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For His Eyes Only: PG-13 Boudoir Photos

Posted: 02/23/2013 12:00 pm

My fiancé listens half-heartedly whenever I talk about which cake flavor or Pantone color shade we should choose for our wedding, but his ears instantly perk up at the mention of boudoir. In my opinion, boudoir photo sessions are a fun idea for brides who want to flaunt their curves, give an unforgettable gift to their leading man, and who believe that confidence is sexy (raises hand). I've planned on surprising Edwin with just-for-him photos on our wedding day.

Here, I've picked out some of my PG-13 boudoir inspirations that are perfect for any girl who doesn't want to make her grandmother blush for days!

By: Angelica Bragg, the blog maven of The Bridal Detective and a Bridal Guide contributor

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  • For His Eyes Only: PG-13 Boudoir Photos

    This bombshell beauty even makes hair rollers look sultry! <strong><a href="http://thebridaldetective.com/bombshell-boudoir/" target="_hplink">Check out more photos from this boudoir shoot.</a></strong> <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.duttaphotography.com/" target="_hplink">Dutta Photography</a></em></span>

  • I love the idea of using props that hold special value to your groom, like his beloved motorcycle or a stethoscope (if he's a doctor). This one is perfect for music lovers. <strong><a href="http://www.bridalguide.com/planning/wedding-reception/unique-wedding-ideas" target="_hplink">Check out more unforgettable wedding ideas here.</a></strong> <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.thephotolove.com/" target="_hplink">Photo Love Photography</a></em></span>

  • Wear your veil to not only set the tone, but provide some discreet coverage. (<strong><a href="http://www.bridalguide.com/blogs/fashion-beauty/veil-trends%20" target="_hplink">Here's how to find the right veil for your personality.</a></strong>) It’s the perfect image to text to your groom right before you walk down the aisle! <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.elizabethmessina.com/" target="_hplink">Elizabeth Messina</a></em></span>

  • Is your groom a <strong><a href="http://www.bridalguide.com/blogs/real-brides-speak-out/football-theme-wedding-ideas" target="_hplink">diehard sports fan</a></strong>? Slip on his favorite basketball, baseball, football, soccer, or hockey jersey. It's a sweet way to show that you care about what <em>he</em> cares about. <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.redbootboudoir.com/?p=55" target="_hplink">Red Boot Boudoir Photography Studios</a></em></span>

  • If you're shy when it comes to showing off your figure, a cozy-comfy sweater paired with <strong><a href="http://www.bridalguide.com/blogs/real-brides-speak-out/honeymoon-lingerie" target="_hplink">lacy lingerie</a></strong> underneath is a great compromise. <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://lovenotes.tammynguyenle.com/" target="_hplink">Photography by Tammy Nguyen Le</a></em></span>

  • Sometimes, all you need is a gorgeous, light-filled room and a romantic slip to create photo magic! <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.claudiadenobrega.com/" target="_hplink">VDA Studios</a></em></span>

  • <strong><a href="http://www.bridalguide.com/planning/wedding-planning-basics/new-must-have-wedding-photos" target="_hplink">Plus, check out 50 photos you <em>must</em> take with your groom.</a></strong> <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.claudiadenobrega.com/" target="_hplink">VDA Studios</a></em></span>

  • This shoot is guaranteed to stop anyone in their tracks—<strong><a href="http://thebridaldetective.com/outdoor-oasis-boudoir-by-le-boudoir-studio/" target="_hplink">check out more photos here!</a></strong> <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.leboudoirstudio.com/" target="_hplink">Le Boudoir Studio</a></em></span>

  • I’m not sure why, but I always love any photo session that includes a field, and this one is especially stunning. The necklace and fringed wrap add a boho-chic element. <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://http//melissa-munding.com/" target="_hplink">Melissa Munding</a></em></span>

  • Is your groom so obsessed with his car that he has multiple names for her? Borrow his favorite ride for the day, and pair it with equally fabulous lingerie for photos that will <strong><a href="http://www.bridalguide.com/beauty-fitness/health-fitness/hot-honeymoon-sex" target="_hplink">make his heart race.</a></strong> <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.carlamarieblog.com/outdoor-boudoir/" target="_hplink">Carla Marie Photography</a></em></span>

  • Will you <strong><a href="http://www.bridalguide.com/blogs/bridal-buzz/valentines-day-wedding-inspiration" target="_hplink">be my Valentine?</a></strong> Just like in elementary school, the candy hearts sweeten the proposition! <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://sharellestudios.com/2012/08/17/hott-miss-k-sharelle-studios-shreveport-boudoir/" target="_hplink">ShaRelle Phography</a></em></span>

  • Inspired by pin-ups from decades past? We're crushing on this redhead's darling style. <strong><a href="http://www.bridalguide.com/blogs/bridal-buzz/gatsby-wedding-inspiration" target="_hplink">Plus, check out <em>Great Gatsby</em>-inspired wedding ideas here.</a></strong> <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.theboudoirvixen.com/blog/?p=2480" target="_hplink">The Boudoir Vixen</a></em></span>

  • Known for baking cupcakes that could rival Martha Stewart's? Spice things up in the kitchen with a sassy retro boudoir theme. <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.wedding-resource.com/category/wedding-photography/" target="_hplink">The Wedding Resource</a></em></span>

  • I believe that there's nothing sexier than wearing your groom's nine-to-five button-down; it’s a safe assumption that he’ll agree, too! <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://http//www.coutureboudoir.com/mobile/?page_id=42" target="_hplink">Couture Boudoir </a></em></span>

  • Between the knee-highs and stark setting (where did this take place, exactly?) this is one of the more quirky-fun shoots I've seen. <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://hellogorgeousphotography.com/" target="_hplink">Hello Gorgeous Photography</a></em></span>

  • Doesn’t love just make you want to jump up and down with excitement? This girl is having fun with boudoir and letting her personality shine! <br> <br> <span style="font-size: 10px;"><em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://blog.shannonrosan.com/" target="_hplink">Shannon Rosan</a></em></span>

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