Treating yourself to some lovely lingerie to impress that special someone has become a time-honoured Valentine’s Day tradition. But with the array of underwear on offer, it can be hard to know where to start – and what suits.
“Lingerie is such a personal choice and is very much about enhancing your body shape – it should fit impeccably,” said Marks and Spencer’s head of lingerie design Soozie Jenkinson.
“Get fitted. At least every six months. There are lots of factors which can affect your body shape and size, so it’s important to check your size when you buy new bras, to ensure you’re wearing the right size for your current shape.”
And how do you know when a bra fits properly?
“Make sure the wire is not digging in, and the centre front of the bra should sit flat against the chest,” Soozie added.
“Make sure your bust is contained fully within the cup, and ensure your bra straps are secure but not tight. If you remove the straps, your bra should continue to support your breast.”
Whether you’re skinny, curvy or anywhere in between, here’s some styles to flatter every
Fancy something frilly or silky or satiny to liven up Valentine’s Day?