Heels + Miami + DC

I want you to go do a test (unless you’re a man.)  Right now.  Go to your closet and put your highest pair of heels on.  Then stand in front of a mirror and look at your legs and butt.  A little lift, right?! Plus a tad more definition in your calves, right?  Yes! If you do not have a good pair of heels you should really get some.  (You don’t HAVE to have high heels for your session if you hate them but I really recommend at least one pair for at least a couple of images.) Even if you are really tall, it doesn’t matter because you will be laying down/sitting in some of your poses anyways.

I do think there are some more flattering “rules” with heels though.  If you have shorter legs (or thicker ankles) avoid ankle straps.  Ankle straps draw your eye and make your legs appear to “stop” right there whereas a “step in” heel elongates you legs.

Can you tell yesterday I was online shoe shopping? HA! I kept thinking “That would be cute for boudoir! I need to post these!”  So I am. I will admit to loving shoes (and heels in particular, I think that is the only “girlie” thing about me! LOL) They always fit.  They don’t care how many margaritas I drink or how many taquitos I pack away at Happy Hour (unlike my stupid jeans which all hate me right now.)

1. Boutique 9 Girly 2. Aldo, Carthon 3. Aldo, Fawson 4. Betsey Johnson Calandra 5. Betsey Johnson Newton 2 6. Bebe Halen 7. Betsey Johnson Walland 8. BP Kailyn 9. Steve Madden Crissy 10. Max Studio Czech 11. Pelle Moda Fairs 12. Enzo Angiolini Sully 13. Guess Hondola

Okay, now for the Miami and DC part! If you are on my Facebook page you already know this because my Facebook peeps always get a heads up (and thank you to those who have already booked!) but I will be doing marathons in these two cities in a few months.  Miami is April 29-30 and Washington DC will be May 27-28.  For an update on the other upcoming marathons, Dallas, Philly, and St Louis are sold out.  For Atlanta, I have one spot left for Saturday Jan 15 @ 2:30 or I have a couple left for Friday, January 14th as well.  To see availability or to book online, you can do so here: http://desiree-hayes-photography.genbook.com

I am headed out to Scottsdale, AZ tonight! Weee! LOL Have a great weekend everyone!  I’ll be back on Sunday so if my response time this weekend is a little slow, it’s because I am out “shooting” people.  LOL!


  1. Erika Jessop said . . .

    Great post, Desiree! I love this idea, your tips, and your picks. You have great style!

    Posted November 12, 2010 at 7:16 pm | Permalink
  2. Kristin said . . .

    You rock~! (but I can’t wear heels without going to the hospital the next day lol)

    Posted November 12, 2010 at 8:11 pm | Permalink

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