Review: Bondage Boutique Soft Bondage Kit

Bondage Boutique Soft Bondage KitWhen I ordered one of Lovehoney’s Mystery Bundles last year, I thought I’d have round to the individual reviews much quicker than this, but alas, I was distracted by Satisfyers and Tantus. I finally have some time set aside to tell you more about the contents of the Kinky Couples Box, starting with this kit. I personally wouldn’t class this set as all that kinky, because most people who class themselves as such have gone past the soft bondage elements and worked up to tougher gear. It’s definitely a little tame for us as this point, but we’ve gotten a decent amount of use out of the items when convenience calls and we don’t have time for buckles and locks.

It was presented in standard Bondage Boutique fashion inside a plain, plastic packet. It comes with an attached branded fag, but this does not list any safety information whatsoever. Maybe I’m extra cautious, or maybe my anxiety is kicking in, but I think safety aspects and the importance of safe words should be mentioned on the packaging of every bondage product, no matter how mild they may be.

Bondage Boutique Soft Bondage KitThe blindfold and the cuffs are made from a combination of neoprene and faux fur. The faux fur is soft and light on the skin whilst the neoprene is smooth and sturdier than I anticipated. It feels really durable and I can see both items lasting a while. The blindfold is pretty flexible so it can be maneuvered into a comfortable position on the face without bending out of shape. It also has a stretchy elasticated strap that goes around the back of the head and this is expandable enough that it will fit most head shapes and sizes.

If fits my partner and I well, but it doesn’t block out as much light as we’d like. It’s completely dark around the eye area but some light can sneak in under the nose gap and the bottom edges of the blindfold. It’s not moulded to the face like the Tease by Lovehoney Blindfold, so it’s not a blackout style, but it does add some suspense and an air of mystery to a given scenario. I feel that it blocks out enough light to stop me seeing exactly what he’s doing, but shows enough for me to get the gist of what’s coming next.

As for the wrist cuffs, they fasten via velcro so are quick to put on and even faster to take off. I have small wrists according to my partner and it’s hard to come across wrist cuffs that fit me as a result. If I pull the strap as tightly as I can then these cuffs fit decently, but I could escape them if I really wanted to. I don’t really wear these cuffs because of that as I’d rather have a tighter fit. My partner struggles with cuffs for the opposite reason but he had no issues with these ones fitting him. He can wear them without the materials digging into his skin and causing discomfort.

Bondage Boutique Soft Bondage KitMy favourite thing about these cuffs is the quick release clips. These can be attached together to bind the wrists side by side or they can be separated so that the wrists can be spread apart and tied up with extra restraints like rope. Another thing these clips are useful for is emergency situations. If a person needs to get up or move quickly, the clips can be separated within seconds leaving you to move freely without having to waste time taking the cuffs off.

Overall, my partner and I agreed on the fact that the blindfold is uber comfortable to wear and it would make a great starting piece for someone new to sensory deprivation. If complete darkness and not being able to make sense of your surroundings sounds intimidating to you, this would be a great stepping stone. My partner thinks the cuffs are fantastic too. They aren’t the best for those of us who small wrists, but outside of that, there are no complaints.

You can purchase the Bondage Boutique Soft Bondage Kit (£14.99) from Lovehoney. Some affiliate links were used within this post.

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