Affinity's Guide to Valentine’s Day Lingerie: 6 New Brands, 6 Different Personalities

From lacy to racy to tomboy, these sweet things underpin every mood. Whether you are spending Valentine’s Day channelling Sophia Loren, 90s Kate Moss or Betty Page, we have your number. Check out Affinity’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Lingerie: 6 New Brands, 6 Different Personalities.

 

THE PIN UP

BORDELLE

Gold plated hardware and S&M inspiration make this London brand as luxurious as it is sexy.

Set #1: Orient Belle Triangle Bra $92Minerva Suspender $90Orient Belle Strap Thong $80 Set #2: Bondage Wrap Bra In Cream
$405
Cream Classic Girdle Waist Cincher $295 Set #3: Adriana Frame Bra $125Bondage Belle Peep Brief $150

 

THE TOMBOY

SLOANE & TATE

Jonesing for Marky Mark and Kate Moss (or perhaps Justin Bieber) in their Calvins? You are not alone. This LA based, and produced, brand looks to mens underwear for inspiration (and comfort).

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Set #1: The Paradise Cove Bra $53The 97 Bikini $43 Set #2: The Buckingham Bra $53The Silverlake Short $46 Set #3: The York Bra $43The Echo Park Brief $44

 

INDIE DARLING

ARAKS

Sofia Coppola and Michelle Williams are fans of the New York based label, which features soft constructions, Italian fabrics, and designs which are more demure than risqué.

Set #1: Beatrice Bralett Persimmom/Plum Combo $100Aaron Panty Persimmom Plum Combo $65 Set #2: Ryan Slip Persimmon $259 Set #3: Dotzen Bralett Wave $225Devendra Panty Wave $85

 

THE ROMANTIC

L'AGENT

The ulta feminine line shares the over the top vava-voom aesthetic of big sister brand, Agent Provocateur.

Grace lace and stretch-tulle bodysuit $200Grace stretch-tulle and lace underwired bra $110Grace stretch-tulle and lace briefs $50Kaity floral-appliquéd tulle chemis $150

 

THE REBEL

FLEUR DU MAL

Fleur du Mal (the flowers of evil) takes its name from the work of French poet Charles Baudelaire. The name largely sums up the dark pretty aesthetic of this New York based brand.

Set #1: Fishnet Triangle Bra $80Fishnet High Waisted Panty $85 Set #2: Satin Bra $128Satin Hipster $45Satin Garter Belt $75 Set #3: Lace Bondage Triangle Bra $125Lace Bondage Panty $85

 

THE MINIMALIST

CURRICULUM VITAE NEW YORK

For the no fuss girl, who scoffs at a ruffle, and wants to keep her edge, even in lace.