05/02/2014 12:40 GMT | Updated 07/04/2014 06:59 BST

Valentine's Lingerie Looks

I know, I know, lingerie for Valentine's Day - groundbreaking. But it's a great annual reminder to throw out those granny panties and refresh your underwear collection. And while you're in the area, why not take a look at getting at least one decent sleepwear outfit that isn't made up of a pair of saggy-kneed pj bottoms and a t-shirt that came free when you joined the gym?

It's amazing what a confidence boost a fabulous, well-fitting set of underwear can be, so here's a selection of Valentine's inspired outfits, from naughty to nice, and a few accessories to inspire you to lingerie greatness.

For more Valentines inspiration, check out my Valentine's Day board on Pinterest, my instagram feed and my FightForYrWrite blog.


Left to Right: Markus Lupfer lip print jersey Smacker Lips sweatshirt, £155, and shorts, £110; Mimi Holliday silk Sticky Toffee Pudding plunge bra, £59, and thong, £32; and Dirty Pretty Things' Edie Babydoll, £175, and matching briefs, £45, all available from; William Wilde for Lascivious black latex bow, £75, Latex skirt, £165, and Rachel satin bra by Lascivious, all available from

Snuggle Bug:


1 Cool in Pink Moccis, £59.97 from

2 Ariel Gordon Heart Ring, £103, and 4, Earrings, £140, both from

3 Vivienne Westwood 'Mon Boudoir' eau de parfum from £38 for 30ml, available from various stockists including Debenhams

5 Roses de Chloe eau de toilette, £51.50 from various stockists including

6 Chinti & Parker cashmere jumper, £350, exclusive to Harrods from their heart-filled Chinti & Parker Valentines pop up store.

7 Origins 'Drink Up' Breast Cancer Awareness lip balm, £16 from Selfridges

8 Orly 'Blush' Collection nail polishes each priced £10.25 from

9 Embrace Lace Underwired Bra by Wacoal, £43 from

10 Lulu Guinness Dusky Pink Perspex Clutch, £245 from

11 Jurlique rose 'Love Balm', £10 from Selfridges

12 Deep Sleep Heavenly Candle by This Works, £25 from

13 Johnston's Cashmere Bed Socks, £45 from

14 Smith/Grey Rose Gold Marina Roses Earrings, £175, from Avenue 32

15 Gold Hawk Lace Shorts, £85, from L'Eclaireur, Paris, via FarFetch

Wild for the Night:


1 & 11 Agent Provocateur Alina Bra, and Ouvert Brief, £110 each from

2 Lulu Guinness Red Perspex Clutch, £245 from Avenue 32

3 Smith/Grey Ruthenium Stackable Thorn Rings, £145 each from

4 H&H Gold Pointer Nail, £45 from Selfridges

5 & 6 Eliza Peekaboo Bra, £145, and mini briefs, £125, both by Myla and available from Harrods

7 L'Agent by Agent Provocateur 'Penelope' Waspie, £95 from Harrods

8 Azature Black Diamond nail polish, £17 exclusively from Selfridges

9 Eve Snow nail polish in Sunrise Glow, £14, from

10 Maria Black Gold Plated Son Earrings, £100 from Avenue32

12 D.L. & Co. Le Petite Pomme Rouge Candle, £35, from

13 Deborah Marquit Leopard-print stretch tulle underwired bra, was £145, now £65 from The Outnet (they have some really fantastic lingerie bargains at the moment - click here to have a browse)

14 Kate Moss Lasting Finish Matte Lipstick in Shade 107 by Rimmel, £5.49 from Boots and various other stockists

15 Giuseppe Zanotti 'Rivets Leather' Sandals, £565 from

16 Burberry Brit Rhythm for Her eau de toilette, prices start at £40 for 30ml, available from various stockists including Selfridges

17 Roberto Cavalli Signature eau de parfum, prices start at £34.50 for 30ml, available from various stockists including

18 Saint Laurent 'Jane' Sandals, £520 from Harrods

19 Maria Francesca Pepe Gold Studded Pearl Double Cuff, £145 from

20 Bordelle bondage 'Angela' Dress with 18k gold ring straps (as worn by Beyonce in her 'Yonce' video), £585 + VAT from

Kitsch Kitten:


1 Kate Spade Gumdrop Gems earrings, £65, from Selfridges

2 & 3 Myla Morgan Balcony Bra, £95, and matching Thong, £55, both from

4 L'Agent 'Rosalyn' Basque, £95 from Harrods

5 Rimmel Scandaleyes Retro Glam Mascara, £6.99 from various stockists including Superdrug

6 Shu Uemura Soft Cross Lashes 07, £15.50 from Selfridges

7 Tatty Devine Swallow necklace, £25 from

8 & 9 Made by Niki Ruffled Cape Bra, £169, and matching ruffled shorties, £89, both from Dolci Follie via FarFetch

10 Paul & Joe pressed powder compact, £7.50 from Selfridges

11 Wolford 'Darling' Seamed Hold Ups, £43 from

12 Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G. lipstick in Bitch Perfect, £23 from Selfridges

13 Anna Sui 'Dolly Girl' eau de toilette, £36, exclusively from Debenhams

14 Bionda Castana Red Suede Rosario Pumps, £430, from

15 Folies by Renaud 'Marabou' negligee, £170, from Dolci Follie via FarFetch

16 Maison Michel Heidi rabbit ears headband, £285 from Selfridges

17 & 18 Chantal Thomas 'Colombine' bra, £88, and briefs, £47, both from Dolci Follie via

19 Ciate Paint Pot nail polish in Cupcake Queen, £9, from

20 Folies by Renaud ruffle babydoll, £155, from Dolci Follie via FarFetch

Pure Class:


1 Amazing Grace limited edition fine perfume, £40, by Philosophy from

2 & 3 Elle MacPherson Intimates 'Committed Love' strapless bra, £45, and matching thong, £24, both in Retro Cream from

4 & 5 Eleanor Almond Full Cup Bra, £169, and matching Classic Briefs with keyhole back, £95, both by Harlow & Fox, a fabulous new name in luxury lingerie for women with cup sizes DD-G. Available from

6 Links of London Charm Catcher Heart 18 carat gold vermeil bracelet, £85 from

7 Bodas cotton nightshirt, £49 from Selfridges

8 & 9 DKNY Intimates Signature Lace Perfect Lift Embellished Bra (you can customise the level of padding depending on how much cleavage you're after), and Underslimmers 2 for Lace Curves (tummy control briefs with peekaboo back detail), both available from John Lewis stores

10 Diptyque Limited Edition Rosa Mundi pink wax candle, £42 from all Diptyque locations,

11 Essentials Infinite Triple Fix Cuff, £350 from Links of London

12 Eve Snow cruelty free nail polish in Birthday Suit, £14, from

13 Poplin pink trim Bardot Pyjamas, £150, from

14 Underwired Half Cup Bra, £39.95, 15 Underwired Plunge Bra, £39.95, and 16, matching thong, £19.95, all from the Talisman collection by Implicite from Rigby and Peller

17 Philosophy 'Kiss Me Tonight' intense therapy lip balm, £16 from

18 Oh Lola! eau de parfum by Marc Jacobs, prices start from £37 for 30ml, from various stockists including Debenhams

19 Lulu Guinness silver glitter perspex lips clutch, £245, from