While everyone will be in awe of your stunning wedding dress as you walk down the aisle, there are a few accouterments that while not in the spotlight, are equally as important: your bridal lingerie. Finding elegant options to both support your wedding day look, and carry you into the evening is a piece of (wedding) cake thanks to the fun yet sophisticated lingerie boutiques around Chicago.
This famous Italian specialty brand offers ultra luxurious lingerie destined to make any bride feel amazing. Creamy silk chemises adorned with macramé and hand-embroidered lace culottes will add a sense of mystery and romance under your wedding look. From the sweet to the provocative, browse their gorgeous selection of bras, underwear, bodysuits, robes, and more at their posh Oak Street location.
Enchante is located on Chicago's Mag Mile, and features high-end lingerie for even the most discerning bride. In addition, the ornate boutique carries luxe sleepwear and swimwear to get ready for the highly anticipated honeymoon. If you're feeling adventurous, opt for an embroidered thong from French brand Lola Luna paired with an ivory lace bustier by Dentelle Charnelle. Now's the time to experiment and have a little fun!
Perhaps better known for its designer hosiery, Wolford also makes decadent lingerie. You'll be dazzled by their assortment of sexy bras and shapewear (yes, Wolford makes even shapewear look sultry and desirable). Being there may even convince you to try a sultry suspender belt and thigh-highs made of the finest nylons. Browse the superior selection at one of the brand's two Chicago locations, on Oak Street and the Shops at North Bridge.
If variety is what you're seeking, you'll find a plethora of options on the fine lingerie floor of Bloomingdale's at 900 North Michigan Avenue. The department store carries bridal-perfect brands like Natori and Simone Perele as well as those often-necessary body shapers from Spanx and Commando. You can seamlessly mix and match pieces to create a look that makes you feel special from the inside out.
Located near Bloomingdale's is Rigby & Peller (formerly known as Intimacy), a beautiful British boutique for all of your bridal needs. Rigby & Peller specializes in bra fittings and lingerie styling to help you find the absolute perfect fit for the big day. They stock bras up to a K cup, so you're sure to find the best fit in the most luxurious, feminine styles out there. The staff is incredibly knowledgeable, and can help women of all sizes locate undergarments that will support you without sacrificing sex appeal.