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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Talking about struggles in my latest blogpost... “I want to be able to look back and say: ‘It was hard. I cried. I fought so much. I was just about to give up and then it finally happened – everything made sense. It wasn’t for nothing.’” - feel free to have a look at the post on luziehtan.de, available - as always - in English and German. 🖤 • 📷 @jfcreationsphotography

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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] “Music. You need it so you don't forget. Forget that... there are places in this world that aren't made out of stone. That there's something inside... that they can't get to, that they can't touch. That's yours.” - The Shawshank Redemption • My favorite quote about music. From a great movie. Sharing it with you together with yet another amazing portrait from my dearest @jfcreationsphotography

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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Auf dem Blog gibt‘s mal wieder einen neuen Post! 🖤 luziehtan.de • 📷 @jfcreationsphotography

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#stayathome = #selfietime 🤓 Gestern mal wieder ein bisschen Farbe ins Gesicht gepackt. Aber wirklich nur ein bisschen.

#stayathome = #selfietime 🤓 Gestern...

Life was good today. ♥️

Life was good today. ♥️

[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Wenigstens scheint die Sonne, es ist warm draußen, ich hab‘ einen Balkon (den ich jetzt doch nicht verbessern kann, weil @obi_baumarkt_ meine Bestellung storniert hat und ich jetzt nur Erde und ne kleine Schaufel bekomme, haha! Bin euch aber nicht böse, kann’s ja irgendwie verstehen - bin nicht die Einzige, die den Plan hatte...), höre den ganzen Tag Musik (draußen für mehr Konzentration beim Lesen gerne mit Kopfhörern, zum Beispiel den praktischen In-Ears von @sudio und ganz viel @listentolambert), ich kann in bequemer Kleidung rumgammeln (der Hoodie war eine limitierte Geschichte von @jessybarden zur wunderbaren Serie „The End of the f***ing World“ auf @netflixde und er könnte grad nicht passender sein!) und allgemein könnte so eine Quarantäne ja wirklich schlimmer sein. Ätzend ist es trotzdem, vor allem so allein. Aber ich hab‘ Spucki. ♥️

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Respectfully f*** off please. ♥️ #stayathome

Respectfully f*** off please. ♥️...

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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Monday Mood - when your favorite bar provides you with an Argyle Punch premix for the quarantine. ♥️ Ich hab‘ jetzt schon so viele Memes gesehen, dass es nach dem ganzen Mist zwei Gruppen geben wird: perfekte Köche oder Alkoholiker. Ersteres ist definitiv die bessere Idee, auch wenn mein Pulli meine Gedanken zu all dem am besten ausdrückt. „Social Distancing“ oder wie ich es lieber nenne „zusammen allein“ erfordert für uns alle spezielle Maßnahmen, um mit der Einsamkeit (oder auch Zweisamkeit, die einem sicher auch ganz schön auf den Sack gehen kann!) klarzukommen. Der ein oder andere Drink schadet da nicht, aber ich möchte euch gerne nochmal dran erinnern, Alkohol bitte in Maßen zu konsumieren, denn Alkohol ist keine Lösung (sondern ein Destillat, höhö!), auch bei Corona nicht. Und bei Einsamkeit erst recht nicht. Gönnt euch vielleicht mal ein Gläschen beim FaceTimen mit Freunden oder halt, weil dann wieder Samstag ist und ihr im Normalfall ausgegangen und euch einen Cocktail genehmigt hättet, aber übertreibt bitte nicht. Habt euch lieb und #stayathome 😘

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[Werbung wegen Verlinkung] Mal wieder eine klassische Dreierreihe vollmachen. Sorry, dass ich euch alle enttäuschen muss, dass es das Kleid nicht gibt, das ist schon ein paar Jährchen alt... 🙈 Ich hoffe aber, dass ihr euch trotzdem über diese grandiosen Fotos von @jfcreationsphotography freuen könnt. ♥️ #plussize #plussizeoutfit #plussizeblogger #luziehtan #celebratemysize #honormycurves #effyourbodystandards

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Summer

• Recap & Thoughts | #BeachBodyNotSorry 2017 •

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As usual, I want to do a short recap after my #BeachBodyNotSorry project and share a few more thoughts about the looks with you. I know that this year’s project wasn’t that “beachy” at all because of the photos I had to take in our garden. I only managed to do one shoot in Hamburg at the Elbe and even this one isn’t at the beach. I’m a little sad about this because, of course, beachwear looks best at the beach. But sometimes, we have to change our plans. And wearing your bikini and swimsuit at home is no shame at all. :) At least I got the chance to spend some time in the sun during a super hot and beautiful summer here in the south of Germany.

