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Outfit Ideas for a Boudoir Photo Shoot

Picking out the lingerie or outfits you are wanting to rock for your boudoir photo session is one of the most exciting parts of the entire session! Many associate boudoir with being revealing, if you are not okay with that, and that is what has been holding you back, have no fear because you can do boudoir in anything from a beautiful dress you own, t-shirt, sweater, etc. The possibilities are endless in what you can wear to you boudoir photo session ! In this article we will go over the array of options you have so you can be prepared for your big day that is all about you and embracing that woman in the mirror, let’s get started!


A bodysuit is essential when planning your attire. Most commonly in many boudoir photos you have looked over you will notice most women are wearing the bodysuits. The reason for this is simple, bodysuits are a more modest form of lingerie that still pack that sex appeal. Another positive is the fact that bodysuits come in many colors and patterns for you to pick from. By wearing a bodysuit you leave a lot to the imagination all while embracing your features!

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When it comes to lingerie, you have no shortage of options! With a variety of designs to suit all body shapes and sizes. This is one of the reasons most boudoir photographers do not provide lingerie. You want to make sure that the lingerie fits you and looks how you want it to look, so it is always best to have your own! The lingerie will need to show off your best assets. Lingerie gives you the opportunity to embrace and show off all the features you have!

Think Outside the Box

Here are some suggestions for outfits that are more modest, yet sexy. Earlier we talked about how you do not have to be in revealing clothing options. Here are some ways you can show off your inner vixen and still feel comfortable.

  • Cocktail Dress
  • Slip
  • Kimono/Robe
  • Shawl
  • Cardigan
  • Fur jacket/wrap
  • Suit jacket

In Closing;

Deciding to do a boudoir photo session is a big choice for some. Making this choice has a multitude of advantages. Having the right outfit and accessories will help you and your professional boudoir photographer capture some pretty spectacular shots. Take your time when picking what you will wear, and the jewelry etc. make sure it makes you feel sexy so you can dig for that inner goddess during your session!


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