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Those of you who wear lovely matching underwear...

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maldivemoment Sun 11-Jan-15 07:37:48

...do you wear it every day?

I've decided to have a lingerie overhaul as I have loads of lovely stuff that I never wear. Every day I just go for the usual hi-legs and t-shirt bra. So my question is, more specifically, what about those days during the month when you just need to wear more practical pants? Do you have an stash of 'emergency/boring' pants or do you still wear the lovely stuff even during your period?

I clearly have so much to learn!!!!

Thank you inadvance

wickedfairy Sun 11-Jan-15 08:17:33

Sorry no help but marking place as I am exactly in the same position as you!

I hope to get some nice new stuff and wear it every day, not "keep it for best"

Kittykat7 Sun 11-Jan-15 08:28:22

I wear matching everyday. I have different knickers I wear when I work out they Brazilian type ones as look ok under workout bottoms.
I usually wear black undies when I have my period. They are still nice knickers though & I always wear a black bra to match.
I always worry if I was in an accident that I didn't have matching underwear.smile

SavoyCabbage Sun 11-Jan-15 08:31:53

I've just done my overhaul before Christmas. I bought three white bras, one black one and two colours and two pairs of knickers to go with each. I'm wearing them all the time.

Older Sun 11-Jan-15 08:41:28

I don't tend to buy matching sets of knickers as they tend to be man made fabrics and chosen for look rather than sense. I buy M&S knickers that coordinate (easy if white or black) and in cotton. I do have some complete matching sets but they don't look any more matching than the sets I've chosen to put together if that makes sense?

noviceoftheday Sun 11-Jan-15 09:37:41

I wear matching every day. During my period I ditch the fancy and expensive stuff but it's still matching. I think it's just ingrained in me.grin

Teaguzzler Sun 11-Jan-15 09:51:33

Whenever I buy a new bra I always buy two pairs of matching knickers which helps because I don't wash bras after every wear. When I have my period I wear plain knickers but in colours which vaguely match the bra I'm wearing. I also had to overhaul my underwear drawer a few years back and bought a nice new set each month on payday so now I can always be coordinated.

KiaOraOAotearoa Sun 11-Jan-15 12:03:53

Yes, always matching!
I much prefere a plain (tshirt type) bra with french shorts type of knickers, for every day use. I have them in black, navy and nude ( white shows through, gets gray etc).

I bought a m&s pack of black briefs/shorts with a bit of detail, one size bigger for my period/fat days. But you wouldn't know, it's only the small lace detail that differenciate them.

January and August are overhaul the underwear months. Whatever is not perfect gets binned.

whatAREyouwatching Sun 11-Jan-15 12:10:50

I quite like mismatched lovely underwear. It pleases the (well hidden) rebel in me.

I don't keep anything for best!

RojaGato Sun 11-Jan-15 15:41:24

Yes, wear matched everyday. Like KittyKat7 usually go for a black set during that time of the month.

I hang my underwear up in the wardrobe on clippy hangers in matching sets as they are so pretty!

JemimaMuddledUp Sun 11-Jan-15 15:46:29

Matched every day. I do tend to wear black ones on heavier period days though.

Like Teaguzzler I buy 2 pairs of knickers for every bra.

Thatsnotmypiglet Sun 11-Jan-15 15:49:25

I used to. But then breastfed and now I have no boobs, literally. It's bloody depressing. None of my bras fit. blush

SuperFlyHigh Sun 11-Jan-15 15:58:35

No not matched, larger norks and prefer to wear nude. Got a few matching sets and try to wear.

This year I do want to try and match more colours at least.

Trills Sun 11-Jan-15 16:06:32

I don't wearing matching matching but I do match colours.

e.g. today red bra, red and white knickers.

The key is to on0yl stick to a few colours, and make sure you have LOTS of knickers.

If you have actual "sets" that go together, buy at least 3 pairs of knickers for each bra.

Bonsoir Sun 11-Jan-15 17:10:31

I always, always wear matching lingerie and I wear it every day. I don't buy very expensive/fragile lingerie anymore - I want it to wash easily and survive the process - and my main supplier is Princesse Tam Tam. I buy 4/5 bras and two pairs of matching knickers every season.

Trills Sun 11-Jan-15 17:14:23

I would expect nothing less Bonsoir!

Those bras look very nice (and there's a sale on).

CointreauVersial Sun 11-Jan-15 17:48:13

Matching every day, although I do have some more "comfy" cotton jersey sets for the weekend.

And I have some plain black cotton knickers for sport/running.

leadrightfoot Sun 11-Jan-15 18:08:30

Matching every day
Plain nude to wear in gym with sports bras.

I overhauled mine last year and even on a crap day last year my nice underwear made me smile.

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