ENG: Now we are almost one week back from L.A. and I still think about the nice time almost every day and miss the continuous pleasant weather, the sun and ocean as well as the positive attitude of the Californian people. We felt very comfortable in Beverly Hills at the Rodeo Drive, where we spent a lot of our time and even shot today’s look being one of my personal favorites during the three weeks in L.A.
I am wearing an easy summer dress from a collection of the last year but I am still so in love with it during the warmer months, therefore it still belongs to my preferred dresses this season. I have combined the dress with especially red colored accessories, in detail it is about the Miu Miu sandals, my beloved Dolce & Gabbana bag as well as a Fendi scarf being converted to a hairband.
What do you think about this look? Within my „L.A. focus“ this week, I have not only introduced the most popular Instagram outfits but also published my first „Follow Me Around“ movie on YouTube for giving you more personal insights from our experiences. Take a look inside and leave your feedback.
ENG: We are back from Los Angeles and have spent the first nights in our flat. I love to travel, discovering new places, being on the move but also to come home after every trip. L.A. is definitely an impressive and multifaceted city, whose contrast between wealth and poverty is huge in many places, so there will remain memories with mixed feelings for me. Within my last „weekly focus“ I have already told about my favored places in this city, therefore we just had to drive to Santa Monica once again during the last week for enjoying the sun and ocean. In addition to that we have visited the Universal Studios due to my last weeks‘ birthday and it was really excited to get behind the scenes impressions from big Hollywood productions and to discover the Harry Potter attractions. ;-)
Favorites of the week:
To Do: After a longer time of traveling there are tasks and obligations, that were left behind and have to be dealt with during the next days. Nevertheless there are already some new, promising events and projects, to which I will tell you more about pretty soon. :-)
New In: Oh well, I felt totally in love with the latest adidas Originals collection, so that I had to buy this shirt in rose and baby blue in Los Angeles. In this context I have also ordered the appropriate adidas hoodies in the same color (rose & blue), you know my preference for oversized hoodies in any variation. Even in L.A. I fell victim to this passion and have ordered the red and pastel-colored hoodie from the brand Champion based on a much cheaper price, than in Germany. Last but not least I could also find suited Gucci sneaker after a long search at the Heathrow airport in London and even here I could save more than 200€ towards the price in Germany for the same model. All in all I am very happy with my new achievements.
I have tried to capture our time in Los Angeles in small film sequences and have already „produced“ a video for getting a personal impression of our experiences and feelings. Take a look inside and leave your honest feedback about positive, negative or even missing things, you would connect with such a film.
ENG: Our last day in L.A. has started and we are already looking forward to our flat, family, friends and even the daily life in Hamburg. :-) Nevertheless I would now like to introduce a look from the Rodeo Drive, before taking our return flight because I really like the outfit combination and hope you will share the same, positive associations.
You know my preference for combining the Balenciaga Ceinture boots with dresses, even in this case happened with this silk dress from the H&M Studio collection. I am just loving the contrast of the rough boots with elegant and loose dresses based on its ability to create casual and hip looks, that are also suited for daily life without any problems from my point of view. The appropriate rounding consists of a grey colored oversized hoodie from the H&M Unisex collection as well as my beloved Gucci Marmont bag made of velvet, being every time an eye-catcher and talking point on the street.
ENG: Maybe you have already recognized, that I am a birthday girl this week and that I was allowed to spend my great day in Los Angeles with friends. I could start the day in the early morning with a laid birthday table and a good mood, at lunchtime we stopped at Gracias Madre and combined it with a relaxed coffee break at Alfred Coffee Melrose Avenue. The culmination this day was a delicious dinner at the Mama Shelter Hotel, on whose rooftop we could let a wonderful day come to the end with refreshing drinks and a beautiful L.A. panorama view.
At this special day Laura and me decided for a beauty look in collaboration with Catrice Cosmetics. Laura made a decision for soft Rosé tones and a special accentuation of the eye area, whereas I highlighted my look with a conspicuous lipstick color. Hereinafter I would like to introduce my approach concerning the product usage.
My Make-Up Step by Step
I started with the new Prime and Fine Nude Glow Primer, that takes care for a perfect priming and a nice face glow. After that I chose the Liquid Camouflage Concealer for the elimination of eye contours, the Liquid Luminizer Strobing Pen in turn could ensure highlights on the cheekbones, under the brow bones, on my nasal bridge as well as at my chin. One of my preferred products is the classical eyebrows pen based on my preference for the accentuation of eyebrows in general, this time I could also fix them with the Eyebrow Filler. With regard to my birthday I even decided for a glossy eyeshadow shade from the Copper Eyeshadow palette, that I am using regularly in the meantime. For creating a rather natural look, I decided furthermore for the Multi Matt Blush 010, the lower eyelashes are the result of the Lash Dresser Comb Mascara. Last but not least and as indicated above, I made a decision for a strong lipstick in terms of my favored color Pinker Bell in order to get the perfect L.A. make-up from my perspective.
