FAQ: The Boudoir Photoshoot Wardrobe

What is a Boudoir Photoshoot and why should I care?

A boudoir photoshoot is a professional photoshoot that’s all about U in your gorgeous underthings. While these photographs are frequently gifted to a lucky significant other for weddings, anniversaries, or holidays, you absolutely do NOT need a plus one to celebrate your fabulous self! The empowering experience of these sessions has been said to be “100x more effective than therapy” for your confidence. You. Go. Girl.

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But what do I wear?

Glad you asked. Here are our top three outfits to capture your sexiest self on camera.

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1. One-piece Wonders: A flattering bodysuit

Bodysuits are hands-down the most flattering look for any body shape and size. These one piece wonders are great for photoshoots because they bring the focus of the image to your curves, peaches, and melons, while also giving you the ability to cover areas you do not want to emphasize. Spoil yourself with one of these lacy deep-v body suits for your special someone (or your own damn self!).

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2. Covered but Cute: A button up or off-the-shoulder tee

In general, we (and most photographers) will recommend you embrace the freedom of not covering up, but sometimes you want to emphasize the booty or incorporate a sentimental piece. Grab your S.O.’s favorite button up (or your own) for a more covered look that is still super sexy and versatile. You can get distinct looks by dressing / undressing in the shirt, rolling the sleeves up, buttoning it up, or letting it loose! Whatever you choose, match these tops with a beautiful pair of underwear. Subscribe to Underclub and let our stylists help you pick your first pair for just $12.95 / month.

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3. Ooh Wee, Three! Adding a garter

Garters are the thigh high boots of lingerie accessories. These small fabric additions to your lingerie help to make your legs look longer (and 10x hotter… it’s a fact). If you want to go the three piece route, we recommend buying as a set so all the lace, trim and design of the pieces match in the photos, like these sexy red or white pieces.

No matter what you choose, always remember that the confidence you bring in is ultimately what will make you look smoking hot!

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5 Ways to Wear High-Waisted Underwear

High-waisted underwear is the hottest underwear trend everyone needs to try. Whether you love it or hate it (ahem, or if you just don’t love it yet), this trend is here to stay. If you’re ready to embrace the trend but have no idea how to make this trend fully functional, we are here to show you how!

The top 5 outfits to complement high-waisted underwear:

1. Pair with high-waisted jeans

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2. Slip on underneath form-fitting dresses to avoid visible panty lines

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3. Rock as the highlight of your outfit underneath anything sheer

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4. Pair with summer days and high-waisted shorts

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5. Wear as shape-wear under your workout leggings (or as them!)

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Feeling inspired? Try out this underwear trend and more- join Underclub today to receive your curated monthly underwear delivery, and discover new designers and styles!

The Lingerie Every Bride-to-Be Needs

Whether you’re looking for bachelorette gifts to line the lingerie twine, or to shower the bride-to-be with wedding lingerie, our newest gift set has you covered.

Let her know you’ve got her back(side) with the Underclub Bride-to-Be Gift that includes six selections of luxurious underwear for every special occasion ahead. Each pair comes individually gift wrapped with a hint for her to open when she needs…

1. Congratulations! 

Every bride-to-be needs a pair of wedding white to kick off the celebrations.

2. Something Nude

To pair with something light or something tight, this nude pair will have her (discreetly) covered when underwear lines are best left unseen.

3. Something “Girly”

This smoldering pair will give her that Feyoncé feeling to start girls’ night out feeling extra bootylicious.

4. Something Blue

A twist on the traditional lucky blue charm.

5. Something Sexy

Help her celebrate the nights after “I do” in a bodysuit guaranteed to bring out the “OOH’s!”

6. Something Fun

Reward all her wedding planning, moving, and shaking with a pair as beautiful and relaxing as her honeymoon plans.

GIFT THE SET

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The six pieces will be delivered in one order, with each pair gift wrapped individually in white bridal gift box (6 boxes total). Each box has a labeled description for the Bride-to-Be to open when she needs “Something Blue,” “Something Nude,” etc. The nude selection comes in your choice of light nude, dark nude or mocha.

 

Oh Baby! The 5 Pairs Every Woman Needs During Pregnancy

Our specialty is finding the best underwear for every woman’s shape and size, and that includes our moms-to-be! The differences may seem nuanced, but ask any pregnant woman who will vouch for the fact that all your senses are heightened and every comfort matters during this special time.

Here are our 5 tips for the best underwear during pregnancy:

1. Forgiving elastic

Your belly will grow. And grow. And grow… Seek pairs with stretchy elastic waist bands to avoid unnecessary pressure and discomfort.

2. Soft materials

Sensitive skin during pregnancy is common because of increased hormone levels and because your skin stretches as your baby grows. Underwear made from natural fibers can reduce skin irritation around the bump, hips, thighs and butt.

3. Moisture wicking

When you’re pregnant, your body produces extra estrogen and progesterone which triggers heavier discharge. Look for breathable materials like cotton (especially for the gusset), or pairs made specifically with moisture wicking fabrics to help keep you comfortable.

4. Pad-compatible

Sometimes moisture wicking will not be enough, especially postpartum. Bikinis are your best option so that pad wings have just enough material to wrap around and stay in place.

5. Low-rise fit

Styles that sit below the bump and don’t put pressure on the belly. This style is particularly great for post C-section recovery.

… And a bonus tip: Pairs as sexy as you want!

Just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean you have to seek boring, functional pairs. Several studies show your pregnancy glow and increased hormones can amp up your sex life. ProTip: Cosabella’s classic Never Say Never thong comes in a maternity style with stretch lace and cotton gusset.

