Posts Tagged 'boudoir'

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August 06
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We all know Victoria Secret is the queen bee when it comes to lingerie.  They definitely do things right!  However, their bridal collection isn’t very extensive, which leaves a lot of possible repeat gifts for that bride to be in your life.  It is fun to receive lingerie as a bridal gift and it is fun to give lingerie.  Some of us may feel intimidated trying to find lingerie stores with the fear of some of them being more geared towards a lady making money off of wearing lingerie.  Fear no more, this is a go to guide in finding lingerie – both locally and on the inter web!

For the Local Lady:

-Meme’s Foundation: http://www.memesfoundations.com/

Deb has made Meme’s a truly special place to find the right undergarment for all different occasions.  You don’t feel lost in overflowing drawers filled with lace, silk and attachments, but instead get a personal customized experience when you walk in the door.  When shopping for your bride to be you may be surprised to find something for yourself as well.  Bras found at Meme’s are unlike any other.  You will find the perfect fit for you and the bride.  Whether you want to show off your wild side or sweet side Meme’s is sure to have just what you are seeking.  Feel free to take a sneak peek at their bridal collection on their website.  There is a separate section dedicated just for the lady in white!

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For the Hosting Lady:

-Scotta Intimates: http://www.scottaintimates.com/

This is your go to lingerie stop if you would like to host a lingerie party for any occasion (like a bachelorette party I mentioned in my precious article). http://www.scottaintimates.net/party/ Like other parties it is a great way to see the products in person, learn from an expert and some great perks!  The best news is that they have a great collection of bridal lingerie as well!  http://www.scottaintimates.com/bridal-lingerie/

For the Lacy Racy Lady:

-Yandy: http://www.yandy.com/bridal_lingerie.asp

Lacy, lacy, lacy and racy.  Thinking you or the bride in your life may need a little help to step out of the comfort zone?  Then yandy is your place to get some ideas.  The little numbers on their site are sure to make someone feel special.  A little peek-a-boo here and there may be the best thing that ever happened in your life or at least during someone’s wedding night!

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For the Lady with $$$ Taste:

-Journelle: http://www.journelle.com/bridal

Definitely the place to find lingerie at a higher price, they have the concept of wearing something nice every day.  This is the idea to make woman feel lovely inside and out, even if the outside world cannot see it, the woman can feel it!  At their website you can find a great collection of lingerie specifically for the bride as well!  If she has expensive taste and you can afford to spend a lot of money, then this is your place to shop!

Lingerie is a great way to feel sexy and confident.  It can also be a great way to push the boundaries and go beyond your comfort zone.  With this new lingerie you may be acquiring or giving, there are other great uses for it too!  Beauty sessions are a great way to push some boundaries and really give praise to yourself.  It is important, as woman, to care for ourselves and treat ourselves.  Beauty sessions are a great way to do this, but not just for you, the end result can be a great wedding gift for your partner to be by showing off your assets in some lingerie!

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March 23
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March 22
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February 14
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Whether you are someone that cares a lot about your significant other planning out a special Valentine’s Day, or someone that is at the complete opposite side of the spectrum or someone that is, well, just single…there is still some importance to be celebrated during this day.22013 103 Happy Valentines Day!

 

It is one day out of the year that love is thrown into your face all around you, where it takes much more negative energy to boycott it than accept it.  You deserve to acknowledge the love in the air and selfishly soak it all up, at the very least, for yourself!  So whether you are with someone or not or just flat out don’t care…I challenge you to acknowledge the love you have for yourself that day.

 

Here are some ways to celebrate love on Valentine’s Day!

 

-Treat yourself to a bubble bath.  Taking the time out of your day to do something for yourself as well as decompressing gives you the energy to love the rest of the day.

-Cook yourself or someone you love dinner or dessert.  They say when you cook with love your food tastes better!

-Fill your day with guilty pleasures.  No need to hide them today, do or experience as many of your guilty pleasures as possible.  Free yourself and fall in love with them again.

-Make your own lotion or oil to massage in your body or someone else’s

-Take some extra time to do something for yourself that makes you feel beautiful, just remember you are doing it for yourself.  If you do it for yourself then it is that much more important to where others around you will notice as well!

-Make home made cards or a small gift for those you love in your life

-Light some candles around the house and read a romantic novel

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Whatever it may be…just take the time and do something to show your love.  Taking time out of your days that you may otherwise say you don’t have time to do things, goes a long way.  It shows that you are important to yourself and others are important to you!

 

 

Specific Grand Rapids Activities:

Before the Actual day-

-Schedule a beauty session or gift one to someone else!  You don’t need to have someone special to give the photos too necessarily…you can also do it for self.  Giving yourself a day of pampering and freeing yourself in front of a camera, can be very liberating and a growing, loving experience!

-Get ready for the big night with some friends by testing and learning some new moves through activities like Flirt Fitness

On the Actual Day

-Ice Skating at Rosa Park Circle

-Walk around downtown discovering the ice sculptures set up around town

-Grab everything from dinner to dessert to wine and cheese from different businesses within the downtown market

-Love, Wine and Chocolate Day event at Robinettes

-Dinner and a Movie

 

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September 15
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Boudoir photography works for anyone who wants to have fun, look sexy, and feel glamorous.  This beautiful miss came to Grand Rapids’ Premier boudoir studio for all of those reasons.  xo

 

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September 15
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Warming up this Grand Rapids studio, with a steamy boudoir session.  Meet Miss K.

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September 14
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A fun, sexy shoot for someone special, Grand Rapids’ Premier Boudoir Photography.

 

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September 14
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Hair Stylist: Christine Hubbart

MUA: Allison Bower

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September 14
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Hair Stylist: Christine Hubbart

MUA: Allison Bower

 

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April 01
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Back in January, I posted this awesomeness!!  I had the privilege and honor to have Miss Amy, from Flirt Fitness, a Pole Fitness Studio in Grand Rapids, be my video model.  Which also entailed that I photograph her as well because I want you all to know what kind of experience it is to have when you’re being photographed in my studio whether you choose to have a boudoir session or a beauty session.  It’s important for me that all my women that grace my studio have fun, feel glamorous, and look sexy.  And it was also my honor to have Aaron, Shelby, and Liam, from Style & Motion, to shoot our video.  It was truly was a dream team come true.

I just wanted to share my outtakes from the video shoot!!  Don’t forget to check out Part II

Thank you, again to:

Hairstylist:  Jennifer Grace

MUA:  Allison Bower

Model: Amy Oostveen

Video: Style & Motion

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