Every outfit feels better when you know you're wearing fabulous lingerie underneath...
Every outfit feels better when you know you're wearing fabulous lingerie underneath.
This summer, think luxurious lace, seriously soft silk and mood-boosting brights as colourful styles dominate. And with an increased focus on comfort, feeling and looking great under your clothes has never been so easy.
If you're looking to treat yourself - or a loved-one - now is the perfect time to invest in real quality underwear. We love a great everyday bra, but there's nothing quite as indulgent as slipping on some underwear in luxury fabrics. From french lace to the finest silk, designers are pulling out all the stops to create lingerie that truly does feel like a luxury.And whether you're looking for non-padded soft cup bras, supportive fuller bust styles or some seductive shaping buys, the high street and high end designers have really impressed this season with their covetable collections.
So where to start? Stepping out of your comfort zone can be great, but when it comes to what's underneath your clothes, we say it's best to stick to what you know. If you've discovered that your body shape suits balcony bras and full briefs, then opt for your usual styles in a new fabric that will make you feel gorgeous. This wearable set frm F&F (opens in new tab) is both affordable and beautiful -
Fancy something more daring? We've seen a huge increase in sheer bralet styles that come without an underwire - a step away from your daily option, perhaps, but surprisingly flattering for those occasions when you really want to impress.
Ready to shop? You'll find your perfect fit in our lingerie round-up...
Bralette, £20, briefs, £12, Freya
A longline bra not only looks beautiful, but also hides a multitude of sins and accentuates your waist. Freya's new range of fancies bralettes are our go-to style this season, thanks to their stretch fabric and no underwire (and yes, you'll still get great support from this fuller bust brand!) Bralette, £20, briefs, £12, Freya (opens in new tab)
Bra, £9.50, and briefs, £4.50, Floozie by Frost French at Debenhams
Designers Sadie Frost and Jemima French are behind this bestselling collaboration with Debenhams, and with a focus on beautiful, feminine designs that fit perfectly - we're sold! This beautiful floral print set comes in a universally-flattering balcony fit, to give you the uplift you've been looking for. Bra, £9.50, and briefs, £4.50, Floozie by Frost French at Debenhams (opens in new tab)
Bra, £65, briefs, £35, Stella McCartney at Figleaves
Practical and pretty, this set in colourful floral lace finds the perfect line between comfortable and seductive. Soft cup, delicate lace bras are the newest trend in lingerie - and they give a more natural, relaxe look. Bra, £65, briefs, £35, Stella McCartney at Figleaves (opens in new tab)
Slip, £50, M&S
It would be near-impossible to feel shy with this under your dress. M&S' slip may look minimal, but you'll be surprised at how flattering this all-in-one is. Wear at night for the ultimate seductive sleepwear, or as a slip under a sheer dress. Slip, £50, M&S (opens in new tab)
Bra, £34, briefs, £15, Freya at Figleaves
Turn to Freya for classic fuller bust bras with a feminine design twist. This gorgeous pink design is a new favourite, and we can guarantee full support and a more lifted, perky bust. Bra, £34, briefs, £15, Freya at Figleaves (opens in new tab)
Bra, £24, Simply Be
A classic nude bra may not be the most attractive choice, but it's the perfect option for underneath white clothes and for everyday war. Choose a smooth-cup style with a full shape to enhance your assets. Bra, £24, Simply Be (opens in new tab)
Bra, £20, briefs, £10, Just Peachy at Figleaves
Supportive straps and stand-out lace make this one of the prettiest bras we've seen in a long time. Bra, £20, briefs, £10, Just Peachy at Figleaves (opens in new tab)
Bra, £20, briefs, £10, Elomi at Evans
If you want a supportive style that fits your fuller bust, look no further than plus size specialists Elomi. Their designs come with supportive panelling and stitching, all in designs that you'll actually want to wear. Bra, £20, briefs, £10, Elomi at Evans (opens in new tab)
Bra, £69, briefs, £35, Maison Lejaby
Sometimes only stand-out styles will do...and Maison Lejaby offers an upmarket take on the look. This gorgeous set screams summer, and the delicate design goes up to an F cup. Bra, £69, briefs, £35, Maison Lejaby (opens in new tab)
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