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weekly focus 13 | 17

3. April 2017
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ENG: Best wishes from the Maldives, the paradise on earth! I have no words to express, how incredibly beautiful and idyllic this place is. The ocean is crystal clear, the beaches are snow-white, palms are lush green and fishes are inconceivable colorful. As you recognize, I am very euphoric and this is based on the fact, that I can now and officially call myself „fiancée“. Yes, after our almost nine-year-old relationship I have got a marriage proposal at a dreamful sunset on our private terrace and of course I am so happy at the moment. The exhausting arrival with more than 18 hours was absolutely worth it, we really enjoy every second and will record the variety on impressions for you during the next days.
Currently we are staying at the amazing Amari Havodda being located 400 kilometers south of the capital Malé and thus it is almost on the same level like the equator. The humidity is high in fact but the scenery in terms of the sun, seawater and the absolute silence is just phenomenal and for me the dream on paradise on earth come true. Our retreat consists of an overwater villa with an own access to the ocean as well as an open air bathroom, most of the time we are snorkeling and could already spot some dolphins and baby sharks, unfortunately turtles were not part of our underwater activities so far.
Rarely I have recommended something with so much own enthusiasm like this place and you can be sure, that I will share further impressions during the next days with you.

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To Do: So, what can I say?! We are enjoying our time here to the full and we will further create appealing content, even a short mood video is planned but concerning the result I would like give no guarantees. ;-) On the top of the to do list is definitely the viewing of turtles, cross your fingers, that we will be successful. On Tuesday we will head to the Park Hyatt and of course we are already looking forward to it.

Your favorite post of the week:  weekly focus 12 | 17

New In: For the holiday I have got these statement slipper from Givenchy. In addition to that I have ordered an amazing dress and blouse as one shoulder products but I have not received them before the official departure. From Net-A-Porter I have surprisingly received the red colored Dolce & Gabbana bag as a gift and I am now more than happy to call it my own. :-)
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weekly focus 12 | 17

27. März 2017
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ENG: Today I would like to introduce my first weekly focus from our new flat and it feels so great. Yesterday we have spontaneously started with the first packing cases and could already establish a rather homely atmosphere after our wooden floorboards were cultivated once again. During the next days everything will be finished and I am already looking forward to it. As soon as everything is done, I will let you know via Instagram Stories! :-)
Maybe you have recognized, that I was invited to Frankfurt over the weekend by s.Oliver in order to celebrate the launch of the brand’s new Fusion Collection. The event and fashion show were absolutely worth seeing and attractively displayed, the whole atmosphere in the festival hall was exuberant. Soon there will follow a more detailed post about it here on the blog. In addition to that I have visited a lovely friend for getting a hair refreshment and I can highly recommend her for issues concerning balayage, hair densification and cut. She is a specialist in this matters here in Hamburg, so just let me know, should you be interested in her contact data.

Favorites of the week

To Do: Hard to believe but this week we will finally head to the Maldives and my pleasant anticipation is huge by now. Until then, we will try to furnish our flat as far as possible for enjoying the Maldives paradise to the full. As you know it from previous trips, I will take you with me via my different Social Media channels.

Your favorite post of the weekEscada Fiesta Carioca | Tenerife (btw – don´t miss the amazing giveaway)

New In: Before heading to the Maldives, I have got this beautiful beach jacket. Furthermore I have ordered these statement earrings at Mango as well as this blouse at Mango. Unfortunately I have sinned at mytheresa in terms of this amazing, nude colored mules from Prada but this also means: Now all we need is the Spring! :-)
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Escada Fiesta Carioca | Tenerife

22. März 2017
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ENG: A couple of weeks ago, I was invited by Escada to celebrate the latest limited summer fragrance „Escada Fiesta Carioca“ and their 25th anniversary. Together with Sofia, Farina, and a few journalists, we learned a lot about the creation and developement of the fragrance. Did you know that Escada launches a new limited summer fragrance every year? It is always different to the last, while still smelling fresh, summery, fruity, and joyful each time. The anniversary fragrance is inspired by Carioca from Brazil. The unique love for life and colorful festivities is mirrored in the sweet and fresh fragrance, with elements of passionfruit, raspberry, and orange. The flacon has a different colorful design every year, that screams for summer and holiday.

