Home > Sex > Sex tips Updated 21 May 2014 Are you man enough... to buy lingerie? If done correctly, buying sexy lingerie for your lady will reap many rewards, and she’ll adore you for it. 1 Shutterstock Related Life’s a (nude) beach How to visit a sex shop Check Are you a sex addict? » Ask Sexologist » Join Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for sex? » SEE: What happens to your body during sex? How porn addiction can affect your sex life You’ve admired Victoria’s Secret models through misty lenses and pictured your own female companion dressed the same – and you’ve even hinted at how hot she’d look in something like that.But what do you do if your suggestion about inviting slinky satin, sultry sheer and Chantilly lace into your bedroom has fallen on deaf ears?You man up and visit a lingerie store of course.However, be warned, it may prove more challenging than, oh say, competing in the Comrades Marathon, swimming from the V&A Waterfront to Robben Island or walking on hot coals.Yet, if executed correctly, your sexy surprise will reap many rewards, especially since she knows exactly how much these things cost… and she’ll adore you for it.So, where and when do you begin?The following tips will turn you into a seasoned shopper:Birthdays, anniversaries (especially anniversaries) and Valentine’s Day are good times to buy lingerie for her.Go through her underwear draw. Not because you are a nasty pervert, but because you’ll need to know her measurements. You don’t want to buy too big and imply that she’s overweight.Get the sizes of three different bras and panties because they differ according to brand. The ladies at the lingerie store will use that to gauge her true size.Check out some of the websites of the top-brand lingerie stores in the country and narrow it down to three. We really love Matildas because they offer lingerie and adult toys.Budget on about R1 000 for a really memorable piece. Go cheap and go to bed alone, on the couch. Put your faith and wallet in the store lady’s hands. You won’t regret it.REMEMBER: A simple sponge cake may be neat, but a sponge cake decorated in icing is a real treat.Read more:Lingerie: it’s a man’s kryptoniteAnti-wrinkle bras the hot new undiesBy Hayden HornerPicture: Man buying lingerie from Shutterstock NEXT ON HEALTH24X Help, my STI is incurable! 2016-09-30 14:41 More: SexSex tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 1 comment Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier The debate continues » Working out in the concrete jungle 7 top butt exercises for guys 10 things pole dancing can do for you The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. Veganism a crime? » Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Are vegans unnatural beasts? Can a vegan be really healthy? Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food? After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.