Racy lingerie, frankly, can make some of us a little nervous—but maybe that's the point. "It's fun to explore something that pushes your boundaries," says Jennifer Duenas, former associate store manager for Kiki de Montparnasse, known for its risqué wares. Most of these flimsies are for (very) private consumption; with today's trend toward taking lingerie public, though, you never know.

Above: This lavish set is sized for the amply endowed.