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40 Types of Fashionable Lingerie


Lingerie is a word employed in shops to refer to women’s undergarments, and may imply their being fashionable and alluring.

Lingerie includes undergarments using flexible, stretchy, sheer, or decorative materials like Lycra, nylon (nylon tricot), polyester, satin, lace, silk and sheer fabric. Certain cotton or synthetic undergarments are also lingerie.

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Benefits of lingerie:

  • Lingerie can be anything from delicate to demure, sweet to radical, silky to soft: whatever you fancy, if it’s sexy, its lingerie.
  • Lingerie has its benefits for any woman because it creates a sexy looks.
  • Proper selection of lingerie is helps to upgrade women’s modesty and social status in their society.
  • Wearing the right lingerie hiding underneath your clothing can make you feel unstoppable and undeniably sexy.
  • When you buy your lingerie, it is important to know your body size. Because it expresses your actual shape and make attractive.
  • The first thing to remember is that no matter your body type, never buy anything that accentuates your problem areas.
  • Lingerie is mainly used for hygienic reasons. It also helps to hide blood of period.
  • Lingerie is helps to clean our outer garments from any unwanted things.
  • If you have issues with your stomach, try to find a piece of lingerie that is less tight and more flowing in this area.
  • If you like your chest, choose something that is tighter and offers more cleavage, making that the focus of the outfit.
  • If you are worried about your weight, choose darker colors lingerie because they have a more slimming effect.
  • Lingerie manufacturers produce glamorize lingerie and earn lot of money.

History of  lingerie:

Lingerie was developed during the late nineteenth century. Through the first half of the 20th century, women wore underwear for three primary reasons:

  • To alter their outward shape
  • For hygienic reasons
  • For modesty

Before the invention of crinoline, women’s underwear was often very large and bulky. During the late 19th century, corsets became smaller, less bulky and constricting and women were gradually supplanted by the brassiere. The 20th century, underwear became smaller and more form fitting. In the 1960s, lingerie manufacturers produce glamorize lingerie. In the 21st century, lingerie industry expanded with different designs and expresses as outer garments.

Types of lingerie:

There are 40 types of fashionable lingerie information with their figure:

1. Teddy Nightie:

A teddy is similar to a one-piece bathing suit. It is a combination of underwear and a short top.

Teddy Nightie

2. Peignoir:

A peignoir is a long gown with a length that reaches the ankles. These types of gowns usually come with a matching robe.


3.  Garter Belt :

The garter belt is a band worn directly on the skin around the waist. The belt has between four and eight straps that dangle to strap onto sexy stockings or thigh-highs. Its mainly to hold up your stockings, and today it is worn for fashion or to be sexy.

Garter Belt

4. Baby doll Nightie:

A baby doll nightie is a short, soft gown or negligee which sometimes could be sleeveless and many times comes with built-in bra-like cups. It is very sweet looking yet very sexy.

Baby doll Nightie
Baby doll Nightie

5. Bras:

Bras are a woman’s most common piece of lingerie. They give breasts support and enhance a woman’s appearance.


6. Bikini:

Bikini a style of panty with fuller coverage in the back and a higher leg.


7. Kimonos:

These are robes that are usually worn over revealing types of lingerie. A kimono is used to make the girl feel more comfortable, when she’s walking around with hardly anything on and would want something to cover herself up.

Plus size Kimono

8. Petticoat:

Petticoat an underskirt. Petticoats were prominent throughout the 16th to 20th centuries. Today, petticoats are typically worn to add fullness to skirts in the Gothic and Lolita subcultures and also use under the saree.


9. Corset:

Tight fitting and made of a stiff material, a corset cinches the waist and lifts up breasts, creating the ultimate hourglass shape. It is held in place by adjustable lacing in the back.


10. Basque:

A basque is an updated version of a corset. It takes the place of a bra and a garter belt, and covers from the bust to the hips.


11. Chemise:

Chemise is a simplest short gown that falls just above the knees. In the olden days it was also called a shift. Used as nightgowns that are usually made out of a fairly light material, something frilly and fun, giving sexy, refined look.


12. Bustier :

A bustier is a sexy strapless bra that goes down to the waist with garter straps attached. A bustier can be worn under clothing or as “visible” lingerie to take the place of a blouse with a pant suit or with jeans.


13. Bodysuit:

It is tight-fitting item covering the torso. More and more people are choosing to wear bodysuits instead of traditional undergarments.


