My Guide to Cracking Boudoir Lingerie

August 22, 2016

Come on…admit it!

You love lingerie.

I mean, who doesn’t.

Women adore these flimsy, whimsical garments because they are fun, sensual, flattering and just all ‘round decadent. Men look upon lingerie as something wondrous and alien. The magic key to transform their significant others from practical ladies into sizzling divas!

We set a store by lingerie. We obsess over the brand. We make sure it is naughty (or nice) and we take pride in wearing the best of the best as one of the most traditional ways of expressing self-love.

But nowhere does lingerie take center stage (pun intended) like in an intimate shoot. Boudoir lingerie is a science and an art. The pieces should be provocative and aesthetically pleasing. They should look amazing and feel even more so. Because who wants to smile for the camera while the thongs try to creep into unexplored crevices of the body!

So here is my infallible pick of pieces that will set clicks on fire.

The Timeless Body Suit: This one is an oldie but a true blue goldie. Body suits are figure hugging. But not in a restrictive way! They flow naturally and accentuate the curves and valleys of femininity that are so alluring about us. Pair these suits with sheer stockings or with dangerously towering stilettos. This lingerie staple is flexible and can lend itself to any shoot backdrop.

My Guide to Cracking Boudoir Lingerie

The Baby Doll or the Teddy: Want to go for a youthful, casual effect with your choice of lingerie? The baby doll or the teddy is an absolute crowd…er…significant other pleaser. While the suits embody subtle sophistication and the knowingness of a woman of the world, the baby doll and the teddy give in to fresh and youthful vibes. If your photographer is planning to flaunt your gorgeous skin in some fabulous early morning light, these lingerie favorites paired with soft waves can capture your innocence and your vulnerability marvelously well. My Guide to Cracking Boudoir Lingerie

The Boy Shorts: Boy…are these comfortable or what! If you are aiming to bring a touch of “everyday” to your shoot and would like to pose with a steaming cup of coffee and a look of anticipation for the day ahead, boy shorts with vests ought to do the trick for you. Messed out of the bed and not caring about the picture I present is the sentiment that goes with boy shorts. My Guide to Cracking Boudoir Lingerie

The Robe:  The robe can cover a lot yet reveal everything. It is the ultimate peek-a-boo. Allow it to fall off your delicate shoulders. Or wrap it closer round your figure and let the translucence of the material speak to the camera. You might even stand under the shower with your robe on and light fires in all the right places. The choices are endless! My Guide to Cracking Boudoir Lingerie

An intimate shoot is all about your journey and creative expression! If experimenting with G strings is your thing or if corsets bring out the huntress in you, go ahead and shine in them! The world of boudoir lingerie is your oyster milady.

Check out some of my favorite lingerie on Pinterest

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Freeky Friday

August 19, 2016

The Muse

Body framed

with arms outstretched,

Wrists wroped

and roughly bound.

From a tiny mouth,

and pretty lips,

you utter not a sound.

I paint with words, a canvas stretched,

laid bare,

upon the ground. -Michael Faudet

Freeky Friday

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Art Crush – Michele Pred

August 18, 2016

Maybe it’s what’s going on in the crazy news, that got me hot on this, but when I saw

these bags something hit home! 

We’ve been been so far, traveled so long, and we have put everything on the line to fight for these things and how dare someone come in this day and age and try and take it away from us.

How fucking dare them!!! It’s not something I can really comprehend, the fact there are still people out there that want to take away our right away to choose.  Are you serious? Who are these fucking nut jobs, and let’s get rid of them as fast as possible!!

Yes, I am a true femenist, especially when it matters, which is all the fucking time right now. Without getting into politics, which I know , is a very sensitive subject right now.  We have much to

grieve, much to celebrate, and much work to on! As she has walked through 1000s of years of oppression and dominion and warfare, but she was carried through nonetheless and she is standing on our door. 

No she is not perfect, but may we continue to walk behind a prayer

for peace, harmony, truth, justice, and love to reign.

I’m with her!

Swedish American artist, Michele Pred focuses her work on creating visual descriptions that defy common cultural and political beliefs. Having debuted in museums across the world, Michele Pred is a feminist by all standards

and her art speaks up for women in a refreshing and new way.

She first gained notice in 2012 when she featured a tiara made of birth control pills in a ‘Miss Conception’ exhibit for Art Miami. In most recent years, she has utilized recycled and vintage purses to display meaningful messages that touch on women’s rights and equality. Since then her art has been seen anywhere from The New York Times to Paris runways.

Michele Pred

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Pre-Natal Boudoir

August 17, 2016

Pre-Natal Boudoir: Paying Homage to the Most Incredible Alchemy in the World

pre natel boudoir

It is alchemy…come to think of it.

Love in the physical form transmutes into the first stirrings of life. And the alembic where this magic happens is the womb.

Pregnancy is a strange and wondrous process.

Something that even the most sophisticated equipment in the world can’t replicate phase for phase.

At the end of the nine months – two lives start afresh. A baby is born. And a mother sets foot into this world. Priorities shift. And the concept of true unconditional love takes flight in a glad heart.

But often this sacred time in a woman’s life turns into an ordeal.

She doesn’t feel her “best beautiful”. Old clothes do not fit anymore. There is a bone deep weariness some days. And obviously the almost inevitable cravings followed by lack of appetite.

In short the beauty of the transformation hides deep under layers of difficult changes.

Happiness: The Pregnancy Must-Have

Yes, you need the balanced diet. Yes you need light exercise and adequate rest. We are well aware of these tenets of a healthy pregnancy.

But the thing that a gestating woman needs the most is happiness. She needs to feel excited about the miracle that her body is knitting – one cell at a time. And this exhilaration should not come at the expense of what she believes is her attractiveness. Only when a lady is confident that the new era that is about to begin will not see her turn into just a sounding board for her husband and the care giver of her child can she really look upon the experience of motherhood as the true expansion it is.

And this acceptance starts with the realization that pregnancy can really add depth and dimension to her beauty. That it is another achievement and a chance to excel at something new. An opportunity to bring forth someone who will leave a positive impact on the world and carry her genes!

Pre-Natal Boudoir Shoots

I have said it before and I will say it again. There is no better way to bring confidence and sensuality back to your life than a sizzling, crackling boudoir shoot.

Come on ladies!

Do you realize how astounding a feat you are about to accomplish? Don’t look upon your pregnancy as a mere biological function. It is a testament to your ability to create something unique and marvelous. It is your badge of honor for being a woman.

These are moments worth capturing for the years to come. And you absolutely should remember yourself at your very best.

So ditch those iPhone cameras and the quick shots in your PJs. They might be adorable but they do not do you justice.

Step into the boudoir parlor of a professional passionate shutterbug and allow yourself to be pampered. Highlight that glow on your face that no expensive make-up can ever mimic. Highlight that baby bump like a diva. Any which way you look at it, half the people in the world will never go through this life altering phase. You are lucky and blessed.

Let’s get to work ensuring you never forget the fact!

Pre-Natal Boudoir

 

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The annual 2 for 1 boudoir promo is here!

August 16, 2016

Say Hello To our Annual Two for One Boudoir Promo!

FROM NOW TILL SEP 17TH

-You Get The Whole Day To Play!

-Make-Up And Hair for Two

– Champagne And Snacks For Two

-90 Min Session For Each Of You!

And don’t forget a whole bunch of memories you’ll never forget!

Are looking for a sign, here you go!

Call your sister, best friend, partner, hell, call your mom

and book a session today!

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