So you have a closet full of clothes, but nothing to wear. Here are a few ideas that will help you choose the BEST clothes to wear in your Senior Portraits.

• Choose a VARIETY of outfits. It's a good idea to include both casual and more formal outfits in your senior portraits.

You choose a couple and let Mom choose one or two, that way everyone is happy


• Short sleeves add pounds, long sleeves are the most flattering in portraits.

• Medium to dark clothes look the best on dark backgrounds.

• Medium to light colors look the best on lighter colored backgrounds.

• Earth tones are best for outdoor portraits.

• Traditional styles will stand the test of time and keep your portrait looking fresh for years to come.

• Some poses will show your shoes so don't forget to bring shoes & socks for each outfit that you plan to wear.

• Busy patterns and loud colors can be very distracting in your portraits.

• Avoid large & bold patterns that might tend to draw attention away from your face.


Props can help to show your personality and the activities you are involved in. Be sure to bring some of your own props

to your portrait session. Here are some ideas:

• Musical Instrument

• Leather Jacket

• Uniform

• Hats