• Unusual •

• Unusual •

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Photos: Katharina Kerwer
» Düsseldorf | Hyatt Regency
Kimono: Hayley Hasselhoff for Elvi
Shirt: H&M
Jeans: sheego
Sneakers: Puma “Fenty” by Rihanna Creepers
Bag: Dior “Lady Dior”
Earrings: Dior “Mise en Dior”
Bracelet: Hermès
Alternatives: Hayley Hasselhoff for Elvi cardigan,
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My second outfit shoot with Katharina brings you this unusual combination! :) And even though it’s something new for me, I enjoy wearing it so much! I’ve worn it a lot because of my closet problem, sometimes exchanged the black shirt with a white t-shirt for an even more casual style, but this is my favorite combo – because I love the mix of super sexy with that cleavage and the casual look with jeans and sneakers. The kimono gives it that last fashionable touch and makes the whole outfit very special and I’m so glad I bought it cause it’s exactly the showstopper I needed in my life. :) Plus: who says, short people can’t wear long jackets? It had to be shortened, though. Haha!

You may have noticed that Katharina’s photos look a little bit different. This is because she’s a professional photographer and uses Photoshop (which I don’t even own and therefore never use!). I asked her to go slow with the retouching but, of course, I didn’t want her to lose her own style of working on the pictures. So this is just a little reminder that you might notice a difference. ;)

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• Recap & Thoughts | #BeachBodyNotSorry 2017 •

• 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! ;)

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• Lu zieht an x Anna Scholz for sheego | Festival •

• Lu zieht an x Anna Scholz for sheego | Festival •

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Photos: Falko Blümlein
» Hamburg | Boberger Dünen
Dress: Anna Scholz for sheego
Bikini: Blue Man Brasil
Boots: Acne Studios “Track Boots”
Hat: D&Y
Earrings: H&M
Bracelet: Hermès
In collaboration with sheego.
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Pretty late (this was shot in May) but better late than never – I’ve styled a boho festival look for sheego, using one of the Anna Scholz lace dresses of the last collection. Instead of wearing it with the white dress underneath, I went for a colorful bikini – since it’s never wrong to wear a bikini for a festival (you could get wet, right?) and it’s a very easy yet fun styling because of the see-through dress. You can always change the look of it by wearing something different underneath. Of course, that’s not an everyday look, especially because of the creative make-up, but it’s maybe an inspiration for one of the last open-air festivals or a nice idea for a look to end summer with a boom. ;)

The white lace dress from Anna Scholz for sheego is your perfect companion for festivals and summer and can easily be worn without the actual opaque dress underneath – the lighter the better! :) A straw hat not only protects your scalp from sunburns but is also a perfect accessory and the rough boots round off your boho style.

But I want to focus on my make-up today – as you already know it from Coachella & Co., creative looks are very popular at such music events. You can be as crazy as you want, from a glitter overload over flash tattoos up to colorful little rhinestones which you apply to your body – you can do everything! For my look, I’ve orientated myself towards my bikini which (unfortunately a little bit invisible under that amazing white lace dress) has a colorful parrot feather print on it and adorned it with white dots. Usually, the festival girls wear them diagonally over their brows – I wanted to do it differently and I think it’s pretty cool like that! For some glitter I applied a holographic eye liner over the black one – this creates some major blue sparkling and rounds off the whole look. Since the eyes are already the highlight of the look, the lips stay more natural with a brown shade – and you’re good to go with your boho style which is perfect for every festival.

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• #BeachBodyNotSorry | sheego •

• #BeachBodyNotSorry | sheego •

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Photos: Wolf-Dieter Schmidt
» Röttenbach
Swimsuit: Lascana (via sheego)
Earrings: Dior “Mise en Dior”
In cooperation with sheego.

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I’m finally able to show you another #BeachBodyNotSorry look – this time in cooperation with sheego. I wrote → an article for their magazine in which you can find some tips about confidence at the beach. Since the article is in German, I translated my three tips for you:

1 • Yes, people will be watching you. But maybe they’re not even thinking badly about you? They may think your bikini/swimsuit looks nice, maybe they think you’re a beautiful person, or maybe they’re asking themselves why they didn’t dare to go to the beach like this yet. Sure, there will be some of them thinking very bad things about you, but especially as long as they’re not saying anything, you really shouldn’t care!

2 • If you already know that you won’t feel good in a bikini, there’s no sense in forcing you to wear it. People will notice that you’re not happy. I’m sure you’ll feel better wearing a tankini or swimsuit and if that’s still too naked for your own taste, a cute pareo/beach towel is a great and handy idea to give you a little more confidence – and you can wrap them in so many different ways! You can find a lot of tutorials on YouTube.

3 • The sun is shining, it’s hot outside, everybody wants to cool down and have fun. And that’s what everybody’s concerned about – you may think that everybody’s watching you and making up their minds about you and even gossip secretly or say something very unpleasant that the whole beach could hear, but the truth is: everybody’s so much self-involved that the majority of people around you absolutely don’t care what you’re wearing and how you look. In the end, unfortunately (!) every woman at the beach is thinking the same and doesn’t want to make a bad impression. There’s no space left for a single thought about you and your body at the beach.
But I really need to add to this point that I find it really sad that we’re so much fixated on pleasing others – this should never be our priority number one, especially not at the beach! Enjoy your life and summer!

P.S.: I’ve still got some beachwear here to be photographed! If you’re a photographer in the Erlangen/Nürnberg area, please drop me a line, I’m currently looking for new people to work with me! :)

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