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19. März 2018

ENGWith every week we are slowly getting closer to spring. Even Though the last couple of days have been absolutely joyous in terms of sunshine, it is still extremely cold and windy here. We have spent the entire last week in Hamburg, since we had two interesting events here on Wednesday and Thursday. One of them was the presentation of the PANDORA Shine-Collection, which definitely is one of my favorite jewellry collections based on their optics and quality. In addition to that we were in the Hamburg Store of italian brand ‘Fabiana Filippi’, which is mostly known for exclusive knitted products, modern designs and high-quality fabrics on Thursday night.
Other than that we are still in the process of furthering our wedding preparations and getting our apartments ready for spring. I can’t wait to leave the house in dresses and spend my free time on our balcony, but I guess most of us feel this way. :-)

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To Do: We will be in Amsterdam for an event by the wonderful lingerie brand Marie Jo on Wednesday night. I am especially excited for the stay, because the bloggers like Lena and Liberta wil be there as well and we will hopefully have a great and exciting time. From Thursday on we have a number of events in Hamburg, where I will of course take you via my Instagram Stories. In addition to that we are currently planning a trip South, since we haven’t been in the sun in what feels like ages and we are longing for some warmer days. I would love to just produce ‘summerly content’ on Instagram 24/7 and get your opinion on dresses and summer trends. About a year ago we went on a trip to the Maldives – but who knows where our planning will take us this year. The Maldives are definitely worth a trip. ;-)

Favorite post of the weekParis Fashion Week | Street Style

New In: Since the sun has been back in Hamburg a couple of times now, which has me planning my balcony a lot! I found some wonderful products on Westwing and found a little Sofa over the last weekend that I really liked. You should definitely take a look at, where you can find the new outdoor line since the past weekend. We have also ordered a little bench for our hallway, which I am incredibly excited for already, too.
Since so many of you asked about my beige Fabiana Filippi dress, I have linked it in light blue and cream down below. The looks as well as the quality of it are absolutely recommendable – I definitely love it!

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Lifestyle, Trend Report

Trend Report: Yellow Spring

18. März 2018

ENGSince there haven’t been any terndreports up on the blog in a while, I wanted to get back to it with full spring-energy! None of us will get away from today’s topic in the near future, because it’s the trend color of spring: YELLOW! To me, yellow has an incredibly positive vibrancy around it, that i immediately connect to warm summer days and fresh flowers.
I have added a number of yellow pieces to my wardrobe already this year, which include a blazer, a cardigan and a blouson by Nobi Talai. There are so many ways of combining yellow pieces, and they all seem very fresh and vivid after the long winter. Some people still avoid the color, but all I can say is: Dare to wear it! Especially with white or light blue pieces some wearable and definitely every-day-looks can be created. I am sure that my closet will go in the yellow-direction a but more soon!
Long story short: I have picked my current favorites from various online shops and hope that  you find some pieces as well. Have fun rummaging through them and especially trying them on! :-)

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Lifestyle, Weekly Focus

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12. März 2018

ENGI have spent most of last week in Hamburg meeting friends, which is always especially nice and pleasant after the Fashion Weeks. Of course I am thankful to be able to travel and for all the amazing experiences along the way, but the most beautiful moments are created from time spent with friends. Since I am finally back on track with my health and have overcome the annoying cold, the blog will be a bit more busy in the near future too, and I have also prepared a ‘Best Of’ post with my looks from Paris, which I really want to share with you this week. I have also gone through my closet with the end of the Fashion Weeks and picked some high quality pieces for the Designersale at the end of the month. You can easily sign up for the newsletter on the landing page of my blog and have the chance to get your hands on some exciting designer pieces.

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To Do: I will spend this entire week in Hamburg, since two important events are on the schedule: I have an important meeting this afternoon in regards to our wedding this summer, and then on Wednesday PANDORA will launch their new collection in Hamburg. I am not allowed to give you any insights at the moment, but if you take a quick look at my Instagram profile you can find a Teaser-Post with some pieces of the collection that are absolutely dreamy.
Other than that the wedding planning takes up much of our time, even though one of the most important decisions has already been made: I have found my wedding dress and am just so HAPPY that it all worked out. I will promise to show you many many photos on the blog and on my Instagram in the summer,  but I have to ask for your patience until then. :-) To be completely honest, it just feels crazy that I will officially be married in about four months. I am incredibly excited for the moment already and am getting emotional just thinking about the wedding. To be a little tanned for the wedding we are currently planning a holiday in Dubai and/or Abu Dhabi during the spring. Since we have never been in either of the two places we are unsure how to best plan the trip. Do you have any tips or recommendations that we should definitely include?

