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Clothes you have on hand to wear to a boudoir session

Preparing for a boudoir session can seem overwhelming, but I have good news. You may just have something in your closet that will be perfect to wear for your session. Although you need to keep in mind that whatever you pick DON’T wear anything that is too small and digs into your skin or creates the dreaded “muffin top.” DO consider normal clothing if you’re nervous about being too revealing, such as off the shoulder tees, cardigans, tank tops, a fitted button-up shirt, or a high slit skirt/dress. In this article we will discuss some ideas of things to wear you may have at home, now if you are reading this and you do not own anything to wear most boudoir studios have a glam closet on site. If you want to go shopping and treat yourself with some gorgeous lingerie you can do that as well, but keep in mind that you do not want it to be fitting you uncomfortable, the discomfort will reflect in your portraits.

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If you are a less is more kind of girl this is an avenue you can take and I am sure you have these items in your drawer. A simple T-shirt and some cute underwear can make some pretty great portraits for your boudoir session. Let’s lean into those casual vibes by incorporating your (or his) favorite band shirt, hobby shirt or better yet. . . a plain white t-shirt. You can opt to wear a bra underneath, or not. Your shirt can be pulled, tied, and have many different looks for your boudoir session. This is your old school sensual picture that many find to be very appealing to show off your simple beauty. you do not have to settle on just one outfit for your boudoir session you can incorporate many different styles, after all this is your special day to just be focused on yourself and making you feel the impact of your beauty inside and out.

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Luckily there are many options to pick from when it comes to lingerie and how to rick it. Just make sure that what you pick out fits you comfortably so you will not be worried about it digging into your skin or sliding off the shoulders etc. Unless you are going full-on “commando” every day. . . you own some sort of lingerie. Bring in your matching Calvin cotton bra and panty set. When you are wearing something that you know you look good and feel good in, that certainly translates over to your photos. Don’t be afraid to bring in your “go-to” lingerie look! The biggest mistake a lot of women make before a boudoir session is hop on to Pinterest or other social media and try to get ideas, then they start to second guess themselves. Understand that those photos are professionally done just as yours will be and they will be just as appealing. These portraits are for you and whoever you choose to share them with.

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If you are gifting boudoir photos to your lover, bring in one of his button down dress shirts! What you want to wear underneath (or don’t. . . ) is up to you! Incorporating his clothes is a sexy way to include him in the experience and make an unforgettable gift. Sometimes, being sexy is about not trying too hard! Grab your oversized sweater for your boudoir session! Pair this with stockings or cozy socks for a super cute and casual look. Whether it’s a pull over or a cardigan, our Boho Living Room certainly matches those lazy Sunday vibes. Casual is sexy. You can wear whatever you feel your best self in. Boudoir photography is for you and to empower you to love the skin you are in. Let yourself be empowered in a new innovative way that is swooping the world with success stories.

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Black Lace Boudoir has broke the mold when it comes to empowering women, with many years of experience and focus on what the client wants and needs for their session. If you are in the Washington DC, Maryland, Richmond, Newport News, Jamestown, Williamsburg, Annapolis, Baltimore and surrounding areas check out Black Lace Boudoir and take time to look over her portfolio. Take that leap and book a session and start the path to healing your soul from within. This powerful journey will not be one you look back on and regret.


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