Iola, Humboldt, Yates Center, Crest, Marmaton Valley, South Coffey County, and Chanute seniors who have upcoming photography sessions want to know how to get the most out of your senior pictures wardrobe. I've got you covered!'

The #1 thing you can do when putting your outfits together is to build in a ton of variety! The more variety you have, the more dynamic your session will be."



1. Change your colors: "Even if blush pink is your favorite color, try not to wear it for all your session outfits. Wearing the same color throughout your session can make it look repetitive. Ensure your wardrobe showcases several colors, hues, and tones to provide as much variety as possible. Not sure which colors look best on your skin tones? Download our FREE skin tones guide today!

2. Change your looks (casual, sophisticated, retro, formal, etc.): Think about each wardrobe you bring as a categorized collection. For your first outfit, consider a formal or sophisticated look. Then, follow that up with a casual outfit that suits you. Afterward, wear something more urban or retro, maybe bohemian. If you think of your outfits in this manner, you'll be sure to have a beautiful

variation in your session wardrobe looks.

3. Change up your style (pants, short skirt, maxi dress, suiting, romper): You may love the ripped jeans you always wear, but make sure they're only showcased in one of your session outfits. So, if one of your outfits features your fave ripped jeans, make sure your next one features a mini skirt or maxi dress. Maybe a printed romper or blazer paired with shorts? Whatever you do, keep transitioning for maximum variety.

4. Change up your accessories: One of the best ways to change the look of your outfits is to change the accessories you wear. Try throwing on a felt hat for a more fall feel or a boater hat to keep it tropical. If you want to push it to the limit, use a complementary beret or military-style hat for the ultimate contrast. Don't forget that sunglasses, jackets, and scarves can be added to any outfit for a fun look!'

5. Change up your textures (sheers, cable knits, denim, silk, canvas, etc.): A great way to mix up your outfits is to consider their textures. While leather and suede are creamy smooth, cable knits and faux furs can be cozy and heavy in texture. Choosing your wardrobe options around different textures can create a beautiful aesthetic that changes from one look to the next."

6. Change your seasonal trends: A great way to infuse variety into your session wardrobe is to cross over seasonal trends! Don't be scared to wear a scarf and hat for a fall-styled outfit, then throw on a floral mini for a more springtime look! This will make your images look like they were taken in different seasons and can add a ton of interest to your session as a whole!'

7. Change up your makeup & hair: Between each look, update your lip color and change your hairstyle. Consider adding a subtle braid for a feminine update or a high pony for a more sophisticated look. We take our makeup artist and hairstylist on location to ensure our clients get many different looks throughout their sessions! Want to know what NOT to wear for your senior session? Download our free guide that shares our top five things to avoid when planning your session attire to ensure you look and feel your best during this once-in-a-lifetime experience.