Kaity babydoll, £95, L’Agent. www.lagentbyap.com

Sick of pink, red and black? Stay classy and use this season’s best trends to inspire your Valentine’s Day lingerie.

01. SLIPS.
Well, that’s handy: underwear appeared as outerwear at Chloe, Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci and Celine. L’Agent’s Kaity babydoll plants embroidered flowers over black tulle, £95. www.lagentbyap.com

2 I D Sarrieri copy

Tulle briefs, £90, I D Sarrieri. www.net-a-porter.com

02. LACE.
Moschino, Pucci and Preen by Thornton Bregazzi showed lace in unusual colours.
I.D. Sarrieri‘s tulle briefs are embroidered with azure Chantilly lace butterflies,£90. www.net-a-porter.com

Stretch-satin balconette bra, now £87, D&G. www.matchesfashion.com

Stretch-satin balconette bra, now £87, D&G. www.matchesfashion.com

Silver was seen head-to-toe at Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane, Lacoste and Louis Vuitton. Skip the light fantastic in Dolce & Gabbana’s stretch-satin balconette bra, now £87. www.matchesfashion.com

4 Fleur du Mal fishnet

Fishnet triangle bra, £68.45, Fleur du Mal. www.farfetch.com

Think sports-inspired rather than 1970s streetwalker at Marni, Valentino and Sibling. Fleur Du Mal’s bewitching fishnet triangle bra hits the spot, £68.45. www.farfetch.com


Bow back knickers, £225, Mimi Holliday. www.mimiholliday.com

05. BOWS.
Oversized and gorgeous at Rochas, Oscar de la Renta and – my fave – MSGM.
Try one of Mimi Holliday’s famous bow back knickers for similar effect, £225. www.mimiholliday.com


Lilian floral-print washed-silk pajama set, £445, Equipment. www.net-a-porter.com

Mismatched patterns and fabrics for smart girls at Prada. Though not technically lingerie, Equipment’s floral-print washed-silk pajama set is the clever girl’s choice of nightwear, £445. www.net-a-porter.com

7 Lascivious

Kitty Crystallised Bra, £155, Lascivious. www.lascivious.com

The most feminine of detailing made waves at Alexander McQueen, Balmain and Ferragamo. Lascivious’ Kitty Crystallised Bra features judiciously placed frills, £155. www.lascivious.co.uk

8 Love Stories copy

Love Lace bralette, £50, LoveStories. www.lanecrawford.com

Rainbow stripes ruled in cruise collections and continued at Missoni, Tommy Hilfiger and D&G. This lively Love Lace bralette by Dutch brand LoveStories is a cunning mix of pattern and detail, £50. www.lanecrawford.com

9 Fleur du Mal

Lace bondage body, £245.82, Fleur du Mal. www.farfetch.com

Straps gave floaty dresses edge at Simone Rocha, JW Anderson and Joseph. Fleur du Mal’s lace bondage body means business. Be the one in 1,000 who dares to wear, £245.82. www.farfetch.com

10 Topshop

Knickers, £4, Topshop. www.topshop.com

Strong, clashing, very very cool at Christopher Kane, Gucci, Balmain and Dries Van Noten. Topshop’s cheeky orange print knickers do the trick, £4. www.topshop.com