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Nine Boutiques in Washington for the Prettiest Lingerie

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If nothing else, Valentine's Day is a great excuse to get your lingerie drawer in order. We've rounded up nine shops in the Washington area for the best lingerie shopping ever. So click through for a map to find whatever your heart desires this V-Day, whether its Spanx and sweet PJs at Bloomers or something way more risqué at Adams Morgan's new boutique Le Bustiere. You'll find the shops listed in order from north to south.


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1. Sylene

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4407 S Park Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 654-4200
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A Washington-area institution since 1975, Sylene specializes in personalized service for a perfect fit. Find shapewear, swimwear, sleepwear, tights, bras and panties from a plethora of high-end designers. They also provide fittings for nursing bras and mastectomy prosthesis. [Image]

2. Le Bustiere

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1744 Columbia Rd
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 745-8080
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New Adams Morgan shop Le Bustiere is on the cutting edge. This is the place to score neon bras and nipple tassels, folks. Find European-inspired brands here, like the UK's Dirty Pretty Things. Shoppers can get a bra fitting here, and the store holds events like lessons from a burlesque dancer. [Image]

3. Jaryam

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1531 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-6886
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Looking for La Perla in Georgetown? Wisconsin Avenue lingerie shop stocks La Perla and high-end brands like Huit, Falke, and other international labels. Jaryam is also a resource for swimwear. [Image]

4. Calvin Klein Underwear Store

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3207 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 338-1010
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Find simple looks the sexiest? Calvin Klein's stand-alone underwear shop near M Street and Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown is all clean lines. The shop opened in Washington in 2011, and it stocks Calvin Klein's full range of underwear and sleepwear for women and men. [Image]

5. INTIMACY {bra fit stylists}

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1961 Chain Bridge Rd
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 584-7295
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Fit is of utmost importance at Tysons Corner Center's Intimacy boutique, an outpost of a national chain of lingerie boutiques. Each store is stocked with about 15,000 bras in over 90 sizes, according to the shop's Facebook page. So Intimacy's "Bra Fit Stylists" should have no problem finding a bra that's both pretty and the right size, from brands like Chantelle, Panache, and Freya. [Image]

6. Trousseau

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306 Maple Avenue West
Vienna, VA 22180
After brides find the dress, they head to Trousseau for all their bridal lingerie needs. The store offers bra fittings, and stocks foundation garments, everyday bras and underwear, as well as statement-making lingerie. Find bra sizes in 30AA to 56N. [Image]

7. Coup de Foudre Lingerie

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1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 393-0878
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For sexy, totally luxurious, high-end lingerie and bra fitting, hightail it to Coup de Foudre downtown. [Coup de Foudre]

8. Belle Mode

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11889 Grand Commons Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 543-4737
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At Fairfax Corner's adorably girly Belle Mode, find bras in sizes ranging from 28AA to 50K. Then check out panties in all colors of the rainbow, as well as robes, sleepwear, and more. [Image]

9. Bloomers

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924 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(571) 312-0852
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Bloomers wants you to know that they are NOT a lingerie shop. Instead, this boutique with two locations in NoVa — King Street and Shirlington — focuses on bras, Spanx, hosiery, slips and solution products to prevent wardrobe malfunctions, as well as cute and comfy sleepwear and loungewear. Find brands like Eberjay, Cosabella, Honeydew, Chantelle, and Yummie Tummie. [Image]

1. Sylene

4407 S Park Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
A Washington-area institution since 1975, Sylene specializes in personalized service for a perfect fit. Find shapewear, swimwear, sleepwear, tights, bras and panties from a plethora of high-end designers. They also provide fittings for nursing bras and mastectomy prosthesis. [Image]
4407 S Park Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

2. Le Bustiere

1744 Columbia Rd, Washington, D.C. 20009
New Adams Morgan shop Le Bustiere is on the cutting edge. This is the place to score neon bras and nipple tassels, folks. Find European-inspired brands here, like the UK's Dirty Pretty Things. Shoppers can get a bra fitting here, and the store holds events like lessons from a burlesque dancer. [Image]
1744 Columbia Rd
Washington, D.C. 20009

3. Jaryam

1531 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20007
Looking for La Perla in Georgetown? Wisconsin Avenue lingerie shop stocks La Perla and high-end brands like Huit, Falke, and other international labels. Jaryam is also a resource for swimwear. [Image]
1531 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

4. Calvin Klein Underwear Store

3207 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
Find simple looks the sexiest? Calvin Klein's stand-alone underwear shop near M Street and Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown is all clean lines. The shop opened in Washington in 2011, and it stocks Calvin Klein's full range of underwear and sleepwear for women and men. [Image]
3207 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

5. INTIMACY {bra fit stylists}

1961 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA 22102
Fit is of utmost importance at Tysons Corner Center's Intimacy boutique, an outpost of a national chain of lingerie boutiques. Each store is stocked with about 15,000 bras in over 90 sizes, according to the shop's Facebook page. So Intimacy's "Bra Fit Stylists" should have no problem finding a bra that's both pretty and the right size, from brands like Chantelle, Panache, and Freya. [Image]
1961 Chain Bridge Rd
McLean, VA 22102

6. Trousseau

306 Maple Avenue West, Vienna, VA 22180
After brides find the dress, they head to Trousseau for all their bridal lingerie needs. The store offers bra fittings, and stocks foundation garments, everyday bras and underwear, as well as statement-making lingerie. Find bra sizes in 30AA to 56N. [Image]
306 Maple Avenue West
Vienna, VA 22180

7. Coup de Foudre Lingerie

1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
For sexy, totally luxurious, high-end lingerie and bra fitting, hightail it to Coup de Foudre downtown. [Coup de Foudre]
1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

8. Belle Mode

11889 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
At Fairfax Corner's adorably girly Belle Mode, find bras in sizes ranging from 28AA to 50K. Then check out panties in all colors of the rainbow, as well as robes, sleepwear, and more. [Image]
11889 Grand Commons Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22030

9. Bloomers

924 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Bloomers wants you to know that they are NOT a lingerie shop. Instead, this boutique with two locations in NoVa — King Street and Shirlington — focuses on bras, Spanx, hosiery, slips and solution products to prevent wardrobe malfunctions, as well as cute and comfy sleepwear and loungewear. Find brands like Eberjay, Cosabella, Honeydew, Chantelle, and Yummie Tummie. [Image]
924 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314