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Fashion: Undress to impress – the best Valentine's Day lingerie collections

Katie Wright uncovers the sexiest sets ahead of the celebration of all things amorous

Boux Avenue Emmeline Balcony Bra, £28; Emmeline Shorts, £12, available from Simply Be

LOOKING for Valentine's Day lingerie inspiration? With the most romantic day of the year coming up, some lacy lingerie might be on your shopping list right now.

Bang on cue, underwear brands have revealed their latest collections ready for you to don on date night – or leave hints in the hope that your significant other will treat you on February 14.

From uber-sexy all-in-ones, to demure, pastel-hued sets, here's our pick of the best Valentine's Day lingerie...

BLACK MAGIC

If it's eye-popping undergarments you're after, you can't go wrong with black.

Some of the most alluring pieces combine sexy suspenders, body harness detailing and multiple straps, nodding to this season's dark romance trend.

Boohoo Valentine's Lace Bralet Thong & Suspender Set, £16 (was £20), available from Boohoo (gloves, stylist's own)

New Look Black Lace Strappy Back Triangle Bralette, £10.99

PLUS SIZE PICKS

Gone are the days when plus size underwear was plain and boring. Thanks to the body positivity movement, retailers are now catering to women of every shape with lingerie that makes you look and feel good.

Check out plus size ranges for full cup bras and briefs that are supportive and sexy.

Boux Avenue Emmeline Balcony Bra, £28; Emmeline Shorts, £12, available from Simply Be

LIPSTICK SHADES

Everyone's got that one favourite lipstick they love for special occasions, so let your lippie guide your lingerie choice this Valentine's Day. From bubblegum to scarlet and burgundy, there's a whole host of pinks and red to choose from, including some great bargain buys.

George Entice Pink Corset 2 Sizes Bigger Push Up Bra, £9; Entice Neon Pink Corset Lace Up Brazilian Knickers, £4.50, all from Asda

Ann Summers Vivacious Vixen Long Line Red Plunge Bra, £24; Vivacious Vixen Red Brief, £16, available from Very

Eberjey Colette Plunge Point D'Esprit Stretch-Tulle and Lace Soft-cup Underwired Bra, £65; Colette Classic Point D'Esprit Stretch-Tulle and Lace Thong, £45, all from Net-a-Porter

PASTEL HUES

For something a little sweeter, pastel coloured lingerie is pretty without being OTT. Look for sets inspired by vintage designs featuring floral prints, high-waisted briefs and candy colours.

Fantasie Ana Underwired Side Support Bra, £42; Ana Brief, £19, available from Figleaves

Nine by Savannah Miller Light Olive Vintage Floral Print Underwired Padded Plunge Bra, £20; Light Olive Vintage Floral Print Thong, £8.50, all from Debenhams

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