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Tschüss Hamburg! ♥️ Wir sehen uns bald wieder! #hamburgloveistruelove | 📷 @carolinebrauns

Tschüss Hamburg! ♥️ Wir sehen...

CHEESY AF 🧀 Endlich wieder was Feines von @grilledcheesewonderland zwischen die Backen bekommen! Kääääse, noch mehr Käääääääse (Brie) und Balsamico-Brombeeren. Ok ciao. 😍 #staycheesy #grilledcheesewonderland

CHEESY AF 🧀 Endlich wieder...

When your drink matches your shirt. 💁🏼‍♀️ #hamburgloveistruelove | 📷 @carolinebrauns ♥️

When your drink matches your...

#nofilterneeded 💜

#nofilterneeded 💜

Irgendwie verstehe ich das ja immer noch nicht 🤷🏼‍♀️, aber @i.am.taesh hat da ein gutes Foto von mir gemacht, das nicht ungesehen bleiben sollte. Sehr gut. 💁🏼‍♀️😂

Irgendwie verstehe ich das ja...

Life is better at the... harbor. ⚓️ Hamburg, wir sehen uns dieses Wochenende schon wieder, yay! Auch wenn es dieses Mal nur ganz kurz ist, weiß ich jede Sekunde in meiner Herzensstadt zu schätzen. ♥️ Hoffentlich kann ich nochmal ein, zwei luftige Kleider einpacken! Bei Sonnenschein ist die Hafenstadt einfach am allerschönsten. #plussize #plussizeoutfit #plussizeblogger #luziehtan #celebratemysize #honormycurves #effyourbodystandards #hamburgloveistruelove | 📷 @i.am.taesh

Life is better at the......

Wir sollten dringend mal darüber sprechen, wie schön es in der HafenCity ist - den besten Ausblick gibt’s im @25hourshotels und dazu passend gibt’s eine meiner #onenightin Reviews auf dem Blog! ♥️ #25hourshafencity #hamburgliebe #hamburgloveistruelove • ist als Werbung gekennzeichnet, aber unbezahlt

Wir sollten dringend mal darüber...

Maybe I should start making music and release an album. This could be a perfect cover for my first record, don’t you think? And band name ideas? 🤓

Maybe I should start making...

Es ist Montag und ich hätte jetzt gerne diesen wunderbaren Drink (dessen Name ich Trottel vergessen hab‘!), den ich letztes Mal in Hamburg mit liebsten Freundinnen bei schönstem Sommerwetter im Außengehege genossen hab‘. Blöd jetzt. 😂

Es ist Montag und ich...

Choose kindness & laugh often. ♥️

Choose kindness & laugh often....

Tag Archives Phylyda

• #BeachBodyNotSorry | Selfies •

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Now that’s some major flashback to 2009 – this blog post consists of selfies only (I’ll forever remember myself taking the first pictures for my blog, putting my camera on a stack of books, hitting the self-timer and running through my room for some awkward poses)! I took them last weekend when it was super hot and sunny and I just felt like sharing all the fun and good vibrations I was feeling that day. I originally thought of taking these pictures only for Instagram, but then I decided that even though the photos aren’t of super high quality and I’m not wearing any make-up at all, my hair not properly done and without any concept, just on my parents’ terrace, this is real and deserves to be posted. I wanna be real, I’m not a model, I’m a normal person and even after more than 9 years of blogging, I’m still that same person – just fatter, haha! :)

I believe that #BeachBodyNotSorry is also about this – no perfection, just realness and fun. I mean, who wears a full make-up to the beach? I don’t. Most times, I don’t even wear (water proof) mascara, just sunscreen, that’s all. Of course, my blog is about pretty things and taking editorial-like pictures is a lot of fun and I love the results, but I also love these honest pictures. I love that I was having fun, that I was not caring about how I look. And that’s just the message of this project. Don’t care – enjoy yourself. ♥

Photos: Selfies ♥

» Röttenbach

Bikini Top: Agent Provocateur “Lexxi”
Bikini Bottoms: Phylyda “Ariane”
Sunglasses: Chloé “Carlina”
Earrings: Vintage

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• 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! ;)

• #BeachBodyNotSorry | Mix & Match •

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Photos: Wolf-Dieter Schmidt
» Röttenbach
Bikini Top: H&M+
Bikini Bottoms: Phylyda “Sol”
Hat: Vintage
Sunglasses: Dolce & Gabbana “Spain in Sicily”
Earrings: Dior “Mise en Dior”
Alternatives: ASOS bikini top,
ASOS bikini top, ASOS bikini bottoms,
ASOS hat

My second #BeachBodyNotSorry look is an experienced version of the classic Mix & Match – because I’m not only mixing different colors/patterns but also brands. Unfortunately, I could only buy the bikini top with the palm print so I had to improvise. I kind of got crazy with Phylyda and already own three bikinis, the black and pink combo, the light blue one from my last post (the → diversity project) and a full copper one. I decided to wear only the bottoms of the last one because I thought that adding the copper to the palm print will kind of make it look like an actual tree. :D Well… I like the mix. plus it looks amazing with the matching sunglasses – and cause it is super hot and extremely sunny these days, I’m wearing a hat. It’s a vintage piece I found in my grandma’s closet. :)

• Celebrating Diversity with Phylyda •

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Photos: Julia Marie Werner
» Hamburg | Michelberger PR
Swimwear: Phylyda
Hair & Make-up: Michael Mayer
Assistant: Farina Witt
Models: Adelaida, Corina,
Eva, Beatrace,
Melanie, Ilgen-Nur

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:

Interview with Lydia Maurer (founder of Phylyda) on i-D
Interview with Lydia Maurer on Edition F
My Private post about Diversity
My Private post about the “Fatkini”