• Ruusuja * •

• Ruusuja * •

2 - Lu zieht an.®

Photos: Falko Blümlein
Tunic: Excuse My BonBon
Boots: Heine (via sheego)
Bag: Gucci “Dionysus”
Earrings: Chanel

* Roses

I guess nobody here knows about my weird obsession with Finland. I fell in love with the country when I was about 14 years old – because of the band Rasmus. I listened to their songs every day, knew all of them by heart (a few even still today!) and was pretty sure that one day, I’d marry the lead singer (instead, I named a cute little cat Lauri). I’ve never been there yet (shame on me – anybody who wants to go with me?), but when I was young, I owned the Finnish flag and it hung on the wall in my room, I had ICQ friends from Finland who had to send me Finnish stuff and I even tried to learn the language, but all I can say now is that I’m not feeling very well (“minulla on huono olo” – at least that’s what I learned). And there are even more crazy stories I won’t tell now. ;) Good thing I have a lovely friend, → Hanna, who’s Finnish and helped me with today’s blog post title. ;) And who made it happen that I can show you a Finnish outfit today – from the brand “Excuse My BonBon”. :)

This is actually a tunic but as we all know by now, for your favorite Human McNugget they’re always dresses (even though they’re mostly pretty short, but that’s why I wear something opaque underneath). Even though I haven’t posted it on the blog yet, I’ve already worn it a few times, for example at my → C&A shopping day event (with leggings and biker boots) or → at the Vollkommen.Braut. store opening (with a pencil skirt). Even though it has a very delicate print, this is a versatile piece which can be worn for many different occasions – from casual to chic. For today’s look, I just went for a basic look with knee-high boots and a small patent belt, combined with my lovely “Dionysus” bag and a very natural make-up look, using different shades of brown and beige. P.S.: I’m wearing size 44/46 and the fit is perfect. No need to size up or down, no matter how you’re planning on wearing the tunic. :)

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• Beautiful •

• Beautiful •

2 - Lu zieht an.®

Photos: Falko Blümlein
Jacket: H&M Divided (old)
T-Shirt: H&M Divided
Skirt: H&M Trend
Bag: Gucci “Dionysus”
Boots: Vince Camuto
Earrings: Konplott
Bracelet: Hermès

I think this look is kind of unusual for me – not because of the whole style but because of the shirt. I usually don’t wear shirts with messages on them, but this time I couldn’t resist buying this tee because it says what I always tell you:

“you are your own beautiful”

I’ve already had this topic in → one of my “Private” posts, talking about “perfect” and how we can only define it for ourselves. It’s important that we understand that “beautiful” isn’t set in stone, it’s something that lies in the eye of the beholder, and we can only define it for ourselves because of our very own taste. Plus: “beautiful” isn’t only an adjective for the outer shell. A character can be so incredibly beautiful when it comes from a loving soul. Being beautiful doesn’t only mean pretty – you can be even more beautiful when you treat others with respect, tolerance and love.

Of course, this outfit is still a bit unusual for me because of the casual look. But still, the skirt is super sparkling – too bad the lighting outside swallowed all that colorful glitter (the skirt looks purple but the glitter is blue, golden and pink) which makes it all special enough for my taste. :)

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• Anna Scholz for sheego x Lu zieht an | Casual Black •

• Anna Scholz for sheego x Lu zieht an | Casual Black •

4 - Lu zieht an.®

Photos: Falko Blümlein
Dress: Anna Scholz for sheego
Boots: C&A
Hat: H&M Divided
Bag: Gucci “Dionysus”
Earrings: Chanel
In cooperation with sheego.

Today, I’m starting with another lookbook I created for Anna Scholz for sheego. The latest collection is already available and if you like what you see, you can get it at sheego. ;)

My first look is a very casual look, perfect for fall, easy to wear and very comfy. The → blouse dress is actually my favorite of the collection, maybe because it’s so simple yet super cool and awesome. The sleeves have side slits, so it isn’t that simple after all – plus this is kind of an Anna signature look as we’ve already seen side slits on a few of her pieces (for example on → this dress from last season).
I could also imagine wearing it with a knit cardi or a vest and overknee boots when it’s colder. This dress is definitely a basic and great investment for your capsule wardrobe. ;)

I decided to leave this look all black and just add a bit of dusky rose and berry – with the bag and my lipstick. Totally enough. ;)

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• Broadcast •

• Broadcast •

1 - Lu zieht an.®

Photos: Falko Blümlein
Dress: Scarlett & Jo
Sandals: Chanel
Bag: Gucci “Dionysus”
Sunglasses: Dior “So Real”
Earrings: Dior “Mise en Dior”
Bracelet: Hermès

It was really hard to find a post title for today’s look. I chose “Broadcast” because I wore this outfit on Monday when I was live on the radio. I did a short interview for WDR Funkhaus Europa and had my own little studio at NDR Hamburg, which was a funny experience because the radio interviews I did before were all on the phone and now I was invited to the studio but it was only for me – yet we were connected through the stations. Unfortunately, it seems there is no podcast, but let me tell you: it’s nothing new. I answered a few questions about me and the blog, plus size in Germany and what’s my wish for the future of all plus-size bloggers here. I still hope the answers were interesting for everyone who didn’t know me and the blog (and our plus-size blogosphere) yet, and if you came here because of the show – welcome! :)

About my look: this dress is officially a → “Curvy Tall” dress from Scarlett & Jo, but since I love midi dresses or even calf-length dresses, I was like “who cares?” and as you can see, the choice wasn’t bad. Usually, when I buy longer dresses, they’re instantly maxi dresses (but with a weird length), and even though this isn’t a problem for me, I sometimes wish I were a bit taller so dresses would have their actual lengths and would look like they’re supposed to. But since I’m so short, this is something I had to learn and I also learned how to cheat – of course, every dress will be a bit longer, but sometimes this can be very cool and look extremely great! Just like this one! Normally, I’d say that especially midi (and longer) dresses work perfectly with high heels, but since I’m a comfy person and like to wear flats, I went for my favorite sandals (gosh, I really hope they’ll never break!) and as you can see – it looks amazing. Even though I’m short. And even if some may think that there’s this rule that short people should try to look as tall as possible by avoiding certain dress and skirt lengths and wearing heels as often as possible, I say: fuck it. You don’t have to please anyone else but yourself. And if you want to wear midis with flats – do it! Your life, your body, your clothes, your rules. Ha!

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