From fun and flirty, to lacy and racy: Our pick of the best Valentine's Day lingerie
Whether you're looking for gift ideas or fancy treating yourself this February 14, Sam Wylie-Harris has you (un)covered
FROM attention-grabbing and racy lacy, to fancy frills and ribbons, dressing down on Valentine's can actually be as much fun as getting dolled up for a hot date.
From sultry to sweet, we've rounded up the most fetching lingerie to put you in a loving frame of mind – and help shape the evening to your advantage...
:: Satin Ruffle Short, Red love Letters, £33.30, Victoria's Secret: A cut above the rest, ruffles and an irresistible bow pushes all the right buttons.
:: Eberjey Noor Jersey and Stretch-Lace Chemise, £95, Selfridges: When it comes to showing off your best assets, every admirer loves a lady in red.
:: Plunge Bustier, £47.77, Victoria's Secret: You can match a bolt of red lipstick to this provocative red lips print.
TELL A LACY STORY
:: Harper Geometric Lace Underwired Body B-G Cup, £40, Figleaves: This lace underwired body slims the waist and hips.
:: V-wire Teddy, £57.42, Victoria's Secret, a seductive one piece, with a cute halter strap and thong bottom.
:: Floral Print Phoebe Longline Light Pad Balcony Bra, £22, and matching Print Brazilian Knickers, £10, Next: A mixed bouquet framed by lace speaks the language of love.
PRETTY AND FLIRTY
:: Crisscross Babydoll, £42.95, Victoria's Secret: No need to feel like you need to dress dangerously with this floaty babydoll number.
:: B by Ted Baker – Pink 'Palace Gardens' Underwired Padded Blunge Bra, £28, and matching Thong, £14, Debenhams: Simply styled, sometimes all it takes are some beautiful blooms in girly pink to set the tone.
:: Sabina Padded Triangle, £52, Sabina Low Rise Knicker, £32, Dora Larsen: Trimmed with trendy coral and whispers of lace, we love this modern mix.
:: Pernille Soft Bra, £46, Pernille High Waist Knicker, £38, Dora Larson: Romantic and glamorous, high-waisted knickers are classically feminine, especially with a barely there bra.
:: Cashmar Teddy, £36, Bluebella: With a ribbon tie at the waist, this shorty set hints at sweet nothings.
:: Chantelle Champs Elysees Balconette Bra, £66, Champs Elysees Shorty, £39, Figleaves: A match made in heaven, this beautifully cut, stylish set ticks all the right gift boxes.
:: Lepel Fiore Short – Navy/Cornflower, £14, Figleaves: No need to go to great lengths, when you can don a pair of lacy mesh shorts with a playful bow.