• Plus Size Fashion Days Hamburg 2016 •

• Plus Size Fashion Days Hamburg 2016 •

Photos: Carsten Belmondo

From October 28 to 30, it was finally time for the Plus Size Fashion Days again. I’ve been super excited because this year, I was booked more often than last time, got the chance to present a piece designed by me and was part of the → “BODYLOVE” walk by Silvana Denker and Happy Size (which meant: getting almost naked again!).

Like last year, because of the catwalk training, fitting and rehearsals, unfortunately I had no time to visit the workshops and daytime events around the show, so I can’t tell you more about them, but I visited the opening party and on the last day, I was able to have a look at the marketplace. All in all, these were some super busy and positively stressful days, just like last year. The feelings are intense during the preparations, it’s a mixture of happiness (especially because of all those amazing people, the atmosphere is super friendly and helpful and I absolutely appreciate this! ♥) and nervousness, a bit of fear (“Will I trip on the catwalk?”) and loads of excitement. The adrenaline level seconds before the first walk is incredibly high and the feeling when you step out into the light, pose and see all the faces looking at you is amazing. Oh, the goosebumps! It’s simply great. And the best reward for everything you’ve done the days before the show.

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• Street Style (feat. Extra Inches) •

• Street Style (feat. Extra Inches) •

4 - Lu zieht an.®

Photos: Falko Blümlein
Denim Jacket: Angel of Style
Dress: Angel of Style
Boots: C&A
Clutch: Fritzi aus Preußen
Earrings: Chanel
Necklace: Happy Size
In cooperation with Happy Size.

After my → first #plussizepower post with Jules, today I’ve got something very special for you with my dear friend → Claus. We’ve been wanting to shoot together since we first met → at the Plus Size Fashion Days last year. I’m so proud that he keeps saying that I inspired him to start his own blog, together with some of my fellow blogger girls who also were on the catwalk at the PSFD, and I’m even prouder to see how successful he already is – not only as a blogger but also as a male plus-size model, something we keep forgetting when talking about plus-size acceptance. It’s not only about women but also about men. Fat people struggle every day, no matter what gender. That’s why it is so important to also have male plus bloggers and models to represent “us” – and that’s why I’m so happy to do this outfit post together with Claus!

These were our looks at this year’s Plus Size Fashion Days for Happy Size. They had already chosen me to walk for them last year, and this year I was on the catwalk for them twice – once in this amazing street style look, and right afterwards just in black underwear for their “BodyLove” project with Silvana Denker. But I’ll tell you more about it all soon (only waiting for the video, which should go online these days, I think).

I’d like to tell you how amazing it is that Claus chose this outfit for me and how much I like it. He knows me pretty well and even though this cool style wouldn’t be something I’d pick myself, I felt great in this outfit – and still like myself. Maybe also because I added my own touch with the hat. ;) But all in all, this look is so good! And comfy. A feel-good look! The dress (size 44) – I love it! – and jacket (size 44) fit true to size, the clutch is super versatile (you can wear it as a cross body and also unfolded) and even the necklace (you know me, I don’t wear them usually) is a nice accessory which rounds up the whole look. The boots and the hat are my own and definitely two classics everybody should have because they go well with so many outfits! ;)

You can read everything about → Claus’ look on his blog – I’m sure it’s super inspirational for all male body types, a stylish and comfy everyday look which I really like! And don’t we just look great together? ;)

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