• Buyers GuidesSexy Lingerie Guides

    Treating yourself to some new lingerie or a sexy costume is a great way to give yourself (and your love life!) a lift. Our lingerie guides help you choose what to buy and our free returns policy means you can buy in confidence.

    Bloke's Guide to Buying Lingerie

    What if my order doesn't fit?

    Buying lingerie and sexy costumes online can feel like a bit of a risk because you don't have a chance to try anything on before you buy.

    Don't worry! Our free returns mean that you can buy in total confidence. Try on your new lingerie and clothing to see if it fits and feels sexy. At Lovehoney you can always send it back using our freepost returns address for a full refund.


      Buyers GuidesGift Guide for Men: How to Buy Sexy Lingerie

    1. A blokes guide to buying LingerieLingerie is one of the easiest to invigorate your relationship and if you get it right, it really is one of the best gifts to give your partner. This guide will help you make the right choices when shopping for lingerie for your wife, girlfriend or lover.

      Do a little research, and we can assure you she'll appreciate that little bit of extra effort when she unwraps your lingerie gift and not only does it fit, it's something she'll love and feel great wearing too.

      Follow the tips in this guide to help you choose the perfect gift the first time, but if you do happen to miss the mark then you can take advantage of Lovehoney's 100-day, no-quibble returns policy.

      Read more: Gift Guide for Men: How to Buy Sexy Lingerie


      Buyers GuidesGuide to Lingerie Styles

    1. Guide to Lingerie StylesIf you're baffled by basques or confused by corsets, Lovehoney's easy lingerie guide will explain everything. Armed with this information, choosing the perfect lingerie to make you or your partner feel sexy and confident should be easy.

      We've split this guide into structured lingerie (basques, corsets and other figure-hugging and body-sculpting garments) and unstructured lingerie (flirty, feminine and comfortable lingerie like babydolls, chemises and camisole sets) to suit your mood or your partner's style.

      We also explain the different types of knickers, thongs and g-strings as well as sex-on-legs hosiery (from stockings and suspenders, to bodystockings and tights).

      Read more: Guide to Lingerie Styles


      Buyers GuidesHow to Choose Lingerie for Your Body Shape

    1. 
How to Choose Lingerie for Your Body ShapeLooking to buy some sexy new lingerie but aren't sure where to start? Don't worry!

      All you have to do is figure out your body shape and we'll give you the best lingerie suggestions which will flatter and complement your body in the best possible way.

      If you're buying lingerie as a gift for your lover and haven't found many clues in her underwear drawer as to the styles and shapes she likes, then it could be just the right time to spark a well-needed overhaul.

      This guide will help you to choose something that will look stunning on her, ensuring she feels confident and sexy.

      Read more: How to Choose Lingerie for Your Body Shape


      Buyers GuidesFitting Guide for Basques and Bustiers

    1. Basques, Corsets and Bustiers ExplainedThere are numerous different definitions for basques, corsets and bustiers that vary between companies. Anything with lacing down the back or an hourglass shape can be referred to as a corset and this can cause a lot of confusion when you're trying to decide what to buy.

      So what is the difference between these garments and how does that change how you wear them? This guide explains the differences between corsets, bustiers and basques and shows you how to choose the correct size for each.

      Read more: Fitting Guide for Basques and Bustiers


      Buyers GuidesFitting Guide for Corsets

    1. Fitting Guide for CorsetsPerhaps the sexiest piece of lingerie imaginable, the corset gives you an enviable shape and boosts your confidence - a winning combination in the bedroom.

      However, choosing your first corset can be incredibly daunting - what do all those number mean?! This guide will tell you everything you need to know, from how to measure yourself to how to put a corset on and everything in between.

      Read more: Fitting Guide for Corsets


      Buyers GuidesHow To Clean Your Lingerie

    1. How To Clean Your LingerieLingerie needs to be stored, washed and dried with extra care and attention to keep it in tip-top condition.

      Whether it's made of lace, silk or high quality cotton, you'll find your sexy lingerie lasts much longer if you take proper care of it.

      Here at Lovehoney, we want to ensure that you get the best from your lingerie.

      That's why we've put together this handy guide to keeping your smalls sorted and your lingerie looking lovely!

      Read more: How To Care For Lingerie


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