Senior Portrait Style Guide | Fall & Winter

arkansas senior portrait photographer style what to wear

Senior portrait sessions for the class of 2017 are in full swing. Here are a few simple styling tips to help plan your wardrobe for your session.   

arkansas senior portrait photographer style what to wear
arkansas senior portrait photographer style what to wear

These two images highlight a few important things to keep in mind. First, monochromatic colors can work well to highlight the person being photographed - think subdued colors in the same family - creams, blacks and dark browns, and blush photograph well. Second, when wearing monochromatic colors, a dramatic accessory like these necklaces can really make the outfit pop!

arkansas senior portrait photographer style what to wear
arkansas senior portrait photographer style what to wear

A great way to maximize your session time is to build different looks around a few key items. Above, a quick swap of boots and tops gives an interesting new look without doing a full-blown wardrobe change. Below, trading the hat for a stylish cable knit CC beanie and plaid scarf drops the temperature 20 degrees transforming a fashionable fall look into a wintry shot. 

arkansas senior portrait photographer style what to wear
arkansas senior portrait photographer style what to wear

Again, you see the impact carefully selected accessories make!   

arkansas senior portrait photographer style what to wear
arkansas senior portrait photographer style what to wear

Above, not only are we utilizing the same top and creating new looks with contrasting vests and accessories, but we also see the use of textures. Textures add interest to any wardrobe. Consider leather, chunky knits, and crochets. Below the sleek leather pants work beautifully with a flowy top.

arkansas senior portrait photographer style what to wear

Special thanks to Sage Boutique for providing the wardrobe for this shoot. They would be happy to help you put together the perfect look for your senior session. Check them out at the Painted Tree Vintage Market at 8550 Landers Road in Sherwood.