Spice Up Your Sex Life: The Hottest Lingerie Stores in NYC

We all know that men are visual creatures, so it’s no surprise that a little lingerie can go a long, long way. And what better time to update your intimates than with Valentine’s Day right around the corner? But don’t just stop by any old department store—for the most flattering cuts and sexiest styles it’s best to visit a specialty store. We promise, he won’t be able to take his eyes off you.

Kiki de Montparnasse
79 Greene Street
(212) 965-8150

Enchante Bodysuit ($750)

These aren’t your everyday cotton granny panties. For luxury lingerie with an equally luxurious price tag, look no further than Kiki de Montparnasse. Offering a variety of cuts, ranging from cinching corsets to barely-there bodysuits, you’re sure to find a style that flatters your body type—and makes his jaw drop.

Agent Provocateur
133 Mercer Street
(212) 965-0229

Mercy corset
Mercy corset ($690)

For intricate detailing that goes well beyond your typical bra and panty sets, swing by this downtown hotspot and try on one of their ultra-feminine lacy corsets. Guaranteed to whittle your waist and enhance your bust, you’ll never want to squeeze into another pair of hideous shape wear again.

La Perla
425 14th Street
(212) 242-6662

La Perla
Tearose babydoll ($2,228)

For ladies who like their lingerie to make a statement—and serve as a status symbol—La Perla doesn’t disappoint. Featuring a variety of figure-flattering designs, like this exquisite Chantilly lace number with with silk chiffon inserts, you’re sure to find a piece that makes you feel like a Queen.

Sugar Cookies
203 West 19th Street
(212) 242-6963

Maison Close Music Hall Bodice ($138)

Looking for something a bit more playful? Check out this west side shop, where the slogan is “decorate your pink parts.” Offering a selection of rompers, robes, and teddy’s, plus everyday essentials like boyshorts and bikinis, it’ll be your new one-stop undergarment shop.