Bare Necessities

6 years ago by


Brie Welch

Putting on your underwear is an integral part of every woman’s day (dare I say women’s greatest commonality even?!) It’s an act of pure necessity that is, on occasion, done with someone else in mind. Yes, the latter referencing those moments when as women, we contemplate strapping on a garter, which by all means is terribly sexy for every participant involved, or some other lacey, under-wired and generally uncomfortable contraption in hopes of feeling and looking as enticing as I imagine a 1920s cabaret singer to have been.

But there is something to be said about simplicity and dressing for yourself, as is evident by today’s images featuring Lexie, a baker by trade and one of my ultimate girl crushes.

bare necessities lexie smith garance dore

bare necessities lexie smith garance dore

Grey Top, Hanro ; Grey Panties, Hanro / White Tank, Zimmerli ; White Panties, Zimmerli

bare necessities lexie smith garance dore

Within the confines of our studio, there are very few underwires. Those of us with the luxury of not needing a lot of support often find ourselves partial to the bralettes and the soft, second skin ensembles. We are naturally drawn to a type of comfort and simplicity that doesn’t compromise on sexy femininity.

3 Set of Underwear, Baserange

bare necessities lexie smith garance dore

bare necessities lexie smith garance dore

bare necessities lexie smith garance dore

Lexie wears: White Tank, Zimmerli ; White Panties, Zimmerli ; Black Bra, Madewell ; Pink Bra, Araks ; Pink Panties, Araks / Set of 3 Bras: Mauve bra, Skin ; White Bra, Baserange ; Light Pink Bra, Eres / Tan set, Land of Women

Ultimately, confidence in one’s self is the sexiest anecdote of them all. I’m constantly reminded of the scene in Eyes Wide Shut where Nicole Kidman is seen wearing a simple white tank and underwear, thinking, “that’s exactly it.” Playful. Sensual. And totally comfortable in every way possible.

Whether you are in a relationship or not, the idea that lingerie is only one thing and for one reason, well that idea just won’t hold any longer. Beautifully made cotton lingerie never looked better.

Bare Necessities
Bare Necessities

Lexie Wears: Cream Lace Bra, Eres ; Cream Lace Panties, Eres / Burgundy Bra, Skin ; Burgundy Panties, Skin


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  • These bras are my favorite! You can buy similar ones at Cos.

  • What a beautiful selection of undergarments. I’m inspired to update my collection now :) x

  • J’avoue que mon attention a plus été attirée par ses muscles… ohlala ça me fais complexer plutôt ce post haha :)

  • oh Lexie est magnifique! et rien à voir avec le sujet mais j’adore ses cheveux :)
    en ce qui concerne les sous-vêtements, je suis complètement d’accord: simple, doux, confortable… être sexy (ou non) c’est une question d’attitude avant tout… j’aime aussi beaucoup ne pas porter de soutien-gorge du tout, mais plutôt en hiver, l’été, je trouve que ca dévoile un peu trop et ca me dérange…
    ah et sinon “bralette” en francais c’est “brassière” ;)

  • What a body! ?

  • Jorge Alexandre Teixeira February, 16 2017, 6:01 / Reply

    Don’t wanna sound creepy but…UAU !!!And for the record, i did read the story too! I SWEAR !

  • I love this post! Love the idea of rethinking lingerie, this style is so sexy and comfortable. I’ve realized I feel 100x sexier when I’m comfortable! Not too mention this girl has a rockin’ bod. Shows some impressive self-control of not eating all her own baked goods. :)

  • My favorite kind of lingerie! What about the beautiful light pink bra+panties she’s wearing? Can’t find brand!

  • Oui, c’est beau, mais comment, COMMENT dealer avec les tétons qui pointent ?

  • There is something so alluring about white panties and bralets. No more bulky padded bras for me.

  • Je suis tout à fait d’accord. Le comfort avant tout surtout lorsqu’il s’agit de sous-vêtements. Les miens sont très sexy et TRÈS confortable à la fois. Je me sens bien et j’ai confiance en moi, malgré que je sais que personne ne voit mes sous-vêtements à tous les jours. J’ai un copain, il apprécit tout autant que moi, cependant il ne m’a jamais exigé un type de sous-vêtements. Il me dit toujours si tu es bien, c’est l’essentiel et c’est ce que tu penses, le reste on s’en fout. Le coton n’a jamais été aussi sexy!

  • paloma rosa February, 17 2017, 2:38 / Reply

    Très jolie sélection! Sobre et discrète. Personnellement j’ai horreur de froufrous. La fille est superbe!

  • What a great body! I wish I could look like that in my undies. Great undies too!

  • Lexie est absolument sublime! Boulangère en prime, c’est vraiment une belle femme pour une belle profession!

    Aussi, ces sous-vêtements sont simples mais si beaux, je suis si faible dès que je croise de jolis dessous ^^

    Des bisous!


  • J’aime beaucoup les sous-vêtements de ce type, c’est-à-dire à la fois basiques et confortables ! Le but est quand même de se sentir bien :-).
    Pour ma part je suis fan de la marque Calida !

  • Thank you for adding infos I asked :-)

  • Caroline Dé February, 18 2017, 9:04 / Reply

    Lexie est magnifique!

  • Superbe article ! Les photos, la mise en page … bref tout est magnifique ! J’adore :)
    Continuer comme ça, c’est un véritable plaisir de vous lire.

  • Dessu panties are the best !

  • Coincidentally, I’m watching a sweet Japanese Netflix drama called Atelier right this moment about a small luxury lingerie business that contemplates what lingerie means to women. Plug, haha.

  • Thanks for the tip Alex!

  • Thank you. Just threw my underwires away last week – why did I wear them for so long?

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