Valentine’s Date Night to Night Cap | San Francisco San Jose Bay Area Boudoir Photography



Valentine’s Day is here and now you have to figure out what to wear for Date Night. But it doesn’t just end there. You have to also think of the Night Cap. These awesome styles are focused on putting the two events in your evening together. Your night never has to pause when it’s time to slip into something more comfortable.




Red is the classic and powerful color that represents attraction. And red is similar to black, in that it matches well with most any color. Increase the seductive nature of this lustful shade with a soft fur coat wrapped around you. When the night ends drape your curves in lace. A promise of playful romping goes without saying.



Lighter colors often achieve a different kind of seductive side. It softens the person with its delicate hue. Smoother shades of pink, champagne, or even white are optimal for bringing an innocence to the evening. To ensure complete perfection silky materials are a must in this. Don’t forget to toast as the night falls on a flawless date.



Sometimes you need to prepare for the elements because we all know how unpredictable mother nature can be. With this in mind, it is only practical to have lingerie that can be worn to be seen. Bodysuits are the finest way to manage this. A very simple pin skirt and matching jacket, or coat, paired with an elaborate bodysuit is how to make this look truly spectacular.




Velvet is a fashion favorite and makes caressing you irresistible. And isn’t that what we all want on a holiday like this? Don’t be afraid to go with bold patterns and unconventional colors. What matters most is how velvet feels to you and to your date. Yes, even include a velvety touch to your lingerie choice. Alluring and never untouchable.




Are you going somewhere simple for Valentine’s Day? Somewhere like the movies, an informal restaurant, or even a laid-back pub to listen to some live music? Well, your night will go even better in a casual outfit coupled with an elegant pair of footwear and accessories. Your lingerie can be comfy and sexy and your evening cozy and unforgettable.



Is your date night much more extravagant? Do your plans require you to dress as if you were walking with your lover on the red carpet? Just as elegant as your gown is so too must your choice of lingerie. A corset style is the most lustful lingerie and the most classic. The corset is not only used to make you look timeless in your gown but also ravishing in your boudoir.



No matter what your night entails or where it brings you be sure to make every moment an adventure from beginning to end. Happy Valentine’s Day!




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Luxurious Lace for the Holidays|San Jose Boudoir Photography

Boudoir Coterie Portrait photographyWinter might not be quite the time that you’re thinking about taking off your clothes and posing for a photo session, but some of these pieces might just change your mind.

It’s been a while since I’ve done a lingerie post, so I figured it was about time. I have to confess though, this totally wasn’t supposed to be all about lace. My main theme was inspiration for winter boudoir sessions, but when I started browsing, I found myself to be super drawn to all of these gorgeous lace bra and panty sets in beautiful rich colors, so it ended up going in that direction. How’s a girl to resist?

What I love about a good  sexy bra and panty set for a photo session is that you can spend as much or as little as you want and still look fabulous. Check out the deep purple one from H&M below.

Also, while you might not wear lace undergarments every day, they’re a fun way to spice things up a bit, and you’ll likely get a lot more future use out of them than something like a corset or teddy. Winter is the perfect time for lace because you don’t need to worry about it showing through thinner summer fabrics.

luxurious lace for the holidays

Aside from all of the lace, I did find a couple of stunning and unique pieces that I’m totally swooning over. The first one is  this nightgown from ModCloth. The rich berry color and bow make me think holidays, but not in a cheesy  naughty Mrs. Claus sort of way (not that there’s anything wrong with that if that’s your thing).

Layer of Leisure Nightgown and Thong Set in Berry

And now, saving the best for last, this is from a local lingerie shop called Besos in Los Gatos. If I didn’t have other people to buy Christmas presents for, I’d run right out and buy this for myself and would be scheduling a photo session in it ASAP.

besos lingerie

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