It's National Underwear Day! The 12 Best Lingerie Photos of All Time

We’re firm believers in investing in lingerie you love (proof here, here, and here), which is why we were beyond thrilled when we learned today is National Underwear Day (yes, this holiday was created by a man). To celebrate, we rounded up the most iconic photos of ladies in fancy underpinnings, and included some our favorites for you to shop.


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Who: Kate Moss
When: 1993
​Where: Elite Model Agency party in London.



Who: Sarah Jessica Parker
When: 1991
​Where: At For The Boys premiere in Beverly Hills.



Who: Catherine Deneuve
When: 1967
​Where: On set for Belle de Jour.



Who: Anne Bancroft
When: 1967
​Where: On set for The Graduate.


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Who: Sophia Loren
When: 1955
Where: On set for Marriage Italian Style.


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Who: Marilyn Monroe
When: 1955
Where: On set for The Seven Year Itch.


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Who: Rihanna
When: 2012
​Where: On tour in London.

Who: Kate Moss
When: 1992
​Where: In Calvin Klein ad.

Who: Sarah Jessica Parker
When: 2001
​Where: On set for Sex and the City.

Who: Edie Sedgwick
When: 1965
Where: On set for Poor Little Rich Girl.

Who: Jane Birkin
When: 1968
​Where: On set for Wonderwall.


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Who: Betty Page
When: 1950s
Where: Posing for a shoot.

Calvin Klein Carousel 3 Pack Bikini ($30)
You can never go wrong with Calvin Klein underwear, really.

OnGossamer Lace Hip-Bikini ($16)
These lace underwear are sexy and timeless.

Fortnight Lingerie Vega Long Line Bra ($120) and Vega Low Rise Panty ($58)
Who knew nude lingerie was so exciting?

Underella Gavarnie Bralette ($40) and Tap Shorts ($40)
We dare you to not dance around in this silky duo.

Dolce & Gabbana Stretch-Satin Soft-Cup Bra ($371) and High-Waisted Briefs ($279)
Channel The Graduate in this animal-print set.

La Perla Saree Soft-Cup Lace Bra ($192) and Saree Lace Thong ​($108)
We're completely smitten with this gorgeous, feminine lingerie set.