Valentine’s Day lingerie – Top underwear picks to wear on V-Day night

My underwear drawer is just as important to me as my wardrobe. I absolutely love treating myself to new lingerie because it always makes  feel amazing whenever I’m wearing one of my favourite sets.

I can’t tell you exactly why that is… but for some reason if I start the day in nice undies I’m always in such a good mood.

Does anyone else get that… or am I just a weirdo?

I’ve selected some of my favourite items that I think will be the perfect under garments for my Valentine’s Day outfit. Check out my OOTD for inspiration on what to wear this Valentine’s Day.

The most romantic day of the year has got to be all about lace, sparkle, pretty floral prints and romantic shades of red and pink colours.

Here are my top picks…

Triangle bras

These Kylie Jenner inspired bras are so stunning and bang on trend this season. The pretty floral prints and lace fabric will bring some girlineas and sexiness to your date night.

  1. Dark red lace bra , Victoria’s Secret
  2. Grey floral bra, Primark
  3. Cream and colourful print bra, Accessorize

Lacy thongs

I am all about lacy knickers! Lace in any colour makes me so happy and they just look so pretty in matching underwear sets.

  1. Turquoise, Victoria’s Secret
  2. Hot pink, H&M
  3. Red lace, H&M
  4. Pastel blue, Primark

Push-up bra

To really get your date hot under the collar or to show off your assets in your favourite top – a little bit of padding is just what you need.


I absolutely adore my Victoria’s Secret red push-up bra because of it’s low cup, lace fabric and sparkly gems (glitter is a MUST in my undies drawer). And of course the optional red clip on bow for the back to make you feel like a real VS angel!

I’m absolutely obsessed with Victoria’s Secret underwear but I have never ever bought items in England because they are SO overpriced. All these stunning VS pieces were less than £10 on my trips to America- what an absolute bargain!

You can obviously guess… my suitcase was stuffed full of bras and knickers.  I can only imagine what security must have thought!

You really don’t have to break the budget with buying nice underwear I promise. High-street stores like H&M and Primark offer gorgeous lingerie for such a small price.

I hope this post has helped give you a little inspiration for your lingerie choice this Valentine’s Day. 💕 Check out my post for homemade peanut butter cups to treat your loved one (or yourself!) and my recipe for pink cocktails.

Love Leeanna xo

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DIY Valentine’s Day nails – How to get romantic with these cute nail art ideas 

Have you started prepping for Valentine’s Day yet?  The most romantic day of the year is almost here which means it’s time to get pampered and beauty-ready!

So whether you’ve got plans for a girlie night on GALentine’s Day or you want to make some effort for your loved one, I’ve put together a handy DIY nails guide that is sure to impress everyone.

Shops are now filled with cheesy cards, love heart chocolates and swarms of roses but who cares about all of that when all you really need is some gorgeous nails to show off.

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Top 10 tips

  1. Invest in a decent white nail varnish and white nail art pen
  2. Use eBay or Amazon to buy cheap nail art pens
  3. Always use a base coat… and a top coat
  4. If you have short nails, buy some natural fake nails to decorate on either in a nude or clear shade (you can buy a box for £1 in Primark)
  5. Do 2 layers of your base colour before adding nail art
  6. Test the nail art pens on tissue or spare false nail beforehand to check colour and consistency
  7. Dots and hearts are easy patterns for beginners
  8. Gems and glitter are always pretty additions
  9. Experiment with patterns and colours – different designs look cute on individual nails

Valentine’s nail art ideas


For more Valentine’s Day inspiration check out my latest blog posts on what to to wear for Valentine’s Day, how to make homemade peanut butter cups and pink cocktails .

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love Leeanna xo 

What to wear on Valentine’s Day 2017 – OOTD inspiration for the most romantic day of the year

February 14 is fast approaching which means if you’re not being spoiled by a love one (which is great) it is still just as a good enough excuse to eat heart-shaped chocolate while watching your favourite rom-coms or cheers-ing the gal squad with plenty of cocktails and wine.

No matter what you’re plans are this Tuesday it’s time to pamper yourself and bring out your most girliest of outfit choices to get you in the mood for romance.

My OOTD

What I’m wearing…

  1. Heart-shaped pendant necklace, Tiffany & Co (gift from the boyf)
  2. Black lacy cami, Topshop
  3. Pastel pink tailored coat, Missguided
  4. Black flora print mini tube skirt, prettylittlething.com
  5. Red strappy heels, New Look
  6. Grey clutch bag, Guess (I got it for a bargain $10 in the US outlet sales!!)

I’ve kept my make-up pretty minimal to highlight the red lipstick but have also painted my nails in grey glitter to give the look some sparkle.

My top picks of Valentine’s Day looks

Cosy night in 


  1. Red knit crop jumper, makemechic.com £18
  2. Floral print denim jeans, prettylittlething.com £32
  3. Pink fluffy slippers, yesstyle £14

Floral prints are SO cuute for V Day and are a great addition to these casual jeans. Eventhough it’s not quite Spring or Summer yet, there is no harm in bringing out the botanical style to give your look a girlie overhaul. 

Romantic meal


  1. Red off the shoulder dress, Jane Norman £34
  2. Strappy black heels, stylesforless £26
  3. Floral print clutch bag, Target £12
  4. Heart detail choker necklace, rosegal.com £1.25

Valentine’s Day is such a great excuse to wear a bold shade of red so really go for it in a classic dress. Your will be sure to get your date’s attention and probably everyone else in the room too. You go girl!


