Wardrobe Wednesday {Winter Warmth}

It is the busiest time of the year for most portrait photographers! Many families want to have their memories captured, especially for the holiday season. This week I asked our fans on the Wardrobe Wednesday facebook page what they would like to see, and hands down, the biggest request was for a colder weather, wintry look with red incorporated.  I am all too happy to oblige, since we rarely get to dress in warm clothing here in south Florida, so it’s so much fun to put together cool weather ensembles! The red was a bonus, since it’s my favorite color.

This week I chose to feature Next again since I have had THREE families recently purchase their outfits from there for their sessions. THREE! I figured I better check this site out more in depth and I was not disappointed. It didn’t take me very long to search for, and put together, an awesome family ensemble for this week’s theme.

As always, I started with the girl’s outfit and branched out from there. Don’t be afraid to combine blacks and browns, and stripes with other patterns. It’s all about how you do it (or rather how you don’t overdo it!). I initially found the little girl’s red coat and thought about what I could layer it over. Then I found the leopard print hat and fell in love!  So now I was on the hunt for a dress with black and/or brown in it.  This dress I found could not have been more perfect! Throw in some tights and adorable patent leather boots and you’ve got one stylish diva! Next, I focused on Mom’s outfit. I thought the cream, cable knit dress over leggings or tights would be adorable. But a cream dress over gray leggings with no color? BORING. So I added in some pops of color with the red animal print scarf, and berry zip detail ankle boots. And now…I want this outfit! Once I had the girls squared away, it was easy throwing the guys together. The little boy was easy once I found the Blue Toggle Cardigan–so cute! I wanted the boy to have some red as well, so I layered a red striped sweater underneath the blue cardigan. Throw on some cute boots, and you’ve got one adorable outfit for your boy. For the Dad, I chose some jeans, because lets face it, they go with anything! And most men have at least one pair of jeans they like to wear, so essentially this could be eliminated from the shopping list. I found the open neck sweater and thought it coordinated nicely with everything else.

I am very happy with the end result. Not only will these outfits keep a family warm during their outdoor photoshoot, but the color combo is also warm and inviting. From start to finish, this look took me about 2 hours to put together because I found it all in one place AND online at nextdirect.com!


Brown Hiking Lace Boots
Stripe Crew Neck Jumper-Dark Red
Blue Toggle Cardigan
Pull on Trousers-Khaki


Red Animal Print Scarf
Berry Zip Detail Ankle Boots
Cable Dress-neutral
Full Length Leggings-Gray


Black Leather Patent Boots
Leopard Print Hat
Red Hooded Coat
Camel Black Stripe Twofer
Black, Cream and Nude Tights-Three Pack (shown in black)-3 pack


Boot Fit Jeans
Open Button Neck Sweater-Khaki
Tan Desert Boot

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2 Responses to “Wardrobe Wednesday {Winter Warmth}”

  1. Love this! The pops of red are super cute.

  2. Rachie Smania says:

    I love this!!


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