12 Brands That Prove Gorgeous Lingerie Shouldn't Cost a Fortune

The saying "you get what you pay for” applies to so many things in fashion, but one thing we struggle to justify it for is lingerie. Never has so little fabric amounted to so many pound signs as it does when you peruse luxury lingerie. And seeing as it’s something we wear, quite literally, every single day, it’s not something we’re prepared to spend our entire salary on, which is why we’ve scoured the digital shopping sphere to bring you the best affordable lingerie brands we can find.


(Image credit: @emmanuellek_)

Emmanuelle Koffi wears a white lace lingerie set from Gooseberry Intimates. 

While they’ll save you some pennies in the process, if there’s one thing these affordable lingerie brands don’t skimp on, it’s style. From comfortable jersey triangle bralettes and big briefs to lace-trimmed teddies and even sultry see-through shorts, all from an array of big names to more niche, under-the-radar labels, scroll below to see the chicest, most affordable underwear brands to buy into this season.

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This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

Maxine Eggenberger
Deputy Editor

Maxine Eggenberger is Who What Wear UK’s deputy editor and has over thirteen years of experience in fashion journalism. She been creating engaging and elevated style content specifically for Who What Wear UK since 2018, covering runway reports, emerging trends, long-form features, self-styled shopping stories and columns, including her edit of the best new-in buys. She ensures the highest editorial standards are met across the site, leads the editorial team in their SEO strategy and keyword planning, works closely with the beauty team on content initiatives, represents the brand at industry events, and regularly contributes to social media, including her own Who What Wear UK TikTok franchise, French Style Fridays. Previously, Maxine appeared on ITV's This Morning in her own fashion segment and has interviewed countless celebrities—everyone from Victoria Beckham to Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o.

Prior to Who What Wear UK, Maxine’s career began when, after completing her first-ever internship at Look magazine, she was offered a position on the brand's fashion desk. She accepted, leaving university a year early in the process. Her passion and natural talent for writing and styling meant she swiftly rose through the ranks to become the title's fashion news and commercial content editor, with a stint as InStyle.co.uk’s fashion and beauty writer along the way. She later served as Look’s acting Editor in Chief, overseeing both print and digital, before embarking on a successful freelance career, working with Grazia, The Pool, and Marie Claire amongst others.

Maxine is based remotely from her countryside home near Edinburgh where she spends her downtime renovating her house, walking her dogs, hosting friends and trying to master the art of making Old Fashioned cocktails.