Entice Couples Boutique Celebrating Anniversary With Expo, Party

Ariana Rodriguez

ROME, Ga. — Entice Couples Boutique is celebrating its fifth anniversary today with a Lover’s Expo, Fashion Show and Masquerade Ball set to be held from 10 a.m. until 2 a.m.

"We've got a lot to celebrate about this major milestone in our business, especially in light of what we had to go through to stay open," said Charles Craton, who owns Entice with his wife Susan. "In the last five years, our store has grown and prospered in a difficult economy, and we have planned a huge celebration of our fifth anniversary in grand style with a vendor expo, fashion show and masquerade party, all compliments of Entice and its sponsors.

“Since day one, the response from our loyal and growing customer base throughout north Georgia and northeast Alabama has been overwhelmingly in support of our business, and this special event was created for them to celebrate our fifth anniversary. We are so appreciative of everyone who has supported us over the last five years," Craton said.

The Lover's Expo is a vendor exposition sponsored by System Jo that will be held from 10 a.m. until midnight. System Jo, Kama Sutra, Wet Products, Liberator, Tenga, Screaming O, Sportsheets, Pipedream Products, CalExotics, BeaMonstar, XGen, Hustler Toys, Wicked Pictures, will have booths at the event, among others.

Tony Batman will be the emcee for the event announcing winners of door prizes, conducting contests and other special events throughout the day and night. The Screaming O Scream Team also will be in attendance to entertain the crowd.

Wicked Pictures contract performer Stormy Daniels, Adam & Eve’s Alexis Ford and performers Charly Chase and TT Boy also will attend the event and sign autographs.

Entice’s festivities also include a lingerie fashion show sponsored by Baci Lingerie, which will be held at 7 p.m., and will features styles from Dreamgirl, Shirley of Hollywood, Baci Lingerie, Escante', Music Legs, Seven to Midnight, Espiral, J Valentine, Elegant Moments, Ellie Shoes and others.

Sexual education seminars sponsored by Screaming O and the Association for Safe, Fun Sex will be conducted by sexologist Iris Bettan beginning at 1 p.m. Topics will range from love and sexuality to several "How To" seminars and the health benefit of sex.

Entice’s Masquerade Ball begins at 8 p.m., following the fashion show, and ends at 2 a.m. The party will feature entertainment by Scott Warren and the Booze Mountaineers. Free masks will be provided to customers, and there also will be custumes and masks available for sale.

Rebel 104.9, a local classic rock radio station, will be at the Lover’s Expo with free giveaways and to host a live radio show from the event. A schedule of seminars and topics is available at EnticeOnline.com.