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Valentine’s Night – 20 Sets of Underwear Ideal for The Most Romantic Night of the Year

History of Valentine’s Day – another confusing novel. The roots of the traditions of this holiday dates back to antiquity and the early centuries of Christianity. But who was Saint Valentine, and how did he become associated with this ancient rite?

The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different saints named Valentine or Valentinus, all of whom were martyred. One legend contends that Valentine was a priest who served during the third century in Rome. When Emperor Claudius II decided that single men made better soldiers than those with wives and families, he outlawed marriage for young men. Valentine, realizing the injustice of the decree, defied Claudius and continued to perform marriages for young lovers in secret. When Valentine’s actions were discovered, Claudius ordered that he be put to death.

Other stories suggest that Valentine may have been killed for attempting to help Christians escape harsh Roman prisons, where they were often beaten and tortured. According to one legend, an imprisoned Valentine actually sent the first “valentine” greeting himself after he fell in love with a young girl – possibly his jailor’s daughter – who visited him during his confinement. Before his death, it is alleged that he wrote her a letter signed “From your Valentine,” an expression that is still in use today. Although the truth behind the Valentine legends is murky, the stories all emphasize his appeal as a sympathetic, heroic and–most importantly–romantic figure.

However, this uncertainty does not prevent from getting a holiday treat. For a romantic afternoon followed by an even more romantic evening get ready for the holiday. Find the perfect restaurant , write a love letter , buy a gift and prepare something special . On the last point here is a little help, just days before Valentine’s Day – two dozen very seductive lingerie sets for every taste, so you have time to decide.

Agent Provocateur

Agent Provocateur

Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

Von Follies by Dita Von Teese

Von Follies by Dita Von Teese

La Perla

La Perla

Kallisti by Marios Schwab (asos.com)

Kallisti by Marios Schwab (asos.com)

Vendetta

Vendetta

LAgent by Agent Provocateur

LAgent by Agent Provocateur

G.A. Paladini

G.A. Paladini

La Perla

La Perla

Kiki de Montparnasse

Kiki de Montparnasse

Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

LAgent by Agent Provocateur

LAgent by Agent Provocateur

Marlie Dekkers

Marlie Dekkers

Intimissimi

Agent Provocateur Soirée

Intimissimi

Stella McCartney

Kallisti by Marios Schwab (asos.com)

Kallisti by Marios Schwab (asos.com)

Elle Macpherson Intimates

Elle Macpherson Intimates

Natalia Vodianova for Etam

Natalia Vodianova for Etam

Intimissimi

Intimissimi

Intimissimi

Intimissimi

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7 comments

  1. roxiefox

    Reblogged this on Roxie Fox's Blog and commented:
    i haven’t posted anything on lingerie for some time and this post really caught my eye. There are some lovely delicate sexy items in this list that are most difinitely on my own personal wish list and not just for Valentine’s night!

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