• Blue Fall •

• Blue Fall •

1 - Lu zieht an.®

Photos: Wolf-Dieter Schmidt
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Cardigan: C&A Yessica
Tunic: C&A Yessica
Jeans: C&A Yessica
Pumps: Zara
Earrings: Dior “Mise en Dior”
In collaboration with C&A.
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This fall, I’m starting a new collaboration with C&A – I can’t wait to show you the whole exciting project which was shot and filmed in Düsseldorf at the end of August. It’s super cool and I’m incredibly proud to be a part of it! I’ll tell you more about it all in an extra blog post as soon as I receive the pictures and videos! :)

I’ll also be showing you a few looks from their plus-size collection through fall and winter and I hope you’re going to love it as much as I do. These looks will definitely be a little bit more casual than usual, since fall and winter are very cozy and comfy and I’m pretty sure you’ll like to see some everyday options, right?

Today, I’m starting with a casual chic style with lots of blue. It’s kind of unusual to see me wearing regular jeans since I usually go for skinny jeans but I like the loose style in combination with the long cardigan and the tunic, which I tucked into the pants cause it would’ve been to much of that “layering style” and therefore not very flattering – even though many people will tell fat women that this is the best way to “conceal” your body, but truth is: you’ll look just way bigger than you are if you just layer loose and mostly oversized shapes! Your body will get lost and hidden and you’ll just look like a sack of clothes. So here’s my tip: there’s nothing wrong with showing your waistline and this is easy to do when wearing pants under a cardi – just tuck your shirt into the pants. I know many are scared to show their belly outline but there’s no need to hide it. It’s just a belly! :)

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• Kenzo x H&M II •

• Kenzo x H&M II •

6 - Lu zieht an.®

Photos: Falko Blümlein
Crop Top: Kenzo x H&M
Skirt: Beth Ditto “Lola”
High Heels: Zara
Hat: C&A
Sunglasses: Céline “Marta Small”
Earrings: Dior “Mise en Dior”
Bracelet: Hermès
Alternatives: Influence top,
ASOS top, ASOS Curve skirt,
ASOS skirt, ASOS Curve skirt,
Brixton hat, AJ Morgan sunnies,
ASOS earrings

Yeah, I’m currently doing a few series, I guess. There’s not only one piece missing in my Marina Rinaldi x Stella Jean trilogy but I also still had this amazing crop top from H&M’s last designer collaboration in my closet waiting for spring – so here we are! :)

Even though we’ve been fighting a lot for plus size acceptance (in fashion), crop tops are still an issue. I totally understand if it’s simply not someone’s taste to show your tummy, but it’s also important to accept if someone wants to wear cropped clothes – and yes, this also includes fat women. Because there’s no such thing as “this is only reserved for skinny girls”. ;)

I liked many pieces of the collection with Kenzo but this print was my favorite, that’s why I bought two pieces with it – this crop top and, as you already know, → this dress. I’ll definitely be wearing the dress again this spring/summer because it’s so light and easy to wear, but this top is also super cool and will be a great addition to any other skirt or jeans. We already had a few warm days here but it’s currently super disgusting outside, rainy and cold, and I really hope that the sun comes back as soon as possible – I can’t take this bad weather anymore!

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• Night Lights •

• Night Lights •

10 - Lu zieht an.®

Photos: Falko Blümlein
Dress: H&M Trend
High Heels: Zara
Earrings: Dior “Mise en Dior”
Alternatives: ASOS dress,
ASOS Curve dress, River Island heels,
Lipsy heels, ASOS earrings,
ASOS earrings

Photo shoots at night are definitely not as easy as they look in the pictures – but it’s fun to do them! For our first official try, I went for an all-black look because there’s not too much to miss when you look at the photos. I didn’t want the darkness or lighting to hide or change any important detail.

The look is super easy and I already wore this dress for a super long day in Milan – with my favorite lace-up boots, a black coat and some statement sunnies (kinda felt like in “The Devil Wears Prada”). But since I wanted to show you the amazing sleeves of this dress, I went for a kind of night out look with high heels. Either way, I love the dress so much and I’m happy to have found such a great piece that’s bodycon and still tight enough around my legs. If there’s something I hate, then it’s tight dresses that actually look like a sack down there because they’re too wide so the whole body-hugging effect is gone for good.

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• Lu zieht an x mable | Witchcraft •

• Lu zieht an x mable | Witchcraft •

Lu zieht an.® x mable | Witchcraft

Photos: Falko Blümlein
Skirt: Lu zieht an x mable
Shirt: mable
Boots: Vince Camuto
Hat: Zara
Earrings: Chanel
Bracelet: Hermès

I finally officially present: my skirt! :) Well, you’ve already seen it, but today I want to show you my very own pictures of and for the first piece I’ve ever designed. ♥ It was such a special feeling to create something and even though there were a few guidelines regarding the fabrics, this is something that comes right out of my mind.

From tomorrow, you’ll be able to buy it online at → mable. I’ll update the link as soon as the collection is available! So don’t forget to drop by again! ;)
Update: GET THE SKIRT NOW HERE!

Of course, my first piece of clothing had to be a skirt, a flared one. And if I wasn’t that small, this would actually be a calf-length skirt. ;) But to be honest, I like this length on me! Taller women will experience the planned length, though. ;)

I wanted to use almost all of the fabrics of the collection, that’s why the skirt consists of a very special mix of emerald velvet, red patent leather and that beautiful transparent branches fabric. I like the extravagant mix and as you know me: it can never be special enough. :) The official “Witchcraft” look with the cut-out shirt (also from mable) and a large-brimmed hat is definitely a statement and not for every day (even though removing the hat already makes it less “witchy”), but I promise that you can easily wear this skirt for a night out and even “downdress” it a little. ;) There will be another look with it on the blog as soon as possible!

I also want to thank Katja again for trusting in me and making this first collaboration happen. I want to translate what I already answered to the question why I’ve done this with mable:

“Definitely because young designers are the future, not only in the “normal” fashion world but also and especially in the plus-size fashion world. We need fresh ideas and designers who dare to turn them into reality. From the beginning, mable has always been a brand that, for me, stands for pure creativity and that actually tries out new things. Also, it’s surely great to finally launch something that I can call my own. I’m more than excited to see the response to it, which at least was completely positive at the → Plus Size Fashion Days 2016 – the cheering when I presented my skirt on the runway is something I’ll never forget!”

I hope you enjoy today’s post with more pictures than usual and a video that’s a little longer – guess this is the best occasion for some overload of everything. ;)

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