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New In: Maybe you can remember the Burberry Shopper from Milan? I just found the bag so practical that I decided to keep it. I also ordered a yellow cardigan, a striped oversized blouse as well as a jumpsuit and I can’t wait for the warmer days and for the ease of summer to finally compa back to Hamburg.

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Lifestyle, Weekly Focus

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8. März 2018

ENGMy dears, unfortunately it has been rather quiet on the blog lately, which is mostly due to my never-ending cold and the two Fashion Weeks in Milan and Paris. Some of you may also be ill at the moment, but let’s all together hope for spring to show up soon!
Anyway, we are back in Hamburg and have loads of work to catch up on, mostly surrounding last week’s happenings. We have spent the last week in beautiful Paris with H&M, where – amongst other things – the new Studio Collection show took place. Have you seen the collection yet? I am already a great fan of the tops and loose dresses, which is also part of my momentarily fixed Instagram story with the title ‘WIN H&M’. Club members can partake in the raffle of my outfit until Sunday, you can find more information on this in my IG story. Paris is always worth a visit, you can take beautiful pictures on pretty much any corner and the city has so much to offer. Besides a number of shows and events we also took some time to shoot and I will upload a blogpost with my favorite Paris outfits soon. :-)

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To Do: We have been back from Paris since Tuesday night and picked up Summer from her vacation with my parents first thing yesterday. Besides our daily business we still have a lot to plan and organise for our wedding as well, for which I get lots of support from my bridesmaid Laura. If I will be back on track healthwise within the next couple of days, we have planned one or another visit at Aspira, to get my body wedding-ready.
Some of you may know the lifestyle clubs, which are currently located in Hamburg, Hannover and now also in Berlin. Aspira doesn’t only offer a great workout space, but is also the perfect location for a relaxed SPA day.

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New In: In collaboration with Monnier Frères I was able to choose three wonderful Burberry products and I am still absolutely in love with all of them. In detail it is about this special, colorful bag, a 3 meter scarf as well as the famous “make-up bag”, which was also shown at the runway show and is currently being hyped. I was also able to get the new Louis Vuitton Archlight Sneaker in Paris, which has been on my wishlist ever since the show in October. Despite my cold I am really, really happy about my new goodies.

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27. Februar 2018


ENGWe are back from Milan and I am in bed with a huge cold, which is why this ‘weekly focus’ is a day late, too. I am still trying to recover as quickly as possible, because we are off to France for Paris Fashion Week tomorrow already. Even though we weren’t very lucky with the weather in Milan, we still had a great and inspirational time. My personal favorite this season definitely was attending the Fendi Show, which was a great excitement and honor for me as a fan. The new winter collection will be AMAZING, there are some really cool and wearable pieces for next season. If you want to get a personal insight of the show, definitely take a look at my fixated Instagram Story of Milan Fashion Week (#MFW). Besides the Fendi Show we also had presentations from brands such as Jimmy Choo, Furla, Coccinelle and Dodo Bar Or on our agenda. Milan is and will always be worth a trip, and especially during Fashion Week it has a very special flair. :-)

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To Do: We are going to Paris for a joint trip with H&M tomorrow, where the new H&M Studio Show will be shown. I am really excited for the H&M House and the show and will of course take you on this trip during the next couple of days through my Instagram Stories. Besides the H&M Studio Show we also have a number of presentations and events to attend in Paris, and I am especially excited for my Cartier Rendezvous. Since I get asked about my jewelry all the time, I have fixated some of the pieces on my Instagram Story with the title #CARTIERLOVE. Please take a look, they are really high quality and timeless pieces of jewelry, that are practically perfect for any occasion. In addition to that we have an exciting newsletter waiting for you this week, which an exciting designer sale; this time including: Louis Vuitton, Christopher Kane and an Aigner bag as well as a pair of Prada sandals.

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New In: For the first time in a while some pieces by Edited the Label moved in with me. This time it’s two identically striped blouses in red and blue as well as a red striped Off-Shoulder blouse. I also got a spontaneous inquiry by the Italian brand Giuseppe Zanotti in Milan and was able to try this new slip-on sneaker, which I found incredibly comfortable and stylish straight away. I also got my beloved Balenciaga Triple S Sneaker in the newest colour combination of pink-black-white through Luisaviaroma and I am already excited to take them out in Paris. Last but not least I could also find this transparent Valentino bag and I’m totally in love with it, especially during the Spring and Summer months the bag will probably fit with every kind of outfit. 

