Raise your hands if you’re a self-proclaimed “lazy girl.” I’m all about transitional dressing, and nothing defines this more than lingerie-inspired pieces that you can wear straight from dinner to the bedroom. If we’re being honest, there’s nothing like getting home and crawling straight under your covers, pants off, and no changing necessary.
With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s time to get your sexy on (for your partner(s), but more importantly, for yourself!). Personally, I’ll be eating barbecue, 'cause cornbread and pulled pork are my true loves. But — no doubt, I’ll be wearing a sexy little number, napkin bib on top. I’ve never been one that’s been able to keep a shirt clean.
First, there was seven day dressing, which essentially refers to a wardrobe that works seven days a week, whether you’re at work, or brunching on Saturday with your friends. Then, there came work-to-happy-hour transitional pieces. You’d be surprised what a swipe of red lipstick and changing into pumps will do to your look. But now, we’re taking it even a step further with dinner-to-bedroom dressing. Trademark here.
With the slip dress and minimalism trending, it’s easier than ever to get away with wearing sexier, lingerie-inspired pieces, so long as its styled right. Throw on a blazer, comfy cardigan, or any structured jacket, and you’ve got a super polished look already. With a killer pair of leather pants, your sex status symbol just skyrocketed.
Below, find some of my favorite lingerie-inspired pieces to rock this V-Day.
1. Pretty Pink
Reformation Adriana Dress, $198, The Reformation
Hello, I'm in love. Picture this with over the knee boots and a moto jacket.
2. Lace Beauty
Nasty Gal Raina Lace Cami, $48, Nasty Gal
Perfect with a cute bandeau underneath.
Embellished Slip Dress, $100, Lane Bryant
Thigh high stockings will turn this dress ultra sexy.
4. The Pencil Skirt
Rag & Bone Izabel Skirt, $149, Madison Los Angeles
OK, but how gorgeous is this skirt?
5. The Classic Cami
Babaton Sonny Camisole, $60, Aritzia
A classic is always sexy.
6. The Bodysuit
Hanky Panky Plus Size Lace Bodysuit, $79, Saks Fifth Avenue
With a bralette and high waisted trousers, this look is everything.
7. The Romper
Express Black Lace Trim Romper, $60, Express
With a pair of cowboy boots and a denim jacket like this one, this is the perfect relaxed, sexy look.
8. The Flowy Skirt
Lauren Ralph Lauren Plus Size Lace Handkerchief-Hem Skirt, $208, Macys
Just add a bustier.
9. Scallops, Anyone?
Bebe Scallop Lace Miniskirt, $79, Bebe
Love how this is styled with an off-the-shoulder top. Pair this in the bedroom with a strapless lace bra, and you're good to go.
10. Va Va Voom
Kimchi Blue Sabina Ruffle Wrap Mini Dress, $69, Urban Outfitters
This dress speaks for itself.
11. All Lace, Everything
For Love & Lemons Vika Mini Dress, $243, For Love and Lemons
If you don't love this dress, I don't know what to tell you.
For 2016, my crystal style ball tells me that lingerie is going to be everywhere, even more so than last year. The '90s are calling, and we're happily answering.
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