Luxury Lingerie Gift Ideas for Her
The perfect luxury lingerie is the ultimate gift for many women - but as we all know, getting it right can be tricky! If you have had your fingers burned by choosing a less-than-perfect lingerie gift in the past, or simply want to let the experts do the work for you, look no further!
At Ouh La La, we have drawn on our many years of experience in successfully sourcing luxury lingerie gifts for our customers to compile the ultimate guide to our Top 5 Failsafe Lingerie Gifts.
These are our tried and tested bestsellers – 5 luxury lingerie collections, that have delighted our customers time and time again.
Each collection comes to you courtesy of one of the world’s most prestigious, perfectly fitting designer labels; featuring the most exquisite designs and fabrics. What’s more, each collection offers a range of styles to cater for all shapes and sizes.
So, whether you are looking for something a little bit sexy, or a lingerie set that is practical yet pretty, we have it covered with these top 5 lingerie ranges that work every time.
Here is the lowdown on our Top 5 Failsafe Lingerie Gifts – choose from one of these, and you won’t go wrong!
Choose the perfect styles for her from the selection below - go on, she’s worth it!
1. The Ultimate in Seduction: Lise Charmel – Soir De Venise
Famous for being one of the world's most luxurious lingerie brands, Lise Charmel offers simply stunning premium French lingerie.
The Soir De Venise collection combines elegant designs, exquisite embroidery and the finest guipure lace with a fabulous fit, supreme comfort and a broad size range.
Featuring the opulence of Swarovski crystals and the world-renowned Calais lace, it is the ultimate in seductive lingerie, and totally timeless.
Soir De Venise features a bra style to suit most women and a range of gorgeous accessories, from eye masks to garters, adding a fun twist to this incredibly sensual and glamorous range.
The wide colour palette offers everything from classic white to seductive red and sophisticated black. If she is a Lise Charmel fan, this is a winner and if she hasn’t tried Lise Charmel before she will be a convert!
Follow these steps to create the perfect Soir de Venise lingerie gift:
Step 1 - Choose her favourite bra style:
If she prefers a slightly padded style and a plunging neckline, then opt for the contour bra or the push up bra – available in a-d cup. These stunning plunge bras will knock your socks off! Their intricate design features sumptuous embroidery, the world’s finest guipure lace and a Swarovski rhinestone. Finished with dentelle de Calais, satin straps and venetian eyemask detail on the cup, they make a luxurious gift. What's more, they not only look great but offers fabulous support and shape - choose the contour bra with removable pads, to tailor to your needs or the push up for maximum va va voom.
If she is above a d cup or prefers an unpadded bra and a slightly sheer look, go for the half cup or full cup. These exquisitely detailed and perfectly fitting bras, elegantly combines fabulous support, stunning embroidery and delicate jewels. They are the perfect choice if she prefers a non-padded bra with a natural feeling fit and a slightly sheer fabric tht shows off the exquisite embroidery against the skin. They have a slight stretch in the fabric to give the perfect fit to e cup.
Step 2 - Select her favourite style briefs, a couple of pairs is best. Choose from the full coverage high waist brief, sexy shorty; classic Italian brief and choice of thongs and string. All featuring scalloped Calais lace, tulle inserts, the finest guipure embroidery and the all-important Swarovski rhinestones.
Step 3 - Add the finishing touches for the wow factor. Lise Charmel is famous for its gorgeous accessories – choose form the eyemask enriched with Swarovski rhinestones, the suspender belt in silk and lace or the supremely seductive waspie for the ultimate hour glass figure.
We love the Soir de Venise collection from Lise Charmel because… it makes every woman who wears it feel (and look) like a goddess.
2. Sophisticated Silk & Lace – Why not be Elegant Everyday? Lise Charmel – Splendeur Soie
Another timeless classic from one of the world’s most iconic and sought after lingerie brands, Lise Charmel.
The Splendeur Soir collection is a celebration of sophisticated silk and luxurious lace. Elegant and feminine yet comfortable enough to be worn everyday (who says special lingerie has to be saved for special occasions?), it is a favourite with Lise Charmel lovers and a great choice for anyone new to Lise Charmel as it has proved to be one of our bestselling lingerie collections.
