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How to Choose Outfits for Your Boudoir Shoot

Choosing outfits for a boudoir shoot can be a fun and exciting experience. It’s important to remember that the goal of a boudoir shoot is to capture how you want to feel, so the outfits should be chosen with that in mind. If you want to feel strong, sensual, demure or commanding, your wardrobe should reflect that. Choosing outfits can be overwhelming, so let's break down a few tips for finding the perfect pieces for your boudoir session.


person using wheelchair for boudoir session

person posing in white shirt and tie

black and white portraits of a disabled trans person

When selecting outfits for a boudoir shoot, it’s important to consider the overall look and feel of the shoot. Think about the colors, textures, and styles that will best capture the desired mood. For example, if you’re going for a romantic, feminine look, you might choose a lacy lingerie set or a flowing robe. If you’re going for a more edgy, modern look, you might choose a leather corset or a sheer bodysuit.


person in lace binder laying on bed

person in lace binder laying in bed

It’s also important to consider the fit of the outfits. Make sure that the clothing fits well and is comfortable to wear. If the clothing is too tight or too loose, it can be distracting and take away from the overall look of the shoot. I've got a few tricks up my sleeve to make clothing that doesn't fit perfectly look great in photographs. If you really love a piece, we can probably make it work!


trans person laying on bed showing top surgery scars

When selecting accessories for a boudoir shoot, it’s important to keep the overall look in mind. Accessories can add a lot of interest to the shoot, so choose items that will enhance the overall vibe. For example, if you’re going for a romantic look, you might choose a pair of delicate earrings. If you’re going for a more edgy look, you might choose a choker or a pair of statement earrings. If you have sentimental jewelry, a boudoir session is a great opportunity to document that, as well.


person in leather harness posing on a couch and with wheelchair

Finally, it’s important to remember that the goal of a boudoir shoot is to feel good! Make sure to choose outfits that make you feel confident and beautiful. Don’t be afraid to experiment and try different looks. With the right outfits and accessories, you can create a stunning boudoir shoot that you’ll be proud of. Also, if you really can't find ANYTHING to wear, you're in the right genre. Your birthday suit is always an option!


black and white photos of person wearing leather harness

detail photos of leather harness


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