American TV series Sex and the City might have been known for its extravagant wardrobe, but what was under the characters' clothes also played an important role over six seasons. Thanks to the many and varied escapades of the four friends, there was plenty of lingerie-based action to be had.
From Carrie Bradshaw's Y-fronts to Samantha Jones's lime-green cami (very 2018) to Charlotte York's vampish sheer nightie, the entire series was a treasure trove of '90s underwear inspiration. With F/W 18 embracing all things throwback, we decided to do a roundup of the four lingerie looks we reckon the SATC girls would be obsessed with right now (with a little help from @everyoutfitonsatc). Scroll down to see our favorite lingerie moments and shop the pieces.
Style Notes: Carrie loves a good bra-flashing moment, and this La Perla scalloped number was worn to seduce her then boyfriend, Berger. For a 2018 update, opt for a more pastel shade of pink and contrasting straps. It's up to you if you want to shrug the majority of your top off.
Style Notes: Oh, Samantha, how we love your exhibitionist tendencies. In this classic SATC moment, Samantha slips on a velvet cloak (so casual), satin gloves, and black lingerie to surprise her lover. Black underwear never goes out of style, so you can invest in the below beauties guilt-free.
Style Notes: Another Samantha classic. We had to include this look, as the lime-green hue feels very current (expect to see plenty more come summer 2019). Cami NYC offers a chic update with its sage-colored lace-trimmed camisole.
Style Notes: This sultry sheer nightie is more Samantha than Charlotte, but desperate measures were needed to reignite the spark with husband Trey in season three. The fashion crowd is into sheer fabrics for daytime this season, but these lacy numbers are (IMHO) strictly for the bedroom only.
Style Notes: While we're not a huge fan of Carrie's saggy Y-fronts, there's something very modern about the basic, unisex underwear look. Calvin Klein is still a go-to for androgynous pieces while COS is a must for basic bras.
This post originally appeared on Who What Wear UK. Next up, shop the fancy bike shorts this editor is crushing on.