Exceptionally chic and rich, the collection is available in popular shades such as black and red and also features a fashion forward colour palette including a precious coral bordered with mother-of-pearl and nude and a golden nude with pearlescent finishes.
Follow these steps to create the perfect Splendeur Soir lingerie gift:
Step 1 - Choose her favourite bra style:
For a slightly padded style and a plunging neckline, then the contour or push up bra is your go to – available in a-d cup. These sophisticated plunge bras feature the lavish use of silk and lace, for a beautiful, rich aesthetic. Not only do these bras feel supremely comfortable for all day wear, but they look great and offer fabulous support and shape. Choose the contour bra with removable pads, to tailor to your needs or the push up for maximum lift.
For a D cup or above, or if she prefers an unpadded bra and a slightly sheer look, go for the half cup or full cup. Beautifully designed in silk and lace and complete with a Swarovski rhinestone and silk satin straps, these styles are the perfect choice if she prefers a non-padded, natural feeling bra. They have a slight stretch in the fabric to give the perfect fit to e cup.
If she prefers a non-wired bralette, and is a smaller cup size try the Triangle bra. Comfortable, light and extremely elegant, it is an explosion of silk!
Step 2 - Select the matching briefs - remember to get at least two pairs! Choose from the full coverage high waist brief, sexy shorty, classic Italian brief and choice of thongs and string. All featuring lashings of luxurious lac and the finest silk.
Step 3 - Add the finishing touches for the wow factor – the silk nightwear in this range is to-die-for: choose from pyjamas, cami and shorts or negligee for the ultimate treat.
We love the Splendeur Soir collection from Lise Charmel because… it is the height of sophistication and elegance and the sumptuous silk feels amazing against the skin.
3. Exceptional Everyday Elegance for D+ Cups - Empreinte Thalia
Famed for empowering women to celebrate their curves, Empreinte offers the closest you will find to a custom-made bra that is truly transformative. Particularly popular in larger cup sizes, The Empreinte Fit is second to none and with sizes ranging from 30 to 48 backs and C to H cups, women of all shapes and sizes, all over the world, refuse to wear any lingerie brand other than Empreinte.
Thalia is one of Empreinte’s most enduring and successful collections, with timeless appeal.
Each Thalia bra style is neckline-enhancing, feminine and elegant, providing unrivalled support and comfort. The range of Thalia briefs feature a style for every size and shape, all of which complement the bras perfectly. A winning combination of embroidery and lace in a timeless all-year-round colour palette, Thalia is undoubtedly the perfect choice for all- day, every-day support for D+ cups.
Follow these steps to create the perfect Thalia lingerie gift:
Step 1 - Choose her favourite bra style:
If she prefers a classic design that offers support up to H cup, choose from the balcony bra, full cup bra or Microfibre full cup (the same as the full cup but in a soft jacquard fabric). All underwired, with liberal use of lace, they give the kind of lift and shape that can’t be beaten, thanks to the beautiful motifs along the edges of the neckline, underband and straps – all designed to pull you in and up in all the right places to contain your curves beautifully.
If she prefers a totally smooth and form fitting T shirt bra, or a plunging neckline, opt for the padded low plunge bra: a glamorous padded plunge that combines elegance and support to emphasise the neckline and cleavage. A wonderful T-Shirt bra with real va va voom.
Step 2 - Don’t forget the matching briefs! Choose from the glamorous high cut brief, the classic style brief, the sexy shorty or the seamless thong - and remember a couple is always good! All supremely comfortable and featuring the perfect combination of embroidery and lace, which is a signature of this timeless classic collection.
We love the Thalia collection from Empreinte because… it is the ultimate in support, lift, comfort and everyday elegance for D+ cups – never fails to impress!
4. Seduction and Support All in One for D+ Cups - Empreinte Louise
The Louise range by Empreinte is elegant, sophisticated and wonderfully pretty. Using Guipure lace and exquisite embroidery this new collection from Empreinte offers a new level of seduction and glamour.