    GALentine’s cocktail night


    1. Pink metallic leather-look skirt, boohoo.com £15
    2. Bustier lace crop top, H&M £20
    3. Black platform faux suede boots, ego.co.uk £19
    4. Fluffy silver grey fever faux fur jacket, pellobello.com £100
    5. Slogan clutch bag, veryexclusive.co.uk £18

    Lace is an absolute MUST for the most romantic day of the year to bring a bit of sexiness to your look. There are so many trendy slogan clutch bags around at the moment so you can really get one to pair your mood this V Day.

    For more inspiration for Valentine’s Day, check out my recipe for homemade peanut butter cups – in cute heart-shapes of course.

    Happy Valentine’s Day everyone – I hope you have a very fab and stylish day!

    Love Leeanna xo

    How to make homemade peanut butter cups – the perfect dessert to your Valentine’s Day meal

    If you haven’t already noticed, shops are now stocked full of cheesy Valentine’s cards, an unlimited supply of heart-shaped chocolates and pretty roses so if you aren’t already in the mood for the most romantic day of the year these DELICIOUS heart-shaped treat are sure to help.


    If you’re anything like me… really really bad in the kitchen then these super easy to make desserts will put a great big smile on your face because believe me anyone can make them and everyone will love them (providing you’re not allergic to peanuts).

    These delicious treats are perfect for a homemade gift to your loved one if your saving your pennies, great if you’re having the girls over for a Galentine’s night in and even better if you haven’t even got a Valentine but want to treat yourself to something heavenly while watching Magic Mike. 

    What you will need

    • 1 large bar of milk chocolate
    • 1 large bar of dark chocolate
    • 1 large bar of white chocolate 
    • 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter
    • 2 tbsp icing sugar
    • Pink sprinkles of choice
    • Heart-shaped cupcake cases


    Steps

    1. Start off by melting the dark chocolate either in the microwave in short bursts of 10 seconds stirring to check or in a glass bowl over boiling water
    2. Spread the chocolate into the base of each cupcake case and leave to set it the fridge until hard (takes roughly 20 minutes)
    3. Meanwhile mix the peanut butter and icing sugar in a bowl – it will become less sticky to make it easier for spreading
    4. Once the dark chocolate has hardened, spread a thin layer of peanut butter mix
    5. Repeat the same process with milk chocolate and then peanut butter mix before topping with the melted white chocolate
    6. Add your desired sprinkles for the top – this could be pink or any colour sprinkles, mini love heart sweets, marshmallows, edible glitter or popping candy or a combination! 

    You can have fun with the decorations and be as creative as you wish with your toppings. 


    Luckily for me my boyfriend has volunteerd to cook for me on Valentine’s Day so these will be a treat for me and the girls this weekend. Thank goodness… otherwise he would have had them all! 

    I hope you enjoy these as much as we have and they make your Valentine’s Day extra special and TASTY!

    Love Leeanna xo


      Valentines Cookies <3

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      So everyone says ‘food is the key to a man’s heart’ and for my boyfriend I think that is definitely the case.

      I know how much he loves cookies so I thought as an extra treat to go with his valentines gifts I would make love heart cookies with a personal touch of the love heart sweets-style.

      They are so easy to make and I think they are very cute!

      Ingredients:

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      175g plain flour

      100g chilled butter

      85g caster sugar

      1tsp vanilla extract                                                                              

      1 egg yolk

      For decorating:

      Icing tubes (colors of your choice)

      Icing sugar mixed with water

      Step 1:

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      Put the flour, butter, sugar, vanilla and egg yolk in a food processor. Dribble in 1 tbsp water and blitz until the mixture comes together to form a dough. Tip onto a work surface and knead briefly to bring together. Make sure you put flour on the surface otherwise things may get pretty sticky! Then wrap in cling film and chill for 20 mins.

      Step 2:

      Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Roll out the dough to the thickness of a £1 coin. If you have a heart cutter to stamp out heart shapes that’s great! But if not you can just as easily make your own heart shapes by cutting them out with a knife. Make as many hearts as you want from the dough of sizes you would like. Put the hearts on 2 baking trays and bake for 12 mins, swapping the trays over halfway through, until pale golden and crisp. Leave to cool on a wire rack.

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      Step 3:

      Once the cookies have completely cooled it’s time to get decorating! I used the theme of Love Heart sweets to decide how to top my cookies. Firstly pour icing sugar into a bowl to fill about half of it and then gradually add water until it is a thick consistency and a very white color. Then spread this on each cookie to give it a white background. I chose pink and purple sparkly icing tubes for writing and drawing a heart outline of my cookies- you can choose whatever you like. I copied the Love Heart sweets and iced the cookies with phrases such as ‘I ❤ U’, ‘Hug me’, ‘Kiss me’ etc. But you can write whatever you like!

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      And there you have it your own personalised Love Heart cookies, perfect for Valentines!

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      #MidweekManicure: Valentines Nails

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      Today a manicure is exactly what I need after such a manic day living in London with the tube strikes.

      With all the lovey doveyness going around, getting excited for valentines plans and choosing cute his and her gifts, I decided to paint my nails RED.

      I love red nail varnish especially in the colder seasons because it will always add some bright colour to a more dull winter wardrobe of coats and jumpers.

      What colour is your mid-week manicure?

      Love Leeanna xx