Holly Hobkirk | Contributing Writer | Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Here's Some Cool Cheap Underwear That Won't Make You Cringe

The Debrief: Because no one wants to wear that dodgy stuff that cuts into your ass like you're a boiled ham

Photographed by Anna Jay

So you want to look hot on Valentines Day, but you don't want to look like you’re auditioning for a role in Fifty Shades of Grey. Despite what all the big ad campaigns tell you, it is possible to look hot in your smalls without dressing like a dominatrix. How the hell are you meant to work an appropriate dinner outfit over a lace basque anyway? And are stockings and suspenders still sexy if you wear them under your jeans? Probs not.

So I hunted out the best lingerie sets for V day so you can make a bit of an effort without having a breeze around your crotch or your middle squeezed to oblivion. Check out these cool lingerie sets that you will actually enjoy wearing. Oh, and there's one thing about all of them that you won't believe, but we're teasing you until you've checked 'em all out. So start rifling through our smalls.

Ok so want to know the sexiest bit of all about this lot? THEY'RE ALL UNDER TWENTY QUID. Seriously, no jokes. You can get a new saucy set for less than two cinema tickets. So sod Fifty Shades, and get yourself down the shops instead.

The Girly Lilac Set

 

Not only does this sheer lilac bra possess mermaid-like qualities, but the light padding and balconette style means you can wear it under anything. Cause, let's face it, you're going to change your outfit at least three times before your date. Plus, the pants are substantial, but still sexy, without looking like a piece of string.

The Laid Back Little Peach Set

 

The peachy shades of this triangle bra and briefs from H&M make it perfect for darker skin tones. It’s also so pretty that it’s basically a gift to yourself, never mind your Valentine.

The Big Knicker Set

 

Massive pants are back in- woohoo! These ridiculously comfy knicks work best under high waisted outfits. Oh, and massive bonus- they make you feel like a 1950s pin up model, especially with this bra that can actually support sizeable boobs.

The Luxe-Looking Set

 

Primark have nailed the whole I look super expensive but I'm actually totally affordable vibe with this coffee coloured combo. Plus the pants are sheer at the back, showing off your ass a little without you having to shove a thong up there. 

The Bond Girl Set

 

Khaki is the colour of the season, don'tcha know. This silky triangle bra and thong set from ASOS would look killer with a pair of black hold ups.

The Set That Can Handle Big Boobs

 

This classic contoured set includes a bra in sizes 30DD-36F and includes a genius pair of sculpting knickers. All the benefits of your Bridget Jones pants, without the shame.

The Change-It-Up Set

 

Bored of the same old pinks and reds that come around every year? Head to Primark. Despite a dreadfully unsexy title, mustard yellow is surprisingly wearable, and this set is guaranteed to liven up your underwear drawer. 

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Photographed by Anna Jay

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