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HISTORY OF BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHY

WHAT IS BOUDOIR?  The Origin of boudoir started in #France between 1775-85 A woman’s bedroom or private sitting room where she can retire to be alone The French word #boudoir literally means to pout or sulk! At the #boudoircafe we like to think of the boudoir as a private #dressingroom for woman where she can hideout when she needs some quiet time to chill…..a woman has the right to be sexy when she wants to be. We encourage all women …

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WHY EVERY WOMAN NEEDS TO HAVE A BOUDOIR PHOTO SHOOT

Why every Woman needs to have a Boudoir Photo Shoot at least once in her Life Boudoir photo sessions are about making you feel sexy and beautiful, so it would make sense that every woman needs to experience this at least once. Unfortunately in this day and age, women are made to feel that they must look a certain way by society standards but with boudoir, the real you is what makes the photos sexy, not what society says. Boudoir …

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VALENTINES DAY: BOUDOIR PHOTOS ARE THE BEST #VDAYGIFT ~ TOP BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHERS

HELLO LOVES, I am so so so excited because VALENTINES DAY IS SOON! Everyone at The Boudoir Café loves this holiday – and, with a little boudoir photo magic, you definitely will, too!   The Boudoir Café is currently booking for #ValentinesDay. Tired of the boring old chocolate and flowers for your bae? Want to make him more warm and bubbly than Champagne? Surprise him with the sexiest #VDayGift… Some sexy, professional pics of you from The Boudoir Café!! If …

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BOUDOIR CAFÉ AT WPPI 2016: THE CRAZY, SEXY ART OF BOUDOIR!

More exciting news!! Hedley and I will be speaking at the 2016 Wedding & Portrait Photography International Expo! And NOT ONLY will we be speaking, we will be teaching a MASTER CLASS. The Boudoir Café’s class, “The Crazy, Sexy Art of Boudoir!”, will be in session on Wednesday, March 9 from 3:30 to 5:30PM! The WPPI expo will be held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas from March 7th through 9th this year. This is very special because WPPI …

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THE PERFECT BOUDOIR CHRISTMAS #GIFT

Buying a Christmas #gift can be tough. And, if you’re not getting your loved one a Boudoir Café photo package, gifting can be even tougher. Lucky for you – we have yet another wonderful #gift solution! (Which works perfectly in tandem with a Boudoir Café photo shoot…) My lovely friend, Carla Vaz de Almeida, makes wonderful, hand-crafted shoes. Her company, Lisbon Shoemakers, is getting attention for its elegance (and its edge) in their one-of-a-kind creations. Like the Boudoir Café, Lisbon …

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BOUDOIR PHOTOS: THE CHRISTMAS #GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

Alright, we know Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Which means… That’s right, so is #Christmas! The Boudoir Café knows how difficult it is to pick out a #gift for your special someone. After all, what do you get someone who already has everything? (And, by “everything,” we mean you, darling.) Shopping on Black Friday poses the risk of injury. Buying a #gift on another day during the holiday season is just tedious. Plus, there is always the risk that …

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HOW TO LOSE THOSE LAST FEW POUNDS

Okay, we’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: curvy is beautiful. Girls, your curves are the reasons men drool after you. Men don’t have curves. They’re all angles, squares, and straight lines. The soft curves of your body are fascinating to them, they crave to get to know the wonders of them. That being said, sometimes we want to tone up. Sometimes, we don’t feel too comfortable with every single centimeter of our curves. And that isn’t a problem. Yes, …

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THE BOUDOIR CAFE AT MYSTIC SEMINARS

Calling All Photographers!!!!! As we begin November, I have a very exciting announcement to make… Hedley and I will be speaking at Mystic Seminars in Portland, Oregon this January!! We are so so so excited to be a part of this wonderful selection of very talented photographers. We are teaching a 1 hour seminar specifically on boudoir photography at Mystic. Because boudoir is a rising trend, and The Boudoir Café are some of the best of the best in West, …

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THE POWER OF HIGH HEELS

I think we all remember the first time, as little girls, when we tried on high heels. We stumbled like baby giraffes, trying to emulate the way we saw our mothers walk. And later, as teens, it was runway models we had in mind as we slipped on strappy stilettos. And, of course, there is a reason for this. When we saw our mothers walk in high heels, we admired her stature and her grace as our first role models. …

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THE BOUDOIR CAFE IN THE DAILY BEAST

Exciting news, boudoir fans!! The Boudoir Café was featured on the popular current news website, The Daily Beast! :   Journalist Samantha Allen was kind enough to contact me and The Boudoir Café team as prime contributors to her article, “How Boudoir Photos Are Redefining Sexy.” The article itself is lovely, and has a lot of good words to say about boudoir by those who have participated and been changed by it; and by boudoir photographers (including Hedley and myself!) …

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