I have a super huge "What to Wear" today. I could really go all day putting outfit ideas together but my kids are turning into Zombies watching TV and eating fig newtons so I should probably stop doing this and go do something fun with them :)
Guys... Long dresses look amazing in photos. I know not many people think of a long dress when they are putting outfits together for their photo shoot but they look amazing and you get so much flowy and romantic movement which just enhances the emotive style of the photos. Now not every setting lends itself to this style. If we we’re going pumpkin picking or apple picking or we are in an urban setting I probably would not wear a long dress but if we are shooting in a more natural surrounding, this is perfect.
I'll get right to it with my first set. I always start with Mom's dress because it's most important for Mom to wear something she feels amazing in and then I style the rest of the family around mom. This stunning dress is from Morning Lavender. You probably aren't going to be wearing this dress around town or to family functions but it would look amazing for a photo shoot. depending on your comfort level, you will probably need a tank underneath or a safety pin up top. The Kids outfits are from Zara and Dad's is from J Crew. I like to leave Dad's outfit really simple (a Henley is always a good option) and really let Mom shine. All of the links to the outfits are below the image.
This next one is an Amazon Dress. Again, you are probably not wearing this to a family bbq and you probably would not feel comfortable wearing this out and about but it's really similar to a much pricier "Free People" dress and would look fantastic in some sunset photos plus I think it's like $30 tops. Picture some hazy sun flare and your little nugget clutching onto your dress as you walk through a field or forest. I’m actually thinking of ordering it for myself, just for self portraits. That little girl dress also matches perfectly and is also adorable. Also for little boys, I love overalls, especially cozy knit overalls. The earthy tones of this set are really timeless. dad again is super simple. you can’t go wrong with a chambray shirt layered over a tee and some earth toned cords.
This last one is definitely a more conservative option for mom but still beautiful and also from Amazon for under $30. It’s a darker color so more slimming but still has some beautiful earth toned flowers. I think in one of the reviews, someone actually bought it for a photoshoot and said they felt like a princess in it. That’s awesome, I want you to feel like a princess during your shoot! again everyone else is in earthy tones. I love that Golden Cord dress from H&M and again super adorable overalls for a little boy. Dad is super simple. I’m really not trying to draw too much attention to dad (or maybe I’m just really bad at styling men). but If your Husband is super trendy or has a more Vibrant fashion sense than I want him to look like himself of course.
Bottom line is, I love doing this so if you have booked with me and want help, please let me know and I would love to create an inspiration board for you or If you have a dress or a certain outfit and need help coordinating the rest of the family. I would be more than happy to help!!!