Author: Star

We talk a lot about cancer survivors, and have many beautiful ways to celebrate them. We talk much less about the people who have the incredible task of living with a terminal diagnosis.It's romantic to talk about "living like each day is your last," but...

I've thought a lot about what it is to be a woman. I have female friends who were born with the sort of body that gets you assigned male at birth, so it's not your shape or reproductive organs. I have female friends who have...

The answer might be in your closet. Having a tough time deciding what to wear for your boudoir session? You're not alone - it's the number two thing women worry about when they plan their shoot (number one: will my stomach/cellulite/arms/etc look awful and are you...

The best answer to "What lingerie should I buy for my boudoir photoshoot" is: the lingerie you feel good in. Above all else, you should feel fabulous in what you're wearing. If you don't feel like a sexy diva ready to leave a trail of broken hearts,...

It's looking kind of apocalyptic out there, and all of us are struggling. Self-care, always a necessity, is no longer something we can put on the back burner. We can't expect our mental health to take care of itself, and we can't afford to neglect...

Sometimes I like to use my blog to shamelessly brag about how great my friends are, and this is one of those times. <3 I met Debbie in 2013 when she impulsively decided to come on the very first Fearless Destination Boudoir Retreat. These days, the...

"I'm not model material! Especially not boudoir model material!" That's what I've always thought. I never saw myself as having the "right" body for boudoir photos, but that didn't mean I didn't want to do it. I've always wanted to have my hair and makeup done...

"I feel betrayed by my body." I've read this a few times in the discussions on our Facebook group today, and in my work I hear this a lot. Our amazing bodies grow entire new humans, survive massive stress and illness, or just plain love...

From the moment I first spoke to Jennifer, around this time last year, I knew I had to do a shoot with her. Kind, compassionate, strong, and brave, she felt none of those things- but she had finally started to realise she deserved to. Seeing...

No more excuses- Get in here and take off your clothes You've been considering doing a boudoir shoot. In fact, you've been thinking about it for a while. But here you are, reading this blog post instead of flouncing around my studio in your underwear. Why?...

I have a complicated relationship with Christmas. I love it- I love warm fires on cold nights, twinkling lights and the smell of pine, family and cookies and socially irresponsible carols about bullied reindeer. I love giving (and getting!) presents, and the way friends make...