What to Wear for Engagement or Couples Sessions | CSC Photography - Information | VA Photographer


I get these types of emails and messages all the time. A couple has booked their wedding or engagement package, or maybe just a fun couple session, and they are completely lost on what they should wear.


This is a totally fair question, what to wear. It's hard to not only make yourself look good (and if you're anything like me, you may not feel the most confident in every single outfit), but you also have to pick something for your significant other (because we all know boys can't pick out their own clothes and match).

Before entering the photography industry, Pinterest would have been my only hope.


That's why I've compiled a few tips (straight from the pages of my bridal guide) on how to look your best in your pictures!



Let's start with a few things we need to clear up.



MYTH | Neutrals wash you out

There are some colors that don't' work for everyone, but neutrals don't necessarily was you out. In fact, they can be some of the photogenic colors for portraits!


MYTH | Always wear block to look slimmer

We've all heard that black is a slimming color, but it can be very heavy in portraits. There's nothing wrong with wearing black in portraits, but if you're hoping for light & airy portraits and only wearing black to look thinner, it may not be the best choice.


MYTH | You two need to match

Instead of