With a seductive colour palette and a choice of voluptuous styles, Louise offers the ultimate lift to make you look and feel like a goddess. Every garment in the Louise range is designed to ‘sculpt’ women’s bodies to make wearers look and feel confident and empowered. The waistline is remodelled, the silhouette is smooth and uplifted, and curves are in all the right place – this is lingerie that delivers a visible transformation which is so noticeable that those in the know call it Empreinte’s ‘Visual Signature.’ The classic colour palette includes serene cream, sophisticated black and striking red – with extra colours each season. Simply take your pick.
Follow these steps to select the ideal Louise lingerie gift:
Step 1- Choose her favourite bra style:
If she prefers a slightly lower cut neckline, opt for the balcony bra or for fuller coverage, choose the full cup – whichever you choose, it will offer exceptional support, figure sculpting and the ultimate comfort while also looking supremely sexy
Step 2 - Dress it up with the matching briefs! Choose from the high cut brief for full coverage and maximum tummy control, the classic style brief, the seamless thong which is great under fitted clothes, or the sexy shorty - ever so slightly cheeky! And remember to grab a couple of styles!
We love the Louise collection from Empreinte because… it is what we call ‘the best of all worlds lingerie’: the ultimate in support, lift, comfort and super sexiness!
5. The Perfect Choice if you are Looking for Pretty & Practical – Marie Jo Avero
Renowned by lingerie aficionados as one of the world’s top lingerie brands, Marie Jo offers lingerie that is the perfect choice for pretty everyday wear for sizes from A-F cup.
Whether she likes a padded bra, non padded bra, multiway style or strapless - Marie Jo has thought of it!
The best-selling Avero range is a timeless classic. It features the perfect combination of smooth, seamless lines, comfort, support and prettiness. With its signature combination of soft checked fabric and playfully embroidered daisies the Avero collection is unmistakable - a truly iconic lingerie collection that has been delighting customers for many years. Available in a wide-ranging colour palette, there is an Avero shade for everyone.
Follow these steps to create the perfect Avero lingerie gift:
Step 1 - Choose her favourite bra style:
If she likes a padded T shirt bra, just choose your shape! Select the push up bra for maximum lift in smaller cups and the perfect line under low cup tops. Or opt for the padded bra with a rounded shape for a more natural look that is also suitable for bigger cups.
If she struggles to find the right bra for her outfits – look no further! Go for the padded balcony bra or padded heart shape bra with multiway straps, or choose the seamless non padded bra for versatility without the padding. You could even try the padded strapless bra for the ultimate versatility – suitable, whatever the outfit!
Step 2 - Choose the matching briefs. Choose from the iconic Rio brief, the low waist hot pant, the classic full brief or shorts or one of the two thong styles for invisibility under clothing and a touch of seduction.
Step 3 - Treat her to the ultimate lingerie gift by adding a gorgeous basque or suspender. The gorgeous bustier style basque features opaque fabric, seamless moulded cups with detachable straps and the signature Avero checked fabric with lacing at the front. It can be worn as a stylish top or under a fitted outfit for the perfect silhouette. Complete the look with the matching suspender belt – the perfect way to glam up your everyday lingerie set in an instant!
We love the Avero collection from Marie Jo because… it is so flexible; it comes in a great range of colours and offers the perfect smooth finish. Although it is suitable for everyday wear it still looks pretty and can be dressed up for a super glam look. An Ouh La La favourite!
And finally… don’t forget the gift wrap! Whatever you choose from our top 5 lingerie gift collections, don’t forget to complete your purchase with our luxury gift wrap.
Whether you chose a stunning lingerie set or an elegant piece of nightwear, each purchase will be lovingly wrapped in tissue paper, placed in an appropriately sized gift box, and decorated with pink ribbon. The gift box is then wrapped in brown paper for delivery. Just remove the paper and you have the perfect present all wrapped up. Just select the gift wrapping service on the product page
Most importantly, rest assured, if you do decide to buy her some lingerie and it’s not quite the right size, we’ll happily exchange any gift (see our refunds, returns and exchanges policy), and we will give you extra time for any returns after Christmas.
Bear in mind though that our customers always tell us how wonderful it is to receive a lingerie gift, even if they have to change it slightly – so be brave!
If you’d like some further help, take a look at Our Guaranteed Gift Hacks, or contact us by phone, email or pay us a visit in store – find out how to contact us, we’ll be happy to help.