Outfit Ideas For Family Photos

Posted on June 02 2017

Family photos can sometimes be overwhelming for moms when it comes to the dreaded question: What do we wear??? After all you are probably spending hundreds of dollars on the photographer and coordinating outfits once all is said and done. So you want to get it right. And if you like my family, it might be years before you attempt it again! 

I think we often times over think the family outfits. Putting together simple colors and neutrals can create a beautiful family portrait for your wall. Don't forget to just go with simple. Sometime using just white or cream with a little accent color goes along way! See some examples below: 

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If you are wanting to add a pop of color, but not too much then maybe go for a whimsical look by adding subtle pastels to your family outfits for those pictures. Have some family members dressed in neutral colors, but adding a few in a lighter pastel color is a safe go to and actually my favorite! 

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Or you can go with FULL Color! If you can find the right photographer this look can be amazing! For this I often refer to the color wheel. Pick one color and accent with colors opposite of that color on the color wheel. 

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Here are some fun examples below of past photo shoots! 

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Good luck in your quest for the perfect outfits for your family photos or little girls birthday shoot! We are always here to help if you need ideas or matching outfits for your little ones! We can even change flower colors based on your needs for your special occasion! 



  • Laurie Griffith : June 17, 2017

    Gosh, every single dress is gorgeous!

  • Courtney Payne: June 13, 2017

    This was some great info!! We are getting our photos done next month! Thanks for the help!

  • Tasha Miller: June 13, 2017

    Love the look of cream and neutrals! We’re hoping to get family photos done this summer so this was helpful!

  • Bailey Dexter: June 13, 2017

    Great post! So many friends of mine never think of clothing matches for pictures. It the difference between a great professional picture and a family photo!

  • Verna Hebert: June 10, 2017

    My son Tobie had a family done . They all wore light blue . They had the photo done outdoors. They all were dressed casual and were barefoot ! It was a great photo !!!!!

  • Renee Smith: June 10, 2017

    This was great information and so helpful. I always struggle trying to put together the outfits for a formal photo shoot. These were great tips!

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