It’s hard to think of Valentine’s Day without lingerie. But, when it comes to lingerie, we often have a preconceived notion of what it’s supposed to look like, and we aren’t quite sure how it fits into our wardrobe. Below, you’ll find nine luxury designers showing that lingerie can be so many different things. Whether your personal taste is edgy or romantic, modern or retro, lingerie can fit your style and you’ll want to wear it long after Valentine’s Day is over.
Established in 1954, La Perla has become an icon in luxury lingerie – and deservedly so. The Italian brand has become known for both their impeccable quality and beautiful fit. La Perla creates a wide range of styles from elevated basics, to showstopping lace lingerie, loungewear, and even swim.
Evgenia combines unique laces with silk to create their modern vintage designs. Each piece in the collection is made, by hand, by the brand’s designer – often using techniques rarely seen in modern designs like insertion lace appliqué. For the ultimate luxury, Evgenia will take bespoke commissions.
Luxury with a conscious, Studio Pia uses cruelty-free organic silk (made without harming the silkworms) and opulent custom designed embroidery finished off with 24k gold hardware. Inspired by art and couture, Studio Pia proves you don’t have to sacrifice style to support sustainable fashion.
Designed in Paris and made from luxury European textiles, Paloma Casile creates delicate lingerie with effortless French girl style. Lighter-than-air bralettes and bodysuits that transition seamlessly into daywear make this brand the perfect choice for everyday luxury. Paloma Casile has now expanded into accessories to make use of excess fabrics and trim and make something beautiful while lessening their impact on the environment.
Modern, minimalist silhouettes in delicate, sheer mesh juxtaposed with exquisite laces and intricate hand beading, Taryn Winters is creating a new kind of luxury. Made in New York, the brand has a youthful, cosmopolitan sprit fit for the energy of the city that never sleeps.
With their tagline of “hardcore romance,” Loveday London certainly isn't for the faint of heart. However, lovers of edgier lingerie will appreciate the unique mix of silks, laces, and metallic leather that creates a fashion forward look for the bedroom and beyond.
Gilda & Pearl
Inspired by decadent Old Hollywood glamour, this British brand is a celebrity favorite of everyone from Naomi Campbell to Kylie Jenner. Gilda & Pearl creates a fantasy land of ultra-feminine styles trimmed with marabou and lace. The entire collection is ethically made in the UK by highly skilled artisans and much of the production is done by hand for a quality that can’t be matched by mass production.
Girl & a Serious Dream
Known for their sumptuous bridal styles, Girl & a Serious dream creates elegant styles from frothy laces. If you’re looking for pure romance, this delicate line is the one for you. In addition to lingerie, this brand also makes a collection of veils and toppers for wedding dresses so your whole wedding day can incorporate Girl & a Serious Dream’s signature style.
Violet & Wren
If lacy little things aren’t your style, this sophisticated line of loungewear might be just what you’re looking for. Violet & Wren is known for their creative take on botanical prints and bold color stories. The mixture of classic pajama cuts and more fashion forward silhouettes the line contains styles sure to please women of all ages. The brand even sells coordinating pillowcases to help you sleep in style.