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boudoir photos

Empowering boudoir photos can be a killer way to feel awesome and have a sexy-as-hell reward (or gift for your partner!) at the end.

Valentines Gifts for Friends alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

4 funny valentines for friends: give your BFFs noods 🍜

This year for Valentine’s Day I decided to send funny valentines to my friends using VistaPrint. These gifts came in the form of some, er, saucy photos. The looks on my friends’ faces were absolutely priceless! But what’s even wilder is that they actually use the gifts I gave them…in public!

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I did my first boudoir shoot and I have thoughts

Should you do a boudoir photo shoot? Our Assistant Editor booked her first boudoir shoot and is here to answer all of your questions!

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Inclusive boudoir is for EVERY BODY

We’ve put together our favorite inclusive boudoir photos to prove that every body type, gender expression, and all forms of love are welcome in a boudoir photography session. Oh, and you don’t just have to do them for your wedding day!

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Are naked engagement photos a thing now?

We’re about to head into engagement photo season. Insert the gauzy shots of couples smiling at each other, and the photos of folks holding hands in the park, with the engagement ring showing just so.

We’ve all seen a million of these poses. But what if you could get the photos you need for your save-the-date cards and social media engagement announcements, while also getting shots LIKE THIS?!

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A reverend’s thoughts on purity culture and boudoir photos

As a reverend who officiates a lot of weddings, I can say with certainty that purity culture is alive and well in conservative Christian circles… and that doing boudoir photography is one way I’ve chosen to push back.

Think boudoir shoots aren't right for you? Then you've never seen radically inclusive boudoir

Think boudoir shoots aren’t right for you? Then you’ve never seen radically inclusive boudoir

One thing that attracted me to the Offbeat Empire way back in the day was its focus on representation: through couples of color, those all along the gender spectrum, all types of LGBTQ+ couples and polyamorous relationships, all body sizes, all ages, and more. So when I saw that Hella Positive Pinup was one of our new partners, I gave an out-loud “fuck yes” while looking at the photos.

I’m pretty sure you’re going to feel exactly the same way…