Mar 19, 2015 1:40 AM GMT
NYT: Yes, the Leather Man carries an array of intimate adult devices and ephemera, and is not for the uptight. In April, this New York store at Christopher Street will celebrate its 50th anniversary, a remarkable achievement for an independent pop-and-pop
The level of customer service at the Leather Man is akin to a department store in a 1930s Hollywood film, albeit kinkier. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly no matter how personal or extreme a patron’s inquiries.
For all that, the store retains an overt sexual edge. Once a month it closes early for workshops. “Some demonstrations are educational on the field of S-and-M and bondage,” the owner said. “They’re usually well attended.”