Alison Barber

Pin-up by Joe Carabeo
Issue 31 • September 2015 • Richmond
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If you want the low down on the best sex-positive toys around, Alison Barber is the one to ask. Owner of Taboo, a Richmond-based adult retail chain, and sex blogger for and, you could say she’s been around the block. When she’s not writing toy reviews, she’s orchestrating other fun projects like the infamous “beaver” mural at her Midlothian Turnpike location. For this session, we got a sneak peak behind the scenes of the 2016 Taboo Girls Calendar, a monthly pin-up featuring her store employees as photographed by Joe Carabeo. Snag a copy of your own at

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