Need lingerie for your boudoir photo shoot? There are so many fun shopping options — from local boutiques in Yorkshire to super-sexy online stores.

Here are our top 20 favorite lingerie stores that we recommend to our clients.

Agent Provocateur

British Luxury Lingerie known for its impeccable craftsmanship. They have a good variety of bras, garters, corsets and body suites. Such a shame the Victoria Quarter store closed a few years ago and so now this fabulous line of lingerie is only available online here :

Rigby & Peller

Providing high quality lingerie for more than 80 years, Rigby & Peller have shops in Harrogate and York. This is the place to go if you’ve never had a professional bra fitting.

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The Lingerie Room

The Lingerie Room is a classic and modern lingerie boutique basedin Harrogate.

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Bordelle has an unmistakable bondage aesthetic which is memorable and provocative. Sensual and powerful for women with high standards and a very specific style.

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Kathryn Rolfe 

Kathryn Rolfe Lingerie is situated in the centre of York. 

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Honey Birdette

A favourite boutique of ours in Victoria Gate, Leeds. A celebrated Australian Brand with edgier yet exquisite lingerie for the modern woman.

Some fabulous videos online which can inspire your photoshoot as well, though be prepared to spend some time learning how to put this lingerie on. (It can be rather complicated) 

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Boux Avenue

Affordable lingerie for all shapes and sizes with a huge range of styles. Shops in Hull, White Rose in Leeds and at Meadowhall and available online here:

I Love Lola

Affordable lingerie for the more daring. Lots of see-through material for a sexier boudoir photoshoot and some good options for curvy girls. Masks, bodychains, harness’ too. available online here:

Pretty Little Thing

Not just lingerie but a growing fashion resource online with some excellent ideas for your boudoir photo shoot. The shop by body shape feature is Godsend if you can never find anything that fits :

Lounge Lingerie

Recently coming to light on social media. Their sporty styling take on their designs is a unique feature to this brand and is what makes it so well known and one of the best lingerie brands in the UK. From intimate corsets to sporty crop tops, Lounge has become the new favourite for a lot of young women. available online here:

Ann Summers

It’s difficult to write a list of Lingerie stores without including Britain’s most famous brand. Inexpensive and everywhere. Check out their bodies and stockings for a huge range. available online here:

Victoria’s Secret

One of the world’s largest brands, Victoria’s Secret stores are like superstores for lingerie. Meadowhall and The Trinity Centre in Leeds or available online here:


Huge online store great for all fashion essentials and great for lingerie. Some genuinely beautiful lines at super-smart prices. Available online here :

Voilà le Vélo

An independent lingerie atelier born in London and now based in Bologna, Italy.

high-quality lingerie that combines traditional styles and craftsmanship with modern minimalist cuts, using only the finest fabrics and trimmings. – “Beautifully Crafted, Playfully Seductive” is the motto for this brand. Elegant yet flirty, delicate and vintage, this brand is marvellous. Certainly not cheap but this brand is the real deal.  Available online here :

Kiss Me Deadly

Independent lingerie designer line from the UK that specializes in retro, vintage and pinup pieces. Many of the items are on the “edgy” side and custom ordered. If you’re looking for the ‘wow’ factor then this brand could well be for you.

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Fig & Leaves

They have a great “Sexy” section that is for all body types from petite to plus size. They also feature an online fit guide. 

Playful Promises

A London based online lingerie brand which mixes quirky, flirty and a little bit dirty. Has a wide range of sizes. 

Available online here :

Stockings HQ

A vast range of stockings, tights, hold-ups and suspender belts. Pieces available online.:

Anon Lingerie

A well established, super relaxed and comfortable boutique situated in Elland:


Congratulations! You are thinking about investing in a boudoir portrait session with Madison Bou and it is going to be an amazing experience. Set in the magnificent environment of Hazlewood Castle, you know you’re in for a very special day.

One of the keys to success in boudoir is bringing a proper wardrobe with you that is not only beautiful, but fits and flatters your body as well.

Please use this guide to help you shop and know what to bring to your session. I hope you find it helpful. Please feel free to ask us questions at any time to assist you through the process as well. Remember though, ultimately there’s only one rule – No rules! If you feel comfortable then wear it.  That said, we have learned a few things over the years and know that some things work better than others. Here’s our Madison Bou guide to lingerie for that perfect boudoir ensemble.

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