October 4, 2023

Dress to Impress: Fall Outfit Inspiration for Your Mini Session

Fall has arrived...

and that means it's the perfect time for our upcoming Fall Mini Sessions in Chicago! One of the most common questions we get from our clients is, "What should we wear?" Don't worry; we've got you covered! In this blog post, we'll share some tips and outfit inspiration to help you choose the perfect attire for your outdoor fall photoshoot.

1. Embrace Autumn Colors 🍁

Fall is all about rich, warm, and earthy tones. Think deep reds, burnt oranges, mustard yellows, and rich browns. These colors blend seamlessly with the natural backdrop of autumn foliage and create a cozy, seasonal vibe in your photos. Don't be afraid to mix and match these colors for a coordinated family or couple's look.

2. Layers, Layers, Layers πŸ§₯

Fall weather can be unpredictable, so dressing in layers is a smart choice. Start with a basic outfit and add layers like scarves, cardigans, or jackets. Layers not only keep you warm but also add texture and visual interest to your photos. Plus, they can be easily removed for different looks during your session.

3. Coordinate, Don't Match πŸ‘—πŸ‘”

While it's essential to coordinate your outfits, avoid going for the exact matchy-matchy look. Instead, opt for complementary colors and styles. For example, if one family member wears a deep burgundy sweater, another can wear a cream-colored blouse with a hint of burgundy in their scarf or accessories. This approach adds visual interest without overwhelming the overall look.

4. Textures and Patterns 🧣🌼

Incorporating different textures and subtle patterns can add depth to your photos. Consider adding elements like plaid, knits, or floral prints. These textures and patterns can work well together when balanced with solid colors.

5. Comfort is Key πŸ‘Ÿ

Make sure everyone feels comfortable in their chosen outfits. If you or your children are wearing uncomfortable shoes or clothes that don't fit well, it can affect your overall experience during the photoshoot. Choose attire that allows you to move freely and be yourselves.

6. Accessories and Details πŸ•ΆοΈπŸ‘’

Don't forget to accessorize! Hats, scarves, statement necklaces, and cute boots can elevate your look and make your photos pop. These details can also help express your individual style.

7. Consider the Location 🏞️

Think about where your photoshoot will take place. If we're shooting in a park with lots of greenery, earthy tones might be the way to go. If we're in an urban setting, you might opt for more neutral or modern colors and styles.

8. Be True to Your Style 🌟

Above all, choose outfits that reflect your family's or couple's unique style and personality. You want your photos to feel authentic and genuine, so wear what makes you feel your best.

Remember, the goal is to have fun and capture your beautiful moments together in this stunning fall season. We can't wait to see your creative outfits and work with you to create unforgettable memories during our Fall Mini Sessions in Chicago. If you have any questions or need further guidance, feel free to reach out to us.

Happy outfit planning! πŸ“ΈπŸ‚πŸ’•

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