What should you wear for your engagement session?
1. Stick to what makes you feel YOU
The more comfortable you are with your fit, the more comfortable you’ll feel and less awkward you’ll feel when posing in front of the camera 🙂 Stick with your “style” and what makes you feel beautiful and comfortable. Being confident, letting loose and having fun is all part of this fun session.
2. Complement, but don’t match
Stay away from matching your partners outfit and wearing patterns that are too busy. Keep colors of outfits solid. Complementing each others outfits works out best for portraits.
Also pay attention to color scheme. If you want to wear a nice blue dress, adding the same blue hue in one of your fiancé’s accessories can be a great way to keep a color scheme and complement his outfit instead of matching.
3. Wear neutral tones
Stay away from strong colors like neon and orange. Pastels, cool colors, and neutral tones will help your faces stay true to color and then the focus is on your love for each other in the photos.
4. Add an accessory.
Adding at least one accessory to your outfit can look really gorgeous in portraits. This could be as simple as a cute scarf or a hat.
5. Stick with one or two outfits.
It’s important to remember to keep the engagement session from turning into a fashion session. Having to many outfits can take time away from the time actually photographing because you’ll feel rushed and stressed to jump into different outfits.
With one or two outfits you can be focused on the session to try out more locations and poses to best display your love and story with each other. Think of doing one casual and one more formal option!
6. Go classic, not trendy.
Choose outfits that will be timeless! The last thing you want is to look back at an engagement session years from now and be upset that you’re wearing something that is no longer in style. Go with a classic outfit you are comfortable in that will never go out of style.
7. Make use of the season and location
Not sure what to wear for a winter or fall session? Don’t be afraid to bundle up in style!
Stylish winter and fall clothes and accessories can look amazing for your engagement session in the cold weather.
Or if you’re going with a specific theme or background of a cool location, play off that. An urban setting won’t call typically call for a floral dress. Play off your surroundings, because your location of your session should be cool or special to you too.
Hope you enjoyed this and I know your session will be as stylish as ever!