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Lifestyle, Weekly Focus

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20. Februar 2018

ENGThe ‘weekly focus’ of last week is here a day late, because the last couple of days were unbelievably eventful. We started off the week by flying to Mallorca for three nights on Monday, to plan more details of our wedding. We enjoyed tastings of the dinner and the wedding cake and met with our wedding planner (Mallorca_Boutique_Weddings) and  florist (Florist_mallorca_Brigitta) and are so incredibly excited for our big day already. It’s unbelievable that it is only 4,5 more month until the big day, and I am slowly getting more and more nervous. We then took a mini-trip to the Berlinale on Friday, to celebrate the #TheDifferenceSheMakes campaign by Nespresso. We published an article about the topic on Sunday as well, which you can read again here. We then took the car from Berlin to Cologne, where we met up with our wonderful photographer for our wedding, (Tali__Photography) (We are already so excited for the magical photos) and for me to attend another fitting of a potential wedding dress.

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To Do: The calm before the storm – From tomorrow until Sunday we will be attending Milan Fashion Week and I am so excited already! I am not only looking forward to all the lovely and well-known faces, but also the great events and shows and the Italian feeling! Deep down I am truly Italian and could eat Pizza and Pasta 24/7 and drink the best coffee! I will of course take you on the journey and I will try to give you as many insights as possible, especially since I will be attending the show of one of my favorite high-fashion brands – JOYFUL ANTICIPATION!


New In: Because spring is just around the corner now, I ordered a basket bag by LOEWE which is perfect for traveling or a trip to the beach. I also had a ravenous hunger for sunglasses, which is why I got three new models. One of them are these red/green Gucci sunglasses, a Cat-Eye by Céline  and last but not least black Cat-Eyes by Le Specs. Lastly, those wonderful golden earclip by Balenciaga were able to move in with me.

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Lifestyle, Outfit

#TheDifferenceSheMakes: Frauenpower in jeder Tasse mit Nespresso

18. Februar 2018


ENG This past Friday I attended a brunch event by Nespresso in line of the Berlinale, which was really interesting to me as an independent blogger. It was about the new #TheDifferenceSheMakes campaign, which is about female empowerment. The term covers measures and strategies to promote independence and autonomy of women, which is part of Nespresso’s sustainability program and aimed at the female coffee farmers in the particular growing countries. Since I, as an independent blogger, am in the situation all the time, where I have to self-responsibly make decisions that may have an impact on my immediate social surroundings, I was very keen on the idea of the campaign and the event.
In case you missed my Instagram Stories from last Friday, I would like to give you a personal insight on the brunch event in the following.

In order to make the topic known in Germany, I think Nespresso came up with something really special: The new Pink Latte is supposed to send a message for women and their impact on society in general. Not only in coffee farming, but also in areas like film and TV women take an important role and can make an important difference, true to the motto #TheDifferenceSheMakes. Bright pink and full of power, this is the statement Nespresso is making on the occasion of the Berlinale with the Pink Latte. In case you are wondering what’s behind the drink now yourselves, I would like to introduce you to the recipe here:

  • 10 ml Wild honey
  • 40 ml Espresso LE Robusta Uganda or Arpeggio
  • 25 ml Beetroot juice
  • 50 ml Milk

Firstly you give the honey into a large, 250ml glass, then brew the Espresso (40 ml) and add this to the glass and stir until mixed with the honey. Afterwards the milk and beetroot juice have to be stirred until foaming and can be added to the glass. To finish it off you can add the nutmeg to the froth and/or decorate the whole thing with a beetroot chip. It is a very unusual taste at first, but really delicious, and it’s an absolute eyecatcher too! 

To make a statement for strong and autonomous women with my outfit, I wore a knitted jacket with colorful ribbon decorations by Preen Line. With a simple Jeans by Lovers & Friends I wore the tough Balenciaga Boots, which are a statement in themselves already. The event last friday took place at the Nespresso Rooftop Café at the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin and it was definitely an impressive location for the topic of female empowerment.

From Tuesday the 20th February on you can all try the new Pink Latte in all Nespresso boutiques and take a stand for the empowerment of women.
In the follwing I have put together a couple of pictures from the event and the drink. Have a beautiful and relaxed Sunday!

