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Bellissima 2017- Boudoir Marathon

Happy New Year! Start it off with finally going for it. Our first Boudoir Photography Event of 2017 will be on January 28th. Bellissima Boudoir 2017 is a great way to start off the new year to treat yourself or create a gift for your special someone.

It’s the Best. Gift. Ever! Not just for him but also for Y-O-U! You’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner.mellbella boudoir photography tattoos, plaid, and sparkles

It’s time again for the Bombshell Package for $200 ($216 with tax).

Our Bombshell Package includes:

– An hour pampering by our expert hair and makeup artist from Sarah Pearson- Hair and Makeup Artistry
– An hour Private photoshoot in the mellBella Studio
– Private consultation & viewing session
– Champagne, little bites and sweet treats

Albums and products are available for purchase separately. Limited space available!

Bring your best gal pals! If you both book a session for this event, you BOTH get $30 in Product Credit towards your mellBella product(s).

Ask about our specials for military, first responder, our Richard Bell Photography brides, and return Bella Beauties. Contact us at info@mellbella.com for more info and to reserve your session for Bellissima Boudoir 2017.

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Happy New Year 2017

A very happy new year to you!  We’ve have a lot of great things in store for mellBella and you…   Here’s to 2017 being your best year yet! Be sure to check out our video below that’s sure to put a smile on your face.

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Giving Back- People Against Rape

Tis the season for giving… People Against Rape is always seeking clothing donations so they can keep the exam room stocked for survivors’ needs. Rape victims need new clothes to go home from the hospital. We want to help.

All donations must be new. All sizes of clothing is needed, they need a selection of men’s and women’s shorts, sweatpants, t-shirts, sweatshirts, underwear/boxers, flip-flops, and sports bras for folks to wear.

You can drop off clothing donations at our studio, and we will take care of the delivery. We will drop off the first delivery the week before Christmas.

People Against Rape offers free confidential services to adult survivors of sexual assault in Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley counties of South Carolina.  Their services include a 24-hour hotline, hospital accompaniment during Sexual Assault Forensic Exams (SAFE), police and law enforcement accompaniment, court accompaniment, follow-up servicessupport groups, and an educational department.

You can also donate directly through their website: http://www.peopleagainstrape.org/donate

Don’t forget while you are shopping online at Amazon, you can support this cause. Just go to AmazonSmile and select People Against Rape to support. Then, 0.5% of your eligible purchases will go to them.

 

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Happy Halloween 2016

Cinderella, her Fairy Godmother, and the whole mellBella team wish you a wickedly wonderful Halloween. May magic fill the air, and  your dreams come true!

happy halloween-2016 cinderella and her fairy godmotherAll outfits seen here are available in the mellBella Closet. What is your dream photo shoot?

 

 

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Christmas mellBella Style 2016 Boudoir Marathon

2016 has been a great year for mellBella, so we are going to celebrate it with a bang.  Our last Boudoir Photography Event of 2016 will be on December 2nd, 3rd-4th.

Best. Gift. Ever! Let our female staff help you create the Christmas gift that only you can give your fiance for your wedding, your anniversary, to celebrate reaching your goals or birthday, or just because you WANT to feel beautiful.

It’s time again for the Bombshell Package for $200 ($216 with tax).

Our Bombshell Package includes:

– An hour pampering by our expert hair and makeup artist from Sarah Pearson- Hair and Makeup Artistry
– An hour Private photoshoot in the mellBella Studio
– Private consultation & viewing session
– Champagne, little bites and sweet treats

Albums and products are available for purchase separately. Limited space available!

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Bring your best gal pals! If you both book a session for this event, you BOTH get $30 in Product Credit towards your mellBella product(s).

Ask about our specials for military, our Richard Bell Photography brides, and return Bella Beauties. Contact us at info@mellbella.com for more info and to reserve your session for Christmas mellBella Style 2016.

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About mellBella Photography

 

A brief introduction to the mellBella Photography– the top boudoir and pinup photographers in Charleston, SC.

mellBella Photography is a Charleston, South Carolina boudoir photography studio. Owners and photographers, Mell Bell and Wanda, are BFFs and have a created the mellBella Boudoir Experience that goes beyond a regular photo session and brings it to the next level of classy, beautiful, and fashion inspired photography.

With every mellBella session, our all-female professional team provides hair and makeup styling, photography, style consulting, and expert model posing.

We guide you through every step of the way and show you how to pose. We like to get a variety of expressions throughout your session because laughing is sexy, smiling is sexy, subtle is sexy, smolder is sexy, etc.

Best. Gift. Ever! We specialize in boudoir photography, pinup photography, and feminine fine-art photography.

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Miss Rockabillaque 2016 Pinup Contest

mellBella Boudoir & PinUp Photography is proud to sponsor  of Rockabillaque 2016!  It is the 4th Annual Festival in Park Circle / North Charleston on Sat, Nov 12th presented by Vive Le Rock Productions! We are hosting of this year’s Miss Rockabillaque 2016 Pin-Up Contest! The winner will win a photo-shoot with us and lots more! Register to be a Contestant at http://www.rockabillaque.com/register-pin-up

Don’t forget to stop by our mellBella Pinup Booth near The Barbeque Joint stage to say hey to Wanda, Mell Bell, and Cecilee!

