Basic Fruit-of-the-Loom isn't the only brand of lingerie that exists, you know! Some fashion designers take it up a notch by creating fancy pieces of underwear, bras, and corsets for customers seeking a more bold, sophisticated look. Your go-to store for lingerie is probably Victoria's Secret, but what if I told you there are unique stores throughout the city that specialize in that kind of stuff? If you're shopping on Monday, April 25, be sure to visit these five stores for National Lingerie Day.
From pure and modest fits to seductive and edgy pieces, Hustler Hollywood is your No. 1 stop for fantasy lingerie. They have all sorts of sexy Halloween costumes, cosplay, and clubwear that'll make the crowd go gaga. They also sell saucy party games, dance poles, and naughty trinkets that'll sure make your partner blush. Be sure to visit their online store for the latest and hottest spring and bridal picks! 111 Bourbon St., 504-561-9969, hustlerhollywood.com
Nikki's French Quarter Halloween Store
No matter the season, New Orleans is the ideal spot for a Halloween night. If you're looking for last-minute Halloween costumes or love dressing up, Nikki's French Quarter Halloween Store has it all. If you're thinking about being a naughty nurse or a sexy Playboy Bunny, be sure to check out their lingerie section! 107 Chartres St. B., 504-302-2095, facebook.com/NikkisFrenchQuarterHalloweenStore/
Trashy Diva Lingerie Boutique
If you're looking for a more nostalgic aesthetic, Trashy Diva is the place for you. They specialize in vintage clothing collections, ranging from rompers, cardigans, bodysuits, and camisoles. Take a trip back to the Golden Age of Hollywood with homemade clothes ranging from lacy slip dresses to romantic glamour robes. Multiple Locations, trashydivalingerie.com
Whether you're shopping for a new pair of panties or a comfy bra, Basics has you covered. Shop for the perfect fit as you try on an assortment of lingerie designs from American and European designers. Not sure what bra to wear? No biggie--Basics offers professional bra-fittings in an intimate setting. 5513 Magazine St., 504-894-1000, basicsunderneath.com