A little lace and chiffon never hurt anyone— or did it? We suppose when those materials are hanging next to pearl-strung restraints and a riding whip, they just might. 79 Greene Street, 212-965-8150;

Apart from offering an indulgent collection of forties-inspired lingerie, Myla is famous for its lace and for the freshwater pearl G-string given as a gift to Sex and the City’s Samantha—the surgeon general of sex. 20 East 69th Street, 212-327-2676;

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