Engagement sessions are unique in their way, and often, couples neglect giving it due consideration. From the save-the-dates wedding website to the walls of your first home, sentimental snapshots will be treasured memories. It is only fitting to make them as unique as can be, including your wardrobe.
An engagement session gives you more room for variety, style, and uniqueness, so you must capitalize on the opportunity. Here are some ideas that will ensure you look flattering, and the pictures turn out beautiful and utterly romantic as you plan your wardrobe for an engagement session.
1. Aim for muted, pastel, neutral, or softer shades for your outfits.
Darker and more vibrant colors tend to distract viewers from the glow, happiness, and radiance of love and promises of happily-ever-after in your eyes and your faces. You want the world to see how madly in love you are, and muted shades are the perfect way to highlight that glow on your face.
2. Never stray from the actual you for the sake of photos.
The reason behind saying “I do” in front of a priest is because you have found someone who accepts you just how you are. What’s the point in hiding behind a tux and a gown if your significant other fell in love with you in an old t-shirt and jeans? Choose outfits that depict your authentic self; of course, the styles can be more elegant and modern for the captures.
3. Matching outfits are no longer cute.
If someone suggests that identical outfits and patterned prints are the best ideas for great snaps, don’t listen to them. Yes, your outfit should complement your partner’s, and you can do that with complementary prints and colors, but matching is a bad idea. The best portraits are those where you and your partner wear cohesive outfits with color palettes and wardrobes complementing, not matching. Try wearing different dominant colors, but perhaps from the same color family.
4. It’s good to tie your album with a color scheme.
Don’t go too matchy-matchy; instead, choose a favorite color that will pop consistently through your album. If you aim for synergy, you could choose a favorite color for an outfit in one pic. In the next pic, have your partner wear the same hue in a different style, so every piece of the album connects and flows in a symphony.
5. Couples often believe this is one part of the journey where they can skimp costs.
In reality, it’s the best time to splurge. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so if you had your eye on an extravagant dress, all the while you were looking for your special someone, now is the time to get it and capture life-lasting memories in the dress. You and your partner should dress up and celebrate this very momentous occasion in your life. Let the pictures be a testimony of it.
An engagement session is full of beautiful moments with promises of a loving and prosperous future together. You must make it memorable in every way possible, including the right wardrobe choice for the pictures. Contact us to make these moments extra perfect for you.
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