14. Hosiery:

Close-fitting, elastic garments that cover the feet and legs.


15. Camisole:

The camisole is a short, loose-fitting sleeveless top that has a length that goes to the waist. It can be worn like a slip underneath a wool sweater, beneath an open jacket, or just as it is with a pair of matching panties.


16. Tanga:

A type of panty featuring full back and front coverage, but string-like sides that are typically thicker than those found on a string bikini.


17. Drawers:

A pant-like garment worn during the 19th century for modesty and warmth. Some drawers were split-leg, in that the crotch seam was left open.


18. French maid:

A form of ladies’ fantasy wear. One of many popular costumes used as lingerie.

French maid

19.  Thongs Panties:

Thongs were one of the oldest forms of clothing originally worn by men to hide their anatomy but thongs are commonly used by women many times to hide their panty lines while wearing tight fitting or light colored clothing.

Thongs Panties

20.  Body stocking/Catsuit:

Catsuit is one of the most mysterious and sensual lingerie items available. A one-piece garment that covers from bust to the toes, a body stocking is usually worn under close fitting clothes during the daytime or alone in the boudoir.

Body stocking/Catsuit
Body stocking/Catsuit

21. Boy shorts:

A style of panties, so named for their resemblance to male shorts.

Boy Shorts

22. Nightgown:

A nightgown or nightie, is one of the simplest forms of lingerie. Usually made for comfort while you sleep, a nightgown can come in a variety of styles and fabrics, with sleeves of any type to being sleeveless, various heights for the neckline, backless and made from silk, satin or nylon.


23. Slip:

A slip is mainly worn to prevent chafing of the skin from harsh fabrics such as wool but also to prevent fine fabrics from sweat. A full slip hangs from the shoulders and a half slip hangs from the waist and was called in the older days a petticoat.


24. Negligee:

A dressing gown. It is usually floor length, though it can be knee length as well.


25. Briefs:

Briefs rise to the waist, or just below the navel, and have full coverage in the rear. They are usually lacy and very cute.


26. Novelty Lingerie:

Styles of sexy novelty lingerie vary greatly, from highly embellished items, to unique fabrics such as leather, to fantasy costumes.

Novelty Lingerie

27. Cheeky:

A term used to denote that the garment exposes the bottom part of the buttocks.


28. Shape wear:

Shape wear is designed to create a smooth silhouette under clothing, and comes in a variety of forms. Bodysuits and body shapers, high-waisted undergarments, and long line shaping bras are some of the most popular items.

Shape wear

29. Bed jacket:

It is worn over a nightgown or negligee for warmth and modesty.

Bed jacket
Bed jacket

30. Bloomers:

Baggy underwear that extends to just below or above the knee. Bloomers were worn for several decades during the first part of the 20th century, but are not widely worn today.


31. Torsolette:

A shorter version of the corselette. It is very similar to the Basque, and is sometimes called a merry widow. The Torsolette may also feature detachable garters.


32. Bodice:

Bodice covers the body from the neck to the waist. Bodices are often low cut in the front and high in the back, and is often connected with laces or hooks. Bodices may also be reinforced with steel or bone to provide greater breast support.


33. Cami-knickers:

Camisole and knickers joined as one garment. Most commonly referred to as a teddy and, most recently, as a “romper.”


34. Corsage:

Similar to a corset. While corsets are commonly constructed of bone or steel, the corsage utilizes elastic.


35. Pettipants:

A type of bloomer featuring ruffles, resembling petticoats. Pettipants are most commonly worn by square dancers and people participating in historical reenactment.


36. Granny panties:

A nickname for panties that are high waisted and cover the buttocks considerably.

Granny panties
Granny panties

37. Tap pants:

A type of short typically made of  lace, silk, or satin.

Tap pants

38. Robe:

Robe is a garment worn to cover the body. A robe may be floor-length, knee-length, or shorter, and it is commonly worn over and as lingerie.


39. Jersey nightshirt:

A long, loose T-shirt made of cotton, polyester, nylon, or diaphanous chiffon. Another name for a baby doll or camisole.

Jersey night shirt

40. G-String Panties:

G-strings are sometimes referred to as dental floss because it’s usually just an elastic string in the back. Sometimes it is called a Rio thong as well but this style is a bit more conservative similar to a high cut bikini.

G-String Panties




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