It is essential to have a bra fitting with a bona fide expert in the lingerie business before buying any underwear. This is the key ingredient that allows a woman to become open to the intrinsic, resplendent and passionate nature of her being and prepare herself for buying purely sexy lingerie.
Europe has some underwear shops which are simply to die for, and these shops are slowly making their way across the Pond. For those that have not yet reached the shores of the United States, their websites are a terrific way to purchase their products. Armed with your measurements, make yourself comfortable. Listed below are just a small selection of stores and websites to explore. Use these as guides to discover what lingerie appeals to your taste and to shop for the key pieces that create your sexy underwear collection.
Oh, and as a side note: The piece de resistance in the sexy underwear collection is the corset. While a well-made one can be expensive, it is well worth the investment.
First stop: Rigby & Peller. They hold the Royal Warrant as Corsetieres to H.M. Queen Elizabeth and have been making underwear for decades. The staff are experts in measuring and can look at a woman and know her bra size without needing a tape measure. They have a large selection of underwear from full cup to balcony bras, push up and padded bras, Basques, corsets and bespoke lingerie.
Agent Provocateur opened in London in 1994 and can now be found in 13 cities around the globe. Provocative and daring, they carry a vast array of lingerie as well as sexy pom-pom mules and fragrances.
Coco de Mer, meaning "seed of the sea", has two beautiful stores in Covent Garden, London and Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles together with an excellent website.
Trashy Lingerie can be found on N. La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles. A $5.00 per annum membership fee allows the customer access to their main store. In order to gain access to Trashy online, an account must be created. They also have a fabulous selection of sexy Halloween costumes which is well worth checking out.
FairyGothMother, yes it is all one word, is to be found in Old Spitalfields, London. The prices online are in UK pounds, but there is a currency converter. They carry a variety of lingerie as well as sexy prom dresses.