Wardrobe Wednesday {Fine Aged}

Jennifer of Minor Impressions Photography has put together some suggestions for what to wear for a little more mature crowd. :) LOVE these ideas…read on and see for yourself!

It’s hard to believe, but my parents will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary next month! http://minorimpressions.com/ mom has already requested that we have a family portrait with all of their kids and grandchildren, but I will be suggesting that she also takes the time to reflect on just her and my dad’s relationship, and have a session with just the two of them.

Of course, a lot has changed in 40 years.  Not only have different fashions and styles come and gone, but our body shapes can change quite a bit in 40 years as well. {I know mine has changed significantly in just the 10 years I’ve been married!}  So, it’s understandable that “finely aged” couples are hesitant when it comes to having portraits done. After all, for many couples, the last time they had pictures of just the two of them may very well have been their engagement pictures when they were a size 4 and their laugh lines and love handles had yet to make their appearance. Don’t let the emergence of your well-lived life deter you from capturing this special moment in time. You can find some modernly chic ensembles that not only reflect your mature side, but portray your enduring effervescent personalities as well.

You’ll see in the wardrobe below that I’ve chosen some items which can be mixed and matched. The top outfits are more casual and allow you to have a session in the park or somewhere that shows your fun side. Find some swings, or bring a blanket to lie in the grass. The woman’s jacket will help to hide some of those “age marks” around your waste and you can switch out the different tank tops and/or pants to have an alternative color and look. The men should find a shirt that has slight accents of the various colors, but be sure to roll up those sleeves and relax a little.  The bottom selection gives you an opportunity to pep things up a bit and reveal your ongoing romantic relationship.  These outfits are great for an urban location and add a touch of sophistication. Don’t forget the accessories to pull everything together and bring a few props that exemplify the connection you have.

SHOPPING LIST

Women’s Casual

Jacket

Pink Tank

Orange Tank

White Capris

Sandals

Necklace

Men’s Casual

Pants

Shirt

Women’s Dressy

Shirt

Pants

Earrings

Necklace

Bracelet

Men’s Dressy

Shirt

Vest

Pants

Hat

 

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