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What's your lingerie style?

Author: Canadian Living

Fashion

What's your lingerie style?

The lingerie and sleepwear a woman wears can provide a surprising amount of insight into her personality. Are you a satin-nightgown-and-lace-undies kind of woman or would you rather cozy up in sweatpants and a supportive sports bra? Whatever your boudoir style, we've got you covered.

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What's your lingerie style?

For the romantic

You grew up worshipping Meg Ryan and Drew Barrymore, and never turn down a good chick flick. Your style is sweet and ladylike, and your closet has a whole section devoted to pastel tones—especially pinks. When it comes to your intimates, you gravitate towards anything and everything with eyelet and lace. Embroidered button nightgown, $50, zarahome.com.  Jessica Simpson 'I Put a Spell On You' Balconette Bra, $34, thebay.com.  Cosabella Hottie lowrider lace panty, $52, thebay.com.

Image by: Canadian Living By: Julia McEwen Source: Zara Home, Jessica Simpson, The Bay, Cosabella,

What's your lingerie style?

For the minimalist

Less is more. You wear the same (simple) accessories every day and your attire is pared down—no extras, crazy colours or cheerful prints. Same rules apply for sleepwear and underwear. You choose pieces with simple shapes and cuts made with good quality materials. Wool dressing gown, $169, zarahome.com.  Wilfred Free 'Sarah' romper $55, aritzia.com. Calvin Klein 'Icon' triangle bra, $40, thebay.com.

Image by: Canadian Living By: Julia McEwen Source: Zara Home, Aritzia, The Bay, Calvin Klein

What's your lingerie style?

The homebody

If you enjoy the simple pleasures in life, like staying in on a Friday night with a good read, a glass of Cabernet Franc and your pet curled up next to you—this also includes the human variety—then these retro jammies are likely your jam. Comfort is key when you shop for your bedroom and underwear attire: lace, satin or embellishments need not apply. Belle Sprinkgrid, $245, threejnyc.com. Jockey supersoft 3-pack French cut panty, $30, thebay.com.  Swiss Dot pajama set, $90, jcrew.com.

Image by: Canadian Living By: Julia McEwen Source: Three J NYC, The Bay, JCREW

What's your lingerie style?

For the Fifty Shades of Grey aficionado

You live your life as a confident, outgoing woman who isn’t embarrassed to admit to reading the occasional harlequin romance book—ok, you might have filled a whole bookshelf. Though you’re brimming with excitement over the release of the new Fifty Shades of Grey flick, you know you could outshine Anastasia in the bedroom. Lace, cutouts and revealing lingerie are on call 24/7. Unlined mesh and lace bodysuit, $39.50, lasenza.com L’Agent Ceri non-padded balcony bra, $66, journelle.com.  Dream of me thong, $25, freepeople.com.

Image by: Canadian Living By: Julia McEwen Source: La Senza, Journelle, Free People

What's your lingerie style?

For the fitness fanatic

If you were a Spice Girl, you’d be Sporty. You put a premium on comfort, you don’t like to complicate things and you still want to look cute, so you choose bras and undies in vibrant hues. When you get home from a long day at work, a killer spin class and need to cook dinner for your clan, bring on the comfort of sweatpants. Whisper jersey leggings, $46, jcrew.com.  Community 'Rasa' bra, $30, aritzia.com.  Pink Cotton Basics Hipster Panty, $10,50, victoriassecret.com.

Image by: Canadian Living By: Julia McEwen Source: Victoria Seceret, J.CREW, Aritzia

What's your lingerie style?

For the impossibly chic woman

The Type-A personality who comes into the office on casual Friday dressed to the nines in a LBD, stockings and skyscraper heels fits this category. Sophisticated, tailored and glamorous describes both your exterior and undercover style. Fine French lace and satin are your lingerie must-haves—and you probably catch your ZZZs with a scented sleep mask, too. Silky satin gown, $60, lavieenrose.com. L’Agent by Agent Provocateur, $92, net-a-porter.com. Crystal open gusset lace thong, $24, nordstrom.com.  Calvin Klein Sheer lace chemise, $70, thebay.com.

Image by: Canadian Living By: Julia McEwen Source: The Bay, La Vie En Rose, Net-A-Porter, The Bay, Calvin Klein,

What's your lingerie style?

For the bohemian babe

You eat organic, practice yoga and your ideal Sunday afternoon is a shabby-chic brunch followed by visiting a new art exhibit. You prefer natural fabrics, wear a ton of vintage and love to layer. Your sleepwear would work perfectly in your regular closet and your underwear is comfortable with small hits of delicate texture and embroidery. Denim quilted kimono, $169, zarahome.com. Dobby stripe nightshirt, $45, gapcanada.ca.  Eberjey rosette stretch knit jersey pajama shorts, $50, net-a-porter.com.  Aerie cotton plunge bralette, $25, ae.com.

Image by: Canadian Living By: Julia McEwen Source: Zara Home, Eberjey, Net-A-Porter, American Eagle, Gap

What's your lingerie style?

The wild child

You know how to have a good time. You love to go out with friends, eat, drink, date, dance and most of all, have fun. Your style is all over the place. You aren’t afraid to wear trends, like body-conscious styles, and always show a wee bit of skin. As for your undies, anything animal print rules—especially leopard. Jones New York mesh leopard print robe, $80, thebay.com.   Strappy leopard print demi bra, $11, charlotterusse.com.  Leopard print original rise thong, $30, nordstrom.com.

Image by: Canadian Living By: Julia McEwen Source: Nordstrom, Charlotte Russe, Jones New York, The Bay
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