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105 Thompson St., New York, NY 10012 40.725659 -74.00201
nr. Prince St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-202-1627 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Lingerie/Hosiery, Swimwear
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Nearby Subway Stops

C, E at Spring St.; N, R at Prince St.

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American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Lingerie/Hosiery


  • Swimwear


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A favorite in the pages of Maxim and Sports Illustrated, Brazilian-based swimwear and lingerie line Opera brings embroidered, bejeweled, and padded styles to its first Northeastern boutique. The narrow, pink-carpeted shop displays colorful rows of swimwear on one side and lacy lingerie on the other, with roomy fitting rooms hidden behind a curtain in back. New shipments arrive from Rio de Janeiro twice a month, yielding a well-stocked supply of sizes and styles. On the lingerie side, waist-level racks display frilly black boy shirts, red string-bikini bottoms, and bras spelling “I Love You” in Swarovski crystals. Sizes run from A up to 34D, catering to a crowd that prioritizes push-up power (and barely-there bikinis) over support. On the opposite wall, an embellished array of swimwear is available in three lines: the original Opera Swimwear collection; high-end, one-of-a-kind pieces in the Opera by Sueli Costa collection; and a sportier Bossa Beach by Gabriela Pires line, each with fits ranging from Brazilian cuts to one-pieces. The selection is sorted by color and decked with details like crocheted overlays, dangling charms, beading, intricate embroidery, and sequins. But the real selling point is the brand’s signature contoured padding sewn into bikini tops—called Brazilian Bubble Padding—for Maxim-worthy lift.

Custom Made Swimwear

Sueli Costa can create one-of-a-kind custom-made swimwear upon request.