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Few things make me feel more empowered than a gorgeous piece of lingerie. I feel unstoppable when that beautiful lace and intriguing color hit my skin. It’s like armor that nobody knows I’m wearing!
I know I deserve to treat myself to new lingerie every once in a while, so I find myself at Victoria’s Secret every now and again picking up a new bra or two. Victoria’s Secret has always been my go-to as long as I can remember. The selections were so cute, and I wouldn’t have to break the bank every time I was in the mood to celebrate myself. Since I knew what I was getting whenever I went to Victoria’s Secret, I didn’t exactly feel like going through a trial and error with other brands. I asked my friend Rachel where she shopped to find the right lingerie to bring out her sexy side. She told me I should look to one of my favorite pop stars: Rihanna.
RiRi’s music always makes me feel like a queen. Her boldness, charisma, and assertiveness are beyond inspiring to me. She makes me feel strong and like I deserve to put myself first. So when Rachel told me that she’d recently shopped Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty, I knew right away that this collection was a fair contender against my longtime Victoria’s Secret loyalty. After all, Rihanna is all about celebrating diversity in body shapes and skin color — anyone who wants to feel fabulous belongs.
I headed to the Savage X Fenty website, where I saw models of all races and sizes donning stunning, bold, colorful bras and underwear. For the first time, I saw myself reflected in that lingerie — something I never really thought about at Victoria’s Secret, but now that I saw body diversity in action, I realized it was missing. I found Rihanna herself wearing a stunning number at the bottom of the page, and I almost screamed in excitement. I could rock something RiRi wears! That’s something I never said about any Victoria’s Secret Angel.
I started the process by taking a style quiz to figure out which of the line’s four style options would be best for me (I got “U Cute”). Savage X Fenty then led me to its monthly VIP membership sign-up page, where I could get massive discounts on all the line’s full-price styles, with new pieces released every single month. Every piece comes with a 30-day fit guarantee, too, so I could just send back anything that didn’t make me feel my best.
I just couldn’t stop seeing myself in the Savage X Bralette and the High-Waist Microfiber Thong, so those were my first two purchases I made. when they arrived at my doorstep, I tore the package right open and tried both on, and I immediately loved how I looked in them. I’m a Savage X Fenty gal for life now — here’s why I’m no longer curious to know the secret Victoria has kept all these years.
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1. Savage X Fenty Fits My Wallet
At Victoria’s Secret, I was paying the best prices I could find at the mall, but I still always wished I could spend less. Savage X Fenty lets me do that. With the discounts I receive as a VIP member, not to mention the membership fee I pay going toward all my purchases, I’m buying the most affordable lingerie of my life. Savage X Fenty doesn’t just fit me perfectly — it fits my wallet, too.
2. Savage X Fenty Is Inclusive In Its Sizing
Rihanna always emphasizes inclusivity in everything she does, and the diversity and accommodations of Savage X Fenty’s sizing show that she truly cares. I used to make Victoria’s Secret work well enough, but I knew that friends with larger busts always struggled with the styles meant for smaller bodies. I know Savage X Fenty is designed with all women in mind, and that alone makes its lingerie more empowering.
3. Savage X Fenty Offers The Ultimate In Lingerie Comfort
When a line of lingerie is made for someone who isn’t quite you, you can literally feel the effects on your body. So when I tried on my Savage X Bralette and felt entirely welcomed in my own lingerie, I was thrilled to discover that it was just as comfortable, if not more comfortable, than the five Vicotria’s Secret bralettes I had in my lingerie drawer back home. I couldn’t be more comfortable in Savage X Fenty’s lingerie — I can’t even feel it on my skin, but I do feel as sexy as a good piece of lingerie should make any woman feel.
4. Savage X Fenty Lasts Longer
I think I can speak for many Victoria Secret wearers when I say that the quality leaves something to be desired. Several of my friends, myself included, only wore a pair of cute underwear two or three times before poking a hole through the lace. Not so with Savage X Fenty. Even after washing and wearing several times, each piece held up as strong and as vibrant as the day it arrived on my doorstep.
After my first couple of Savage X Fenty buys, I got the Lace Bralette and the especially revealing Lace Cheeky. I couldn’t believe how much these pieces let me take on the day with newly-refreshed confidence, outfitted with that gorgeous confidence-boosting hidden armor. I’m loving feeling like I’m buying lingerie made for me at budget-friendly pricing, with a commitment to body diversity. Savage X Fenty reminds me that I’m worthy of celebrating — not just for those special occasions. If you’re looking to breaking up with Victoria’s Secret and indulge your sexy side on your own terms, you should sign up and take advantage of the site’s 50% Off Your First Purchase offer.
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