For the longest time, lingerie was looked at as a way to appeal to the male gaze. Dripping with misogyny, lingerie scenes in TV and movies implied that a woman could never want a frilly confection for herself; no, she brought pretty underthings to please a man (and always a man). Thankfully, we’ve evolved past that antiquated cliché, and more women aren’t afraid to wear intimates for their own pleasure.
Although there’s nothing wrong with trying on a little something for your significant other, there’s also nothing wrong with dressing up for yourself. That’s why we say treat yo’self this season to something adorable, something sweet, or even something down-right naughty. Whatever your taste, we found an array of pieces that are bound to make you feel sexy. Shop now so you can slip into something a little more comfortable later.
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(Editor’s note: Although not all of the models featured are plus-size, all of the pieces are available in sizes 14+).
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