The History of Valentines Day
St. Valentines day has its origins in the pagan customs of the third or fourth century BC and coincides with the Fertility Festival of Ancient Rome, over time the festival was Christianised and became a festival in celebration of love rather than lust.
In 1537 King Henry VIII decreed by Royal Charter that all of England would celebrate Saint Valentines Day on February 14 and most of the world now celebrates the day by exchanging cards and tokens of affection. Of course one of the most common gifts to give your lover on Valentines day is lingerie.
Why buy Lingerie for Valentines Day?
Valentines Day gifts should be intimate and special tokens of love. Intimate Lingerie perfectly matches that requirement, making the recipient feel special and bringing pleasure to the gift giver as well. A well chosen Valentines lingerie gift is also a thoughtful present, showing you have taken time and care in selecting something the recipient will appreciate.
What type of Lingerie makes the best Valentines gift?
While the obvious answer is "sexy lingerie!" Sexy doesn't necessarily mean skimpy thongs and barely there bras! A woman looks and feels her most sexy in flattering underwear which feels good against her skin, enhances her figure and is clearly high quality, we are confident that you will find what you’re looking for when you shop for lingerie online and chic underwear that can be worn everyday, whether for a romantic meal out or to make her smile at work is a far more thoughtful present than a black feather trimmed baby-doll which will be worn once and then be buried at the back of a cupboard.
If you want to make the best of both worlds and buy sexy Valentines lingerie which will also become an everyday favourite why not try a set of beautiful lace lingerie and a sexy pair of garters, or why not say it with flowers and order some red lingerie and include some panties, thongs/g-strings for those special occasions as well as a pair of traditional panties for everyday wear?
You can buy everything she will ever need in various ranges as there are many options available all of which are suited particularly to night-time wear and those special events / occasions or just to look and feel sexy.
The traditional colours for Valentines lingerie are red the colour of lust and passion. Or there is the innocent appeal of white or in pink the traditional feminine colour. Pink is also associated with Valentines day since the burial of St Valentine, when the Pink Almond Tree came into blossom.
You could consider buying lingerie in a colour to match a special outfit from our range. We also have some fabulous ranges which feature subtle and delicate floral patterns.
Advice for men ~ What type of Underwear do women want?
Men often like sinfully dark coloured underwear but be warned however that while ladies like to be spoilt, most women are at heart quite practical and if your loved one has no dark blouses or t-shirts to wear over the sexy black lingerie she would probably prefer something a little more subtle so she can enjoy your present on a regular basis!
Classy ladies appreciate classy lingerie, but they also appreciate you making the effort to choose something that is appropriate for them. Many younger women like to wear lingerie that is designed to be on display. Curvy ladies may prefer a full cup bra than a couple of silky triangles held together with elastic, and petite ladies may like a bra which subtly enhances their figure. However, be warned, unless you know she wants one, most women would rather not receive a wonderbra as a Valentines gift! We have a huge range of bra styles to suit every lady from the cleavage enhancing balconette bras and push-up bras to the unpadded which many women prefer to wear. We also have a number of half-padded bras which can be a stunning compromise between padded and unpadded.
Thongs are sexy and are also very comfortable, but many women don't like the feel of thongs or g-strings for everyday wear. If your lady falls into this category why not try a pair of beautiful and sexy lace shorts instead?
Lace is both attractive and luxurious, but make sure you choose high quality lace which is comfortable to wear and sophisticated - there's nothing worse than scratchy cheap lingerie against the skin or ‘lace’ which shrinks when washed.
Advice for ladies ~ Why buy lingerie for yourself for Valentines day?
First and foremost because you deserve it!
New underwear makes you feel sexy and if you feel sexy you are sexy, so treat yourself to a new bra and panties, or to a full set with suspender belt and garters, and enjoy feeling sexy and sophisticated without spending a fortune!
You can also buy yourself some underwear as a treat for your Valentine. Men love to buy their wives and girlfriends sexy Valentines lingerie, in part because they love to see you looking so amazing, so why not choose your own lingerie and wow them with your new look after (or during!) a sultry evening this Valentines Day. Lingerie to excite your partner need not be overpriced fluff – whether they like black lace lingerie or white bra and panties you can buy quality lingerie at a reasonable price that will set their pulses racing.
Remember - Sexy Lingerie is not just for Valentines day - its for life!