RED BANK RESTAURANT WEEK BEGINS WITH BOUDOIR PHOTO SHOOT FOR DATE NIGHT

RED BANK RESTAURANT WEEK  JUST GOT A LITTLE SEXIER!!!

RED BANK RESTAURANT WEEK JUST GOT A LITTLE SEXIER!!!

It's that time of year again, RED BANK RESTAURANT WEEK, when food lovers descend upon RED BANK New Jersey's culinary capital. Red Bank is also the home to my boudoir photo and portrait studio, Life As Fine Art by Cate Scaglione.

For me, one of the best things about living in Monmouth County is being so close to Red Bank. It is where my husband and I go to enjoy a chic, upscale evening with the best food outside of New York City. One might even argue, it's a better date night, with its old world charm and wonderful main-street vibe to stroll. 

We love dining in Red Bank, and this year I decided to invite the rest of you all into town, to experience our little slice of culinary and shopping heaven. 

As a boudoir photographer who creates glamourous photo shoots for women, men, couples boudoir photo shoots,  and even Boudoir Bachelorette parties or Ladies Night Outs.... I thought to myself, what could be a more spectacular evening than to start with a sultry, empowering photo session? 

I have scheduled a week of photo sessions so my clients can enjoy my time, along with Red Bank Restaurant Week.

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Imagine having your hair and makeup styled to perfection. Then having a chance to feel like a supermodel for an hour or so. Then, head out to this sexy little town feeling amazing! Sound good? 

Here's the details: 

In the weeks following the photo shoot, we'll meet to review your session and dream up the many gorgeous ways to display it. It's a night out, commissioned art, and vacation getaway all in one! 

If this sounds like your idea of a perfect date night, please contact me ASAP at 732.676.3700 or Cate@LIfeAsFineArt.com



ANTIQUE INSPIRED BOUDOIR WARDROBE | NJ AND NYC BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHER CATE SCAGLIONE

WARDROBE WEDNESDAY: ANTIQUE INSPIRED BOUDOIR ENSEMBLES 
 

"We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves."

Rita Hayworth

...Sometimes I think I was born in another era. Or maybe, I wish I was!

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Antiqued Hues

When it comes to styling boudoir sessions, there is nothing I love more than to take a step back in time and revisit that luxe glamour of the 1940's. From the dresses to the undergarments, it was all so understated and yet so sophisticated. From my experience as a NYC and NJ boudoir photographer, women of all ages, body types and spirit look fantastic in this styling.

"Glamorous dresses were a luxury during most of the 1940s; times were hard due to world events. Dress manufacturers were allowed a specific amount of fabric and could not keep up with dress demand. As a result, women began to fashion their own style from the materials available to them, and took it upon themselves to create luxury out of minimal options. The results of their work were the fabulous and chic dresses of the 1940s."  (...Read more here). 

Watching old movies from this era, it's clear to see the leading ladies of 1940s Hollywood had sharp tongues, a quick wit and killer style created all on their own. Yes, perhaps it was by the sign of the times, but the soft hues, lacy details and luxe comfort almost makes me think the women of that time created more for themselves than they did for their  men. I love that. It was a post-suffrage era that still echoed those rally cries of empowerment, but with an infusion of femininity and beauty, enjoyed just for her own sake. (The men at their feet? Simply a bonus.)

You'd be surprised to know that during my pre-session consultations, a large majority of my boudoir clients tell me they are booking their sessions more for their own enjoyment than their partner's. Much like the leading ladies of another time, we all know we deserve it.