Guest written by Rain Andersen (@wearenotfriends_) a veteran sworker with nine years in adult entertainment and five years working for Lovers.

Still unsure about what to gift your loved one's this holiday season? Sex toys once considered risque have becoming increasingly common in American households, and for good reason.

Google's Gifting in the Pandemic Survey and Etsy's 2020 Holiday Marketplace Insights highlight a growing demand for wellness and self-care products in response to the challenges American's have faced over the last two years. This has helped to position sex toys as one of the top gifts for 2021, as one of the largest growing industries during the pandemic.


  1. Lovers Most Wished for Products
  2. Lovers Top Rated Gifts
  3. Lovers Staff Favorites

Lovers Most Wished For

Looking for the newest and trendiest gifts? These sex toys made it to the top of your Wishlist this year. From novelty dildos to sex toy classics, these innovative toys rank as some of the most popular gifting items of 2021. Create your own X-rated Wishlist through your free Lovers Afterglow account, where you can earn points and redeem discounts on the sexiest gifts of the season.

Rosegasm Air
If any sex toy took the spotlight this year, it was the Rosegasm Air. The Rosegasm Air is inspired by one of natures most erotic plants. With over 500,000 likes and 10,000 five star reviews, the Inya Rose has become a household name. This discreet, waterproof sex toy uses air to gently stimulate the clitoris or nipples, while the silicone petals send sensation rippling outwards. Explore up to seven variations of power with the Inya Rose's intuitive, single button interface. 

Tap & Thrust
It only takes one look at the Evolved Tap & Thrust to understand it's universal appeal. The Tap & Thrust vibrator is a dual-ended sex toy featuring a thrusting shaft and 7 vibrating functions. An external tapping wing sits snugly against any body, targeting sensation against the clitoris or perineum.

We-Vibe Chorus
Year after year, the We-Vibe Chorus has captivated the hearts and minds of couples around the globe. This iconic, c-shaped vibrator is designed to be worn independently, or as an enhancement to partnered sex. Bend the Chorus' fully-poseable hinges to customize the fit of this sex toy to your body! Powerful, versatile, and compact- the We-Vibe Chorus is the ultimate Bluetooth sex toy for long-distance play.

Alex Neo
If we had to predict one holiday trend, it is high-tech penis toys . This cutting edge stroker, features a built-in thrusting mechanism, for life-like strokes. Choose from 7 thrusting modes, 5 audible experiences, and 3 languages to find the combination that brings you to your knees. Alex is configured for long distance connection, local control, and interactive web experiences. Connect with webcam performers directly, using Alex Neo's FeelConnect App designed to sync up with live performers and PornHub videos. Looking to connect with a partner? Alex Neo can be controlled from anywhere in the world, using its interactive video chat feature on the FeelConnect App.

Rosegasm Lingo
The Rosegasm Lingo was one of many products that was borne from the success of the Rosegasm Air. This dual-motor, double-sided sex toy features a powerful vibrating shaft on one end, and a flickering tip on the other. Purchase the whole collection to create your own erotic bouquet this holiday season.


Lovers Top Rated Gifts                                       

Forget the guessing games this holiday season- nothing makes a better gift then these tried-and-true sex toys! We’ve rounded up five of our highest rated products that will guarantee your gift is a home run! Give them a gift they never knew was on their Wishlist, with these five iconic sex toys.  

Womanizer Premium ($209.00)
The Womanizer Premium allows people with clitoris's to experience pleasure in a brand new way. Described by some as "the best oral sex of your life," and by others as "a literal game changer," the Womanizer Premium has provided people countless orgasms since its inception. Feeling extra luxurious this holiday season? Consider their latest upgrade: The Womanizer 2.0

The Magic Wand
The Magic Wand has over five decades of experience with providing reliable and powerful orgasms to people all over the globe. This versatile massager is a hallmark of the sex toy industry, designed to work with any universal wand attachments or mounts. Create the ultimate sex toy bundle with any of our complimentary wand products like the Wanda Positioning Mount, the Hummingbird stroker attachment, and the Forced Orgasm Belt.

Tease Us Kit
When it comes to gifting, nothing says I'm thinking of you quite like a couples intimacy kit. We-Vibe's Tease Us Kit's rank among some of the most coveted gifting items of the season. These Bluetooth control sex toys kits are sold in three unique styles. The kits include two panty vibrators, two tailored fit cock rings, or a combination of these two iconic toys. Find your perfect duo in-stores or online!

Fleshlight STU
The Fleshlight STU is a gift that keeps on giving. This kit comes with everything you need to increase sexual stamina, improve performance and techniques, and heighten and intensify orgasms. The Super Stamina Training Unit offers the same intense and hyper-realistic sensations that mimic penetrative sex.

Date Night Kit
Take them on a date that they won't forget this holiday season! 
The We-Vibe Date Night Kit is a limited-edition holiday bundle built for two. A wonderful gift to give or receive, the Date Night Kit offers a savings of $59 compared to buying each product individually. Get your hands on two of We-Vibe's most popular couple's toys in their limited-edition velvet green hue. The Date Night Kit features We-Vibe's world-famous app-controlled cock ring, the Pivot, and their best-selling rabbit vibrator, the Nova 2.0. 

Lovers Staff Favorites

Lovers In-Store Experts are experienced with holiday gifting. Let our team of Retail Specialists create a personalized sex toy recommendation for you in any of our 39 retail locations, or peruse our list of staff favorites to see the gifts we’re most excited about giving and receiving this year!

Lovers Wonder Wand
Lovers Wonder Wand took center stage among our retail associates favorite items of 2023. Looking for improved control without sacrificing power? The Lovers Wonder Wand is a powerful but petite massager, perfect for holding between bodies. 50% smaller than a full-size wand, the Lovers Wonder Wand is the ideal massager for solo and partnered exploration.

We-Vibe Melt
Meet the Womanizer's compact and colorful sibling- the Melt. This powerful, app-compatible sex toy uses PleasureAir Technology to stimulate 360-degrees of the clitoris. Experience pinpoint pleasure with the Melt's easy button navigation and built-in diaphragm. Use this sex toy for heart-pumping solo or partnered play, with 12 whisper-quite settings to choose from.

Sam Neo
If you love blow jobs, than our associates have found the ultimate holiday gift for you! The Sam Neo is an automated stroker that sucks and vibrates from tip to base. Feel the overwhelming strength of the Sam Neos's built-in vacuum, designed to mimic and enhance the sensations of a classic blowjob. Users can customize their experience with up to five different suction patterns and an intelligent, app controlled interface. 

We-Vibe Touch X
 This multipurpose vibrator is an excellent gift for people of all experience levels! The Touch X stimulates with its powerful motor and slim shape, designed to adapt to your bodies curves. 8 whisper-quiet intensity levels means you can find the one that will take you all the way to 'O' without anyone else having to know. Perfect for travel and couples play, this vibe is sure to be a star in your toy collection!

We-Vibe Jive
The We-Vibe Jive is a powerful, vibrating egg, designed to stimulate the G-Spot muscle. The Jive's unique shape and Bluetooth functionality are perfect for long distance play, public play, and adding enhancements to oral and finger stimulation. An excellent gift for solo or partnered use, the We-Vibe Jive is a consistent staff favorite.

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Further Readings:

How to Gift a Sex Toy (A Step-by-Step Guide): Lovers
The Non-Awkward Guide to Gifting a Sex Toy: Huffington Post
The Importance of Consent When Gifting Sex Toys: Stuff.Co