What to Wear Wednesday | Floppy Hats

Jul
22nd
Floppy hats used to be a staple for gardening, and the occasional jaunt at the beach, but now it’s evolved into a fashion statement piece. Whether you’re going for a bohemian look, or an edgy, hipster ensemble, a hat can add panache and flair to an ordinary outfit. We have rounded up a ton of floppy hats, including a gorgeous burgundy one (you can shop one here), and a fun striped straw number that could definitely carry you to the beach and beyond (and it’s just $14.99). Here’s some ideas for full outfits: you could pair ripped jeans and an ivory blouse with a burgundy floppy hat, and loose, wavy hair. Sleek dark skinnies can be paired with a black, lacey crop top, and a straw floppy hat for an uptown, fashionable look. Lastly, try a flirty sundress with a solid colored hat and strappy heeled sandals, for the perfect date night look or for your senior portraits! Shop the looks above via the Polyvore link.
Ready to book your senior session to show off your style? Contact me today!

What to Wear Wednesdays | Ripped Jeans

Jul
15th
The perfect pair of ripped jeans can become a staple in your wardrobe..they can be dressed up with heels, or dressed down with sneakers. Whether you want a subtly ripped pair like these from American Eagle, or a more distressed pair like these, you can easily incorporate them into any outfit. You could add in a plain tee like this one, a pretty, drapey, and affordable staple from Target, or a frilly peasant blouse like this from Forever 21. If you’re feeling like taking some fashion risks, add a sky-high heel and a crop top, but keep your ripped jeans from showing too much skin to balance out the look.
A subtly ripped pair of jeans can look awesome for senior photos, too! Did you know that I am available to help style your shoot? I love making sure your outfits look perfect on and off camera, and I’d love for you to contact me today to get started!

What To Wear Wednesdays | Vintage Inspired Dresses

Jul
8th

“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably
and they remember the woman.” 

― Coco Chanel

Vintage inspired dresses are always a classy choice! We feel like we are channeling our inner ‘Mad Men’ character with these adorable selections (you can shop these at the link below the photos). You could do an urban photo shoot for your senior shoot, with red high heels and an ultra-retro dress like the red halter, or you could kick up your boots in the country with the yellow floral dress in the top row. If you haven’t discovered ModCloth yet for vintage style dresses, you’ll want to check it out. They are more affordable than Anthropologie, with cheaper shipping. We are swooning over this little number, and this one too! Do you want to wear a vintage or vintage inspired dress for your senior photos? I’d love to hear your ideas for where you have dreamed up the perfect shoot! Contact me today!

 

What to Wear Wednesdays | Fourth of July

Jul
1st

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. –Harry S Truman

Fourth of July is a great time to explore new fashions and take risks! These are some really cute and functional styles you could wear for the holiday, or wear for an Americana-themed session, too! Maybe you want to layer casual cut-offs over a sleek red and navy bikini, or maybe a vintage wash tee, combined with bold skinny jeans! We love the anchor themed espadrilles (you can find a similar pair here), and cut-off overalls are cute all summer long (we found a cute and affordable pair at Target!). For a bolder look, try an A-line mini and a bustier top, with a jacket for a little more coverage in the evening. Maxi dresses continue to be in style, and we love this one from Modcloth.

If you’re thinking about an Americana-themed session, we would love to set it up before summer ends! Contact me today! 

 

 

 

Featured Session | Erica Brown | Class of 2016

Jun
30th

“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once, but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own.” – Unknown

This stunning Lakeside High School senior will graduate in 2016, and it was a total honor to do her senior portraits. She had both poise and class, and it showed in every frame. There is such an anticipation to senior photos; it is irreplaceable, and beautiful. The hope and beauty in the eyes of these seniors is just something rare, and I love being inspired by what they will bring to the world! Erica describes herself as, “kind, fun, and adventurous”, and hopes to attend the University of Georgia. She chose elegant and feminine outfits for her session, and also included this fun and eye catching parasol. The University of Georgia is going to be so lucky to have her!

Are you worried about the cost of senior photos? I’d love for you to check out the ‘investment’ page on my website, or answer any questions you may have. Remember, this is an irreplaceable time in your life, so you’ll want to invest in the best portraits you can!

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