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PROMO! {Winnipeg Boudoir Photography)

This is a pretty huge deal folks! Never in the 7 years that Coco Boudoir has been in business have we ever had a promo or sale and it may not happen again so take advantage of this and indulge!
To celebrate the grand opening of our love child Coco Luxe Lash Studio, we are offering up our Digital Collection for only $997 as opposed to our regular price of $2,497!
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Here’s the details:
  • Must book and pay for your session by Wednesday May 31 2017.
  • Session must take place by Friday September 29 2017.
  • Digital Collection for $997 (plus taxes) includes all edited high resolution images on USB (approximately 50+ images)
  • Past clients and any clients that have already booked are eligible to take advantage of this offering.

To view the cost of the session, what is all included and what an experience with us is like, be sure to click thru our site menu. For everything else, drop us a line at info@cocoboudoir.ca

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{a confident ora} – Winnipeg Boudoir Photographer

I never knew it was possible to be meek and confident, but that’s exactly how I would describe Miss S. She made it impossible to narrow down her images, her slight body movements and expressions gave a ton of photos from just one pose. The saying “the sexiest thing you can wear is your confidence” really holds true. It’s amazing what ora you put out there when you carry yourself in this way.

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{shy to sultry} – Winnipeg Boudoir Photographers

I first met this striking momma over coffee with her sweet baby girl in tow. During her pre-consult Miss H seemed quite reserved and shy and I thought I might have my work cut out for me trying to get her out of her shell during her session. I was wrong. Miss A has so much confidence, took direction so well and just has this go with the flow delightful personality. All the hard work came when I had to narrow down which images I was going to edit, there were SO many striking photos to choose from. Below are just a small sample of her gallery.

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{mission accomplished} – winnipeg boudoir photography

THIS is the reason I do what I do. Such a powerful testimonial.

“Dear Lizette and the Coco Boudoir Artists,

Thank you so much for creating a beautiful album that reflects my visions so clearly! It’s amazing that so much of what I saw in my head is now forever in the photos. I’ve been thinking for a long time of having boudoir photos done; I just couldn’t get past the intimate nature of posing in front of strangers. If I’d known how wonderful the experience was going to be I’d be on my 3rd set by now – yes they are addictive!
Lizette your approachable nature came across right away at our consult- which eased my hesitance. Your professionalism re-assured me that the Artists, process and end result would be worth every nervous shiver. The initial consult is a wonderful way to capture one’s interest and turn it into intent.
The studio space is amazing. The versatility it’s capable of is excellent – the physical space was another comforting aspect because you turned it into a place from inside my vision.
Karrie and Steven were full of personality, like I’d known them for years and each created the look I wanted for make-up and hair – adding glamour I didn’t know I possessed.
Best of all, you were patient, funny and obviously experienced as you posed me and took all the shots – all the while making me feel comfortable with myself.
I have nothing but good things to say about my experience with Coco Boudoir Photography…I did it for a badly-needed boost in self-esteem. Mission accomplished! Thank you for making me feel beautiful again and I will recommend Coco Boudoir every single time I get the chance.
With appreciation and warm wishes,
Miss K”
I’m not sure if there is really anything else that needs to be said after that, besides it was absolute pleasure working with you Miss K!
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{new found sense of yourself} – Winnipeg Boudoir photographers

I loved the flow of this session. It started with a teasing off the shoulder sweater and ended with nothing but a white sheet. It’s just like watching the transition of nervousness to full confidence. Once all the layers are peeled away you’re left with a raw and new found sense of yourself and when you’re a momma to 5 kiddos (yes you heard me right, you can now pick your jaw up from the floor) remembering you still got it is so very important. As you can see from these photos, regardless if Miss T has kids or not, she most definitely still has it!

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Collaboration with Sacred Tusk

The pop up shop for Sacred Tusk is happening this weekend! Stop by the Coco studio and check out their polished collection of fresh & dreamy everyday active essentials!

Interview with Kyla Klassen of Sacred Tusk

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  • What made you want to start an athletics boutique?

I went to university and graduated with degrees in both Economics and Textile Sciences. The following year I made my way to Costa Rica to complete my 200 hours toward my yoga teacher training. I figured why not put all 3 of these things together; textiles for fashion, economics for a small business and YTT for activewear. Thus, Sacred Tusk was created!

  • What can we find in your boutique?

Sacred Tusk is an online store specializing in women’s activewear. We offer pieces for every type of workout whether that is yoga or Pilates, spin class or the gym, or going for walks around your neighbourhood. Whatever it is, we’ve got you covered! We carry everything from printed leggings to cozy long sleeves, high impact tanks to yoga mats and more. I suggest taking a peak at the Lookbook which is updated every season to get you inspired!

  • Top 3 holiday gifts you recommend from your store?
  1. The Turnout legging from FP Movement – an activewear line recently started by Free People. They have a gorgeous design, are high quality and the fit is impeccable.

2 .If you are shopping for that tough to buy for person in your life, a S’well bottle is a great go-to. There are tons of colours and prints to choose from at an affordable price!

  1. A graphic tank is also an easy and affordable gift! We offer lots of different styles and prints to choose from
  • Best post-yoga brunch in Winnipeg?

Great question – probably Stella’s or the Frenchway café on Lilac. Those are my two favourites right now!

  • Favourite yoga pose?

