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Best Lingerie Stores In Los Angeles

August 31, 2010 2:19 PM

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La Perla

3939 Cross Creek Road
Malibu, CA 90265
310-456-7078

433 North Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-860-0561
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A staple in the lingerie world for more than 50 years, La Perla was launched by Ada Masotti, a master of handcrafted Bolognese corsets. Luckily, Angelenos need only to venture as far as Malibu or Beverly Hills for these fine Italian undergarments and sleepwear.

Intimacy

Century City
10250 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90067
310-734-8598

South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
657-622-0595
myintimacy.com

Susan Nethero, who learned her techniques from the queen of England’s royal bra fitter, is helping women across the Southland find the best-fitting bras. {intimacy}locations in Orange County and Century City and are stocked with hard-to-find designer brands from Europe. Labels include Lise Charmel, Aubade, La Perla and PrimaDonna.

Agent Provocateur

Bloomingdales – South Coast Plaza
Intimate Apparel
3333 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-824-4731

7961 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
323-653-0229
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Agent Provacateur’s bold pieces promise to “indulge every erotic whim.” In addition to garters, suspenders and playsuits, the store offers high-end novelties, such as whips and paddles. Visit the Los Angeles store or the Agent Provacteur section at Bloomingdale’s in Costa Mesa.

Frederick’s of Hollywood

6751 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
323-957-5953
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Push-up bra inventor Frederick Mellinger founded the first Frederick’s of Hollywood in 1947, and 63 years later, women across the globe are still relying on the popular line of intimates made famous by Tinseltown’s leading ladies. Five years ago, the flagship store moved to Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, where corsets and bras designed by celebrities for charity are often on display.

Bittersweet Butterfly

1406 Micheltorena Street
Silverlake, CA 90026
323-660-4303
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From fancy lingerie to candles, jewelry, gift baskets, fresh cut flowers and chocolates, there is nothing unsavory about Bittersweet Butterfly. This one-stop shop is perfect for significant others who (gasp) may have forgotten a special day or have found themselves in a bit of a pinch. Undergarments include high-end French selections, as well as stylish New York lines.

Victoria’s Secret

The Grove At Farmers Market
6301 West Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90036
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From the annual fashion show to monthly catalogues, it’s no secret that Victoria’s Secret has become the country’s most ubiquitous lingerie retailer. From bras, underwear, sleepwear and clothing to lingerie, perfumes and beauty products, VS has just about everything for teens and women of all ages.

H&M

60 West Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
626-793-8974
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Forget paying more than $50 for a bra. H&M is transforming more than just the clothing scene with its affordable bras and underwear in all shapes, colors and styles. For under $20, you can walk out of the store with a matching bra and underwear set.

Sugar Lilie

8024 W. Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048
323-655-0795
sugarlilie.com

Sugar Lilie offers the “Men-Clave” series, which helps boyfriends, husbands and admirers in their quest to find the perfect gift for their significant others. The quarterly event provides guys with a non-threatening, all-male atmosphere (except, of course, for the lingerie models). High-end lines include John Galliano, Nichole de Carle, Fleur’t and Araks.

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