Our ModStylists Show You How to Take Your Lingerie from Night to Day

In case you’re somehow unaware, ModCloth carries some seriously gorgeous underpinnings. So lovely, in fact, that it seems a shame to cover them up (though at least we’re covering our underthings with even more gorgeous ModCloth wares). And while we’re all for the “underwear as outerwear” trend, sometimes walking that thin line between risk-taking and risque can be tricky.

Lucky for us, our ModStylists are always willing to lend us a little of their styling magic, and today they’re demonstrating that you can indeed show off those gorgeous base layers without looking as if you’ve forgotten something essential at home (like, say, a shirt). Check out their tips below for taking three boudoir basics to the next level:


Bold Romance: Create a romantic outfit by combining a feminine corset with a lacy skirt. The midi-length skirt offsets the slightly more revealing top and staying in the same color family gives the appearance of wearing a dress. Neutral heels, a lady-like necklace, and a rosy cardigan complete the look and add polish.

In this outfit: Gown Time Corset in Cropped Length, Timeless Taste Skirt, New Role Ready Heel, Charter School Cardigan in Rose, Three Tiers the Charm Necklace (similar).


Toughen Up: Add edge to your look by repurposing a slip as a skirt. A chambray top lends an effortless and casual appeal to this ensemble, while the bold handbag and two-tone heels play off the delicate lace hem.

In this outfit: Whidbey Island Top in Daybreak, Can’t Stop Twirling Half-Slip, Cookie Decorating Contest Bag, Friendly Footwork Heel (similar).


Boho Beauty: Channel your inner bohemian by layering a cute bralette under your favorite sheer crocheted top. High-waisted, flared denim balances this look and sky-high wedges add retro flair (and keep your hem from dragging).

In this outfit: Writing Excursion Top, Skate Night Jeans, With the Ladies Wedge in Reef, Bright Day Out Bralette.

+ Looking for even more gorgeous intimates? Check out our full selection.

About Julie O.

A lover of all things vintage and vintage-inspired, Julie bought her first 1950s frock in the fifth grade. Since then, Julie has become a self-described connoisseur of vintage and thrift shopping, which she shares on her blog, Orchid Grey. When she’s not scouring the racks for the perfect vintage skirt, this native New Englander can be found deftly navigating the slopes of a ski mountain, taking road-trips to the beach, and exploring new places with a vintage camera in her hand.

2 Responses to Our ModStylists Show You How to Take Your Lingerie from Night to Day

  1. Cal 06/24/2014 at 8:45 pm #

    Great ideas! The outfits shown here are particularly nice. I also love the model’s hairstyle/hairdo.

    • ModCloth 07/04/2014 at 3:25 pm #

      Thank you so much for the awesome feedback, Cal! Undergarments and lingerie are always some of the prettiest pieces in a gal’s wardrobe, and I love being able to incorporate them into daily outfits like these. If you ever need help incorporating lingerie into a truly lovely daytime look, please don’t hesitate to chat with the ModStylists! <3 - ModStylist Kelsey

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