The Underwear Mistakes We All Make—and How Not To

Lingerie is downright beautiful, but it can also be downright terrifying. It takes the world of undergarments to a place that for some, is completely unexplored. Garter belts? Teddies? Balconette? Chemise? Yes, there is way more to educate yourself on than simply a bra and underwear. Since Valentine's Day is coming up, we figured some of you might be considering slipping into something a little lacy in the coming week, and we want to be sure you do it with complete confidence.

Allison Beale, brand director of Journelle, was kind enough to inform us of the dos and don'ts when it comes to tackling these often intimidating underpinnings. Whether it's your first time wearing lingerie or you consider it part of your daily wardrobe, we can guarantee that Beale's tips cover it all.

Scroll to see what this expert has to say about wearing and buying lingerie!

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