Since our trip, the fragrance is close to me at all times and reminds me of the five days in Tenerife and all the positive aspects I experienced like great weather, delicious food, fantastics conversations, and lots of fun. During the last two days, our group was joined by the girls of Eyecandy Berlin for a few photo shoots at the best spots on the island. You can see the results further down or on Farina and Sofias website.

For you to have the opportunity to experience this lovely trip, we organized a wonderful competition. The lucky winner has a chance of winning a fully packed suitcase (with a total value of more than 800€) with cool summer essentials for the next holiday. You can win a big pineapple air mattress, a letter charm necklace from NA-KD, a lovely round beach towel, a sleeping mask, a gorgeous Escada clutch in red, that wore during the shooting, and of course our Escada Fiesta Carioca fragrance. In addition to these amazing prizes, a few other great products are included. Get ready to be surprised!

Conditions of participation in the Instagram competition

Toi, Toi, Toi ♥

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weekly focus 11 | 17

20. März 2017
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ENG: A rather unspectacular week in Hamburg is over now. There were indeed some interesting meetings but the focus was definitely on dealing with the annoying accounting paperwork, pushing ahead our upcoming move as well as preparing the last matters for our next, exciting journey. At this point there is in fact nothing more worth mentioning but you can be sure, that with the final move and two overseas trips during the next weeks there will be waiting a lot of fascinating content for you, here on the blog as well as on my further Social Media channels – promise! :-)

Favorites of the week

To Do: Even this week is once again dominated by the new flat because we have still to make some final decisions before we can realize the move during the next days. At the weekend we will also head to Frankfurt with s.Oliver in order to celebrate the brand’s new Fusion Collection. Have a look on Instagram Stories and Facebook next Saturday in order to be part of the collection’s presentation, the Fashion Show as well as the Aftershow Party with a special guest. Everything else in the context of the new s.Oliver collection will follow in the course of this week. ;-)

Your favorite post of the weekone shoulder blouse & Gucci Marmont shoes

New In: Last week I have got the new Karl Lagerfeld bag in blue. In addition to that I have ordered a silver colored vinyl pants with the perfect fit for me, a new bikini as well as a beautiful white colored skirt. Nevertheless my highlight last week was the arrival of my so beloved Gucci Princetown loafer in rose metallic (similar here), this time even with my own initials „A.K.“. I have composed the loafer at the DIY-Gucci-Program three months ago and I am so happy now with the final result.
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weekly focus #10 | 17

13. März 2017
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ENG: I have spent my last week in Hamburg and it was a very good decision after the European Fashion Weeks in the recent past. I could work off organizational issues, deal with accounting subjects, shoot collaborations and forward the move into our new flat. Therefore my Instagram Stories account was rather quite and unspectacular during the last week. In the end of this month we will head to the Maldives, after that we will take a flight to Los Angeles but for this trip we have still to handle some organizational topics in advance. Of course we are already looking forward to the warmer days and a short break at these great destinations.

Favorites of the week

To Do: Even this week we will spend our time in Hamburg for dealing with the new flat and upcoming move. At least in theory we have already everything furnished but as you can probably well imagine, there is still a lot to do, when considering that the flat is completely empty. I get as excited as a little kid to show you the rooms on Instagram Stories, where I will capture the establishment progress.

