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Top Lingerie Boutiques In Philadelphia

February 10, 2014 8:00 AM

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Whether you’re a pre-teen getting your first bra (gah!) or are a perfectly symmetrical 36C, shopping for lingerie can be a traumatic experience. Women fear trying on bras almost as much as jeans and bathing suits because nothing ever seems to fit quite right. Thankfully, Philadelphia has a number of lingerie boutiques that specialize in finding the perfect fit for every woman. These boutiques offer personal fitting sessions with experts who can find you undergarments you’ll love to wear.

Harriet’s Innerwear
1725 E. Passyunk Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 468-5100
www.harrietsinnerwear.com

The store may look like a place only your grandmother would shop at, but Harriet’s Innerwear is the place to go if you wear a hard-to-find size or need a bra for a special occasion. It carries over 145 sizes of bras, dozens of brands and may offer the best fitting service in Philadelphia. Harriet’s knows that a bra fitting involves more than just a tape measure. Its attentiveness to its customers is one of the things that makes this spot stand apart. Harriet’s also offers products for post-mastectomy surgery.

Related: A Guide To Philadelphia Bra Fittings

Hope Chest
1937 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 665-9169
www.hopechestshop.com

Hope Chest has been offering discerning women the finest lingerie from Europe and America for over 20 years. Hope Chest features fashionable and alluring lingerie that will both flatter your silhouette and offer comfort. Whether you are looking for something sexy for a romantic evening, or just something casual to lounge around the house in, Hope Chest has it all. Additionally, the staff is packed with expert bra fitters that can find a perfect fit for cup sizes AA-H and bands from 30-42.

Related: Top Lingerie Stores In Philadelphia

Lovely’s Lingerie Boutique
234-A Moore St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 467-3084
www.facebook.com/LovelysLingerieBoutique

Lovely’s Lingerie Boutique specializes in providing plus-sized women with a personal and unimposing atmosphere to shop for their most intimate apparel. Customers at Lovely’s won’t feel out of place because the staff is here to help them embrace their inner goddess. Lovely’s carries a full line of lingerie in sizes from 1x to 6x from Berkshire Hosiery, Midnight Romance, Dream Girl and more. If you are plus-sized, don’t waste your time in a store that doesn’t understand your needs. Head to Lovely’s where your curves are given the attention they deserve.

Mi-Lady Corset Shop
Baederwood Shopping Center
1625 The Fairway
Jenkintown, PA 19046
(215) 885-2727
www.mi-ladycorset.com

Don’t let the name fool you, Mi-Lady Corset Shop just calls itself a corset shop because it relies on tried and true, old school techniques for properly fitting customers for undergarments. The staff at Mi-Lady is full of corsetières that work to make sure every customer leaves the store looking and feeling great. The experience at Mi-Lady has been passed on through three generations, and the staff has a combined 80+ years of experience offering personalized fittings. The staff loves to work with all sorts of problems and can fit even the most difficult customer. Sizes at Mi-Lady range from pre-teen to 56K.

Tulips Lingerie & Intimate Apparel
419 Old York Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046
(215) 887-6363
www.tulipslingerie.com

Tulips Lingerie & Intimate Apparel prides itself in providing exceptional customer service and personalized bra fittings, offering the service of a corsetière who has more than 45 years of experience. The staff at Tulips knows that a properly fitted bra can eliminate a host of problems including back pain, sagging breasts and lumps and bumps, so it takes time to make sure every customer receives personal attention and the best fit possible. In addition to bras up to size 50FF, Tulips carries clothing and accessories.

Maddie Wagner is a freelance writer covering all things Philadelphia. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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