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It’s 1975. What do you get when conceptual art meets sexual parody? The answer: Edible lingerie.

By Jade 4 months ago. Posted in Sex Toy Guides
What do you get when conceptual art meets sexual parody? Answer: Edible lingerie

The best ideas are often shared by friends over a bottle wine after a long week at the office. By all accounts, that reportedly isn’t too far from how David Sanderson and Lee Brady coined the idea of creating edible lingerie in 1975.

The first piece of edible underwear was licorice-flavoured and made from an edible film that was technically used to wrap frozen turkeys.

While the idea of underwear being edible was so far-fetched in the 70s that even the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are said to have initially denied the application to patent the idea, once the concept was given the go ahead, ‘Candypants’ quickly took the market by storm.

Within weeks of launching the world’s first edible undies, hundreds of thousands of pairs were being manufactured from Sanderson and Brady’s base in Illinois.

By 1976, around $150,000 worth of Candypants were being sold every month.

The product's popularity continued to soar and in 1989 People magazine listed edible underwear as one of the most defining aspects of pop culture.

When exploring the history of edible underwear on KCRW Good Food, Gideon Brewer quotes Sanderson and Brady as saying that they never expected the undies to actually be worn, or eaten.

“We approached it as conceptual art and as a sexual parody,” says Sanderson. “It ended up being this gargantuan behemoth,” adds Brady. “It kind of got out of control.”

Out of control or not, edible underwear has long been considered by many as a “naughty innocence”. While many iterations of edible underwear have hit the selves over the past few decades, the most common modern-day style tends to be made from strings of candy, woven together in various shapes to form novelty wear.

Whether you’re looking for some fun items to spice up a bachelorette or hens party, or a little something cheeky for a laugh in the bedroom, ATMS has a range of edible lingerie, perfect for every occasion.

For Her

Candy Bra
$15.95
31% Off
Candy Gstring
$11.95
37% Off
Sold individually, but paired perfectly as a set, the CANDY Bra and G-String are made from pastel-coloured sweets, intricately laced together to form a figure-hugging delicacy.

“Delicious, exciting and fun. Added a bit of extra spice to the bedroom. Went down tasty like a treat!” – Sam’s review of the CANDY G-String

For Him

Most similar to the original edible undies, the Edible Gummy Undies are a delicious and delightfully scented candy undies that are both comfortable for the wearer, and sweet for their partner.

“Looks appealing on and tastes just as good not too sweet :)” - Tiffany’s review of the Male Edible Gummy Undies

One of our bestselling pieces of edible underwear, the CANDY Posing Pouch lives up to its name as being sweet and sexy. With subtle packaging, it can discreetly be stored in underwear draws or tucked away until wearing!

Candy Love Rings
$4.95
29% Off
Dubbed as ‘the most fun with candy available on this planet’, CANDY love rings are the perfect way to break the ice or introduce some fun into the bedroom. The rings come as a pack of three.

To read more about the history of edible underwear visit:

If edible underwear isn’t your style, we have a range of fun accessories to satisfy your sweet tooth both in the bedroom and beyond!

Accessories…

Ready to make a statement? The Rainbow Cock Candy Necklace is stretchy, easy to wear and sure to catch the eye of passersby! It’s fun exotic colours make it the perfect novelty for a party or hen’s night.

Nipple pasties have been an erotic fixture on the lingerie scene for decades. But edible body pasties have given the once burlesque-inspired accessories a novel twist. The mouth-watering nipple treats come in an array of shapes and flavours including the ‘Beers-n-Boobs’ which claim to “combine man’s greatest loves in life” and sweet cherry.

In the bedroom…

Infused with aphrodisiac and pheromone, the Dona Strawberry Souffle Body Paint is the perfect foreplay toy to set a relaxing and intimate mood. Made with a decadent flavour, that is paired with an enticing aroma, the body paint’s high-quality texture makes it ideal for creating erotic art with your partner.

“Both my partner and I love using this on each other and recommend to anyone looking for hot sex!” – Maxwell’s review of the Dona Strawberry Souffle Body Paint

Meanwhile the Chocolate Fantasy Body Topping comes in a pack of four flavours and is perfect for sweet tooths who are keen to enjoy some whipped fudgy lovin’. The flavours include almond, strawberry, raspberry and café mocha.

In the kitchen…

Penis Pasta
$8.95
36% Off
Big Balls with Steamy Sauce, anyone? We’re not kidding, you receive the recipe for big balls with steamy sauce with your packet of penis pasta! Like the MacAweenie & Cheese, it tastes just like regular pasta! Perfect to serve up to friends and see if they notice the shape!

Sweet treats…

From All Day Sucker Lollipops to the Pussy Licker Pussy Pop, these sweet treats are the perfect addition to the lollie stand at a bachelorette or hen’s night parties.

Made with a sweet strawberry flavour, the impressively sized Blow Job Practice Willie is just that. The heavily-detailed free-standing lollie gives eager participants the opportunity to practice their blow job skills, while enjoying a sweet treat.

On a smaller scale, the Pecker Pacifier is the perfect novel gift among girlfriends. How many licks will it take to shrink your pecker pop?

“I was in charge of planning the hen’s night goodie bags. I found this site and thought the candy pecker pacifier was a great idea- and it definitely was. It was a great bag filler and all the hens loved it!” – B’s review of the Pecker Pacifier.

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