Your Guide To Non-Cheesy Lingerie

Now, we know "sexy" lingerie can veer totally cheesy with its ruffles, bows, and over-the-top embellishments. But, if your lingerie-drawer aspirations are like ours, you'd rather have fuzzy pom-poms on your key chains rather than on your body. If you're not into all those bells and whistles, you should never feel like they're your sole option. After all, your underpinnings should reflect you as much as the rest of your closet does each day.

Even if it's for our eyes only, our lingerie — be it a cheeky panty or a lace bralette — helps us feel (and look) our most confident. And, it's attitude that's important when crafting a sexy look and not necessarily super-provocative cutouts and unnecessary spangles. So, instead of all that, we found a few subtly scintillating skivvy picks — like retro cuts, longline bras, and satin sets — even the most minimalist of dressers can get behind. Ooh-la-la? Definitely.

Hanky Panky After Midnight Valentina Crop Top, $69, available at Shopbop; Hanky Panky After Midnight Valentina Tap Shorts, $68, available at Shopbop.
Eberjey x Rebecca Taylor Lou Bralet, $88, available at Eberjey; Eberjey x Rebecca Taylor Lou Thong, $68, available at Eberjey.
H&M Soft-Cup Mesh Bra, $17.99, available at H&M.
Only Hearts Fiona Teddy, $101, available at Journelle.
Naja Bella Strappy Bralette Eggplant, $45, available at Naja; Naja Ireland Strappy Thong Eggplant, $22, available at Naja.
Morgan Lane Madeleine Bra, $98, available at Morgan Lane; Morgan Lane Alison Shortie, $55, available at Morgan Lane.
Fleur du Mal Margo Lace Trim V-Neck Cami, $248, available at Fleur du Mal; Fleur du Mal Margo Lace Trim Short, $128, available at Fleur du Mal.
Lonely Lena Underwire Bra, $64.82, available at Lonely; Lonely Lena High Waist Brief, $39.85, available at Lonely.
Negative Essaouira Demi Bra, $80, available at Negative; Negative Essaouira Brief, $40, available at Negative.
Araks Beatrice Bralett Camelia, $100, available at Araks; Araks Aaron Panty Camelia, $65, available at Araks.
Mary Young Logan Bra, $62.75, available at Mary Young; Mary Young Logan High Cut Bikini, $45.41, available at Mary Young.
Trois Claudia Slip Dress, $215, available at Trois.
Cosabella Preta Bodysuit, $130, available at Anthropologie.
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