the impossible boudior project

For all the womxn out there who have told themselves that it is impossible to do boudoir

This isn’t for just anyone, this is for the womxn out there who never see their body types represented in boudoir imagery. This is for the women who feel left out, and who have had a upward battle with their body their entire lives. .

This is for the womxn who say to themselves, “I am too old, therefore it’s impossible for me to do boudoir. I am too fat, I am too thin, I have scars all over my body, I am a victim of sexual assault and opening up hasn’t been easy, I have cancer, I am disabled, I’m a mother of four who isn’t shaped like I used to be, I am trans, I have eczema all over my body, my body is too strong to be a womxn’s body.” 

Over the course of12 months I photographed 12 womxn who have a story to tell. 12 brave ladies will get in front of my camera and there we will create a space of empowerment, love, good conversation about our bodies and breathtaking photos. Through my blog I highlighted each lady from the project. I talked about their past and their current life and what having their body means for them. The daily struggles they might face, the self doubt they feel and the obstacles they overcome. .

We talked about what it means to do boudoir and what is means for you to do something brave like this that is going to help inspire so many other womxn out there.

My goal for this project is to help each womxn see their body as something beautiful and know that it is POSSIBLE for them to do boudoir

My bigger goal for this project is to inspire countless womxn all across the world who struggle with their body. If myself and all these girls can inspire other womxn out there to just love themselves and their body more, I think I would be a very important thing to do.

Thank you to all the brave women out there who want to be apart of something truly special 🖤


“I’ve been trying to really figure out how to express how I feel about this whole experience and how to put it into words. Even sitting here now, I’m still continuing to feel complex emotions about myself and about the freedom of being authentically me. This step in my personal journey has really been special to me.

Viewing your photos helped me see a side to myself that I didn’t know was even there. As I was sharing them with my loved ones, I felt even more free. Like “hey, this is me! And I’m going to be happy with my body no matter what anyone says!” There were, of course, also moment where my deep seeded insecurity wanted to rise up and tell me “you’re foolish, you aren’t enough.” But for the first time in a long time, that voice wasn’t as scary.
I think the hard thing to explain is the anxiety I have for when your blog comes out. It isn’t that I’m scared of being seen or worried about the content of the possible negative comments that could occur… it’s that I’m scared that my new found confidence would be shaken if someone were to say something hurtful. Continuing to remind me that it’s all a process. We don’t heal all at once and then we are all better. Things can change with the wind, and long term healing and growth is a daily practice.

It’s been my greatest honor to be a part of this fight for us misfits. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to share my love and story.”

bri
from the Impossible Boudoir Project

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Cassie – Impossible Boudoir Project

Cassie – Impossible Boudoir Project

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Kendra K – Impossible Boudoir Project

Kendra K – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible Womxn 12/12 ME - Kendra K // Mental Health "It wasn't like a rain, it was more like the sea, I didn't ask for this pain, it just came over me." -The National, Pink Rabbits  My lort almighty. I can't believe we are here. When I decided that I was going to be a...

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Alayna – Impossible Boudoir Project

Alayna – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible Womxn 11/12 Alayna - Too Muscular My beautiful strong ass babe. Alayna and I came into one anothers lives roughly around a year and a half ago, and since then I have been most blessed and grateful to have her in my life. She runs her own videography business,...

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Emma – Impossible Boudoir Project

Emma – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible womxn 10/12 Emma – Paralyzed from the chest down Where do I begin with this badass lady?  When I started the Impossible Boudoir Project I had two ladies in mind for it. I thought maybe if I can just get these two ladies to do it, I'll really have something...

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Val – Impossible Boudoir Project

Val – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible womxn 9/12 Val – Big Breast's, like very large ladies If I had a book full of 300 empty pages I probably could easily fill it with how much I love and adore Val. Not only has she been a huge part of this project, she has also become such a dear friend of...

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Vanessa – Impossible Boudoir Project

Vanessa – Impossible Boudoir Project

 Possible womxn 8/12 Vanessa – Has Endometriosis En·do·me·tri·o·sis noun medicine-a condition resulting from the appearance of endometrial tissue outside the uterus and causing pelvic pain. Or Nuclear war between uterus and ovaries. Damn. I am proud to have this...

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Brittani – Impossible Boudoir Project

Brittani – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible womxn 7/12 - Verbally abused while pregnant Brittani- this beautiful womxn is a mother of two-absolutely adorable babies. How can they not be cute coming from her right? Brittani has a wonderful, kind little boy Raul who just finished kindergarten and a brand...

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Shannon – Impossible Boudoir Project

Shannon – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible womxn 6/12 Shannon – Traumatic pregnancy loss and elective weight loss surgery Shannon-my 6th lady for the Impossible Boudoir Project. So many beautiful and powerful realizations were made for me with this session. Shannon is just like many of us, she has...

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Jenn – Impossible Boudoir Project

Jenn – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible womxn 5/12 Jenn - labeled too big her whole life ----- Not only did this womxn do the impossible in her mind, which was show up and DO boudoir photos, but this incredible human showed up after needing to take weeks off of work from having bronchitis and a...

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J’Anna – Impossible Boudoir Project

J’Anna – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible womxn 4/12 J'Anna - lost over 100lbs & has a double mastectomy ----- This incredible womxn is J'Anna. She is a single mom to the cutest little daughter and also is a Weight Watchers ambassador! J'Anna has been helping inspire thousands of womxn who are...

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Gabby – Impossible Boudoir Project

Gabby – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible womxn 3/12 Gabby - labeled too thin her whole life ------- This is Gabby. Gabby has been labeled too thin her entire life and when I say entire life, I mean entire life. Within two weeks after her session she had with me for this project she posted one of her...

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Brianna – Impossible Boudoir Project

Brianna – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible Womxn 2/12 Brianna- Lost over 150 lbs “It’s our choice to feel the way we want to about our bodies.”-Bri From the moment Bri emailed me about becoming a part of this project, I knew she was going to be one of my ladies from the moment I read her story. The...

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Yuki – Impossible Boudoir Project

Yuki – Impossible Boudoir Project

Possible Womxn 1/12 Yuki- I have Eczema Yuki's name also means- give hope. SO THERE WE GO UNIVERSE. -------- "If everyone was as supportive as you, maybe I wouldn't have these insecurities." -Yuki This was the first thing Yuki said to me after our session and it...

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