25 best lingerie brands to have on your radar in 2022, to feel your most confident and empowered self

Lingerie is an outfit constant, but the world of lingerie brands is a burgeoning one and it’s tricky to know where to spend your time (and money). So, if you’re looking to elevate your intimates game, you’ve come to the right place. That is: GLAMOUR’s edit of the best lingerie brands of 2022. ‘Cos deciding which lace bralette/luxe Italian lingerie set/cotton underwear to add to your checkout is tricky enough, without having to worry about where to get it from. 

Often mistakenly seen solely as a ploy to impress a lover on special occasions, luxury lingerie can make you feel just as good as your actual clothes can: confident, sexy and empowered. In fact, often even more so than the outfit itself. As such, investing in a few key pieces from the best lingerie retailers in the business is the ultimate act of self-care. And yes, lingerie is an investment purchase: just as important as spending on good quality loungewear or pair of high-waisted jeans. Your underwear provides the foundations for your every outfit, determining the overall comfort of your day-to-day and your overall mood. 

Rest assured: this round-up isn’t just about lace-adorned sexy lingerie, push-up bras and dainty French lace babydolls. These lingerie brands cover all bases, from soft-cup triangle bras for small boobs to the most comfortable thongs and big, high-waist undies. We’ve got affordable lingerie brands (case in point: Boux Avenue, Miskie and M&S) alongside designer lingerie brands (think: Myla, Coco de Mer and Dora Larsen). Plus, those famous lingerie brands that remain popular for good reason. Agent Provocateur and Victoria’s Secret, we’re looking at you.

Luckily, most of these designers offer tips and tricks on their websites to show you how to measure your bra size and pick something that’ll fit like a glove, and lots of them have advisers who you can chat to live on site. Rest assured, there will be no rubbing, chaffing or uncomfortable undergarments in sight if you shop from this edit.

If you’re after something a bit more specific, here’s where to head: 

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