Turn bedroom hijinks up a notch with a silk cami and shorts by Unforeseen Circumstances. Dainty hook-and-eye closures add a bit of suspense to an impromptu striptease.
Available by e-mail order (firstname.lastname@example.org), $52-$90.
If you’re looking for pinup-era perfection, work your mojo in Fortnight Lingerie’s mesh and lace bralettes and knickers named after the greats: Greta, Faye, and Rita. Sizes run 30-38, A-E to suit even the bustiest of gals.
Available at fortnightlingerie.com, $18-$129.
For the no-frills girl, Ten bikini briefs play it bold in bright, semisheer Italian cotton. Each pair comes in an airmail envelope — perfect for sending a not-so-discreet message to your admirer.
Available at tenundies.com, $40.
Who needs flowers on a desk when you can wear pretty floral prints on your bum? A matching silk georgette bra with fluttery back ties definitely shows you care.
Available at asos.com, $18-$32.
Perhaps you fancy Bettie Page over Barbie. The Loved One has the aspiring coquette covered with stretch-lace, high-waist knickers and sheer tops that channel B-movie babes.
Available at thelovedone.bigcartel.com, $34-$62.
A step up from your basic bra-and-undies combo, Bazsarózsa lingerie is cut with an edge and has unconventional details, like brass eyelets.
Available at journelle.com, $75-$148.
Love has you both seeing stars. Show it off in a silky chiffon retro print by Sexy Panties and Naughty Knickers, otherwise known as S.P.A.N.K. (And hope the name delivers.)
Available at sexypantiesandnaughtyknickers.com, $75.
Handmade in Hawaii, Gypsy’s seamless, outdoors-inspired panties sit low on the hip but allow just enough rear coverage to get a little cheeky with your favorite surfer.
Available at gypsy.bigcartel.com, $24.
A burgundy lace and leather chain harness bra from Electric-Ibiza is sure to shock — in a good way.
Available at asos.com, $175.
The lace-trimmed set from Veea looks like standard top-drawer fare, but a peekaboo backside opens up a world of fetish-loving fun.
Available at etsy.com, $128. To see more styles, go to lingerieveea.com.
Choreograph your own nip slip with BodyinMetal’s small collection of pasties made from metallic, oxidized leaves and embellished with sapphires.
Available by e-mail order (email@example.com), $250 and up.