As every year, it’s extremely important to me to show you that beach wear is for everyone. You don’t need to hide and you don’t need to wrap yourself in tons of fabric so nobody will notice that you’re not skinny. I’m pretty sure that you all want to have fun in the summer and that nobody wants to sweat in long-sleeved clothes instead of jumping into the water. I also want you to see a body that’s not photoshopped or somehow “perfect”. I have some major cellulite around my thighs, I have stretch marks around my belly and hips (which you can’t see this time because of the high-waisted pants or swimsuits), I have a hanging belly, I’m super white,… The world is still missing enough unretouched photos and “natural” bodies.

P.S.: You can find two exclusive pictures (one of a not shown look on the blog) on Instagram, so don’t forget to check my account – @luziehtan! ;)

• Recap & Thoughts | #BeachBodyNotSorry 2016 •

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It’s already pretty cold outside but I still want to quickly talk about this year’s #BeachBodyNotSorry project and have a look at the beach outfits I wore this season. I kind of felt that plus-sized beach bodies were more present than ever in 2016. Of course there were a few very important moments like → Ashley Graham on the cover of “Sports Illustrated” or the most recent → “All Woman Project” launched by Clementine Desseaux and Charli Howard (featuring some amazing beach wear by Phylyda – I hope I can work with this brand next year!). But we also had bloggers showing their beach bodies everywhere and it makes me proud to say that I’m a part of this – again.

Unfortunately, this time I couldn’t show as many looks as → last year – on the one hand, there simply was a lack of new beach wear (I just didn’t want to wear everything again, but neither did I want to spend loads of money on new stuff – cause our summer in Germany isn’t long enough to hoard uncountable masses of bikinis and swimsuits), on the other hand, I missed almost 90% of our summer because I was very sick. Even beginning to shoot before the start of the official beach season wasn’t that helpful, so I only managed to do five looks (plus two “covered” beach styles, meaning: one with a kaftan and another one wearing transparent stuff over my bikini).

So let’s recap my #BeachBodyNotSorry looks of 2016…

• Sequins! •

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Photos: Falko Blümlein
Dress: ASOS
(also available at ASOS Curve)
Sandals: YSL “Tribute”
Clutch: Bottega Veneta “Knot Clutch”
‘chartreuse’
Earrings: Dior “Mise en Dior”
Tribal Earrings
Ring: YSL Arty Ring
Alternatives: Just Female dress,
Vila dress, ASOS Maternity dress,
Dune sandals, ASOS sandals,
Even&Odd sandals, River Island heels,
ALDO clutch, ASOS earrings,
New L0ok ring

“Whoa, that’s heavy!” – my first thought when I received the package. This dress is completely covered in sequins, all-over and multi-layered. If I had to guess, I’d say it probably weighs about 4 kg.

When I first saw the dress in a preview from → Felicity Hayward, I knew I’d do anything to put my hands on it. But it wasn’t available yet and so I spent some time waiting until it finally went online – but my size was sold out. For about five days, I updated the page probably every hour (now that I read it, I sound pretty crazy!) until I finally got it late at night. Just to see it available in the ASOS Curve section (and available in all sizes without any problems) on the same day I finally received it. Talk about timing, huh?

Since this dress is already a huge show-stealer, I went for classic black heels and not many accessories. I decided to create a lilac and purple make-up with falsies just to bring in some color and ended up adding even more color (blocking) with my chartreuse-colored clutch. A bit more interesting than just sticking to the common black stuff – you know, everyone can do that, so why not stand out and be special? ;)