What Makes a Great Strap-On?

Perfect Fit Brand CEO and Inventor Steve Callow asks and answers this penetrating question

Perfect Fit Brand was founded on invention and innovation back in 2011. The company owns 15 patents and numerous trademarks. One of our most striking products is the Zoro® line of strap-on dildos. Sleek and sexy, the Zoro®s are as easy to put on and take off as stepping into a jock-strap or pair of panties. When he set out to re-invent the strap-on, the first question our CEO and inventor Steve Callow asked himself was what makes a great strap-on? Below, he answers and share some background on this signature Perfect Fit Brand product.

Perfect Fit Brand CEO & Inventor Steve Callow

Above: Perfect Fit Brand CEO & Inventor, Steve Callow

As a sex toy designer as well as sex toy manufacturer for over 11 years, I can assure you that the opinions on the qualities of the perfect strap-on are as varied as those on what makes a great car. And as with cars, all that matters is your opinion—your personal preference. But as when shopping for anything, it’s often easier to know what you don’t want vs. knowing what you want.

So when considering what make a great strap-on, consider what makes a not-so-great strap-on. As a strap-on user and experimenter myself, I know the sex toy market is littered with sucky strap-ons–but it’s those same sub-par strap-ons that have educated me on good and bad strap-on design—what works and what definitely does not work.

Though I can easily jot down a list of what I think are the most desirable strap-on features, what I want in a sex toy might not be what pleases or are important features to someone else. I’d be pleased; someone else might be disappointed. For example:

  • You want a strap-on with interchangeable dildos, but must sacrifice extra time assembling the harness-dildo combo and put up with a less than securely fitting harness
  • You want to be able to swap out a very large dildo for a smaller dildo, but would have to tolerate a bulky harness meant for a big dildo
  • You want to use a solid, heavier dildo because they feel more realistic, but you must risk forfeiting spontaneity because you must constantly guide and adjust the strap-on

The Zoro® Strap-On by Perfect Fit Brand

Above: The Zoro® by Perfect Fit Brand

When I was developing the Zoro® product line, my two pet peeves regarding strap-ons were the amount of time it took to put them on, and the annoying need to constantly align and guide them during use. Frankly, the distraction of adjusting the harness fit, then futzing with attaching the dildo was enough to kill the moment. 

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