The Boutiques

 

In 2009 C1R (parent co) purchased iconic Catalina Video.  Catalina operated the legendary Drakes in WeHo.  In 2009 C1R reopened Drakes as an upscale Sex Boutique called Chi Chi LaRue's.  Chi Chi LaRue's is the only Gay Owned and Operated adult biz in WeHo!
Est. 2009, Chi Chi LaRue's boasts the largest lube selection in WeHo, poppers, sex toys for men and women, large selection of coffee table books, cards, amazing t-shirts, jocks, Huntees Pop Up Store and much more.  Brands include: Boneyard, Rascal, Nasty Pig, Cellblock 13, Timeteo, Rico Starr, Tom of Finland, XR, Blush, OxBalls, Huntees, JO, Wet, Swiss Navy, Gun Oil, Fleshjack, Tenga + over 2500 items.

 

 

Est. 1960, Reimagined in 2020. Chi Chi LaRue's Circus boasts the largest lube selection in WeHo, poppers, sex toys for men and women, large selection of coffee table books, cards, amazing t-shirts, jocks, Huntees Pop Up Store and much more. The Gallery @ Circus features noteworthy art by local LGBTQ artists.

Brands include: Boneyard, Rascal, Nasty Pig, Cellblock 13, Timeteo, Rico Starr, Tom of Finland, XR, Blush, OxBalls, Huntees, JO, Wet, Swiss Navy, Gun Oil, Fleshjack, Tenga + over 2500 items.
Book Circus opened in 1960 and with the very cruisy Vaseline Alley behind the store quickly became the epicenter of the gay community at that time. In 1980 and through the AIDS crises it became the iconic Circus of Books.  In 1980  and throughout the AIDS crises it became the iconic Circus of Books, WeHo's version of Stonewall.  In 2020 it has been reimagined and opened as Chi Chi LaRue's Circus.