Everyone’s definition of sexy is different: For some, it means showing as much skin as possible. And for others, it just means feeling confident no matter what you’re wearing (or not). Still, if your version of the perfect Valentine’s Day includes lingerie, you want to feel your best in it.
If you’re looking to invest in some new intimates for the occasion this year, rest assured there are tons of romantic options on the market no matter your style. And really, there’s no better way to celebrate the holiday than treating yourself to something nice — and the best lingerie for Valentine’s Day is the type that makes you feel, well, amazing.
Ahead, find 23 ways to upgrade your lingerie drawer no matter your size, style, budget or relationship status. Looking for more V-Day gift ideas? Check out our favorite Valentine’s Day heartfelt gifts, gifts for her, gifts for him, gifts for kids, Nordstrom gifts, gifts for pets and guide to flower delivery.
Lively’s Long-Line Bralette is the perfect pick if you’re not into lingerie but still want to feel sexy. One reviewer calls it “the trifecta,” thanks to its “comfort, beauty and support all in a bralette.”
Equal parts playful and sexy, this lace-trim chemise is great for anyone looking for a comfortable lingerie option.
Available in up to a size 4X, Skims’ breathable cotton thong is meant to sit high on the hips for a nostalgic, sexy vibe.
Give your go-to undies a lacy upgrade with this affordable high-waisted style from Lively.
Reviewers call this babydoll chemise, which runs true to size, “well made and surprisingly comfy to wear.” Another says it made her “feel super confident and sexy.” It’s available in plus sizes as well.
A thong with a double-front cutout screams sex appeal — but the subtle stretch of the material makes it comfortable enough to wear on days other than Valentine’s Day.
If you’re looking for a bra that you can get major use out of even after Valentine’s Day is over, this Thirdlove style is it. (More than 2,700 5-star reviews agree.)
Reviewers say this high-waisted brief won’t ride up — and that it’s “so comfortable, soft and smooth.”
Add just a little something extra with this lace-up back panty with a very cheeky cutout.
Who says sexy lingerie has to mean baring almost everything? Sometimes a boxer-inspired bottom is the sexiest of all.
The sheer side panels on these high-waisted briefs offer the perfect amount of peekaboo coverage.
Wolford’s satin stocking garter belt is made from luxe-feeling laser-cut nylon with a touch of elastane for just the right amount of stretch.
A pretty lace bra that can be worn well past Valentine’s Day, and it’s got its own matching thong and hipster too. Even better? With the code CNN15, Underscored readers can score 15% off their entire purchase.
Available in sizes up to a 36D, this underwire bra features red-and-pink lace all over, and there’s of course a matching thong too.
Wear this side-slit slip at night, then layer it atop a jeans-and-tee outfit well after V-Day.
This white camisole set is equal parts saccharine and sexy, thanks to the lace paneling and button-front top.
A bodysuit that was practically made for V-Day, with pink mesh, red trim and tiny bow embroidery all over. How sweet.
This cheetah-patterned bodysuit has adjustable shoulder straps for comfort, front bows for flair and an open bottom for, well, easy access.
If white lingerie feels too reminiscent of bridalwear, opt for a soft blush pink instead.
This babydoll chemise makes for the perfect cover-up. Whether or not you wear anything underneath, though, is up to you.
Looking for something with a little more coverage? This wine-color chemise’s elegant lace design offers a touch of sheer sophistication.