DE: Am vergangenen Freitag war ich im Rahmen der Berlinale bei einem Brunch Event von Nespresso, das mich als selbstständige Bloggerin besonders interessiert hat. Es ging hierbei um die neue #TheDifferenceSheMakes Kampagne, bei der das Thema ‚female empowerment‘ im Mittelpunkt steht. Unter dem Begriff werden Maßnahmen und Strategien zur Förderung der Unabhängigkeit und Selbstbestimmung von Frauen verstanden, was sich als Teil des Nachhaltigkeitsprogramms von Nespresso an die Kaffeefarmerinnen in den jeweiligen Anbauländern richtet. Da ich mich als Bloggerin selbst regelmäßig in der Situation befinde, eigenverantwortlich Entscheidungen treffen zu müssen, die auch auf mein Umfeld Einfluss haben können, war ich von der Idee der Kampagne und des Events sofort angetan. Falls ihr meine Instagram Stories vom vergangenen Freitag verpasst haben solltet, möchte ich euch im Folgenden gerne noch einmal einen persönlichen Einblick vom Brunch Event gewähren.

Um das Thema auch in Deutschland bekannt zu machen, will Nespresso mit dem Pink Latte ein Zeichen für Frauen und ihren Einfluss auf die Gesellschaft im Allgemeinen setzen. Nicht nur im Kaffeeanbau, auch in Bereichen, wie Film und Fernsehen nehmen Frauen eine zentrale Rolle rein und können dabei den entscheidenden Unterschied ausmachen, getreu dem Kampagnenmotto #TheDifferenceSheMakes. Strahlend pink und voller Power, so will Nespresso anlässlich der Berlinale mit dem Pink Latte ein Statement setzen. Falls ihr nun selbst neugierig sein solltet, was sich hinter dem Getränk verbirgt, möchte ich euch gerne kurz das Rezept vorstellen:

  • 10 ml Waldhonig
  • 40 ml Espresso LE Robusta Uganda oder Arpeggio
  • 25 ml Rote Bete Saft
  • 50 ml Milch

Gebt zunächst 10ml Waldhonig in ein 250 ml Glas, bereitet dann einen Espresso (40 ml) im Glas zu und verrührt diesen mit dem Waldhonig. Anschließend müsst ihr die Milch und den Rote Bete Saft schäumen und den Milchschaum in das Glas geben. Zum Abschluss kann noch das Muskat auf den Milchschaum gerieben und/oder das Ganze mit einem Rote Bete Chip dekoriert werden. Ein zunächst ungewöhnlicher aber super leckerer Geschmack, optisch ist der Pink Latte auch definitiv ein Hingucker.

Um mit meinem Outfit selbst ein Zeichen für starke und selbstbestimmte Frauen zu setzen, habe ich für das Event eine Strickjacke mit bunten Schleifenverzierungen von Preen Line getragen. Neben einer schlichten Jeans von Lovers & Friends, habe ich mich zudem noch für die derben Balenciaga Boots entschieden, die schon für sich ein Statement darstellen.
Das Event am letzten Freitag fand im Nespresso Rooftop Café am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin statt und war für das Thema Frauen-Power definitiv eine beeindruckende Location.

Ab Dienstag, d. 20.02.18 könnt ihr in allen Nespresso Boutiquen den neuen Pink Latte probieren und damit selbst ein Zeichen zur Stärkung von Frauen setzen. Im Folgenden habe ich euch ein paar Bilder von dem Event und Getränk zusammengestellt. Habt alle einen schönen und entspannten Sonntag!


Aylin ♥

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Lifestyle, Weekly Focus

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13. Februar 2018

ENGHola from Palma de Mallorca, where we have been since yesterday. Unfortunately I had to cancel New York Fashion Week this season, but it is for a good reason, as we are trying to forward our wedding plans. Apart from the decoration of the wedding location and we are also looking at some fitting accommodations, and we are especially excited for our practice dinner with our caterer and putting together our wedding cake. We definitely have some interesting days ahead, especially because the wedding is coming closer and closer.
We have spent most of last week in Hamburg, and my personal highlight was the fitting at the Galia Lahav Boutique, where I looked at a number of potential wedding dresses.
I fell in love with several dresses straight away, and am unsure now which form is best for me. I have put some insights in the boutique on my Instagram-Story highlights and I can really only recommend the Galia Lahav dresses. In 4 ½ months the big day is here and time is racing, but the excitement for our summer wedding continues to rise.

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To Do: We will be on the island until Thursday, to have the classic tasting for both the dinner and the cake and decide the decoration for the wedding. Afterwards we go back to Hamburg to unpack and then pack again, just to go to an event for Nespresso in cooperation with Vogue for the Berlinale on Friday. From here we go straight back to Cologne, because I have a fitting for another potential wedding dress. I hope that I can make the final decision for my dress after this weekend, and it will be an incredibly difficult decision, but I guess all soon-to-be brides feel the same way.
Sunday we are going straight to London Fashion Week, where we have a number of fascinating shows and presentations waiting for us. After we have been to London a number of times last year we have become great fans of the city, and I am really excited to gain some new insights and impressions during Fashion Week – and, als always, I take you on the journey with me via my Instagram Stories.

