We'll put our hands up and say we're often guilty of spending hours curating an outfit. After all, piecing together a wedding-guest ensemble you know no else will show up in or getting the brunch-to-bar outfit down to a T takes some work. Ask any editor and she'll tell you the same thing about nailing any new trend or fresh look: Start with the underwear! After all, the right pinnings can provide the most flattering and comfortable base, and therefore, make us feel like we can take over the world. This is where one of our most trusted go-tos—Figleaves—comes in.
Housing its own-brand collections along with well-known names in the lingerie world including Calvin Klein, Wonderbra, Lepel and Sloggi (it ranges from sizes 6 to 28, cup sizes AA to N and back sizes 28 to 52), there's something to suit almost anyone. Unsure of your size? Check out our handy bra calculator to make sure you order the right one. Our editors have all decided that the below five lingerie trends are worth investing in now and enjoy for many seasons to come. Not that you need any more persuasion, but it's National Lingerie Day today, so treat yourself!
#1: Sorbet Shades
If it's sorbet coloured, it gets our vote. Bras no longer have to be hidden away; let your pretty pastel bra flash through a linen shirt with denim for a fresh summer look. After all, like ice cream, they're far to good not to share.
Thankfully, gone are the days when "nude" is one shade of beige. Complimenting a wider range of skin tones, the likes of Nubian Skin and Figleaves own smoothing collection is a go-to for new nudes that'll suit many shapes, sizes and skin colours.
You'll barely even know you have this seamless style on.
#3: Not-So-Basic Black
If you're a die-hard black lingerie fan and no new trend is going to sway you, then look to the likes of lace and sheer details for an update. You'll wear it on repeat and they're the sexy alternative to the basic black T-shirt bra.
With #MyCalvins already racking up 688,000 posts and Sloggi styles basically trending with influencers on Instagram, it's no surprise they're key this season. Comfortable, stylish and so '90s—they basically sell themselves.
Just like a swimsuit, bodies can make you feel confident with the extra support around the waist. They can also be worn as a top with jeans and a blazer for the evening (we basically see them as a two-for-one buy).