We’ll bet the typical underwear drawer looks a little less lacy and a little more practical. Whether you rely on trusty “granny panties” or up your game with a frilly cheeky every now and then, underthings are meant to be a personal decision based on your comfort level. There are, however, a few special occasions that tend to lend themselves to the fancier side of the undies aisle — pieces that remind us that lingerie can be an unsuspecting art form.
With Valentine’s Day scooting in closer, don’t be deterred by the cliché campaigns advertising red-hot lingerie. Sometimes it’s fun to forego our cotton bralettes for more intricate designs — whether you’re doing it for yourself or for a partner. Think of this less as a time to reboot your underwear drawer, and more of a time to expand it with a few better basics. From full coverage cups to “yep, you can see literally everything when I wear this teddies,” here’s 17 non-cheesy red lingerie picks that’ll suit every comfort level.
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