Bedroom Eyes: How to Look Good (Almost) Naked
Sheer, sexy lingerie is a great way to turn up the heat in the bedroom—and it’s a big boost to your confidence, too. Want to look seductive, spice things up in your relationship, or just feel extra great under your clothes? Take a sneak peek… Photos: Kirk Kenny / studiozag.com
No Rose Without Thorns
For lingerie, go slightly outside your comfort zone: It can be smooth and silky, bright and tight, or lacy and girly, whatever you feel suits you. For starters, Raven + Rose offers a stunning two piece outfit that goes out of the ordinary with a semi-see-through lace front top, with wiring that keeps your girls supported, and strappy bottoms for a tough girl look.
Pearl of the Orient
One way to amp up the sexiness but also add a touch of class is with jewelry, like this beautiful pearl necklace and bracelet set from Orient Senses.
A pair of holdup stockings will accentuate your look—a simple pair from Marks and Spencer will do the trick.
Want to make a dramatic runway entrance? Throw in a pair of heels to transform your look, and stomp in like you own the place. These are from Hong Kong-based brand Lavishoe.
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Wanna Be Your Babydoll
Build your lingerie collection with not just underwear, but additional dresses, teddies and cover-ups to keep things interesting. For starters, try this provocative laser-cut lace babydoll dress from La Perla.
Loosen Up My Buttons
When it comes to fancy lingerie, you don’t have to wear it just for special occasions. They’re useful for everyday wear too. Under a plain white, boyfriend-fit button-down, your lacy number won’t show too much, but just enough to give you a secret boost as you go about your day. If it’s plain, all the better to reveal the special surprise hidden underneath…
You can always buy accessories like a suspender belt to spice things up! This one from Sheer is the perfect combination of seduction and elegance. It also comes in black if you want to go the matchy-matchy route: otherwise red adds a pop of color. Isabel Floating Suspender Belt, $805 from Sheer, G/F, 13 Gough St., Central, 2147-3887, www.sheer.com.hk
Off the Cuff
Props always add a sense of adventure in the bedroom, so if you like leather and fishnets, go for it! Try these silk handcuffs from Showtime, which are as stylish as they
While you should stick to moderate, natural make-up, a classic bold red lip is the perfect final touch to your outfit. Kiko Milano’s Velvet Passion matte lipstick comes with a super sharp edge for flawless application. Paired with the matching precision lip pencil, your powerful pout will be irresistible. Velvet Passion matte lipstick, $99; Everlasting Colour Precision lip liner, $49 from Kiko Milano, 3/F, LCX, Ocean Terminal, 3-27 Canton Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2405-1388.
Your scent is one of the most important things to consider when dressing up for a sultry look. Try boutique brand Lisa & Sara’s feminine signature scent, Dancing Butterfly. The brand currently has a pop-up store at Lai Chi Kok’s D2 Place Mall. Dancing Butterfly Eau de Toilette by Miss Sara, $338 for 75ml from www.lisa-sara.com