Risque Boudior Photography + Boudior Garters
By: Sarah Dobson | Friday 2nd of December 2011 07:07:28 PM
So, I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to Atlanta's best boudior photography company, Risque Boudior. Boudior Photography sessions, as most of you know, are gaining popularity quickly and while Atlanta has a handful of companies who offer these kinds of services, it is my humble opinion that Meredith of Risque Boudior does it the best. If you live in the Atlanta area and are considering a boudior session for yourself (they make the best gifts for your husband for your wedding, anniversary or, as far as he is concerned, Sunday half-time:) you MUST check out her site by clicking here. Get ready there are some pretty "risque" images on the site. You know, the kind that will win you bonus points for eternity from your significant other? Did I say they make great gifts? Below are some photos from Risque Boudior, taken by Meredith herself.
I recently emailed Meredith about possibly collaborating, as I have always wanted to design a collection of boudior La Gartier garters, and I was happy to hear she was interested. So, I set to work designing the first La Gartier Boudior garter. (See pics below). It isn't exactly wedding dress material, but it sure would look good with the lingerie you might wear the night OF your "I do's".
Happy La Gartier everybody and Meredith: I can't wait to see what this garter will look like on one of your models!!
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Jaime Rainer and the Rainer Wedding Garter
By: Sarah Dobson | Tuesday 28th of June 2011 06:19:52 PM
One of the very first bride's I ever did a customization for was Jaime Rainer, who found out about La Gartier through a close friend of her's that lived in Atlanta, Georgia. Jaime contacted me less than a month before her wedding, telling me that she had already bought a garter on Etsy, but was not very satisfied with it. She told me she had wanted a burgandy satin and black lace garter originally anyway, and could I possibly make her a custom garter and have it to her by her wedding? I agreed and set to work designing her a garter made of burgandy double faced satin ribbon and black antique lace trim. When Jaime mentioned to me that she had not yet figured out what to do for her "something old", I suggested that she use a peice of heirloom jewelry. Little did I know that this suggestion would lead to one of the most exquiste garters I have ever made. Jaime over-nighted me two clip-on earrings that had once been her grandmother's and almost as soon as I opened the envelope I knew that they were just the thing to take her garter from pretty to stunning. The earrings were shaped like to little gold flowers, cemtered by black oval onyx center pieces and lined with tiny rhinestones. A few of the rhinestones were missing, but since Jaime didn't mind and I thought this would only underline their antiquity further, we dediced to use them as they were. I finished the garter by hand-sewing little gold beads around the body and attaching three black "loop" bows in the center. Jaime's garter arrived in Boca Raton a full seven days before her wedding and is to this day, one of my favorite garters I have ever made. I think it is a great example of how a bride can incorporate both her wedding colors and her "something old" into a custom garter design..............in the span of three weeks!!
Below are pictures of Jaime Rainer on her wedding day as well as pictures of the "Rainer" garter!!
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