January wish list

We reveal our ultimate wish list of five of the most loved products right now. Warning: be prepared for serious shopping urges!


Say hello not only to a new year, but a fresh, crisp new decade – one that deserves attention on you. Healthy living goals, spoiling yourself with new lingerie, keeping your intimates wardrobe on trend, being inspired by uplifting social media (or even cutting back on phone scrolling time, yikes); whatever you promise yourself at the turn of this new chapter, make it count and commit to you.

1. Support your goals

Shock Absorber Infinity Power sports bra

Everyone knows that January is the season of well-intended fitness goals with new gym memberships and workout gear.

And if there’s one thing you need to support your healthy 2020, it’s a reputable sports bra. The all-new Shock Absorber Infinity Power sports bra offers an impressive 80 per cent bounce reduction, and its unique zip front makes it easy to get on and off, so you won’t get in an embarrassing sweaty stuck position in the changing rooms. The non-wired, padded cups are breathable and the Y-shaped back helps gives central stability.

As if this wasn’t enough, there’s another addition to the Shock Absorber collection. Whether you’re a novice runner or starting your London marathon training plan, get your hands on the Shock Absorber Run sports bra now available in a new grey colour with coral highlights.

2. Make waves in 2020

Marilyn monochrome polkadot plunge swimsuit

There’s only one thing more exciting than the fresh opportunity of a new year, and that’s the arrival of new swimwear. And boy are we (and soon to be, you) a bit in love.

Cast your eyes over our refreshed must-have collection from last season, the Bali Palm, as well as our latest addition to the  Colourblock range, now in new hues of black, khaki and gold. Plus the all-new and sure to earn sell-out-status Marilyn monochrome polkadot plunge swimsuit, bandeau swimsuit and bandeau bikini, which features alternate coloured top and brief, with some styles available up to sizes 26 long and 38G.

Spa days, winter sun, bagging your favourite now before it sells out in summer; there’s always a reason for new swimwear, especially when it truly supports and fits.

3. Bras of the decade

Lepel Fiore lace padded plunge bra

While new years are for looking forwards, we’re momentarily glancing back at our best-selling bras over the last decade.

Hitting the top spot is the Lepel Fiore lace padded plunge bra, available up to G cup size and in 10 colour options. Boasting a beautiful plunge neckline with scalloped edging, Marie Claire Online also recommend it.

Taking second place is the beautiful fan-inspired embroidery of the Fantasie Alex underwired bra with side support. It gives a natural shape with full coverage up to cup J, and wide supportive straps and underband.

And our third most-loved bra over the last ten years is the Smooth Operator (best t-shirt bra) winner in our Customer Choice Awards the Fantasie Smoothing underwired balconette bra. It’s favoured for its smooth, seamless finish and soft touch material for all-day comfort and invisibly under clothing.

4. Listen-to podcast

Some of you might be aware of Instagram influencer Alex Light. We at Fig HQ love seeing her fill her grid looking beautiful in our swimwear, and of course we are big fans of her fabulous body positivity posts.

And now we admire her even more with the launch of her new podcast, talking about the nitty gritty of her eating disorder and how she managed to get herself to a point where she loves and embraces her true shape.

Listen to her podcast now and feel inspired.

5. 9 is the magic number

Gossard Superboost lace plunge bra

You can never have enough colour options in your favourite bra, and it seems that Gossard are ensuring this really is the case thanks to the release of two new hues in their two most-loved bras. Both bras are now available in a total of nine different shades, guaranteeing a suitable option for any outfit.

The Gossard Glossies bra is now available in stunning emerald, offering invisible sheer support up to cup G. And you can now also get your hands on the cleavage-enhancing Gossard Superboost lace plunge bra in beautiful ink blue.

Laura Barrett

Having styled for celebrity magazine shoots and written for many lifestyle brands, Figleaves Content Editor Laura Barrett is on hand to offer fashion news, style inspiration, trend updates and collection reviews.