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Top Lingerie Boutiques In Connecticut

February 11, 2014 8:00 AM

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(Photo credit: OLIVER LANG/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo credit: OLIVER LANG/AFP/Getty Images)

What’s underneath is just as important as what’s on the outside. Besides helping to make the clothes you wear fit their best like laser-cut seamless bras or molded T-shirt bras, well-made undergarments will be comfortable enough to allow you to feel your best. And let’s not forget about after hours. Whether it is comfy and cozy or sexy and smart you are looking for, shop the stores below for your lingerie needs.

Fripperies Lingerie
15 W. Main St.
Mystic, CT 06355
(860) 536-7858
www.fripperiesltd.com

Established in 1993, the store has expanded over the years. The majority of the items on the website are carried in the store. So feel free to browse nightwear, bridal, hosiery, bra and panties online before you go to shop and try on. You will also find silicone gel petals and flash tape in dispenser form. Gift certificates are available.

Soleil Toille
14 Post Road E.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 454-8688

44 Elm St.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 966-2887
www.soleiltoile.com

Soleil Toille has been in business since 1990 and has since opened a second location. The store carries sizes from petite to plus size. Voted “Best of the Gold Coast Connecticut” in 2012 and 2013 for best lingerie and in 2012 for best swimwear, this shop has quite the following. Marilynn and Stacey Lipton are the mother/daughter team that prides itself on service and a selection of the finest brands of lingerie and swimwear. If they don’t carry a designer item you are looking for, they will special order it for you.

Tina’s Fine Lingerie
394 Main St.
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 704-0435
www.tinasfinelingerie.com

Tina’s carries lingerie items to cover all occasions, sizes and price points. Bras, bridal peignoirs, cami sets, corsets, leather and lace and a large inventory of swimwear bikinis in different design tops and bottoms, wraps and cover-ups can be found here. If fantasy and costumes along with the accessories is what you are looking for, you will find it here as well. Tina also holds ‘host your own’ home lingerie parties.

Saxon-Kent Lingerie
185 Boston Post Road
Orange, CT 06477
(203) 795-3682
www.saxonkent.com/SaxonKentWP

Saxon-Kent has been in business for over 55 years. You will get personalized service and specialized bra fittings. Greenwich Hospital awarded Harriet Borrack and Betty Golomb the Breast Center Award in 2013. Medical and special needs undergarments are given special attention here. But if you are looking for fine intimate apparel, you will also find that here. The designs run the gamut from plain and white to sexy and animal print. Wigs, for medical reasons or fun, are also available. If a synthetic wig is needed after chemotherapy, Saxon-Kent will bill your insurance directly.

Princess Lingerie Shop
102 Grand St.
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 775-3640
www.shopatprincess.com

Princess Lingerie Shop has been a family owned and operated business since 1954. The lingerie shop excels in hard-to-fit customers. The shop’s motto is “To be sure, be fitted” with options for corsets, maternity and post mastectomy bras and girdles. You will find a wide array of underwear, compression garments for men, costumes, bridal accessories, hosiery, footwear and novelty items.

Related: Top Personal Stylists And Shoppers In Connecticut

Paula Moliver is a noted designer with a specialty in all things related to fiber. She spins and dyes her own yarn and is skilled in weaving and needle arts. She has been widely published in noted magazines including Arts & Crafts, Better Homes & Gardens and the Decorative Painter. Paula is a regular educator at New Pond Farm. She resides in Connecticut. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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