Contemporary Family Portraits in Lake Union

We ventured out with the ever chic Martorano family to the Lake Union area for their Fall family portraits, and you won’t be surprised to know that they were turning heads wherever we walked.  Not only are their family dynamics so fun that you just want to adopt yourself in, but their fabulous style is the very definition of upscale casual.

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Below are our top 3 takeaways and what we can all learn from the Martorano family when it comes to dressing the part for urban family portraits:

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1) Incorporating a variety of classic solid pieces with some shout-out patterns will make for a balanced look.  This lets you sample the current trends of the season without losing the timeless nature of fashion.  This also allows for each person to have fun exploring their personal style!

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2) Layers are everything.  And the more texture, the better!  Nothing makes an ordinary outfit into something chic and fabulous more effortlessly than throwing on a blazer or your favorite sweater.

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3) “Coordinating” does not mean that everyone needs to wear the same color.  Staying within the realm of a eye-catching color palette can mean exploring the complimentary shades of the color scheme you’ve chosen. 

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For more style ideas and inspiration, here's a quick link to some of our favorite family sessions