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The Holidays Are Fast Aproaching! |San Jose Bay Area Boudoir Photography



As much as I regret to have to put this out there, the holiday season is fast upon on and session availability is getting limited.

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If you are thinking about giving this as a gift(gifting yourself is awesome too) then now is the time to book!

Deadline for album Orders is Dec 1st!

(session Deadline for albums is Nov 24th)

Last week I put together this slide show of a clients session, although I did remove/cover some booby shots because I prefer not to show nipples on my website, just because. **side note, yes I do shoot full nude, but I keep those private for clients and just to clarify for all the men who call to “book for their wives”– No, I do not do crotch shots. LOL.

I think this video shows how we get different looks and lots of variety in each session.

P.S. I have never before shot a bottomless set. I think we did a good job at keeping it sexy with class! ;)

 Now for the best part… You’re going to want to keep reading!!!

The first 5 people to contact me and say they saw the video and this blog post will get $100-$300 off an all inclusive package. Discount depends on your package choice.

If you have been following me at all, you know that I very rarely if ever, give discounts, BUT I feeling generous and it is the season.

This offer won’t last long so good luck! You can do this, and I promise you will look AMAZING.

Have a fabulous week!

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Fashion Friday – PSA Edition | San Jose Boudoir Photography

Boudoir Coterie Portrait photographyThis week’s post is a little less fun than usual, but I think it’s an important reminder.

Ladies – have you ever looked in the mirror and wondered if maybe the girls should be sitting a little higher? How often do you find yourself tugging at rouge bra straps and pulling at underwires that are jabbing you in the ribs?

This has been me for longer than I’d like to admit.

To give you a little backstory, I had my first real bra fitting ever at Besos Lingerie in Campbell just a few years ago, right before I had a boudoir session with Boudoir Coterie. Like most women, I was shocked to find out that my cup size was actually two sizes larger than what I’d been wearing. While the numbers don’t lie, I kind of figured the sizing was just related to what the store carried, and that I couldn’t possibly be that size. Anyway, I purchased a fun bra for my session and promised myself I’d go back for some new every day bras in a few months.

Well, I got lazy and never went back, so I’ve STILL been wearing the wrong bra size. Last week I had enough and decided I REALLY need to get some new bras. I’ve since moved to Southern California, so I wasn’t really sure where to go for a fitting, but I settled on Nordstrom since they’re known for good bra fittings.

Needless to say, the Nordstrom salesperson put me in the same size Besos did. Alas, this truly is my size. I only purchased one bra because they’re pretty pricey and I want to give it a real test drive before going back for more. Here’s what I ended up with:

Natori “Pure Luxe” Underwire T-Shirt Bra

I also really liked this one, which will be my next purchase after testing driving the “Pure Luxe” for a bit.

Natori “Hidden Glamour” Contour Underwire Bra

I really can’t believe I went so long in the wrong size. I feel like a whole new woman, not to mention how old and stretched out my previous bras were anyway.

I think as woman we all know the importance of a good bra, yet still don’t bother to get one. It’s easier to just rotate the same three old bras every week than to think about shopping for a new one. While spending $70 on a bra makes me cringe a little, I don’t think the $20 TJMaxx bras I’ve been buying previously have done me any favors.

I’d love to hear your experience in the comments. Have you ever had a bra fitting? Were you surprised by the size? What kind of bra is your go-to for every day?



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True story:

One day I was getting coffee at the drive through coffee shop(Caffinos) near my house when I noticed a fancy bra that the barista was rocking on her low cut t-shirt(she looked great, not trashy, just wanted to make that clear!). I commented on it’s awesomeness because that’s how I roll… ever since she has let me know of some of the cool lingerie that she finds at Lane Bryant. I knew Lane Bryant carried some beautiful bras because I have photographed a few. BUT I often hear big busted girls complaining that there just isn’t a selection of comfy + sexy undergarments out there. Ooooh, but there is…

Well a few days ago this same sexy barista gave me the heads up on some of the new releases from Lane Bryant and I felt them worthy of a Fashion Friday blog post. **Side note– Nicole, who normally does the Fashion Friday feature is living the glamorous life and is off traveling again… hahaha** So here are a few of my favorite which reminded me a bit of Agent Provocateur. Yum!

What’s even more awesome… right now all there Cacique bras are buy one get one 50% off!!! Yeah Baby!

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And for those looking for something pretty for a Bridal Boudoir shoot…

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Be sure to tell them Danea sent you… haha, just kidding, they would just look at you like you were crazy because they have no idea who I am. But the thought made me chuckle. ;)

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Keep updated on all that is happening with Boudoir Coterie by joining our VIP Mailing list. You’ll also be the first to hear about upcoming events and specials, be privileged to VIP only offers, makeup and fashion tips and much more! P.S. We do not share or sell your info and you can unsubscribe at any time!


Tushy Tuesday |San Francisco Bay Area Boudoir Photos

Welcome to another wonderful Tushy Tuesday!

This lovely shot was taken during a Sun Kissed evening session at our San Jose studio.  I love the soft sun light!

Tushy shots are almost always approved for sharing, which is pretty awesome, and what woman doesn’t want a great shot of her tush? Let’s face it, we usually only see those ones that were taken at the most unflattering moment. Haha. Let us capture that gorgeous tushy shot that you can be proud of!

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Fashion Friday – The Intimate Britney Spears | San Jose Boudoir Photography

Boudoir Coterie Portrait photographyHappy Friday, everyone!

So Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week was a few weeks ago, and I have to admit, although I blog about fashion (and watch Project Runway), *that* kind of fashion is something I know little about. Even when I lived in New York City all it really meant to me was a few extra crowds on my commute.

Anyway, I caught a snippet of news a week or so ago from Fashion Week that I thought was interesting, and filed it in the “I should blog about that” part of my brain. I nearly forgot about it, but thankfully it popped back into my mind just in time for this week’s post.

Ready (I guess you probably already know what it is from the title of this post)?

Britney Spears has launched her own lingerie line called The Intimate Britney Spears (pretty clever name, huh?). While I’ve never been a huge Britney fan, and she’s far from the first celebrity to have a lingerie line, I was very curious about her designs. I didn’t really know what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised. They’re cute, classy, fairly affordable, and appear to be pretty wearable too! Here are some of my favorites: This bra and panty are from the Angelica Story (story=collection) and I think the colors are so soft and pretty. My favorite part, however, is the back of this panty, which has Tushy Tuesday written all over it!   I also love this soft pink kimono, which is also from the Angelica Story, and is perfect for a boudoir session. It could be paired with a pretty bra and panty set underneath – or nothing! Taking a turn from soft and pretty is the Anemone Story, which is a bit more overtly sexy, but still has some soft touches. And finally, this set is from the Amaryllis Story, which is totally sexy and super timeless. You can’t go wrong with black lace and cream! The Intimate Britney Spears is available online and in a few select boutiques in North America and Europe.

In addition to boudoir-worthy styles, the line also features quite a few everyday basics too. What do you think of Britney’s new line? Let us know in the comments!


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