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Everybody knows that it is what’s underneath that counts, and this season’s lingerie trend couldn’t be more flesh-flashing. Think delicious, bedroom-inspired concoctions of chiffon, satin, and lace, along with a contrast of striking black lace against gorgeous nude and baby-pink palettes.

In this week’s blog post we give you our guide to lingerie style dresses, as well as our new ‘Trend in Action’ feature, complete with tricks and styling tips from our favourite bloggers.

The lingerie slip dress

Big in the 90s, this slinky number looks great worn both over a turtleneck and on its own under a stylish motorcycle jacket. Who would have thought our sexiest nighties could double for after-dark drinks?

Floral Waves Frill Lingerie Dress Sequin Slip Dress

Saint Laurent Floral Waves                                                                  Ashish Sequin Slip Dress

The Babydoll

Be pyjama party chic in this flowing, feminine style. Easy to wear, give your babydoll a cool edge with a pair of ankle boots or, for a girlier look, on-trend chunky heels. You’re welcome!

black baby doll dress lingerie dress inspiration

Saint Laurent Lace Babydoll Dress                      Boohoo Rachel Crochet Babydoll Dress

Nightshirt dress

Dare to bare with a sheer nightshirt dress. With a planned yet effortless appeal, wearing your pyjamas outside has never been more sophisticated.  (Of course, it’s never really been very sophisticated, has it?)

lingerie style pink dress  lingerie style dress

Reclaimed Vintage Angel Maxi Sheer Shirt Dress               Alberta Ferretti Sheer Shirt Dress

 

Trend in Action

Still getting your knickers in a twist about how you’re going to pull off the lingerie-as-outwear look?

Check out these looks by some of our favourite bloggers:

Haute Inhabit

lingerie style dresses

Super cool New York blogger Lainy is killing it with the Carrie Bradshaw Bra Effect. Sexy meets sophisticated with peekaboo lace layered under a smart, tailored blazer.

Camille Co

lingerie style dresses

Blogger and stylist Camille rocks an oversized tee with sheer panelling. Why not combat your fear of sheer by layering transparent pieces over cute crop tops and bralets?

Song of Style

lingerie style dresses

Aimee at Song of Style contrasts the soft, feminine slip dress with a tough leather jacket. A dash of 90s grunge never hurt anyone, did it?

Which is your favourite lingerie style dress?