Slip into These Sexy Lingerie Pieces for a Boost in Confidence

by Rachel Tan
LIFESTYLE  |  June 20, 2019
  • For the woman who wants more spice in her everyday life.
    1 / 11 For the woman who wants more spice in her everyday life.

    Most of us are used to changing our wardrobes with the seasons, but fail to pay that same level of attention to what we wear underneath.

    Our ratty old underwear is familiar and comforting, but bras do wear out and lose their shape after repeated wears, which means they eventually stop giving adequate support — not good news!

    Besides, with a lower cost-per-wear, cycling in new lingerie regularly into our stash is a totally reasonable routine. To get started, indulge in these 10 gorgeous picks that will give you that extra jolt of confidence the next time you leave your house.

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  • 6ixty8ight Wild Lace Scallop Edge Balcony Bra, $34.90
    2 / 11 6ixty8ight Wild Lace Scallop Edge Balcony Bra, $34.90

    (Also read: 5 New Lingerie Trends to Spice Up Your Intimate Collection)

    A lingerie version of an LBD, 6ixty8ight’s Wild Lace Scallop Edge Balcony Bra is a feminine, black lacy classic that fits into every woman’s underwear drawer. In other words, an essential.

    Available at 6ixty8ight 

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  • Bordelle Amaya Balconette Wire Bra, approx $299
    3 / 11 Bordelle Amaya Balconette Wire Bra, approx $299

    While UK brand Bordelle is usually known for its provocative, bondage-inspired lingerie, it tries for a more romantic touch with this red and blush balconette number, while retaining elements of its signature bondage aesthetic. This luxurious bra also features delicate Swiss embroidered tulle on the cups and bands, and 24K gold plated components.

    Available at Bordelle

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  • Chalone Rachel Modal & Lace Nightdress, $99.90
    4 / 11 Chalone Rachel Modal & Lace Nightdress, $99.90

    When we spend a third of our lives in bed, what we wear to sleep should be the last thing from an afterthought. Chalone’s elegant modal slip is trimmed with lace, and makes even lounging around at home feel like an occasion.

    Available at Chalone

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  • Cotton On Body Lottie Lace Bralette, $24.99
    5 / 11 Cotton On Body Lottie Lace Bralette, $24.99

    (Also read: 5 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Bra (And Sports Bra))

    Why we like this: Its classic tri-shaped design is flattering, and the silky satin band adds comfort and luxe. Plus the white cups give it an air of purity.

    Available at Cotton On

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  • Gooseberry Intimates Full On Glam Sweet Ivory Demi Bra, $96.25
    6 / 11 Gooseberry Intimates Full On Glam Sweet Ivory Demi Bra, $96.25

    When your underthings are fancier than your regular clothing, sometimes you just want to show them off. French lingerie label Gooseberry Intimates gives you that option. Its Full On Glam Sweet Ivory Demi Bra features the brand’s signature soft laces with a scalloped trim, and is also designed to be worn as a cropped bra top with your favourite denims.

    Available at Gooseberry Intimates

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  • La Senza Unlined Strappy Bra, $41.59
    7 / 11 La Senza Unlined Strappy Bra, $41.59

    La Senza’s cheeky contraption of lace, straps and rings will give you an extra shot of confidence beneath your clothing. Try letting it peek out underneath a loose camisole or shirt.

    Available at La Senza

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  • Marks & Spencer Underwired Plunge Bra, $49.90
    8 / 11 Marks & Spencer Underwired Plunge Bra, $49.90

    (Also read: 11 High Support Sports Bras for Bigger Busts and HIIT Sessions)

    Made to be worn with low necklines, we like Marks & Spencer’s padded plunge bra for its additional strappy detailing above the cups — sexy, but subtle.

    Available at Marks & Spencer

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  • Naked and Unbound Fleur Bra, $59
    9 / 11 Naked and Unbound Fleur Bra, $59

    Local lingerie label Naked and Unbound’s Fleur Bra manages to do both sweet and romantic without any hint of lace or blush. Instead, it goes for embroidered red roses on black faux leather cups, which come complete with fishnet trims. Very alternative.

    Available at Naked and Unbound

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  • Perk By Kate Ada Padded Crop Bralette, $69
    10 / 11 Perk By Kate Ada Padded Crop Bralette, $69

    You know you are #shopping #wisely when your underwear also doubles up as regular clothing. Perk By Kate’s Ada Padded Crop Bralette does just that — it is a regular bra under clothing (albeit with some extra length), and also a cropped bralette you can wear on its own or with outerwear.

    Available at Perk By Kate

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  • Victoria’s Secret Perfect Coverage Long Line Bra, $71.91
    11 / 11 Victoria’s Secret Perfect Coverage Long Line Bra, $71.91

    (Also read: The Best Underwear for Every Workout)

    A longline bra provides not only additional support, but also gives a smoother silhouette — good for tight-fitting outfits. Victoria’s Secret’s version promises all-day comfort with its lightly-lined cups.

    Available at Victoria’s Secret

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