A photo shoot is a very exciting, fun and self-gratifying experience: you open yourself up to new ideas, new looks and reveal your inner self. But shopping for the upcoming photo session is also a very revealing and thrilling ritual, which allows every woman to buy things she always wanted but never had an opportunity to do so.

Coming from our many years of experience doing Lingerie and Boudoir Photography in Toronto, we decided to share with you our resources to help you find the right garments for the photo shoot. The following are the stores that we hand picked and found absolutely amazing for not only ‘photo-shoot shopping’ but for shopping in general. We are biggest admirers of local boutiques where you can find stunning, one of a kind garments.

With Love Lingerie

The With Love collections appeal to an urban woman whose love of timeless style and fashion extends beyond her outerwear and into her underpinnings. With Love is influenced by current fashion trends, fusing them with elegant lingerie styles to create exciting pieces with each capsule collection.

With Love is proud to be part of the Canadian fashion community and chooses to keep production in Canada.


Secrets from your sister

Location: 560 Bloor St W, Toronto

If you are looking for elegance and classical beauty – this is the place to be. From Pin Up to modern innovative designs, this Toronto based boutique offers a gorgeous collection that will be custom fitted for your body shape only. If you are looking for jaw dropping beautiful lingerie that will linger in his memory for many, many years to come – you have to pay a visit to ‘Secrets from your Sister’!


Agent Provocateur

Location: Multiple locations around Toronto (check their website for more information)

Agent Provocateur is a luxury lingerie brand and a retailer of exquisite lingerie, classic corsetry, sumptuous nightwear and striking hosiery.


Scantilly by Curvy Kate

Location: can be found in “Broad Lingerie” store on 1763 Danforth Avenue, Toronto and online

Designed with curves in mind, this beautiful lingerie line offers inclusive sizings within DD-HH range. Playful and provocative, their sets are flattering and have a wonderful fit, making them a wonderful addition to your boudoir looks.


Avec Plaisir

Location: 136 Cumberland Street, Yorkville, Toronto

Exclusive, luxurious, and French. Avec Plaisir is a fabulous addition to any Yorkville shopping trip, especially if you are looking for sophisticated and dramatic pieces to add to your boudoir. Here you’ll find detail rich corsets, feather topped robes, and statement pieces, boasting big names like Jean Paul Gautier, Eres, and La Perla Black Label.


The Ultimate Guide to Lingerie

We found this guide very helpful when it comes to choosing lingerie garments for your upcoming boudoir photoshoot. Check your dresser for these items or use this guide when you scout lingerie boutiques for those sexy and classy pieces!