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From Classic to Kinky: How to Pick the Perfect Boudoir Style and Slay the Day!

Don't let choosing a style get you down. I unravel the secrets here.

Before you choose your photographer, choose your Style!

So, you’ve decided to explore the world of boudoir photography. But you’re not sure yet what your boudoir style is.

Congratulations! It’s a fantastic way to celebrate yourself and feel sexy and confident. But before you start striking poses, there’s one crucial decision you need to make: what boudoir style is right for you?

There are so many different styles to choose from, each with its own unique vibe and aesthetic. But fear not! We’re here to guide you through the process of choosing your perfect boudoir style.

First things first: what exactly is boudoir photography? Essentially, it’s a type of intimate photography that captures a person in a sensual and suggestive way. The photos can be flirty, romantic, or downright steamy, depending on the style and vibe you’re going for.

Five boudoir styles to consider:

Now, let’s talk about the different boudoir styles. Here are a few of the most popular options

Classic Boudoir: This style is all about timeless elegance and sophistication. Think vintage lingerie, soft lighting, and tasteful poses. Classic boudoir is perfect if you’re looking for something more subtle and refined.

Glamour Boudoir: If you want to channel your inner Hollywood starlet, glamour boudoir is the way to go. This style is all about drama and luxury, with bold makeup, high heels, and statement lingerie. Glamour boudoir is perfect if you want to feel like a total bombshell.

Artistic Boudoir: Are you a creative soul who loves to express yourself through art? Artistic boudoir might be the style for you. This style is about experimentation and pushing boundaries, with edgy poses and unconventional lighting. Artistic boudoir is perfect if you want something a little more avant-garde.



Bridal Boudoir: Getting married? Bridal boudoir is a popular option for brides-to-be who want to surprise their partners with a special gift. This style is all about romance and femininity, with white lingerie, flowing veils, and soft, dreamy lighting.


Fetish Boudoir: Do you have a kink or fetish you’d like to explore in a safe, consensual way? Fetish boudoir might be the style for you. This style is all about embracing your inner desires and pushing boundaries with BDSM-inspired poses and outfits.

Classic boudoir style is soft with vintage lingerie
Glamour boudoir style
Bridal boudoir style is popular with brides to be who want a special gift for the groom.
Fetish boudoir style allows you to explore fantasies in a safe and protected environment.

Choose one or find the blend of boudoir styles that best reflects you

Now that you have a better idea of the different boudoir styles, it’s time to choose the one that’s right for you. Or pull some elements from more than one to find just the right statement to show the inner you.  Remember, there’s no right or wrong choice – it’s about what makes you feel confident and sexy.

Before you book your boudoir shoot, do your research and find a photographer who specializes in your chosen style. And don’t be afraid to ask questions or bring inspirational photos to your shoot – the more you communicate with your photographer, the better your experience will be.  Taking a look through my portfolio would be a good place to start.

So go ahead and embrace your inner goddess! Whether you choose classic, glamour, artistic, bridal, or fetish boudoir, you will feel confident, sexy, and empowered. Happy posing!

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