In the beginning of April, I went to a very special photo shoot with Phylyda. I met six other inspiring women and we took part of an amazing diversity project, all wearing Phylyda.
I don’t even know what to tell you since I’ve already been writing a lot about diversity, empowering others and that feeling of self-love and the love and acceptance we all should feel for the people around us. That’s why I want to leave you with these beautiful pictures that hopefully show how amazing it is to finally embrace yourself, embrace diversity and embrace others.
I hope you all love this project as much as I do and I want to invite you to read some articles about the shoot and some of my old Private posts that relate to the topic:
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Last week, I went to a very special event with five amazing girls – from left to right: Cécile, Sofia, Farina, me, Sophia and Verena. We were invited by → C&A to talk about strong women and how fashion influences personalities, and for a makeover which each of us did for another girl. I was styled by Sophia and had the pleasure to dress up Verena. It was an exciting day and we had lots of fun together, as you can see in the pictures! ;)
There’s also a video up on the → C&A Blog, don’t forget to watch it! ;)
I’ve already talked about the effect of fashion and everything that’s possible with it in my → last post, but I want to say again how fascinating it is that fashion is able to either influence and enhance someone’s personality or change it (in a positive way). However you feel on a day, you can make your style look like it or give it a completely different touch. You can accentuate special features of yourself or – if you feel like it – hide something you’re not 100% happy with. Fashion is for everyone and that’s why we shouldn’t be limited in our possibilities. Even though our bodies are different, we should all be able to wear whatever we want, whether we’re skinny or fat, tall or short, blonde or brunette,… Let’s all express ourselves through fashion!
Dressing up someone else can be super easy if you know this person. It’s funny how you instantly know what you want her to wear when you do this kind of makeover. And even if you don’t, it’s cool to see how you can make the person look and maybe even influence her own style. It was great to see our makeovers at the end of the day – everybody chose the right look for the other girl – and I think that we all look absolutely amazing!
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Drumrolls, please! The collection I shot in Brazil with → Chica Bolacha is finally online and available from today! It’s incredible to see the results, I’m more than happy and unspeakably proud to be the face of such a gorgeous collection. Being a professional model for one day was an amazing experience, especially because I’d normally never have the tiniest chance to be a model, since I’m only 5’3” short. It’s a huge honor to be chosen for such great work and I’m pretty antsy to show you all the pictures and – OMG! – a video! It’s been on replay since I got it a few weeks ago – I love it so, so much, even though hearing myself speak Portuguese is extremely weird (totally cool, though!). I love every outfit, each skirt and top, the places we chose as backgrounds, the music, you know: everything. :)
I’m so thankful for all the beautiful things I get to see and do thanks to blogging, thanks to something I really love doing and dedicate all my heart to. I’m thankful for everyone who believes in me – not only my family and friends, but also you, my dear readers, and all the people who work with me because they love my work and appreciate it. My special thanks today, of course, goes out to the lovely team from Chica Bolacha – it was great to be your dress-up doll, to spend the day with you and laugh so, so much. Thank you for choosing me as your model, flying me to São Paulo and making me look so beautiful in your clothes (by the way: it’s a purely Brazilian production, from the first sketches to the final product!)! ♥ Thank you for the love!
Of course, another special thank you goes out to → Adriana Libini, the photographer – who took these amazing pictures! – and the team that created such a great video! :)
Lingerie: Agent Provocateur
“Cassia”, ”Tina” and “Iyla” bra H&M+ pants
A few days ago, the Victoria’s Secret Show 2015 was filmed in New York and will air on December 8. There was a lot of trouble going on and I felt the need to post a picture on → Instagram, which is supposed to send you a special message. Somehow, I guess that’s not enough, more like a drop in the ocean (and I got to read a few very sad comments from people who either didn’t get the message or just were rude, mindless idiots), but as we should never stop talking about size diversity and body positivity and especially do something against body shaming, I take these pictures from my latest shooting with → Mici (who has this great project → Charosé with her friend → Summer, two great bloggers, by the way!) and want to spread the words I have to say and hopefully change a few minds.
“With all that #victoriassecretshow trouble going on, it’s time to remind yourselves that these models’ bodies aren’t the only body type that’s good – every body can be beautiful, sexy, admirable and something to look up to. You’re not worth less only because you don’t look like all those “Angels” on stage. You’re not less sexy because you have a big belly or thick thighs, you’re not disgusting because you don’t have a six pack or no thigh gap. Please always remember: you’re not supposed to look like an underwear model, they shouldn’t be your number one goal and you’re allowed to be yourself, fully dressed, in underwear or naked. You’re good the way you are. Oh and because I like to promote size diversity and not body shaming: the models look great, that’s not the point! It’s about loving yourself and accepting not only your body but also other people’s bodies.”