Favorite post of the weektrend report | home love

New In: In collaboration with H&M I will be in Paris at the end of February for Fashion Week, and I was able to pick a number of really great pieces. I love this combination of checkered coat and pants and the patterned midi skirt for example. In addition to that I ordered a Le Specs & Saint Laurent sunglasses, these cute Miu Miu Sneaker and my beloved Alberta Ferretti Mules in yellow at Luisaviaroma. Apart from that, a classic from the 90’s was able to move in with me: who remembers this adidas originals Tracksuit? :D

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Lifestyle, Trend Report

trend report | home love

7. Februar 2018

ENG Every time I show our apartment on Instagram Stories I get asked if I don’t want to show more from our four walls. We are indeed planning a couple of new projects for our home which would also include a short video: Would you generally be interested in something like that? Maybe you have also seen that I have my own, little interior-shop at, where all of the products we currently have at home are linked to.
There is nothing better, than coming home after an event or a longer trip to a beautiful home, where with the right bits and pieces I can create an oasis of well-being. Following this I have put together a couple of pieces from our apartment and I hope you enjoy browsing through them. Maybe some of you will even find something fitting for themselves.

DE: Jedes Mal, wenn ich unsere Wohnung auf Instagram Stories zeige, erreichen mich wahnsinnig viele Nachrichten, ob ich nicht mehr aus unseren eigenen vier Wänden zeigen möchte. Tatsächlich planen wir für die Zukunft neue Projekte rund um unsere Wohnung, wozu auch ein kleines Video gehören würde: Hättet ihr hieran grundsätzlich Interesse? Vielleicht habt ihr auch schon mitbekommen, dass ich auf der Startseite von einen eigenen, kleinen Interior-Shop besitze, wo all unsere Produkte, die wir aktuell zuhause besitzen, verlinkt sind.
Für mich gibt es nichts Schöneres, als nach einem Event oder einer längeren Reise nach hause zu kommen und mir mit den richtigen Produkten eine kleine Wohlfühl-Oase zu schaffen. Im Folgenden habe ich euch ein paar Teile aus unserer Wohnung zusammengestellt und wünsche euch viel Spaß beim Stöbern. Vielleicht ist ja für den einen oder anderen etwas dabei.

Aylin ♥

Lifestyle, Weekly Focus

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5. Februar 2018

ENGA turbulent week with ups and downs is over now. Sometimes life throws things at you where values like family and sticking together become more apparent than ever. That is why I had to take a spontaneous trip to Turkey with my dad, and stayed with close friends and family for a while. It was a very emotional week but also exciting, because I flew from Izmir to Copenhagen on Wednesday, to take part in shows and events in line of Fashion Week. Even though my stay in Copenhagen was very short, I am im love with the Scandinavian style and fashion. I have put together my own looks for CHFW in a blog post yesterday and also linked it to the products.
Then, from Copenhagen I went to Berlin and then Leipzig on Friday, where the exclusive Vetements x DHL collection was presented. I hope that you got some insights via IG-Stories from Copenhagen and Leipzig, as it was such an overall emotional and exciting week for me.

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To Do: This week everything is under the motto “The calm before the storm”. Some things in Hamburg need to be taken care of before we are off to the airport next week. I don’t want to tell you too much already, but we have trips to Mallorca, Berlin, Cologne and London on the list, which isn’t only exciting for the blog, but also for our wedding. I will of course take you on the journey via my IG-Stories, as the days will definitely be promising.
Friday night we have a “Pre-Valentine’s” Event at the Intissimi Store in hamburg, which I am really excited for already, too. Also, I have been getting many messages in regards to my wedding lately; are you guys really that interested in the topic? And are there specific areas in line with my wedding that you are especially interested in?

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New In:  Howdy Ho!!! This spring definitely won’t be able to dodge the “Western Style”, as Cowboy Boots and hats are totally trendy in the next couple of months. I already ordered these awesome Cowboy-Boots from Isabel Marant at the MyTheresa Sale, which I could easily wear every day. Either with a pair of jeans or a white dress, the boots make every look better. On top of that I ordered a small, cute Fendi Triplette bag, which is perfect for the warmer days. The new Edited collection is also available as of now, and I immediately ordered this white dress, the red-and-white striped shirt, a white blouse and a pair of mom jeans.

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