Posts tagged "boudoir"

Embrace Your Foxy Side With This Fresh Take On Boudoir Photos

How often do our partners — the good ones, anyway — attempt to convince us they find our bodies, flaws and all, sexy as hell? But sadly, most women struggle with insecurities about their bodies, which affects their confidence in life and their relationships. We want the lights off during sex, cover certain body part…

By: Tres Sugar / July 10, 2014

PurrVerse: Behind The Lens With Sex Worker Photographer Isabel Dresler

Recently I got a chance to meet Isabel Dresler (safe for work), who I’ve taken to calling “photographer to queer porn stars.” She’s shot with some queer porn faves like Courtney Trouble, Dylan Ryan, Andre Shakti, and Siouxsie Q. We got to chatting at a shoot for the cover of the East Bay Express on the…

By: Kitty Stryker / June 20, 2014

How It Went: A Play-By-Play Of My First-Ever Boudoir Photo Shoot

I’ve always considered myself a very open, sexually confident person, but on the morning of my first-ever boudoir photo shoot, I was anything but. At 8 a.m., I woke up feeling exhausted and bloated (a combination of the previous night’s salt intake and a present from the PMS fairy), and had an hour-and-a-half to pull…

By: Katie Oldenburg / May 6, 2014

Frisky Q&A: Award-Winning Boudoir Photographer Angelica Roberts Talks Photoshoot Tips, Common Questions

After meeting internationally-known, award-winning boudoir photographer Angelica Roberts at this year’s Lingerie Fashion Week, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to pick her brain about her job and learn more about what’s involved in a boudoir shoot. What if I’m bloated from my period? Can you make me look slimmer? How do I prepare for

By: Katie Oldenburg / April 14, 2014

Ask A Boudoir Photographer: How Do I Find The Right Lingerie For My Body Type?

If given the option, many of us would wear sexy, serious lingerie … if we could just find something reasonably priced and uncomplicated, that didn’t make us feel  like a strangled sausage with ruffles.

Marissa Boucher, founder and owner of The Boudoir Divas, one of the largest boudoir photography sites in the country, truly believe…

By: The Frisky / March 6, 2014

The “Dudedoir” Photo Trend Warms My Heart

According to boudoir photography, Mariah Carle, sexy photo shoots aren’t just for women anymore. Since opening her business five years ago, Carle has noticed a jump in her male clientele –they now make up about 25 percent of her business. Hence the term “dudeoir.”

“Many men feel good about their bodies and want…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 14, 2013

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Is Dita Von Teese Correct That Men Like Watching Women “Get Ready”?

Last week, burlesque star Dita Von Teese had me scratching my head at something she said in an interview with Into The Gloss. Dita, who is publishing an offbeat beauty guide soon, was giving tips on how to “sexify” getting ready so it turns on your man. She explained:
“In my book, I’ll have…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 29, 2012

Sexy Celebrity Boudoir Photos

A lady’s private bedroom, sitting room or dressing room is often referred to as her boudoir. It’s an old-fashioned, Victorian practice which, in modern times, became a popular photography style. Any picture, candid or posed, where the subject is either partially clothed or in lingerie, is considered boudoir style photography. If you’ve flipped through the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2012

The 6 Things You Need For A Swoon-worthy Boudoir

It’s important to love the space you inhabit and, if money allows, make it exactly to your liking. Arguably the most important of all rooms is the bedroom, where you sleep and luxuriate, whether you’re by yourself or with a mate. Your bedroom should be more than just a literal room in which to put…

By: Rachel Krause / March 16, 2012

Lingerie-Inspired Dressing Made Easy

Boudoir dressing is undeniably trendy right now, but nobody ever said it was easy to pull off. The concept in and of itself is intimidating — lingerie worn not beneath your clothes, but as your clothes? It’s enough to send me straight back to bed. Though runways and catalogues would like us to believe that…

By: Rachel Krause / February 24, 2012