Your favorite post of the weekweekly focus 09 | 17

New In: At the moment I am still waiting for the arrival of my new Miu Miu and Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses because the weather here in Hamburg is more and more like Spring in recent times. At Edited I have ordered a very recommendable two tones jeans and white colored mules. Apart from that I was pretty restrained concerning shopping activities. :-)
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weekly focus 09 ´17

6. März 2017
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ENG: I am back from Paris and the Fashion Week marathon, in fairness I am looking forward to the next weeks in Hamburg because I can now better handle and focus on our upcoming move. Not only in Paris, but also in Milan and London before, I was allowed to realize inspiring shows, interesting events as well as exciting meetings. Even if it was my first stay in London this year, Paris is and remains my favorite concerning fashion and lifestyle. The selection of hip labels is huge there, even the dress style of many Parisian if very inspiring and influential. The end of my stay consisted of a common VOGUE film shooting with Lena, the topic of the four-part film series is „Being a blogger“ and I am already pretty excited about the results.

Favorites of the week

To Do: This week I have to spent a lot of time at the desk in order to work on administrative issues as well as for further planning our move. The pleasant anticipation to our new flat is growing on a daily base but until the final moving it is still a long way. In general I am looking forward to the next weeks in Hamburg because I can spend more time with my cute French bulldog because in the end there is no place like home. :-)

Your favorite post of the week: weekly focus 08 ´17

New In: During the last week I was convinced by the new H&M trend division arrivals, so that I had directly to order new pieces from this collection. I have decided in this context for this lovely one shoulder blouse, a volant blouse in rose as well as a blue colored tulle dress. At Westwing in turn I have found a rose colored velvet pouf, a clothes rail in white and some stylish lighting letters. The new flat is slowly suited to be furnished. :-)

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weekly focus #08 ´17

1. März 2017
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ENG: Lovelies, first of all I have to say sorry for my irregular posts here on the blog recently and herewith I officially promise improvement during the next weeks. :-) With the Fashion Weeks in London, Milan and Paris in a row there was a lot to do, in addition to that I am really happy to announce, that we will move within our house to another flat and it is a true piece of jewelry. Now let us switch to the last week, where I have been on the go with Lena in Milan for visiting the Aigner and Diesel Show. Furthermore I have attended the re-sees of Prada, Max Mara and Sportmax as well as the Jimmy Choo & Bulgari presentations. You can probably well imagine, how much I have fallen in love with the single pieces and that I would most like to take everything with me. ;-) Since today my boyfriend and I stay in Paris and this is likewise the initial point for his six month sabbatical in order to support me with the blog and Instagram account. I am looking forward to the common time and I can promise, that there will follow several exciting projects in Spring.

Favorites of the week

To Do: Until the weekend we will stay in the French fashion metropolis. We expect some promising events, presentations and shows. Via Instagram Stories I will take you with me to the particular events and hope, that I can introduce my first Paris outfits soon.

Your favorite post of the weekweekly focus #07 ´17

New In: Not only in London but also in Milan I have successfully leaned against shopping and be anxious to the next days. ;-) Nevertheless I have got from Net-A-Porter a really dreamful velvet bag in dark blue from Prada and I can hardly await to wear it here in Paris.

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weekly focus #07 ´17

21. Februar 2017
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ENG: Last week has started with a short trip to Frankfurt in order to visit the Ambiente exhibition together with Westwing for getting new interior inspirations. On Thursday I was heading to London for the first time in my life and I am still in the English capital. The weather is just great so far and the whole city provides so much positive energy – love it! The Fashion Week in London is definitely quite different, it is much more anonymous and there are only a few hints within the town concerning the annual fashion highlight. Besides some meetings I have visited, among other things, the Julien MacDonald Show and have been part of the Preen by Thornton Bregazzi Show with Wella Hair, where I could also get some exciting backstage impressions.

Favorites of the week

To Do: Today I will fly back to Hamburg before from Thursday on, I will stay in Milan for this year’s Fashion Week with Lena. I am already looking forward to my stay there because Milan is one of those cities with the highest fashion impact from my point of view and I always get so much inspiration, when strolling through the city and visiting the exciting shows. You can follow me there and share my impressions via Instagram Stories and on Snapchat (@Aylin_Koenig).

