How to Choose the Perfect Outfits for Family Photos
HER: Dress: c/o Aventura (last season, long sleeve ribbed dress – use code MOMMYINFLATS for 20% off your first purchase); Vest: c/o Aventura; Boots: c/o Jambu (use code MOMMY18 for 15% off your entire purchase)
Will the person who loves to take family photos please stand up? crickets no one? There must be someone who really enjoys taking family photos but it is not me…or my children. Or probably my husband but he’s a good sport anyway. Despite it all, I like picking outfits for family photos. Heck, I love dressing my family period and I do most of the shopping in our house for everyone (yes, even my grown man of a husband).
What that means is generally, we all match pretty well. So, even spur of the moment pictures of the kids and family turn out okay (most of the time anyway). I do let the kiddos get character tees and whacky colored dresses when they are around to choose. Gotta occasionally draw the line though: no, I’m not going to buy you that $25 shirt with neon cat faces on it or that poop emoji sequin changing purse- seriously why is the poop emoji even a thing? So, how do I do it?
By keeping a few basic rules in mind when it comes to colors and styles, I keep the whole family’s closets in check. And you can too, these tips can be used to create a palette for family photos or to curate capsule wardrobes for everyone from the baby up to mommy and daddy.
Photo by Memories by MP
Photo by Thera VanDerveer Photography
Boots: c/o Western Chief and the Switch Witch last year
Phew, that was a lot in one post. I hope it helps you learn from my family shopping fashion faux pas and get functional pieces that your family can love after the photographer is long gone.