Lingerie Style Guide

Congratulations on booking your boudoir photography session. It’s going to be an amazing experience. One of the keys to success is bringing a proper wardrobe with you that not only is beautiful, but flatters your body as well. Here is a cheat sheet that will help you shop and know what to bring with you to your session. We hope you find it helpful.

Lingerie Styles

Style guide lingerie ideas Bra and Panty Sets

Bra & Panty Sets

There are many different options for beautiful bra and panty sets.
When shopping for these, proper fit is extremely important.
Make sure the area near your armpit looks nice and smooth
and you are not coming out of the cups.
It’s much more flattering on camera.

Style guide lingerie style guide corset


Corsets are meant to cinch your waist and give you killer curves.
They usually have ties in the back that help create your shape.
They are hard to put on, but don’t worry – your photographer can help you!

Style guide lingerie style guide teddy


A teddy is a garment that covers the torso and crotch in one garment.
It is similar style of garment to a one-piece swimsuit or bodysuit but is
typically more sheer and definitely sexier

Boudoir lingerie ideas body suit


A close-fitting, one-piece stretch garment for women. They are
typically considered clothing, but they are great for boudoir too!

Boudoir lingerie style guide babydoll


A babydoll is a short, sleeveless loose-fitting nightgown.
It sometimes has formed cups called a bralette for cleavage
with an attached, loose-fitting skirt.


Style guide lingerie ideas garther and thigh highs

Garters & Thigh Highs

A Garter Belt is a belt worn around the waist or hips with attached garters
or fasteners to hold up stockings. The stocking they hold up are called
Thigh Highs.


Clothing is a fantastic option for boudoir! A hot leather jacket;
or ripped jeans and a sexy bra, off the shoulder sweater, or a sheer T-Shirt.
There are so many options for clothing that can be just as sexy as lingerie.

Boudoir lingerie ideas shoes


Heels, Heels, Heels! The higher the better. We suggest bringing a neutral
nude platform heel or plain black pair for versatility. If you would like to
bring more, then by all means, feel free to do so!

Style guide lingerie ideas style guide jewelry


Jewelry can be a beautiful touch to your lingerie, but can occasionally
look overdone. Keep in mind that sometimes less is more!

A quick note from our team

We are so excited to be working with you and hope that you are excited too. Our team is dedicated to making this an incredible experience for  you. If you have any questions, feel free to call us at any time. Thank you for choosing our company to create gorgeous images for you to treasure for a lifetime. Feel free to take a look at our Pintrest to get more ideas for your outfit!


The CYS Team

Lingerie Guide