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Want help picking out the best pairs? You can now purchase our “Oh Baby!” maternity bundles or request maternity pairs in our Signature Subscription and Gift Subscriptions.

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10 Commandments for your underwear

There is no room in your life for settling, hoarding, or self-neglect, so why accept the unacceptable when it comes to your most intimate choices? The Underclub Team wrote these Ten Commandments of Underwear to help guide you towards greater self-confidence, and most importantly: alignment with your highest, sexiest self.

1. You shall value no other opinions higher than your own for your underwear selection

Your S.O. may love lace thongs and your sister might swear by boyshorts, but when it comes to your underwear, it’s your choice and yours alone. Hold your opinion about your underwear in the highest.

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2. You shall never worship just one underwear brand

We all have our go-to brands, but spice it up a little by trying out some new ones. You’ll find a variety of gorgeous styles to grace the altar that is your underwear drawer.

3. You shall not complain in vain about underwear that doesn’t fit. You shall fix it.

Just like clothing brands, not all underwear brands use the same size models- that means a “small” in one brand may be a “medium” in another. Don’t squeeze yourself into something too small or tight because of inconsistent vanity labels (Pro Tip: European brands generally run smaller).

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4. You shall not wear underwear that looks like a crime scene

It’s tempting to keep the underwear with the unfortunate period stain – just in case. Don’t do it.  We can’t guarantee new underwear will cure PMS, but ill-fitting or bad underwear can definitely make your mood worse.

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5. Honor your mother and her request for clean underwear

That advice your mom gave you about always wearing clean underwear is sage. In the worst case you get hit by a bus… or find yourself at the center of an #undervention.

6. Remember laundry day, keep it holy

Never wear dirty underwear on the Sabbath…or Monday, or Tuesday, or Wednesday, or Thursday… or any day for that matter. Make sure you have enough good pairs that you won’t run out before laundry day.

7. You shall not commit commando…without knowing your other options

Going commando is freeing for some and a bacterial nightmare for others. Don’t worry, we have a solution for that: seamless underwear. You get the look of commando, without any of the worry.

8. You shall not steal glances in the locker room, hoping that no one notices your tattered underwear

There’s never a good time to wear underwear that you’re embarrassed about, not even for a sweaty workout. Do yourself a favor and commit to only wearing underwear that makes you feel like the boss you are.

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9. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor about your new underwear habits

You’re not the only woman hoarding underwear she bought 10 years ago- you just don’t talk about it… yet. Let your girlfriends know that they deserve an underwear upgrade. There’s a club for that.

10. You shall not covet underwear ads, you shall invest in owning new pairs

Join Underclub and you can start building your own stash of covetable underwear. You’ll never have to break an underwear commandment again.

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The 3 Pairs You Need for Your Next Weekend Getaway

What essentials are on your packing checklist? Most of us are so focused on packing the right outerwear that it’s easy to forget the importance of your underthings. While taking in the excitement and awe of a new city, the last emotion you want to feel is discomfort- of your underwear riding up into places it shouldn’t, or making a surprise guest appearance when the camera flash goes off.

Here are the three types of underwear you need to make your vacation feel simply fantasstic.

1. The Barely There Pairalice-olivia-nude-empowered-by-you-thong-beige-product-0-691418625-normal

Try: Empowered By You seamless thong, cheeky or boyshort.

If you’re anything like us, light breezy dresses are a given for a weekend getaway. Avoid the unwanted panty sightings and lines that can ruin an otherwise flawless outfit. Pack a seamless, nude thong to help keep VPL’s out of sight and out of mind.

2. The Oh La La Pair

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Try: Blush Smolder thong or brief.

Add a sparkle to your smile knowing you’re rocking the ultimate accessory underneath. Whether you’re traveling alone or with a special someone, keep confident with a pair of Underbottoms that will enthrall. Who sees them is up to you. Try:

3. The Fabulous and Functional Pair

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Try: Fleur’t cotton boypant.

The travel and logistics of getting to your destination can be exhausting. Be sure to depart in comfort (and style) with a pair that will support you even when the ride gets long.

Plus, we’ve got you covered from head to bottom: This week, when you subscribe to our 6 month plan, we’ll send you a free Fleur’t Eye Mask* to help you catch some zzz’s when you’re on the way to your next adventure.

Use code TRAVELEASY at checkoutUpgrade your travel plans today.

*while supplies last!

How to Flatter your Body with These Underwear Tricks

Ever wonder what underwear can take you from feeling “meh” to “damn, I feel good!”? As an underwear subscription service that specializes in personalization, we are confident of the ins and outs of undergarment flattery and work to make sure our #Underwomen receive underwear that fits them perfectly.

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— Your guide to the most flattering underwear styles for your body type —

For tummy troubles: regular or high-rise underwear can really slim and flatter your mid-section! Material like lace further works to compliment this often problematic area.

For shorter legs and torso: opt for high-cut briefs and regular thongs to elongate your legs! Want to lengthen and emphasize your mid-section? Rock some low-rise undies.

  • PRO TIP: Steer clear of boy shorts, which tend to make legs look shorter.

This flatters all body types: underwear with a wide waistband (like Cosabella’s Never say Never thong) is most flattering because it avoids digging into your sides. Hello, comfort!

Pear shaped (small waist with fuller hips and thighs): thongs are great for this shape because they don’t require fitting around fuller hips. Compliment your beautiful figure with a stretchy lace thong with a 2-3 inch waistband.

Want more underwear tips? Check out our 3 most comfortable underwear picks here.