When you select COMPLIMENTARY OUTFITS, each person can showcase their personality and vibe and as a family, it’ll look amazing together. When thinking of complimenting, it’s more often with color palettes than anything else. A color palette that coordinates means each person’s individual style can be on display while keeping a unified look during family images.
Dressing up doesn't have to be as hard as it may have been in the past!
I have a few general guidelines I offer to every single client I work with.
No logos that date the clothing. A favorite band t-shirt can be cool, but a giant Adidas logo on your shirt is not.
You wear solid colors and let your kids wear patterns. This makes the shots of everyone together interesting.
If your child is under one year old, keep their outfit minimal. Big bows or overwhelming accessories are just going to distract from the already small child. You don’t want your kid to compete with what they are wearing– let them be the focus.
I’ll help out if needed. I always tell a client they can put together outfits and send me photos of how everything looks together. I’ll give feedback or maybe I have some things you could wear. I also offer suggestions and remember to make sure my feedback is constructive. Things like “I like that shape of the dress– do you have something similar in a softer color or know someone you can borrow it from?” or “How about asking the kids what they would want to wear then pick things in similar shapes and styles that match your color palette.” There’s always a way to encourage you through the process.