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What is Boudoir Photography?

What is Boudoir Photography?

August 24, 2014

If you have been curious about boudoir photography but aren't quite sure what it is, boudoir photography is typically sensual or seductive photographs of a woman taken naked, nearly naked, or wearing lingerie.
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Nearly Naked is a Martha Stewart American Made Nominee

Nearly Naked is a Martha Stewart American Made Nominee

August 10, 2014

We're super excited to be a nominee forMartha Stewart American Made 2014 award!  Go behind-the-scenes of Go Nearly Naked and learn about our business. How we got started, where Crista designs the jewelry you love, and who and what inspires us. We also share more about what being an American Made business means to us and our advice for aspiring creative entrepreneurs.

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Secrets to a Great Boudoir Photo Shoot - An Interview with Studio Boudoir

Secrets to a Great Boudoir Photo Shoot - An Interview with Studio Boudoir

June 22, 2014

We recently interviewed the amazing Connecticut Boudoir Photographer Paul McNerney of Studio Boudoir to learn more about boudoir photography and the secrets to experiencing a great boudoir photo shoot. In this part of the interview, we talk about why boudoir photography is such an amazing and empowering experience for women and Paul shares some great tips on getting the most from your boudoir photo session.
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Secrets to Picking the Perfect Lingerie - Interview Part 2

Secrets to Picking the Perfect Lingerie - Interview Part 2

May 16, 2014

With the proper undergarments, your morning starts smoothly, you feel amazing and confident.  You know you look great and you are in your comfort zone so you can breathe and wear the lingerie all day.


Also, when we look at ourselves in the mirror, we see the beauty within us.  It helps us celebrate life and being a woman. It is so important to be able to have that connection with ourselves every morning.  Nobody needs to know what you are wearing, but you do, and you'll feel great.

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Secrets to Picking the Perfect Lingerie - Interview Part 1

Secrets to Picking the Perfect Lingerie - Interview Part 1

May 12, 2014

Did you love the gorgeous lingerie in the Intimates Boudoir Jewelry Lookbook from this issue of the magazine?  

It was exquisite and the perfect fit on each model- almost as if it was made just for them.  Having the pleasure of spending the day of the photoshoot with lingerie expert Josie Jolon, I had to know her secrets for picking the perfect lingerie!

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Launch of Nearly Naked Magazine Issue 6 - The Intimate Edition

Launch of Nearly Naked Magazine Issue 6 - The Intimate Edition

May 07, 2014

Issue #6 of Nearly Naked Magazine has arrived - the Intimate Edition.  Featuring our Boudoir intimates jewelry lookbook, an interview with author Rachel Resnick, must-have accessories for sexy summer style, and so much more...  

Explore Issue 6 of Nearly Naked Magazine. 

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Nearly Naked Now Available at Beneath the Gown in Branford, CT

Nearly Naked Now Available at Beneath the Gown in Branford, CT

April 27, 2014

Hey CT & NYC fans, have you been dying to see our jewelry in person?  Well, now you can!  

We are super excited to announce that our jewelry is now available at our very favorite CT lingerie boutique, Beneath the Gown, located on Main Street in Branford, CT

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About the Nearly Naked Woman

About the Nearly Naked Woman

April 23, 2014

The Nearly Naked woman loves to be a little risque and unexpected and she is completely captivating.

She loves the way she looks and embraces her sensuality.

She isn't afraid to break the rules and she lives her life on her own terms.

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Launch of Nearly Naked Magazine Issue 5 - The Wanderlust Edition

Launch of Nearly Naked Magazine Issue 5 - The Wanderlust Edition

March 11, 2014

Issue #5 of Nearly Naked Magazine has arrived - the Wanderlust Edition.  Featuring our Wanderlust jewelry lookbook shot in beautiful Hawaii, an interview with lifestyle makeover artist Christine Bove, steps to get your body red carpet ready, and so much more...  

Explore Issue 5 of Nearly Naked Magazine. 

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A Love Affair with Boudoir Jewelry

A Love Affair with Boudoir Jewelry

February 11, 2014

Ladies, it is time to get your sexy on!  We all love lingerie, but if you are looking to really spice things up, introduce some jewelry to the bedroom.

Simply put, boudoir jewelry is jewelry meant to be worn in the bedroom.  It is jewelry that can be worn with, or in place of, lingerie.  It is SEXY, flirty, glamorous...  It is jewelry that makes you feel sensual and beautiful as soon as you slip it on.

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Launch of Magazine Issue 4 - The Love Affair Edition

Launch of Magazine Issue 4 - The Love Affair Edition

February 04, 2014

Issue #4 of Nearly Naked Magazine has arrived - the Love Affair Edition.  Featuring our Boudoir jewelry lookbook, an interview with Studio Boudoir sharing secrets to a great boudoir photo shoot, tips on how to bare your body with confidence, and so much more... 

Explore Issue 4 of Nearly Naked Magazine. 

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Launch of Magazine Issue 3 - The Transformation Edition

Launch of Magazine Issue 3 - The Transformation Edition

December 31, 2013

Issue #3 of Nearly Naked Magazine has arrived - the Transformation Edition.  Featuring our Transformational jewelry lookbook, an interview with Tanesha Awasthi from Girl With Curves, tips on how to use color to transform your look, and so much more...  

Explore Issue 3 of Nearly Naked Magazine. 

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