Flowers, chocolates and a bit of lingerie form the old cliche for Valentine's gifts but whether you are buying for yourself or looking for a romantic treat forget reaching for the classic black lace and take a look at some of the seductive and flattering designs available to suit all body shapes and bra sizes.

Whether you're looking for a whisper of fabric or something a bit more supportive, we have found the lingerie so good you won't want to cover it up.

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Tease Me super-plunge bra A-E; £64, bow briefs; £39, Mimi Holliday

Floral Lace Miniwire Bra A-D and Knickers; £30, Topshop

YAZ soft cup bra S, M, L; £23, hipster brief; £23, Princesse Tam Tam

Lace Bralet A-DD and Brazilian Knicker; £34, Topshop

Silk & Lace Motif Set with Padded Plunge A-E; £27.50, Brazilian knickers; £12.50, Marks & Spencer

L'Agent by Agent Provocateur Dani Leavers lace and tulle balconette bra; £55, lace and tulle thong; £25, Net-a-Porter

Love lace Lolita bra and briefs; €85 (£65), Love Stories Intimates

Freya Starlet bra E-G, £36, shorts; £18, Bravissimo

Fleur du Mal Multiway stretch-silk satin padded bra A-D; £120, Stretch-silk satin and tulle briefs; £45, Net a Porter

Calvin Klein Modern Cotton braille S, M, L; £28, bikini cut briefs; £18, John Lewis

Celine balcony bra A-DD; £24, thong; £14, Ann Summers