IF THERE is one time of the year that calls for new lingerie, it’s Valentine’s Day.
It’s the holiday of love – so you can’t rely on your good old granny pants to make sparks fly.
Getty – Contributor Red or not, your granny pants won’t quite cut it for Valentine’s Day
But that doesn’t mean you have to go outside of your comfort zone to woo your man.
There are so many different styles of lingerie – all just as red-hot as the other.
Whether you want to look covered-up, classy or cute, make sure you feel both comfortable and confident.
We’ve picked out the best lingerie on the high street to suit every side of you:
The romantic lingerie set that’s worked for a century. Go for the full works with a vintage touch. That’s the bra, briefs, suspenders and hold-ups – always in lace. As for hair and make-up? Ooze femininity with soft hollywood waves and a slick of red lippy.
Pull out all of the stops with a three-piece lingerie set
- Lace bra, £26, Boux Avenue
- Suspender belt, £18, Boux Avenue
- Thong, £12 or free with bra, Boux Avene
- Stockings, £15 , Boux Avenue
This look is the epitome of naughty but nice. The babydoll shape has been a classic since the ’50s, it covers you up while subtly revealing what is beneath – amping up the allure. Keep your hair and make-up simple for a low-maintenance look.
The babydoll slip is so flattering on the figure
- Babydoll slip, £20, ASOS
- Lace thong, £8, ASOS
The cool girl is naughty with a side of non-chalance. This bodysuit will hide lumps and bumps but the sheer stretch-mesh and high-leg cut will gives a hint of what’s underneath. Complement it with shaggy bed hair and blurred eyeliner.
This bodysuit has diamante hearts to (kind of) protect your modesty
- Mesh bodysuit, £18, Missguided
Perfect for any age, Marks and Spencer’s scarlet set will serve you all year round – an investment. It’s made from sumptuous silk-satin and trimmed with lace to heighten his senses. Go for voluminous curls and eyeliner flicks to look like a vintage bombshell.
You can always rely on Rosie to create something so classy and elegant
- Silk-satin camisole, £39.50, Rosie for Autograph at Marks and Spencer
- French knickers, £25, Rosie for Autograph Marks and Spencer
Sexy in the most subtle way, this laid back look feels fresh and sporty – plus, you can’t beat how comfortable it is. Nod to the ’90s and team this Tommy set with a bare face and loose waves to showcase your natural beauty.
Branded intarsia bands have a laid-back, sporty appeal that nods to the ’90s
- Branded bralette, £25, Tommy Hilfiger at Urban Outfitters
- Seamless thong, £14, Tommy Hilfiger at Urban Outfitters
Whether you’re boycotting Valentine’s Day for a girls night in or Netflix and Chill is your calling, this satin nightie feels both girlish and flirtacious at the same time. (Un-do some buttons to amp up the sex-factor.) This one calls for a fresh face and a messy bun.
This satin shirt is perfect for nights in with the girls or Netflix and chilling
- Piped satin night shirt, £22, Missguided at ASOS
The bodysuit is perfect for those with figure hang-ups – this Hunkermoller version sucks your stomach in and contours your silhouette with lace-panelling. Wear yours with smoky eyes and loose locks.
A bodysuit will complement your curves and contour your figure
- Lace harness bodysuit, £32, Hunkermoller at ASOS
Top of the naughty list is the nearly naked set. This Bluebella bow is barely-there underwear and screams ‘unwrap’ me – it will be the best gift he’s had all year. Team with sultry eye shadow and glossy lips.
The barely-there bow is a completely new take on Valentine’s gifting
- Body bow, £16, Bluebella