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Flaunt What You’ve Got: A Girl’s Guide to Boudoir Photography

"Feeling sexy 
is an empowering thing.
It raises self-confidence,
makes people feel desirable 
and can really heat things up 
in the bedroom."

Jennifer Williams Boudoir Photography Vancouver Featuring Lola & August
Photo by Jennifer Williams Boudoir | Model Vanessa Young is wearing the Miss Daisy bralette and Belle de Nuit wrap and g-string by Lola & August

Feeling sexy is an empowering thing. It raises self-confidence, makes people feel desirable and can really heat things up in the bedroom. Boudoir photography is a playful way to show off (most of) your goods, get sexy with some cute poses and wow your partner with a gift they’re sure to love.

Boudoir is French for a woman’s bedroom or private sitting room, where most photography sessions still take place. The intimate setting helps create romantic images that can be cheeky, sensual, or downright naughty. Boudoir photography is one of today’s hottest bridal trends, although it’s been around for a long time.


Dejavu Studio | Photo and Cinema | Featuring Lola & August
Photo by Dejavu Studio Photo & Cinema | Model wearing La Vie Romantique Bralette and Strawberry Shortcake highwaisted panty by Lola & August

From late 19th-century erotic French postcards to boudoir art in the 1920s and curvy pinup-girls of the ‘40s and ‘50s, female sexuality has been the subject of photography since… well, since photography was invented. But now, boudoir has become more than just pictures of pretty girls used as hot props—women are the clients. The change was slow, and started sometime in the ‘70s when nudity in photography was becoming less taboo. Over the last 40 years, it’s become more broadly accepted as an art form.


Jennifer Williams Boudoir Photography Vancouver Featuring Lola & August
Photo by Jennifer Williams Boudoir | Model Vanessa Young is wearing the Anneau D'or bralette and thong set by Lola & August and garter by La Gartier Wedding Garters

Reclaiming their sexuality, women of all ages use boudoir photography to tantalize their partners and to keep as a romantic memento for years to come. Plus, looking at sexy photos of your own captured beauty is a surefire confidence boost. So do it for yourself! Get your hair and makeup done, slip into something sexy and enjoy every minute of your time in front of the camera.

Check our shop for the cutest lingerie for your boudoir photo shoot, from vintage-inspired high-waisted panties to elegant mesh teddies. And for future brides-to-be, imagine the look on your partner’s face when you unveil the same sexy number on your wedding night... talk about bringing the fantasy to life.

Check out this blog post by Vanessa Williams Boudoir to read about model Vanessa Young's experience with Boudoir.

Xoxo
~Lola & August

Jennifer Williams Boudoir Photography Vancouver Featuring Lola & August
Photo by Jennifer Williams Boudoir | Model Vanessa Young is wearing the Anneau D'or bralette and thong set by Lola & August and garter by La Gartier Wedding Garters



Photo Credits
Jennifer Williams Boudoir - jenniferwilliams.com
La Gartier Wedding Garters - instagram.com/lagartier

Dejavu Studio | Photo & Cinema - dejavus.ca


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