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This lovely lady flew all the way in from the East Coast to work with me in Chicago for her boudoir session. To say I’m honored would be an understatement. Miss E landed in Chicago less than 12 hours before her shoot with me and she was READY to go. Not only was she ready, […]

There’s certainly no right or wrong reason, but today I’m sharing my top 6 reasons to do a boudoir session. Over the last decade, I’ve worked with women from all stages of life, using photography as my medium to promote self love and body positivity. If you are wondering if a boudoir session may be […]

Miss K: Chicago Boudoir Photographer After being riddled by body insecurities almost her entire life, Miss K decided to go for it and do a boudoir session. Like many women before her, she was scared and nervous to bare it all. It takes a lot of guts to do a boudoir session and the hardest […]

Miss W: Chicago Boudoir Photographer It was a DREAM working with this boudoir babe. When we first spoke, she described her aesthetic and vision for her boudoir photos as effortlessly chic. Miss W wanted her photos to feel natural, candid, laidback, nonchalant, yet sexy and romantic, and I was HERE for this mood. She started […]

Chicago Boudoir Session

It was an honor working with Miss S for her Chicago boudoir session. This beautiful human shines with such strength and self love. On an early summer morning, I met S at the light-filled Loft 505 in Pilsen. One of my favorite hair & makeup stylists, Deb Petrielli, joined us and helped make this beauty […]

The number one question I receive about doing a boudoir session is “What do I wear?”. Well, wonder no more! I’ve put together my top 10 wardrobe ideas for your boudoir session and at the end I’m sharing my favorite lingerie brands and places to shop. I update my Boudoir Wardrobe Inspiration Pinterest Board periodically, […]

Chicago Boudoir Session

After a new client books her boudoir session with me, the first question I usually get asked is “Where do I buy lingerie?” I’m listing my personal favorite lingerie retailers below. This list includes 2 local Chicago options for those who would like to be fitted in person. Share your favorite lingerie stores below in […]

Chicago boudoir photo

Bridal Boudoir Chicago, IL This babe absolutely SLAYED her boudoir session last summer. Tyra Banks, move over. My brides officially own the smize. She glowed like a goddess from start to finish throughout her session and I had so much fun working with her. I’m lucky to have such amazing clients in my life. Scroll […]

Bridal Boudoir Chicago, IL This natural beauty came into her boudoir shoot with a quiet confidence about her. Going into the session, C worried about possibly feeling awkward, a totally common fear. But after all was said and done she said “You were quite the opposite of what I feared! I felt eased by the […]

Chicago boudoir photo

A Chicago Bridal Boudoir Photo Shoot This babe KILLED it during her boudoir session and I’m thrilled to be sharing a few favorites. S joined my Spring Boudoir Marathon Event last year and I had such a fun time working with her. Her outfits were spot on, and I especially loved the crisp white button-down […]