• Lollidot Hearts (+ Giveaway) •

• Lollidot Hearts (+ Giveaway) •

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Photos: Falko Blümlein
Dress: Scarlett & Jo
Sneakers: Converse
Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs
Earrings: Dior “Mise en Dior”

Hey everyone – I’m back! I’ve recovered almost 100% and am ready for new adventures for the blog! This week will already be super exciting since I’m (hopefully – let’s just pray that I won’t get sick again!) going to Milan on Friday for a special event with Marina Rinaldi. I’ve never been there before, plus I truly love Marina Rinaldi, so this is going to be awesome! :)

But first, I’m back with another cute Scarlett & Jo look – it’s kind of unusual for me because it’s very playful AND I’m seriously wearing sneakers (casual, casual!). I wore this outfit in August at the German-American Volksfest in Grafenwöhr and it was a good choice, since it was hot and as you’re walking around a lot, flats are definitely what you need on that day.

So, this is → one of the Lollidot dresses (which means: it has a dot print, this time it’s tiny dots in hearts) and you already know the cut from → this dress. I’m wearing a size 16, which isn’t ideal for my small bust, so if you’ve got a similar figure, you can definitely go for a UK 14, maybe even a 12.

But before you buy, I’ve got a little giveaway for you! :) I also received this dress in purple and want to give this one away to one of you. It’s the same dress, size 16. You can have a look at the color → here. All you have to do is leave a comment, telling me something nice (just being honest – I need some kind words right now and why not choose this dress with hearts on it for this kind of way to enter the competition, right? ;)), until this Sunday, September 25. You can find the terms and conditions1 at the end of this post.

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• Classic Stripes •

• Classic Stripes •

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Photos: Falko Blümlein
Dress: selection by Ulla Popken
Brooch: Chanel
Belt: Ted Baker “Julo”
Bag: Gucci “Soho”
Leather Chain Shoulder Bag
High Heels: YSL “Tribute”
Earrings: Chanel
Bracelet: Hermès

Just like I explained in my last outfit post, fashion allows us to be who we want, and we can make a new decision every time we’re in front of our closet. ;) So last time, I wanted to wear a very tight and colorful dress – this time, I went for a very classic and sophisticated look, including a new piece in my jewelry collection: my first Chanel brooch! :) I actually wanted to shoot this outfit earlier, but when I finally had some luck at the store (every time I went there, they didn’t have any at all, but last time there were about 12 different brooches!), I instantly knew that this was exactly that last detail to complete this look. :)

People always say that fat girls can’t wear (horizontal) stripes – why’s that? I love stripes and I don’t care if they make me look fatter than I already am. That’s another thing about fashion that people need to start to understand: fashion is not about making you look thinner. Fashion is about the freedom I mentioned in my last post, the freedom to wear whatever I like, whatever pleases my own taste. And if someone else doesn’t like it – hell, I don’t give a single f***. And neither should you. ;)

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• Golden Hour •

• Golden Hour •

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Photos: Falko Blümlein
Dress: Mara Hoffman
Head Wrap/Scarf: Ulla Popken
Sunglasses: Ray Ban
Bracelet: Hermès

After my last → “all black” look, I’ve got something very colorful for you today! This is an outfit which definitely gets the hashtag #visiblebellyoutline and I’m proud to share it just like this. Because nobody should feel ashamed of his or her body. I mean: what’s so wrong about seeing a person’s belly? It’s probaby a strange comparison but I keep asking myself why people go crazy about big preggo bellies but are totally disgusted and get offensive when it’s just fat. Why should I feel less valuable just because you can see that I’m fat? Why should I hide it for others if I’m okay with it, if I like my body and want to show it? So today’s look is yet another (as you’ve already seen me pretty often wearing such tight dresses) scream for freedom. The freedom to wear whatever I want and show whatever I want. The freedom to be able to go outside showing my belly, my bum, my thighs and yes, accept that people are going to stare (because they always do), but don’t let them make me feel ugly.

Fashion should be our very own freedom to invent ourselves new every time we choose our outfits – if we want to. Fashion should always be a fun thing, not a serious struggle to hide ourselves and make ourselves invisible so nobody can insult us and actually hurt us with words and laughter. Fashion is such a great thing because it gives us the power to feel better on a moody day (try some colors instead of black and gray!), it gives us the power to feel confident and professional, the power to feel sexy and desirable, the power to feel like nobody can stop us. And yet fashion is something that can put us down so easily because of what others may say about what we’re wearing, how we look. Yes – fashion is not here to impress and please everyone. Fashion means something else for everyone and we all have a different, even though sometimes very similar, taste. I’m being a bit deep today, but I want to say that fashion can be magical in the right moment, yet we choose to define people based on their looks, which is fine (because it’s something we want others to do when we choose a happy, powerful or sexy outfit, for example) – until this becomes something we use against each other. It’s cool to see someone and get the feeling to know how this person feels today, how this person’s character may be – but we should never forget to look behind it all, to give everyone a second look even if the first look didn’t please us. Fashion is just a disguise we can use for our emotions (yes, I do wear different clothes when I’m sad or happy), but we should never forget that behind all those clothes there’s an actual person who’s got real feelings and a story to tell, so let’s always keep listening. ♥

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• Lu zieht an x onchiq | Tal •

• Lu zieht an x onchiq | Tal •

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Photos: Falko Blümlein
Dress: onchiq “Tal”
Boots: & Other Stories
Hat: H&M Divided
Earrings: Chanel
In cooperation with onchiq.

Sure, this outfit isn’t very summery (especially not on these hot days), but it’s definitely worth posting already – so you can still get it with 25% off and get ready for fall. ;) But of course, this is a super classic look, “all black” just how I love it. I even went so far and created a matching make-up by doing smoky eyes and wearing an almost black lipstick. The → “Tal” dress is truly a special piece with a very different cut. I first thought about wearing it with a belt, simply because I like to show my waist, but honestly: this ruins the dress. So if you’re thinking about buying it (and you should!), don’t even think about adding a belt because this dress needs to be worn just like this! That’s what the dress is about and how it looks best. :)

Since my head always looks a bit too small when I wear loose clothes, I went for a hat. This is something I actually have to do so I don’t look distorted. ;) But as I love hats, this isn’t a problem for me – and I think that it rounds off the look perfectly. Also, I went for boots because I felt that delicate sandals or elegant heels just wouldn’t work with the dress. It needs something more rough and bold and so I chose these classic black boots. Do I have to say more? Just in case (and cause I forgot it last time): I’m wearing a size 2 here and the → “Kiss” dress was a size 3 (probably, a 2 would have been better for my small bust, but the 3 was the best choice for my large hips). The fabrics aren’t stretchy, so if you want them to fit, use the measurement chart on the page and check which size will be best for you. ;) And now we’ll let the photos speak for themselves – and don’t forget to watch the video! ;)

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