The first time I encountered the Duchess was in the Blogger Lounge at Woodhull, and I couldn’t keep my hands off it. I was already intimately acquainted with Duke, and here before me was the same girthy, front loaded design in dual density O2 form. Dual density toys offer the best of both worlds: the give of a soft silicone layer over a firm core that allows you to thrust to your heart’s content. It also feels somewhat more realistic, though the texture of Tantus’ O2 is far glossier and smoother than skin.
I immediately gave in to my sex blogger instincts, picking it up and giving it a good squish. While my Tantus Cush has a thin layer of soft silicone over its entire length, the Duchess has a thin layer over the shaft while the head is almost entirely soft and squishy. I was mesmerized by that magnificent bulb of squish, and knew I needed to get a Duchess of my own for more thorough examination.
Pretty much everything I said about the Duke is true for the Duchess. Both are simple, smooth and straight, with the focus on that big bulbous head. Both are G-spot massagers rather than pounders. The Duchess‘ soft silicone is a tad grabbier than Duke, needing a touch more lube, but that difference is a subtle one.
The Duchess‘ standout quality, as I suspected from the start, was the amount of squish in the head. I notice it most when my muscles are clenching around it during an orgasm. Just like squeezing a stress ball with my hand is more fun than squeezing something hard and unyielding, I love feeling the slight give of the Duchess‘ head when I come. It’s especially fantastic paired with the Womanizer W500 Pro (review on the way), which tends to give me very intense orgasms. There's more...