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    Vanilla_Kink [sign in to see picture]
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    Lovehoney - Alice wrote:

    Talia wrote:

    Who actually likes it? I don't!

    I'm not talking about toy storage cases like the ones that come with the Lovehoney Desire line (brilliant idea!) or Vixen Creation's sturdy reuseable plastic boxes, they are useful as well.

    But the packaging used by Lelo and L'Amourose seriously annoys me: On the one hand the (inner) boxes are too beautiful to throw away, on the other hand I find them perfectly useless: My toys don't live in their packaging, and the boxes can't really be used for storing anything else. I'd much prefer the money spent on them was either used for improving the product or for reducing the price!

    You may not be surprised to hear that Bonny & I agree 100% - and that's why the Desire packaging is at it is. Some people on this thread would be horrified if they knew how much packaging costs. Some of the premium packaging is 50% of the cost of the product. Do you really want that going into a matte black box, or would you rather it was in the motor, the battery and a case that you can reuse..?

    Wow I'm so shocked! 50%!
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    Lovehoney - Alice wrote:

    You may not be surprised to hear that Bonny & I agree 100% - and that's why the Desire packaging is at it is. Some people on this thread would be horrified if they knew how much packaging costs. Some of the premium packaging is 50% of the cost of the product. Do you really want that going into a matte black box, or would you rather it was in the motor, the battery and a case that you can reuse..?

    50%?!?!?!? So with the rosa that's about £60 for a stupid cardboard box that can damage the toy thanks to the ridiculous vertical design that means you have to tip out the contents and it's impossible to fit it all back in the box again. **takes a deep breath and counts to 10**

    I agree that I associate tacky packaging with rubbish products and won't but a toy that has pornographic packaging but I think the desire toys get the perfect balance. The outer box looks really classy and is fit for a luxury toy and the proper storage case is just SO much more practical, especially with the hole for the charging cable to go through.

    Please pass on my sincere thanks to whoever came up with the desire packaging!

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    Hmm im a bit mixed on this, I love well designed packaging but it should never be at the expense of the product or increase the price very much. You can have nice packaging just made from card without it being over the top.

    As a side note I remember there being a broach included with the one lelo toy I saw, I dont understand that at all.

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    I would totally wear the Lovehoney heart charm as jewelry on an anklet or bracelet LOL

    I think an affordable toy line with pretty good packaging is the Fifty Shades of Grey line, the outer box is classy, the instruction inserts give you good ideas as well as the key user information and most have a lovely storage bag.

    I remember feeling super guilty when I threw away the Lelo box but seriously it was out of control and totally impractical to keep.

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    OMG - 50 %?? I was aware that packaging costs money, but I didn't know that it was so much! Though I'd think that the 50 % are valid for the "cheaper" toys, not the ones over a £100. At least I hope so!

    Alice, is it Bonny and you we have to thank for the Desire packaging? If yes, then THANK YOU! (If not, please pass on my thanks to whoever is responsible.)

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