At our booth, you can enter our contest for another chance to win a FREE mellBella Pinup Photo Shoot with us including hair and makeup! We also will have a very special pinup offer ONLY available for those ladies who come to our booth at Rockabillaque.

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Rockabillaque is an All Day FREE to Attend Event including a Classic Car & Vintage Motorcycle Show (11-5pm), Live Music all Day & Night, Pin-Up Contest, Vendors, Tattoo Contest (Adult & Kids), Beard & Mustache Competition, Swing Dance Classes, Mr Rockabilly Contest, Fashion Show, a Photo Booth & More!! Full Schedule including Music Line-Up coming soon. More info at www.Rockabillaque.com

Presented by The Barbeque Joint, Pabst Blue Ribbon and American Biker. Other Sponsors include 105.5 The Bridge, 98 Rock, MellBella Boudoir & PinUp Photography, Lowbrow Customs, Sourpuss Clothing, Cooper River Hydrographics & Printing, Hot Jazz Dance Club,  Holy City Beard & Moustache Society, and more!

A Benefit for This is Noteworthy (TIN) and Movember

Come out to Rockabillaque on Saturday Nov 12th!

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Peek A Boo 2016 – Boudoir Marathon

This is our last event until our Christmas Event in December! One day ONLY for this fall boudoir marathon… Peek A Boo (ty) 🙂

Best. Gift. Ever! Let our female staff help you create a gift that only you can give your fiance/husband for your wedding, to celebrate reaching your goals or birthday, or just because you WANT to feel beautiful.No excuses. You CAN do this!

We are so excited to offer the Bombshell Package for $200 ($216 with tax).

Our Bombshell Package includes:

– An hour pampering by our expert hair and makeup artist from Sarah Pearson- Hair and Makeup Artistry
– An hour Private photoshoot in the mellBella Studio
– Private consultation & viewing session
– Champagne, little bites and sweet treats
Albums and products are available for purchase separately. Limited space available!

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Bring your best gal pals! If you both book a session for this event, you BOTH get $30 in Product Credit towards your mellBella product(s).

Ask about our specials for military, our Richard Bell Photography brides, and return Bella Beauties. Contact us at info@mellbella.com for more info and to reserve your session for Peek A Boo 2016.

 

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Become a Prima Bella

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Ladies only! Friends tell friends about being Prima Bella with us, which gives them first access to all mellBella specials and news AND chances to win a FREE session through the year. Text PRIMABELLA to 22828 to get started.

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What to Wear for your Boudoir Session– Tummy Time

What am I going  to wear? You finally got the nerve and scheduled your boudoir photography session with mellBella, and now, you don’t know what to wear. Don’t worry! We’ll help you find a great outfit or two or more for you to wear. Many women don’t like their stomachs.  So, let’s talk tummy time. What is going to look best on your body and won’t emphasize the tummy area?bridal boudoir photography charleston

Here is our TOP TEN list for what to wear to look Tummy-Tastic at your boudoir session:

  1. Corset– Although hard to put on, it looks amazing. It emphasizes your waist and breasts. Be sure to check the length of the corset. Some are too short and then the tummy hangs out the bottom. But you can always add a …
  2. Garter Belt–  It’s a great option to add to a corset that might be a little short or to a bra and panty set. The garter belt typically sits just below the belly button, and then you can attach the stockings to it. Be sure to get the stockings that DON’T have the elastic top.
  3. Tutu or Skirt– Who doesn’t love the flirty attitude of a tutu? They come in a variety of fun colors, shapes, and lengths.
  4. High Waisted Panty– It’s not your grandma’s panties anymore! It’s now retro and super cute, especially with the high waist front and the cheeky back to show off your assets.
  5. Babydoll– Most have a bra top to give you support and then a flowy dress bottom. Go bold with color!
  6. Bodysuit or Shapewear– It will give you all over support. You will want to avoid the nude color. Go for basic black or a pop of color.
  7. Lace Dress– Just pair that coordinating bra and panty set with a lace dress or overlay. If the lace dress comes with a g-string panty, throw the g-string out!
  8. Sheer robe– A robe can be a flirty addition to your sexy bra and panty set. You can use it to reveal or conceal different body parts. Show a little leg or little shoulder, etc.
  9. Tank Top– Wear with or without a bra and add a pair of those cheeky or ruffle panties. You can even wear one with his and/or you fav super hero on it.
  10.  Shorts or Pants– Think linen or semi sheer to give just a hint of your body.

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Now, where can you find this lingerie? We created a whole Pinterest Board just for you with 100 pins of these tummy- tastic options.

 

Where to shop? We found a ton of items at Lane Bryant, Victoria Secret, Frederick’s of Hollywood, Bits of Lace, Amazon, Target, JC Penney, Yandy.com, and AdoreMe.com. All places that our Bellas have shopped and recommended.

Check out our Tummy Time Pinterest Board

 

So now, when you come for your mellBella boudoir session, you can bring a whole suitcase of options. We’ll help you narrow it down to the very best options for you to look and feel like the beauty that you are.

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