You may recognize Miss E from Filosophi Wedding and Event Planners! Miss E first inquired with us a year ago and we’ve just recently gotten her to take the plunge and have a session with us 🙂 We are SO delighted that she came in for a shoot with us and we’re fawning over her stunning look, gorgeous Agent Provocateur lingerie in amazing and eye catching colours as well as her incredible Jeweliette Jewels!
Here’s what Erin had to say about her session with us: “I am an event planner and have recommended Jen and the idea of boudoir photos many times over the years as a great idea for a grooms gift on the wedding day, and my clients always RAVE about it afterwards. I had never experienced it myself though, so when Jen invited me to come in, I jumped at the chance. While I had seen all of her stunning work, I didn’t think that I could do that, I imagined i would look awkward as heck, i consider myself truly not photogenic, and I’m definitely more class clown than smouldering temptress so the whole thing seemed like a long shot. But, you only live once, so worth a try just to see what I am sending my clients into.
The entire experience from when I said absolutely let’s do it till I got my photos back was unbelievable. Jen sent me prep emails about what to consider wearing, where to go to find lingerie, suggestions of how to flatter my body type, examples of posing and more. Shopping for lingerie was so much fun, I want to Holt Renfrew and Melanie at Agent Provocateur was incredible, it was the best and so easy. On the day of the shoot, I was still nervous about knowing how to pose and look at all not like an idiot. Kelly and Jen sat with me and looked through my clothes and Jewellery and talked about any wants or desires I had for the shoot, and off I went to hair and makeup with Kelly. Champagne in hand we chatted and I felt a little more relaxed, I wasn’t at all nervous about being in my skivvies in front of these two as they are so warm, welcoming and relaxed, but I was still wondering how I was gonna pull this off.
The moment I stepped into the studio and ‘on set’ all of my fears disappeared as between jokes and pleasant chatting, Jen directed my posing completely, giving me feedback, specific instruction for every finger and toe, and loads of positive reinforcement. Sometimes the posing felt awkward and unnatural but knowing her work I totally trusted and went with it. This girl is a boudoir genius after all! The entire shoot was super easy, a no brainer, and… fun! I mean, everyone likes getting all dolled up and is not everyday you get to be all dolled up in pretty underwear so it was very movie star/model like and felt self indulgent in the best way. I felt like i had spoiled myself and once in a while spoiling yourself is time well spent. Like I said I’m a bit of a class clown and Jen even indulged me in letting me shoot a few shots in my signature mukluks and a mascot moose head – I really wanted to do something a tad off he wall, showing I don’t take myself too seriously, and something that was just very me and my odd sense of humour. I had expected her to say “Um, no” but what I got was a”heck yes!” because I think she really wanted to express me, quirkiness included.
I wasn’t expecting much with the photos, I mostly hate myself in photos, but I was floored when I saw them. It was strange but a pleasing strange to see the gallery… Is that me? I’m being sexy! I look… Not awkward! Lol. I was amazed. I actually love all the photos and picking a selecting was really hard! It was a truly pleasant surprise and I am beyond impressed with Jen and Kelly and what they created for me.
On the whole I feel much better equipped to explain the whole experience to my clients now, and will certainly be strongly encouraging all my brides to consider doing this for their man, and maybe more so for themselves, because it truly was a treat from start to finish, and I don’t even have a groom to give them to – I bet that would be the best part.
Thank you so much Jen and Kelly, it was an experience I won’t soon forget, I loved it.”
“Kelly completely nailed the hair and makeup – we were on the same page about the look right away and she managed to completely hide all traces of my breakout and my post cold red nose like an all star. I felt like a million bucks and I also really enjoyed how much Kelly chatted with me while working, some stylists are super quiet and it gets boring and potentially awkward – when Kelly was done I wanted to stay and keep chatting, lol!”