Any sort of backbend, they are so energizing! When I am coming out of a deep backbend, like wheel or camel, I am always left feeling refreshed and rejuvenated!

  • Favourite non-yoga workout?

I am really into spin classes right now. Saikel Studio or WPG Cycle are a couple of really great, locally owned studios that you definitely need to try out!

  • When you aren’t working on the store or teaching yoga, where would we find you/what would you be doing?

You can find me hanging out with my husband, my family and friends, travelling, going to concerts, enjoying yoga classes for myself and cooking! I love to cook!

  • Favourite part about working in fashion?

I love getting to see all of the new designs that the brands we carry have come up with for upcoming seasons! To see all of the new trends, fabrics and prints that all of these retailers have put so much love into. This gets me really excited to share any new product with my customer and keeps me motivated to make sure the shop is constantly being updated with new and exciting things!

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*photos have been used with permission from the Sacred Tusk website

Collaboration with Azura Bay

We are very excited to announce that Coco will be teaming up with Azura Bay and Sacred Tusk. Both are Winnipeg based online retailers and will be having a pop up shop at the Coco studio for your shopping pleasure! You can check out and try on their gorgeous ethically made and eco friendly lingerie, swim and loungewear on November 11 & 12.

Interview with Ashley McIntosh of Azura Bay

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  • What made you want to start a lingerie & swim boutique?
    • The first thing that inspired me to start a boutique is my passion for ethically sourced and eco-friendly clothing, which can be super hard to find in Canada, especially for items other than t-shirts and hoodies. I wanted to create a beautiful collection of all the great items I’ve found that meet those standards and help other Canadians looking for the same thing. Also, I’ve always been obsessed with summer fashion but lived in the prairies, so endless bikinis is a bit unrealistic for my closet and I thought underwear/lingerie would be a fun complement to swimwear.
  • What can we find in your boutique?
    • For underwear and lingerie, I try to carry a range from comfy, basic wireless, and wired bras as well as really pretty lace soft bralettes and matching undies, to the extra sexy bridal/boudoir/date night pieces. All the swimwear I carry uses recycled or eco fibers in the fabric (some comes from discarded fishnets reclaimed from the ocean), but they have a really soft feel and flattering fit for bikinis and one pieces. I also have rompers, oversized tees, and maxi dresses for cover ups. Finally, we carry some cozy loungewear like organic cotton tanks, leggings, tights, pjs and socks for looking cute and staying comfy this winter. Everything is ethically produced in Canada, the US, Europe or Fair Trade facilities in India, and many use eco-friendly fabrics.
  • Top 3 holiday gifts you recommend from your store:
    • The go-to option for a girlfriend / sister / mom: our organic cotton PJs are ridiculously cute & classic, and we have both a long sleeve/pants set and a shorts (coming soon!) version.
    • For a jetsetter: Our black / white rompers are super cute resort cover-ups for their next beach trip, and everyone needs a fluffy beach towel. Our new Marrakesh Turkish towels are a perfect item to pack.
    • For yourself: A gift card ;). Seriously though, it’s such a tough call but one of our favourite pieces this season is the ultra pretty, made in Canada Eden lace bralette, which looks good on everyone and peaking out from your fancy holiday outfits. If you want to send a hint to someone, especially to get the right size, we have a wishlist feature where you can send them a hint! For brides, start your own registry for your lingerie shower or bachelorette.
  • What inspires you?
    • Travel, nature, friends, family, other entrepreneurs, getting creative on the ice (figure skating) and beautiful Insta feeds.
  • Dream vacation spot:
    • While I can’t get enough of lake life here in the summer, if I could go anywhere on my next trip it would be Cornwall, England where our muse Corinne Evans is from (I had no idea English beaches had such variety) or New Zealand.
  • Favourite eco & ethical bloggers:
  • Favourite part about working in fashion:
    • Having a chance to build something from scratch is the most satisfying (and challenging) part of running my own business, and it feels so good when I get happy messages from customers or they post a selfie in their new goodies. It’s also so much fun meeting like-minded people in the industry or collaborating with other entrepreneurs to do something new.
  • When you aren’t working on the store, where would we find you/what would you be doing:
    • Figure skating, yoga, hanging out with friends and family getting Stella’s brunch or Thai food.

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*photos have been used with permission from the Azura Bay website

{fluent} – Winnipeg Boudoir Photography

I can always tell when a client has dancing experience. Their hands and feet are a tell tale sign, but even more than that, their movements are so fluent and they have such poise and grace without any direction given. This is exactly how I would describe Miss A. She confided that relinquishing full control with myself and the stylists would prove difficult for her, as with SO many clients, but that doubt never made an appearance. Instead she did everything asked of her and more. The end result are these captivating images, proof of her ability to simply enjoy the experience.

When clients allow me to share their images, a complimentary 8×10 print of their choosing is gifted to them as a thank you. “A” immediately gravitated towards a specific image. She said the image captured the moment during her session where she let everything go and just went for it, the moment she felt completely confident and accepting of herself.

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{Glowing | Miss A} – Winnipeg Boudoir Photographers

It’s true what they say about mommas-to-be, they have an absolute glow to them! Miss A couldn’t have been more radiant and the session couldn’t have been more effortless. I know that for most of us, growing a baby can seem like it takes forever, but the truth is it’s really such a short time. You will cherish capturing this “minute” in your lifetime. And what better way is there to make  yourself feel “like your all that” than with a Belly Boudoir session at Coco.

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