Lingerie, like pottery, rounds out dips and curves, contains hidden secrets, and bursts into little flowery shards when you smash it with a sledgehammer. Wear a piece of art with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of lingerie at the Pussycat online or on Forbes Ave.
For more than four decades, Pussycat has personalized the bustier-buying experience with individual measurements, an online men’s purchasing guide, and a tape-less lingerie fit system. Pussycat’s nighties, tights, panties, and bras hail from around the world and come in a variety of brands including Chantelle, Primadonna, Le Mystere, and Spanx. Slip into the handmade Marie-Jo avero bra ($110) in earth tones with daisy chain straps and a pair of hanky panky boyshorts ($32), a full lace panty available in 21 colors including mulberry and chai. Dotted with red roses and trimmed with black lace, the honeydew bed of roses fine mesh chemise ($39.99) cascades delicately down the torso, fitted for a cozy night’s sleep or elegant owl’s nest lining.
An independently owned lingerie boutique for more than 40 years, The Pussycat outfits ladies in sophisticated underpinnings, legwear, and well-fitting bras from brands such as PrimaDonna, Spanx, and Hanky Panky and lines imported from Paris and other far-flung locales. The shop's knowledgeable staff answers a variety of questions, helping shoppers find undergarments ranging from bustiers to soft-cup bras. Shapewear helps sculpt and slim lower halves, and boyshorts marry comfort and style. Customers can cover up legs in fashionable printed tights or step into tantalizing fishnets designed to make waves on subway cars.