Your favorite post of the week: Prada Cahier bag – London Fashion Week

New In: I had to make a new order at ASOS within the White selection in terms of a stripped dress, a dark blue oversized top as well as an off shoulder blouse. In the course of my collaboration with Net-A-Porter I have selected this cute Fendi bag and fortunately I am also owning the appropriate rivet strap. Last but not least I have ordered my favored sweater from Edited for the third time, now I am owning this garment in grey, blue and finally rose – LOVE!

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weekly focus #06 ´17

13. Februar 2017
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ENG: I have spent my last week completely in Hamburg and this was actually a good decision based on my still ongoing cold. Last Monday I have visited a nice Chanel Beauty event with the introduction of the new Rouge Coco gloss, that will be available in the retail sale soon – you can be excited. ;-) On Saturday I was part of a blogger flea market at Secondella with Sofia from MatiamubySofia and Marie from MVB, we all had a lot of fun there.
Since yesterday in turn I am staying in Frankfurt because today I will visit the Ambiente, a furniture and interior exhibition, together with Westwing and I am already looking forward to it. You can share my impressions via Instagram Stories today. :-)

Favorites of the week:

To Do: Until tonight I will stay in Frankfurt, before I am going to head at home for my mother’s birthday tomorrow. In addition to that I am looking forward to my first stay in London from Thursday on, I know all of you are so confused, when hearing, that I have not been to London so far in my life but that is still a fact. Together with my boyfriend we will stay in the English capital for five days in order to get a whiff of Fashion Week air, for realizing meetings but also for discovering the city on our own and creating appealing content for you. Can you recommend cafés, restaurants, shopping opportunities or sightseeing spots in general? If yes, please let me know. :-)

Your favorite post of the week: blue and soft pink – street style

New In: Last week I have got a lovely package from Revolve with the following pieces: a beautiful jeans, cute mules, a striped jumpsuit as well as a dreamful off shoulder dress. A new Edited delivery consisted of a rose colored sweater, a jeans, a bright blue dress, blue metallic sandals and a striped blouse as well. In the meantime you have probably recognized my hopeless addiction to Gucci products in general and its shoes in detail, so that I just had to get a new pair of shoes based on the great color combination and Donald Duck as motive. :-)

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weekly focus #05 ´17

6. Februar 2017
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ENG: As you have maybe recognized, I have spent the last days on Tenerife with ESCADA and were allowed to enjoy a great journey. The first two days consisted of an international press trip in order to celebrate 25 years of ESCADA Fragrance. We were driven with a catamaran over the sea, have visited a market in the mountains of the Canary Island and celebrated a relaxed party in the evening. On Friday and Saturday in turn everything was focused on a common shooting with Sophia from Matiamu and Farina from Novalanalove. We have explored five different hotspots on the island in terms of the mountains with an impressed view on the sea, a deserted road or even a dark stone cliff next to the water. The results will be introduced soon within an own blog post. :-)

Favorites of the week

To Do: This week I have to deal with administrative issues and plans in the first instance based on our trip to London for the Fashion Week from the 16th February on. Before that, I will also head to Frankfurt with Westwing on Sunday on Monday for visiting the Ambiente exhibition together and I am also looking forward to this stay and the probably inspiring moments on the spot. The beginning however is today’s press day from Chanel Beauty in Hamburg with certainly lots of new products, that can be discovered.

Your favorite post of the weekweekly focus #04 ´17

New In: I have shopped once again at Mango in terms of a two tones jeans as well as at Asos with a dreamful oversized and an asymmetrical long blouse. In addition to that I have already told you during the last week, that I was looking for a new bag and like coincidence wants, I have found a lovely Valentino with even a discount on it in Hamburg – just insanity! After that I have got so much positive feedback from you but unfortunately I have not seen the bag any more since purchasing it. As soon as I will see the bag in a store or online again, I will let you know. ♥

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