Best Lingerie in Boston

2015 Best Lingerie

Sedurre

Boston

Skipping the flash and frills, Sedurre proffers soft camis from Eberjey, flowy sleepwear and tanks from Only Hearts, and, yes, a few choice flatteners from Yummie Tummie. The vibe is…Read More

2014 Best Lingerie

Forty Winks

Cambridge

Feeling sexy begins with what’s underneath your clothes. Let this four-year-old Harvard Square outfitter help you build a beautiful foundation with its fine selection of intimates from Elle MacPherson, Chantelle,…Read More

2013 Best Lingerie

Forty Winks

Cambridge

Need we spell it out for you flashy underwear shopkeepers? They’re called unmentionables for a reason. At Forty Winks, you select from the neatly and thoughtfully organized undies, demis, bralettes,…Read More

2012 Best Lingerie

La Perla

Boston

The Italian scanties here are certain to up the ooh-la-la of your lingerie drawer. The internationally coveted line has been cherished since the ’50s for its handmade lace and embroidered…Read More

2011 Best Lingerie

Forty Winks

Cambridge

We know they mean well, but we’ve had it up to here with overzealous lingerie consultants treating us like long-lost members of the Ta-Ta Sisterhood. Enter Forty Winks, a year-old…Read More

2010 Best Lingerie

Intimacy

Boston

When it comes to underthings, there are places for function (Macy’s, Lord & Taylor) and places for fashion (Agent Provocateur). But Copley Place’s Intimacy is both kinds of shops in…Read More

2009 Best Lingerie

Agent Provocateur

Boston

When we need support, we wade through the beige and white underthings at Intimacy and Nordstrom, where polite ladies wielding measuring tapes thoughtfully correct our ignorance in thinking we were…Read More

2008 Best Lingerie

Intimacy

Boston

Oprah’s a fan, and so are we. Here’s why: Inside the luxuriously appointed dressing rooms at this lace and silk emporium, bra specialists give no-pressure, tape-measure-free assessments (get past the…Read More

2007 Best Lingerie

French Dressing

Boston

The sheer variety of intimates from Aubade, Eberjey, Cosabella, Skin, and Hanky Panky (still the most comfy thongs around) that you’ll discover at this pretty, boudoir-size boutique, discreetly located in…Read More

2006 Best Lingerie

French Dressing

Boston

Parisians have always been experts in intimate indulgences and alluring unmentionables. This petite spot brings both to notoriously reserved Beacon Hill. The elegant, playful shop—dressed up with overstuffed chairs and…Read More

2005 Best Lingerie

Lingerie Studio

Boston

With a display that ranges from classy crêpe chemises to Bolivian-cotton robes to sheer but demure Simone Pérèle bras, Lingerie Studio is an overachiever in the realm of underthings. Reasonable…Read More

2004 Best Lingerie

Lingerie Studio

Boston

Drop into this light-filled, low-key Newbury Street lingerie shop, and you’ll find women sifting through the hangers with two hands, both arms full of merchandise. To be sure, it’s difficult…Read More

2003 Best Lingerie

Lingerie Studio

Boston

When it comes to lingerie, there’s a fine line between terrific and trashy, seamless and tasteless. And while sequins and intricate decoration may look great on window models, they often…Read More

2002 Best Lingerie

Belle de Jour

Boston

The window displays at this Newbury Street boutique are sexy enough to make the most straitlaced Yankee blush. From sheer black chiffon nighties to exquisite embroidered lace-up corsets, the imported…Read More

2001 Best Lingerie

Neiman Marcus

Boston

One step inside and your willpower begins to fade. After three steps, you’re fixated on a lustrous, lacy negligee. Soon you’re too weak-kneed to take any more steps. And here’s…Read More

2000 Best Lingerie

Top Drawer

Boston

Sure, you could go to a department store to buy undergarments. But what fun is that? Shopping in this tiny Newbury Street boutique is a much more inviting experience. The…Read More

1999 Best Lingerie

Top Drawer

Boston

When you want to feel more like Cinderella than a sexed-up supermodel, step into this frilly fairy-tale world. Not only does it offer high-quality brands like Cosabella and Lise Charmel,…Read More

1998 Best Lingerie

Neiman Marcus

Boston

Neiman’s boasts the most extensive selection in town of fine European undergarments. Finery from La Perla, Natori, Donna Karan, Wacoal, Christian Dior, Valentino, and Wolford encourages the flasher in all…Read More

1997 Best Lingerie

Top Drawer

Boston

Forget polyster and well-endowed supermodels staring at you from all angles; this lingerie treasure-trove is filled with innerwear too beautiful to hide: gauzy lace concoctions, sweet silk slips, and cotton…Read More

1995 Best Lingerie

Neiman Marcus

Boston

Hand-embroidered cottons from Switzerland, frothy trousseau gowns by Jonquil, sexy body suits by La Perla, and sleek silks from Valentino make this lingerie department a favorite…Read More

1994 Best Lingerie

Goods Lingerie

Boston

Whether your lingerie fantasies run to the Victorian bride look or something out of a French romantic novel, you’re likely to find the goods in this charming shop. The selection…Read More

1988 Best Lingerie

Goods

Boston

Luscious and lovely silks that make everyone look divine…Read More

1982 Best Lingerie

Goods

Boston

Okay, okay . . . another Newbury Street store. Can we help it if quality attracts quality?

1975 Best Lingerie, Sexy Underwear

Bonwit Teller’s

Boston

Would you believe Bonwit Teller’s, 234 Berkeley St.? Neither did we, but it’s so. Spend an hour in their lingerie department, and you’ll never go back to the Combat Zone…Read More

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