What do you think about this make-up look? You can find more information about Laura on her blog.
ENG: We are already two weeks in the USA and have spent most of the time in Los Angeles. One of the most impressive spots is definitely the Rodeo Drive with its beautiful boutiques and the luxury cars competing with each other relating to PS and design. Especially before and at sunset the light between the palms, boutiques and streets is fantastic and perfectly suited to photo shootings, so we just had to take the opportunity for capturing a new look.
A few weeks ago I got these gorgeous, pink colored Prada mules and now I am pretty happy, that I could wear them for the first time. I have combined the shoes with a simple jeans, an embroidered hoodie in grey, my Valentino bag as well as with an appropriate strap from Fendi. As matching completion I decided for the Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses and I have to say, that I am just loving those summery outfits. For me a chick and casual look with a high comfort factor likewise.
What do you think about this look? I wish all of you a nice Sunday.
ENG: Until now I associated Los Angeles as cool spot with a modern and easy lifestyle but not necessarily as nice and idyllic city. However as we drove to Santa Monica beach for a daily trip last Tuesday, it had happened to me. I am totally in love with the bright beach sections, cute cafés, huge waves, the lifestyle feeling and open-minded people, so I directly had to shoot my first look at one of the diverse lifeguard tower.
The outfit’s centre is certainly the striped one shoulder top from Edited the Label, I am so addicted to the top, that I even own a second one of it in black in the meantime. The one shoulder piece is stylish and comfortable likewise, it can be used in different ways of combinations and is suited for a day on the beach or in the city at the same time. I am combining the top with a simple cropped jeans, my beloved Gucci Princetown loafer in metallic pink as well as my Chanel bag, that I already spotted several times between West Hollywood and Santa Monica. ;-) We have some plans in mind for the upcoming days and will further share our honest impressions via Instagram with you, in addition to that we have already prepared some video footage, that will be introduced very soon.
What do you think about this look? Sunny greetings from California!
ENG: We are back in Los Angeles! As you have maybe already recognized, we were only two days in L.A. in the beginning of last week before we headed to Dallas for an Affiliate Marketing conference. Since yesterday we are back in the Californian sun and we are already looking forward to having a great time here. The conference in Dallas was hosted by Rewardstyle and dealt with trends and developments in the context of influencer marketing. For me it was especially interested to get insights in the American market, in addition to that I had some interesting strategy workshops, brand meetings as well as cool parties in the evening.
Favorites of the week:
To Do: After our short stay in L.A. last week, we are now willing to get to know the city at the west coast and find nice spots between Hollywood and Santa Monica. The lifestyle here is contagious in a positive way and very relaxed, so the city definitely invites to a longer stay and high comfort factor. As you can probably imagine, we have already planned several day trips and you are very welcome to follow us via Instagram and Instagram Stories here in and around Los Angeles. :-)
New In: To be honest there was no time so far for shopping here in the USA, so that I can only report from my new Edited achievements, that I got before we started our trip to the States: a cute off shoulder dress, a cool two tones jeans as well as a white colored maxi dress with laces.
ENG: After several weeks of preparation for our first stay in Los Angeles, we are finally arrived in West Hollywood since the beginning of this week. It is our first stay at the west coast and it is an adventure and experience in a positive manner likewise, especially the people’s open-minded and relaxed character is very contagious. For getting attention you should have a well-trained body or a special dress style, nevertheless with regard to the Californian sun everything is focused on the motto: Less is more! My own outfit consists of a casual off shoulder top in white as well as a striped shorts but this should not be the central point this time because today I would like to introduce a set of skincare products from Paula’s Choice for the right protection against and care for strong solar radiation. The philosophy at Paula’s Choice is especially aligned with a fair price-performance ratio and the highest quality claims of the single products. I could create my own picture and would now like to enlarge on some of my personal favorites. I have tested the a sun protection spray called „SUNSCREEN Spray Broad Spectrum SPF 43“, that combines not only protection components but also a soft feeling and gloss on the skin. In addition to that I am very addicted to the „RESIST Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50“ as product against the sun with anti aging aspects rolled into one. In order to reach a regular clear, fresh and younger looking skin tone, you should try the „RESIST Daily Pore-Refining Treatment With 2% BHA“, that fights against all signs of aging and is suited for daily use.
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