Engagement Shoot Coming Up? 5 Tips for Choosing What to Wear

An engagement photoshoot is a great time for you to bond with your partner as you prepare for your upcoming wedding. There is no reason why you can’t have the time of your life as you take pictures for your engagement announcement. Of course, you both need to look great. Here are some ideas on what to wear during your photo shoot.


Wear White and Black

White and black are a classic color combination that never goes wrong. Wear a white dress as you will be a bride, and your partner can where contrasting black tones. This will look sharp in photos, and it will always be in style. Neutral color schemes like this will put less emphasis on what you are wearing and draw attention to your and your fiancé. 


Matching Outfits

Nothing is cuter than a couple who aren’t afraid to wear matching outfits. You can wear his and hers coordinates by shopping for them online. Find one in a funky fabric or one that in your favorite colors. Matching outfits are funky and fun. Plus, they show your wild side and that you are not afraid to do crazy things together. You also don’t need to be wearing the exact same thing to be matching. Consider choosing a cohesive color scheme and choose your outfits accordingly. 


Funny Themes

Do you and your partner have a show you love? Are there characters that you religiously follow? If so, consider dressing the part in a theme photoshoot. You can wear matching costumes from a certain time period, or you can try your favorite cosplay. The key is to have fun and explore the possibilities. Think outside the box, and aim to find a location that fits the theme. These photos will be fun and full of personality reflecting your love for each other.


Denim on Denim

There is nothing better than a Canadian tuxedo. Denim on denim is chic and of the moment. It is a trend seen on the runways, and it looks great in any setting- especially the outdoors. Pick matching denim outfits for a look that is the ultimate in casual chic.


Be Yourself

You don’t always need to overthink what to wear to your engagement photo shoot. Sometimes the best outfits are ones you already wear regularly. This will really give you an opportunity to show your personality and feel comfortable during the shoot as well. 

As you can see, picking the right outfit is essential to the photo’s success. Good wedding photographers can make anyone look good, but it helps of the basics are covered. Choosing the right look will help your pictures look cohesive and amazing. It is best to choose one look to keep your photos simple and to the point. If your budget is limited it never hurts to keep things simple and the scenery dramatic. You don’t want to go overboard in photo styling, but it will all come together when you have a great look to wear with your partner. Happy photoshoot!

About the author:

Emma is a freelance writer currently living in Boston, MA. She writes most often on education and business. To see more from Emma, say hi on Twitter @EmmaSturgis2

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