Most divorcées would rather forget the day their marriage ended. Others, like Marie Lollis, want to memorialize it — preferably while looking hot as hell.
The newly single South Carolinian went viral this month for commemorating her divorce with a sassy middle-finger of a photo shoot. Clad in leather booty shorts and knee-high boots made for walking, she burns a photo from her wedding and sips from a wine glass etched with the words “Boy, bye.”
Local photographers say that in recent years they’ve seen an increase in clients asking for photo shoots after breakups and divorces.
“Lately, people are doing it . . . to celebrate and discover their own sexual power,” Laura Boyd, owner of the Chelsea photo studio Own Your Sexy.
She credits the uptick to the increased acceptability of “empowering” social-media photos where split-up snaps are typically