleasure toy brands and BDSM accessories around.

Passionfruit is located at 404 Bridge Rd, Richmond VIC 3121

Shop online now at www.passionfruitshop.com.au



Sax Fetish is the Sydney-side sister store of Lucrezia & De Sade, offering one of the most comprehensive and diverse ranges of fetish products in the country. The store prides itself on its commitment to quality over quantity, even whilst still boasting such a huge range of items, and again offers custom-designed pieces for those looking for something a little extra special. Sax Fetish is a staple for kinksters in NSW, having products on hand that can fulfil even your most wildest of fantasies.

Sax Fetish is located at 247 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Shop online now at www.saxfetish.com