Buy lingerie as a gift and there's a 27% chance she'll take it back to the shop. Here's brief guide to getting it right.
The classic Marilyn Monroe frame. Her chest and hips are close in size, but her waist curves inwards between them.
Lingerie pattern cutter Josefine Wing says keep her midriff bare to enjoy the "full effect" of her silhouette. High-waisted briefs, French knickers and thongs work well.
"Traditional 'boyshorts' will square-off her hips in an unflattering way", says lingerie designer Sara Caspi. Stick to the more feminine designs.
"She's lean, with her hips, waist and chest all measuring roughly the same," says Caspi.If she's tall, she's got the supermodel build.
'You don't need to spend a fortune to highligh her assets. High-street styles such as teddies and cut-out body suits will add curves that'll make her feel good," says Caspi.