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Birthdays, bridal parties, and celebrations… They all have one simple thing in common. You need to buy wonderful presents for them. If one of your besties has a special day coming up soon, you may be wondering what on earth you should buy her. Lingerie could be the answer. Before you start searching for that awesome set, read this first. 

Get her measurements (and write them down!)

First things first, you need to know your friend’s measurements. Now, it would be rather wild to assume that all girlfriends know each other’s sizes. They don’t. So, what can you do to find out? Well, there are a few things that you might want to try. For example, you could go ahead and ask her partner if they have her details. They should be more than happy to help.

Another sneaky idea is to go to the store with her and suggest that the two of you get measured. We all know that getting fitted regularly is extremely important, and so she’s not likely to bat an eyelid. When she gets her numbers, ask what they are, and quickly write them down. You can use this information when buying her next gift!

Avoid letting your own style get in the way

There’s no doubt about it – every woman out there has her own personal sense of style. You might not even realize how prominent your fashion sense is! That’s a beautiful thing – it’s one of the incredible things that makes you utterly unique. You should be proud of it.

However, when you’re choosing a present for someone else, the last thing you want to do is allow your personal sense of style to get in the way. Whenever you look at an item, consider whether your friend would like it and whether it would suit her. Take yourself out of the equations. Simple.

Consider her personal fashion sense

Of course, you know your friend well enough by now (you’re buying her lingerie after all!) to know what her fashion sense is. Take a moment to consider what type of clothing she tends to wear. Doing so will give you a clear idea of what she might desire in terms of lingerie. For example, if she tends to opt for basic, muted tones, you might find that she wants the same from her underwear.

If you’re not 100% sure about a certain piece of lingerie, it could pay to ask someone about it. You could enlist the help of another friend – who also knows her well – to give you her opinion. Getting that extra level of reassurance could be all it takes.

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Match the color to her complexion and hair

Not sure what might suit your friend? Well, there’s a pretty straightforward way to figure it out. Take the time to consider what color her hair is and her specific skin tone. You might not realize it but different colors of lingerie work with different complexions. Taking a little time to understand this could make a real difference when it comes to choosing the right set.

You could always get some expert advice here as well. When you talk to the fitter or personal shopper in the store, you could show them a picture of your friend. Doing so will give them a clear idea of what you’re looking for. Having a little help along the way means that you can get a piece that works with your friend’s unique look.

Dare to get her something different

We’ve all been there. You wear the same old things time and time again… and never dare to try something new. If that perfectly describes your friend, it might be time to do something about it. Why not shake up her look a little? Since you’re the one buying the lingerie set, you have the chance to get something that your friend would likely never choose herself.

While you probably don’t want to go overboard here, you could try something daring like a beautiful little bustier set or maybe even a babydoll look. These lingerie styles aren’t too ‘out there,’ but will mean that your friend tries something new and sexy. Nice!

Never scrimp on this stunning gift!

One of the most important things that you need to remember when getting a gift for your friend is that this should not be a budget buy. When buying lingerie, you need to make something of an investment. The idea is to buy your friend a luxury item that she may not splurge on herself. Go all out and avoid scrimping on a piece that simply won’t stand the test of time. It’s not worth it. Your friend deserves the best – don’t get her anything less.

What are you waiting for? If your friend has a special occasion coming up, buying her some stunningly chic lingerie could be the way to go. Now that you know just how to get things right, you should find that nothing at all stops you. Start your shopping experience today and see what beauties you can find for your friend.

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Charlotte Grainger

Charlotte Grainger is a freelance writer and digital journalist. Her main areas of interest are health, lifestyle, and relationships. When she’s not writing, she loves reading, gymming, and socializing.

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