Underwire and a full cup are key, but these embellished sets prove that you don't have to sacrifice beauty for function. Not sure if you need to size up? Consult an expert.
Mimi Holliday by Damaris True Love Silk-Trimmed Lace Underwire Bra ($46), at theoutnet.com; Mimi Holliday by Damaris True Love Low-Rise Silk-Trimmed Lace Thong ($30), at theoutnet.com.
A sheer, embroidered bodysuit it a guaranteed show-stopper. For the daring: Treat the one-piece as a top and layer under a blazer.
Speakeasy Bodysuit ($97.88), at cosabella.com.
A slip plays many roles: luxe sleepwear, slinky base layer and answer to slightly-too-sheer skirts or sweaters. Above all, it will add a vintage touch to your look.
Topshop Reclaim Lace Up Slip Dress ($32.83), at topshop.com.
Journelle Laure Chemise ($74 USD), at journelle.com.
Freya Fancies Chilli Red Chemise ($TK), at freyalingerie.com.
Coco de Mer Cremorne Slip ($187.85), at coco-de-mer.com.