What to Wear for your Fall Family Photos

Hello friends! Your favorite post is back, but this time let’s make it for fall! I know that one of the top stressors for moms is wondering what to wear for your fall family photos and how to put it all together! The style guide below will help you find quality pieces to make planning your family session a breeze.

My wardrobe is always included for my full newborn and family sessions, however families can also choose to utilize my “what to wear” guides also! I have spent the last month purchasing a few new dresses for mamas and kiddos! My dad rack will get a facelift next! (Dad’s be sure to check out some of the pant options below since my wardrobe does not include them!)

Tips for Dressing your Family

  • Avoid colors that are dark, bold, or bright (The person wearing those colors will stand out the most!)
  • Think about your background. Is it busy, like Adriatica? If so, solids are going to be your best choice.
  • Start with mama, always! Once you have a dress that you love and is flattering, then plan everyone else based on your choice!
  • Rompers work well for babies so that we are never worried about diapers showing.
  • Choose a color palette of 2-3 colors. Be sure to stay within the same tone. (For example, if you choose olive green a dusty rose pink would pair well, but not a bright pink.)
  • Don’t forget your matching shoes and bloomers for girls!

What to Wear for Your Fall Family Photos:

The Neutral Lover

This one is something that I would absolutely dress my family in! I’m a big fan of light and bright neutrals, and I don’t believe there is such a thing as too much white!

family photos what to wear

Mom Dress | Men’s Top | Men’s Bottom

Baby Romper| Girl outfit

What to Wear for Your Fall Family Photos:

The Color Lover

Sage green is calling my name this year! It’s just such a pretty color yet somehow still neutral! You could even flip this with a pair of olive green pants and oatmeal sweater.

fall family what to wear

Mom Dress | Men’s Top | Men’s Bottom

Boy Top | Boy Bottoms | Girl outfit


What to Wear for Your Fall Family Photos:

Shades of Blue

I have a lot of mamas with boys who love to wear blue! (And if you have an ultra trendy house with blues in it, this would be BEAUTIFUL on your walls!) My only caution here is not to go too dark with your tones. Bonus: There’s an alternate mama dress here AND a dress from a favorite small shop of mine!

What to wear for fall family photos

Mom Dress & Mama alternative | Men’s Top | Men’s Bottom

Boy Top | Boy Bottoms | Girl outfit

Aimee Hamilton is a family photographer near both Celina and Prosper, TX. Aimee’s studio is located in Downtown McKinney and is where so much of the magic happens! Looking to book your family session this fall? Click here to book directly!  

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Photography has always been a passion of mine. I truly treasure all the {mostly} candid moments that are turned into tangible memories.

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