Even more important than the clothes you are wearing, is what you have on underneath. The proper lingerie can make or break an outfit. Every fashionista knows that any amazing ensemble needs a perfect base. That’s why it is so important to make sure you are wearing a properly fitted bra, and have the correct undergarments for the fabrics you are wearing. Oh yeah, and there are a few other reasons to have some great lingerie in your drawer, wink-wink. With so many different options to choose from nowadays, it can be quite a daunting task to go lingerie shopping. That’s where these 5 North Jersey stores come in to help.
1. Galatea Lingerie – This whimsical Hoboken intimates shop carries an assortment of stunning undergarments by brands like Chantelle, Cosabella, Fleurt, and Jonquil. In addition to their collection of sophisticated underthings, they have a beautiful silk robes and negligees, sensual perfumes, and a unique assortment of one-of-a-kind jewelry.
2. Wolford – You can shop this high-end, celebrity favorite undergarment brand at The Mall at Short Hills. The Australian label was founded back in 1949, and has since been a leading innovator in the world of woman’s hosiery and lingerie. Their high quality fabrics and exquisite yarns have garnered the attention of Kim Kardashian, Tenafly native Lea Michele, and Chrissy Teigen. Their fabrics are so rich that you can even wear pieces like their infamous bodysuits as part of your outfit.
3. WOB Lingerie – WOB, short for the wizard of bras, has been in the business of brassieres since 1982 when they opened up their first store in River Edge. This was shortly followed by their second location in Wyckoff. This family owned and operated shop traces its lingerie business roots all the way back to the 1960’s, when their family patriarch opened up a corset shop on Broadway in NYC. They pride themselves on their vast selection of brands, and specialize in hard to find sizes.
4. Johari – This Montclair staple has been properly fitting women into bras and swimwear since 2000. They offer a wide variety of sizes and styles in lingerie, swimwear, hosiery and accessories, for every body type. Owner Deborah Furr believes nothing is more important than a proper fit, so they carry bra sizes ranging from AA to K cup, band sizes from 28 to 46, and swimwear up to a size 24W. Their bra-fit specialists will work with you one-on-one, to not only fit you, but to also educate you on what to look for in the right bra. Their ultimate goal is to “make women feel beautiful and comfortable.”
5 Victoria’s Secret – You can’t have a best lingerie store list without mentioning the iconic Victoria’s Secret. This world-class brand known around the globe for their record-setting fantasy bras, and world-famous runway shows, is credited for making lingerie an everyday essential. I’ll put money on it that every woman in the Garden State owns at least one piece of lingerie from this shopping mall staple. With numerous locations across the state, you can find them at Garden State Plaza in Paramus and Willowbrook Mall in Wayne.