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The Inner Valentine: Lingerie is the Way to Elevate Your Intimacy and Make Deepika’s Character in ‘Pathaan’ Blush

The Inner Valentine: Lingerie is the Way to Elevate Your Intimacy and Make Deepika’s Character in ‘Pathaan’ Blush

  • No matter how you usher in this day of love, have fun in your skin, and let lace do the rest.

Hello Lovers! As we brace for the wave of heart-shaped balloons, cards and flowers surrounding this Valentine’s Day, I want to take a moment to discuss something that can take intimacy to the next level: lingerie. 

Above photos by Yaatra Photography. Top photo by Nick Pagan, Style and Lace Photography.

Think of lingerie as the ultimate gift to unwrap: a treat for the visually stimulated, and an empowering tool for those who enjoy flaunting it. It can take an otherwise mundane Tuesday night to one of the most memorable moments! Here are a few ideas for the modern Desi woman to celebrate her curves, and make Deepika’s character in “Pathaan” blush:

Keep it Simple: Black to Basics

New to the world of innerwear? Don’t know where to start or what to wear for a special occasion? You can never go wrong with black. Play with different silhouettes, lines and accentuate the parts of your body you love the most while minimizing areas that might not highlight your best form.

Photo by Evan Andrew Murray.

Nudes: Find a shade that matches and flatters your beautiful brown skin

The word “nude” can send desi women into a panic, and finding a color that matches and flatters our deep beautiful tones can be a challenge. But there are pieces out there perfectly made for us! Here are 2 options:

  1. Bodysuit by Victoria’s Secret
  2. Bra by La Perla
Photos by Chad Harnish.

Feeling powerful? Express yourself with color

See Also

  1. Red bra, garter belt and panty by Victoria’s Secret Holiday Collection
  2. Purple set by Lounge Underwear
  3. Brighten things up with a pop of Orange! Set by Lounge Underwear

This year, take a break from the DDLJ reruns and use these ideas to add some much-needed spice to your bedroom routine. 

However you bring in this day of love, have fun in your skin and let lace do the rest.

Anu Datta is a Senior Manager at Oracle Cerner, focused on IT modernization for government programs. Technology is her passion, it allows her the flexibility to balance work, travel and her other interests while enjoying time with her daughter Priya. A US Army Veteran,  Anu enjoys dancing salsa, modeling and working on political campaigns as well as volunteering with Woerth it Hollow, a nonprofit focused on Equestrian Therapy for Veterans. Anu created, a site dedicated to helping veterans find resources to break into technology. Website:, IG: @ modelmothermogul, LinkedIn:

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