Lingerie That’s Sexy and Functional

When it comes to lingerie, looks aren’t everything; as the base layer for all that we wear, these garments need to perform. Here’s a collection of new multi-functional intimates that shape, blend and follow the trends. 

La Perla Floralia Bodysuit

No need to slip into something more comfortable when you wear this gorgeous ribbed bodysuit for date night – let it peek out from under a jacket during dinner and steal the show later when you’re back home. Available in black, red and natural, $608, La Perla







lingerie-free-people-daisy-panel-hi-rise-undie-and-vixen-halterFree People Daisy Panel Hi Rise Undie and Vixen Halter

Not only is the boho look in for fall, so are high-waisted pants and skirts. Get trendy with these scallop-trimmed panties that are far from frumpy, especially when paired with the matching underwire halter. Panties $82, halter $118, Free People







lingerie-nubra-seamless-push-upNuBra Seamless Push Up

This strapless, backless bra allows you to stay supported and even adjust your cleavage, adding a little pizzazz to your look for special occasions. $45, NuBra









lingerie-lululemon-light-as-air-hipster-and-thongLululemon’s Light as Air Hipster and Thong

These new high-performance undies are made of a breathable, moisture-wicking, anti-chafing fabric that allows you to focus on your workout without getting your panties in a twist. Hipster $18, thong $16, Lululemon 







lingerie-spanx-colorblock-open-bust-bodysuitSpanx Colorblock Open-Bust Bodysuit

Spanx puts a sensuous spin on shapewear with this new open-bust bodysuit that allows you to wear your own bra for a flattering fit that looks great under clothes or on its own. $62, Spanx







lingerie-soma-cool-nights-lace-back-sleep-chemiseSoma Cool Nights Lace Back Sleep Chemise

Sleep is sexy; sweat is not. Soma’s special fabric keeps you cool and dry and the nightie keeps its shape after countless washings. $70, Soma








lingerie-hanky-panky-raschel-crossover-braletteHanky Panky Raschel Crossover Bralette

Say hello to the newcomer to lingerie, the “bralette” – a soft, semi-supportive garment that’s used as a pretty, visible layer under skimpy tops. Hanky Panky offers a wide assortment of bralettes in their signature stretchy lace. $53, Hanky Panky 







lingerie-nubian-skin-bras-and-pantiesNubian Skin Bras and Panties

At last, a brand of lingerie that recognizes that not all skin tones are the same. This acclaimed UK brand is now available in the U.S., with bras and panties in a variety of nude shades for women of color. Panties from $16, bras from $55, Nordstrom








lingerie-wolford-darleene-overknee-tightsWolford Darleene Overknee Tights

Give the illusion that you’re rocking sultry thigh-high stockings with these luxuriously comfortable pantyhose embellished with shimmering squares. $115, Wolford







lingerie-uniqlo-shortie-sweat-lounge-setUniqlo Shortie Sweat Lounge Set

The chic and cheap Japanese retailer, known for colorful basics, is opening a flagship store on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue in October. Celebrate their arrival with this cute and cozy lounge set. Available in pink, black and gray, $30, Uniqlo








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