What lies hidden underneath the professional attire of the modern woman is an enticing question many ponder upon. Pretty lace, garters, inventive straps with diamonds, and stockings, it’s the mysterious nature of lingerie which plays with the imagination and makes this sensuous physical decoration all the more inviting. Despite the UAE’s more conservative approach when it comes to revealing the skin, these top 5 lingerie shops are perfect for shopping for pretty and sexy underclothes.
3 bldg, Saks 5th Avenue
Style Avenue Dubai LLC
Level 2, Bur Juman Centre Mall Extension
Khalid Bin Waleed Road
04 351 5551
Erotic luxury lingerie company Agent Provocateur is a British brand founded by Joseph Corre son of Vivienne Westwood with his now ex-wife Serena Rees in 1994. The couple wanted to see women wearing more colorful, erotic and fashion-forward lingerie instead of just drab and sad looking undergarments. Since it's inception the brand has received great celebrity appeal with many celebrities appearing in ad campaigns. Agent Provocateur is now located in 13 countries with over 30 stores worldwide. One of the most luxurious and creative lingerie stores in the city, the undergarments here are beautiful, sexy, and incredibly sophisticated.
Founded in Bologna, Italy in 1954, La Perla has been creating fashionable and sexy lingerie for women for over half a century. The comapny is the brainchild of Ada Masotti who made corsets for dowagers and royal families specializing in lace and embroidery-one of the brand's features even today. Sophisticated and elegant, La Perla is lingerie for the lady.
The Dubai Mall
04 399 8489
Italian brand for intimate underwear, lingerie, and swimwear, Parah is renowned for its romantic, beautiful and sensuous undergarments. With boutiques located mostly in the Middle East and Europe, this lingerie store is scarcely found in the Americas. Playful, fun and extremely luxurious, find your Valentine's Day present here.
Mirdif City Center
04 231 6755
The renowned American lingerie store Victoria's Secret just opened its first stand-alone store in the UAE this past December in Mirdif City Center. Find everything you desire from this much-loved brand including perfumes, pajamas, and wonderfully sexy lingerie.
The Dubai Mall
04 3399 179
Stella McCartney blends sweet elements such as ribbons and pastel silks into a more street smart attire creating a lingerie line that is at once innocent and bold. Beautifully made and stunningly elegant, this is another lingerie destination for your Valentine's Day gift.