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