Underwear 101- Plus Size Week

It can be hard to find underwear that looks attractive and also fits perfectly, but with Curvissa, Simply B, boohoo, Figleaves and M&S, struggle no more.


Curvissa believes that underwear is the foundation to any amazing outfit and guarantee to have you looking and feeling fabulous.

The brand provides plus ladies with flattering styles to support your assets and leave you confident and ready for anything!

Curvissa stocks an expansive range of underwear from shape wear to support and enhance your wonderful curves, to romantic lingerie and nightwear for those cosy nights in.

Top Curvissa Picks

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Lace Cup Padded Bra, £14.99

This beautiful peach lace padded bra by Bonprix is a day to day staple. With its underwired classic T-shirt style, it will keep your assets supported and it neutral tone means it can be worn under plenty of outfits!


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Pantie Corselet, £55

This Pantie Corslet is an underwear draw staple. It flattens, lifts and shapes to accentuate your killer curves. Unlike a lot of shape wear this body is attractive, stylish and comfortable to wear.


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Sculptresse By Panache Gina Balconette Bra, £38

This retro little number by Sculptresse is in a classic balconette style. It features cups which provide extra coverage, thicker straps and underwiring to give an enhanced shape and comfortable fit.



Known for their cutting edge fashion and catwalk fresh styles, boohoo have created a collection of beautiful boundary pushing lingerie which they have added to their expansive Curve collection.

Like their clothing you can expect to find trend-led fashionable styles that dare you to be different.

Boohoo are currently offering beautiful lace bodies for night time, comfortable sportsluxe style sets for through the day and on-trend high neck detail bra’s so you can feel spectacular!

As an added bonus, boohoo’s plus lingerie collection is just as affordable as its clothing, so you wont have to break the bank for the styles and support you want.

Top boohoo Picks

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Plus Hannah Strappy Lace Lingerie Bodysuit, £15

Who say’s curvy girls can’t wear strappy triangle sets? Not boohoo. This gorgeous lace bodysuit proves that you can look and feel incredible wearing slinkier styles.


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Plus Ava Cutie With A Booty Bra & Knicker Set, £18

This sportsluxe style set is bang on trend at the moment. With it’s contrasting slogan detail and high waisted, vest top style it’s a comfortable staple to wear everyday!


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Plus Abbie High Neck Underwire Bra, £14

This stunning lace bra will be a gorgeous addition to any lingerie draw. With its high neck detail and capped sleeves it is a standout piece that is guaranteed to make you feel fabulous every time you wear it.


Simply be

In cup sizes A-L, Simply be have a huge range of sizes as well as a massive range of styles so you can find the perfect fit for you.

They have everything from lacy lingerie to curve smoothing shape wear and even maternity and nursing sets.

Struggle to find supportive sports bra’s? Simply be also stock a fantastic range of attractive sports wear that will keep your assets in place while you work out.

So whatever your underwear needs, Simply be is sure to have it!

Top Simply be Picks

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Naturally Close High Impact Active Mesh Sports Bra, £22

This super attractive and comfortable sports bra is perfect for high impact sports, so you can blast that work out class without worrying about support.


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Triumph Amourette Full Cup Navy Bra, £36

This gorgeous lacy triangle shaped bra has underwired support and fully stretch cups that help to create a lighter look. Its navy hue means that it will look great under a range of different clothing too.


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Royce Charlotte Black Nursing Bra, £28

Love the skin you’re in with this pretty maternity and nursing bra. It keeps you feeling comfortable and its easy opening drop cup clip allows you to bond with your new addition with ease.



Figleaves want you to look and feel incredible and you certainly will in their stunning lingerie range.

Known for its sultry styles and vintage inspired bra’s, Figleaves create classic underwear that epitomises the best of retro glamour.

The retailer has recently collaborated with vintage siren Dita Von Teese to create a small collection of show-stoppingly beautiful underwear in the form of electric blue lacy bra’s and figure hugging basques. They truly are timeless pieces that will be a gorgeous addition to your underwear collection.

Figleaves stocks a huge range of different brands for any figure or occasion including bridal collections, mastectomy bra’s and shapewear.

So if you’re looking for underwear with added wow, Figleaves is definitely the brand for you!

Top Figleaves Picks

Panache Jasmine Balconette Bra
Panache Jasmine Balconette Bra, £34

This dogtooth patterned bra is a great day-to-day staple and its sultry lace detail gives it something of a classic Parisian vibe.


Fantasie Elodie Underwired Bra With Side Support
Fantasie Elodie Underwired Bra With Side Support, £41

How gorgeous is this Elodie bra? The lace detail, embroidery and colour combo combined is just beautiful. What’s even better is made with side support and underwiring so you can feel and look incredible.


Dita Von Teese Madame X Underwire Bra
Dita Von Teese Madame X Underwire Bra, £48

This stunning Dita Von Teese bra will make you feel like a vintage siren. With its emerald green colour and boudoir style straps, it really does evoke ultimate retro glamour.


Marks and Spencer

Marks and Spencer has always been seen as a long running market leader in lingerie with its varied collections which are suitable for all.

Stocking DD+ bras, minimiser bras, slips and seasonal essentials, M&S have got something for every underwear need.

The brand also stocks their ever popular underwear collection by model Rosie Huntington-Whitely and her latest collection inspired by vintage prints and french lace is out to buy now!

If you’re not sure about what bra size you are anymore, M&S also provide a long running bra fitting service, so you can wear underwear that you know fits perfectly and feels amazing.

Top M&S Picks

Sumptuously Soft Non-Padded Bra DD-GG
Sumptuously Soft Non-Padded Bra DD-GG, £20

Every woman needs a staple nude bra in their life. Some people think of their nude underwear as being essential but ugly but this number is far from frumpy. With its satin look material and soft cups it will feel great on and will be invisible under your outfit due to its natural shape.


Silk & Lace Printed Balcony Bra
Silk & Lace Printed Balcony Bra, £27.50

This gorgeous floral bra from the Rosie Huntington-Whitely collection is great for wider necklines as its thicker straps sit wider than your usual bra. It’s ultra feminine and frames your assets perfectly for a fantastic fit. 


Firm Control Waist Sculpt™ No VPL Cincher
Firm Control Waist Sculpt™ No VPL Cincher, £22.50

Off to a special occasion and hate VPL? Stocked up to a size 22, these waist sculpt knickers will smooth out any unwanted lumps and bumps and are perfect under dresses and trousers alike.

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