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Outfit inspiration: The sexy robe

By far, the most popular outfit we see at our sessions are matching bra & panty sets. They are great because they come in so many colors and styles and are usually easy to find no matter what store you’re shopping in. Sometimes, however, adding a little somethin’-somethin’ to this pairing can make a huge difference in your photos. Elegant and timeless, the beautiful sheer robe in the photo below absolutely made this outfit. Paired with simple black lingerie and classic bombshell red lips you can’t go wrong!  After all, the key to having a great photoshoot is good styling, expert posing, and of course confidence! Don’t worry, we can help you with all three of those things if needed!

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Robe: Flirt Boutique
Hair & Makeup: Nicole Fae

Looking to add a robe similar to the one above to your wardrobe? Or maybe other high-quality timeless lingerie? Our friends at Flirt Boutique are having a storewide sale this Saturday, November 8th. We’re talking 25% off the ENTIRE store!

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2014 Holiday Sessions

With Halloween right around the corner soon our attention will turn to the Holiday season!  Book your session now and get a head start on your gift planning this year. We are offering three dates in November and one in December to accommodate our clients wanting to do a boudoir session for the Holidays.

Bonus: not only will you have a fabulous time, you’ll also create a pretty awesome gift for yourself. Because after all, the session may be a gift for your partner but ultimately it is a gift for yourself as well. Whether you do the session by yourself or book with a friend (sometimes a little moral support is nice!) you will not regret it!

Can’t make it to our November sessions? We are also offering sessions December 6th as well! We will keep our availability up-to-date here.GiftIdeas

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Twin Cities Marathon :: Boudoir Photography

You’ve trained for months. Hours upon hours of hard work and dedication towards an impressive goal.  No matter what distance you’re running this weekend, the full, half, 10K or 5K, it’s an accomplishment to be proud of! We’ve photographed several women who have achieved a personal milestone such as running a marathon and it’s so inspiring to hear their stories! So, if you’re checking the Twin Cities Marathon off your bucket list, why not go ahead and check “have a boudoir session” off your list, too!

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Running the Twin Cities Marathon this weekend? Know someone who is? Celebrate your success with a boudoir session! Our available sessions can be found here.

 

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Blush Twin Cities :: September Boudoir-a-thon

Minnesota State Fair, cool evenings, football pre-season, back-to-school–yes, it’s official, summer is winding down in Minnesota. While we’re hopeful that Mother Nature will bless us with this gorgeous weather for a few more months it’s safe to say we’re looking forward to fall! We have several dates planned for the rest of 2014 and we’d love to have you join us!  We will be holding sessions in downtown Minneapolis in September, October, and November and will likely add another date to accommodate the holiday rush. Available times for our next boudoir marathon on September 20-21 can be found below. Contact us if you’d like more details!Sept2014

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T & A Tuesday: All Polished Up

Well, hello there, lovelies!

It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for some T&A. That’s right: Tips & Advice.

When you decide to do a boudoir shoot, lots of questions might leap to mind. You might be planning your wardrobing choices. Maybe you’re thinking about hair and makeup. Maybe it’s how you might be keeping it a surprise from a very lucky recipient. So, each Tuesday we’ll be here to help you collect up all the details so that you don’t miss a thing—and don’t feel overwhelmed.

Consider this lovely lady and this photo:

Totally beautiful, right? Everything about this shot feels classy, polished, and sexy. Let’s break down why this shot works:

1. She’s wearing a beautiful, simple outfit that flatters.

2. Her accessories add, rather than distract from the shot. Pearls on white? Can’t go wrong.

3. Gray and white: A soothing, sophisticated combo.

But what really adds a wow factor is something you might not think about before opening that hotel-room door to see us: Her nails.

Shots are often very detail oriented or close up. And your hands are a big part of that set-up: If you’re a bride we may want to make sure we get a shot of that stunning sparkler on your finger. You might be trailing your hand along the bed. Or, in this case, she’s clutching her pearls. And the one big *pop* on the page, color-wise? Red nails.

Red nails are sexy. They’re sophisticated. They might signal you’ve put a little more time into yourself—which is a lovely respite, and might also make someone think you’ve been thinking of them. Know what we’re sayin’?

A manicure can go a long way in taking a photo from good to great.

Are you thinking: Yeah, but I walk out of the salon, get my keys out of my purse—and there goes my mani? We hear you. We know of two great services that help preserve the life of your mani (so you don’t have to do it on your way to the shoot). One is Shellac, which is a gel-based polish that cures under a UV light. It lasts a few weeks and then the nail techs can take the polish off with special remover. Some women swear by it. Want something lower-maintenance? A new service called Vinylux is the perfect middle ground: It’s basically the same nail polish, but the formulation allows for it to last for up to two weeks! No return visit to the salon needed. Lots and lots of salons and spas offer Shellac—and Thomas Charles Salon in St. Louis Park does the Vinylux.

Maybe red’s not your thing? Something bright or bold can be sexy—but so can the barely-see-it ballet-slipper pink.

So there you have it: your polish primer for today—a little detail that can go a long way.

Palm Desert Boudoir Photographer - July 23, 2014 - 1:19 pm

I love your idea of T & A every Tuesday. Brilliant. Keep up the great work.

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