Buying gifts for Valentine’s Day does not need to be the chore many make it to be. Yes, it can be stressful trying to scramble together an idea for a romantic gift, with most going for the safe bet of chocolates, flowers, and possibly a cute love-themed teddy.
While they certainly lack originality, these gifts are a good option because they are your typical gifts for Valentine’s Day and are widely available, making it easier for those that are stuck on ideas for what to buy their partner.
However, one gift that too many people overlook for Valentine’s Day is sexy lingerie. This is the perfect gift for the most romantic day of the year, being something that you both get to enjoy, making all the romantic festivities that more enjoyable.
Of course, choosing the right Valentine’s Day lingerie is not always easy, especially when buying it for someone else, so check out our comprehensive guide for all the important info you need to know!
Who would you buy Sexy Lingerie for?
A good place to start is by considering who the gift is for. Obviously, it is someone you are romantically involved with, but it helps to think about where your current relationship is, as this should help influence what products are best suited for your situation.
For example, is this someone that you have just started dating or have been together for a long time? Are you planning a romantic weekend away together or are keeping things simple with a night in?
Those in long-term relationships will probably have a better idea of what styles of lingerie their partner will prefer, while those in newer relationships may need to do some research to determine what they might like.
By thinking carefully about who the lingerie is for, you should have a better idea of what items they will like and what things you may want to avoid. Buying for yourself? Then you probably already know what you like and what turns your partner on, so focus more so on styles and garments you will both enjoy.
Choosing a style of underwear
When choosing sexy Valentine’s Day lingerie it helps to know what styles are available. There is a lot different types of lingerie available in various styles, any of which may be to you or your partners liking.
There are many options available, any of which may be to your or your partners liking, whether it’s classic bra and panty sets or something more unique like a teddy, corset, chemise, or nightdress. If choosing for a partner, think about what type of lingerie items they already own to help find something they might like.
Also, consider what you are doing on Valentine’s Day when choosing a style. While something may look stunningly sexy for a night in the bedroom, it may not be comfortable or practical for an evening dinner date, so plan accordingly when looking at garment styles.
Choosing a Colour
One of the first things to consider when buying lingerie for Valentine’s Day is the colour. Certain colours are more befitting for this occasion, with obvious colours including seductive reds and blacks.
However, don’t assume you need to buy something in red, pink, or black, as there many other gorgeous colours for lingerie that she might like. From rich blues and purples to golds and silvers, there are many non-traditional colours for Valentine’s Day lingerie that will look breath-taking on, so don’t feel pigeon-holed into the usual colours.
Consider what colours she likes - look at her wardrobe and maybe a peek at her underwear drawer (assuming you are at that point in your relationship) to get a better idea of what tones she might feel sexiest in.
Choosing a Fabric
Sexy lingerie is typically made of more sensual materials like satin, silk, lace, and sheer. These not only look great but also feel amazing on the skin, helping the wearer feel much sexier, which is always what you want from lingerie.
Certain fabrics evoke a particular style, however, so you may want to consider what look you want to achieve, whether its for yourself or a partner. For example, silk and lace are often considered more romantic or glamorous, making these a great option for most Valentine’s lingerie.
Those seeking a more daring and risqué look may want to consider other fabrics like sheer and mesh, which leave less to the imagination, evoking a much naughtier look that many love. You can take things a step further with PVCs and leathers for a much kinkier aesthetic that is perfect for a wild night in the bedroom.
Tips for Choosing the Sexiest Valentine’s Day Lingerie
Romantic Lingerie - A Classic That Won’t Disappoint
Most lingerie retailers focus on romantic garments for this time of the year, so will notice some common themes in the various products for sale. For example, most romantic lingerie is made from lace, with the sensual fabric offering the perfect balance of naughty and nice, looking daring but classy at the same time.
These are often sold in reds, whites, and blacks, although purples and blues are becoming more widespread. Look for features that are revealing but also teasing, which is why lace is a good choice of material common on most romantic lingerie.
In terms of garments, most types of lingerie can be found in romantic styles including bra and panties, teddies, chemises and babydoll’s.
Undress to Impress
One of the great things about Valentine’s Day lingerie is that it usually does not take long to end up on the floor! So, why not plan for the inevitable… by purchasing lingerie that is perfect for strip teasing?
We recommend combing lingerie items for the ultimate Valentine’s Day striptease, as the more you have to remove the more anticipation you build! Bras and panties often come off last, so consider items that you can wear over these while undressing, with naughty negliges and night robes being especially good for this. You can add accessories like stockings and gloves too - anything you both will enjoy taking off!
Hearts and Bows for Fun Themed Lingerie
You will find a lot of stores are selling lingerie specifically for Valentine’s Day. They are typically red and have themed details such as a love hearts and ribbons. These are available in romantic and raunchy styles alike, with some being more revealing while others are more traditional lingerie items.
If you are unsure what to buy, these are a good option as they are fun and cheeky so can certainly be enjoyed by most couples.
Get Your Kink on with Some Risqué Garments
Looking for some less traditional Valentine’s Day lingerie? Then be sure to consider something more daring like PVC or leather lingerie, with various kinky garments available that are perfect for a wild night in the boudoir.
Remember, the lingerie doesn’t need to look a certain style for it to be appropriate for Valentine’s Day - it doesn’t not matter what it looks like as long as it makes the wearer feel sexy and leads to a passionate night of romance!
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Scarlett Lawson is a 35-year-old consultant programmer who enjoys jigsaw puzzles, charity work and painting. She is generous and loveable, but can also be very disloyal and a bit standoffish.