Did you know that it’s ok to buy nice underwear for yourself? I am officially giving you permission to buy some beautiful lingerie as a Christmas treat! Gone are the days where we had to wait for our better halves to buy us something sexy. From my own observations women are investing in high quality, long lasting underwear, more so than ever. New labels are popping up in our department stores, and thankfully retailers are responding to our need for affordable pieces which do not compromise on quality fabrics and fit.
I used to be a very lazy lingerie buyer, not really paying attention to size or how the pieces are made. I’ve changed my habits and now invest in some key pieces a few times a year. Each time I buy a new bra, I am re-fitted (all brands differ in size) and I think about the practicality of each piece I buy (I tend to avoid strong patterns and bright colours). If you are thinking of indulging in something new for the party season, then I can highly recommend two labels, Scandale, Wacoal and Btempted. These brands are widely available in Ireland and the UK and you will be delighted to hear that both are very affordable, and won’t break the budget this Christmas.
Above pieces from Scandale. Scandale have a very clever numbering system which allows you to select pieces based on your shape and the styles you like. These No.6 mid waist pants are my favourite and are currently in my collection!
Above set from Wacoal
Above bra and pants set from Btempted (sister brand of Wacoal)
Brand sizing is as follows!
Scandale: 32A- DD, S, M, L, XL, XXL
Wacoal: 32B – DD S, M, L, XL
B.tempt’d – 32B – 38DD S, M, L, XL