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17. Juli 2017
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ENG: After several weeks of traveling and international projects, a rather relaxed week came to an end. We could spend quality time with friends and had some sport classes in the popular Aspria Lifestyle Club. Besides some project meetings and administrative tasks, we could also make good progress in regards of our wedding planning, so hopefully in the end of this month I can tell you some new and exciting issues surrounding this subject. Even if journeys and international blog obligations are directly combined with more impressions and experiences, I really appreciate those weeks like the last one, that is similar to everyday life. Especially the common time with family and friends is so valuable and the best opportunity to always keep the really important things in life.

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To Do: On Wednesday we will head to Munich for some meetings and to be part of the Net-A-Porter x Mr. Porter summer party. We are already looking forward to the party because the responsible persons from Net-A-Porter are kind of a small family in the meantime due to their similar passion for fashion and lifestyle topics as well as their pleasant and enjoyable nature. At the weekend we will also set out for a trip to Sylt and we are both very excited as this is our first stay on the North Frisian Island. Do you maybe have any tips or recommendations for us?

Your favorite post of the weekPark Hyatt | Maldives at it´s best

New In: For the NAP summer party in Munich I made my decision for this amazing skirt from Self-Portrait and a statement shirt from Givenchy. Probably on Wednesday at the actual day of the event, I will show you my complete outfit on Instagram. In addition to that I could get two new kimonos, one is from Mint&Berry, the other one belongs to Mango. Last but not least I have made a new NA-KD haul this afternoon with a 20% off discount code – so switch on your Instagram accounts. Here you can find my last week’s achievements collected in a widget.

Enjoy your week!

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10. Juli 2017
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ENG: After three weeks of traveling we are finally back in our home town Hamburg and to be honest it feels so good. Of course it is always exciting to see and explore new destinations and people but coming home is at least equally nice because there is no place like home. :-)
We spent the last days in Berlin for the Fashion Week and could enjoy some inspiring shows and events, furthermore we were allowed to meet some amazing new people and had also some quality time with good friends. Due to Catrice Cosmetics as one of the main sponsor from this year’s Berliner Modesalon, we stayed at the lovely Hotel de Rome. One of my absolute highlights was certainly the William Fan show and the group exhibition last Friday in regards of the Berliner Modesalon, both events were hosted in the beautiful Kronprinzenpalais.

Favorites of the week

To Do: This week we are staying in Hamburg and have to finish work like accounting and tax matters. Nevertheless I am really looking forward to the next days here in my beloved Hamburg with family and friends as well. In addition to that we spend a lot of current time with the planning and organization of our wedding on Majorca next year. For sure this is rather positive stress because our immediate surroundings are already very engaged in this topic. ;-)

Your favorite post of the week: Net-A-Porter x Soho Farmhouse

New In: Edited has a new collection and this means I had to take the opportunity for new pieces. In the end I have decided for this new suede skirt, a striped as well as white colored blouse, some fluffy sandals and a lilac colored maxi dress. Last but not least I could get this great blouse and a further kimono from ASOS.

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4. Juli 2017
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ENG: A very eventful week is over and today I would like to use the „weekly focus“ to look back on these exciting days. Everything started with a flight to London, where we were hosted by Net-A-Porter to the Summer Sports Day at the idyllic Soho Farmhouse. For me it was definitely one of the best events in the recent past based on the perfect organization as well as the positive energy of all contact persons and participants that day. We had so much fun, therefore I will publish a separate post this week with more detailed information about the day’s procedure, my physical activities as well as my outfits that day.
From London I took a direct flight to Greece in order to join a girls trip hosted by the Hell&Karrer PR agency. We were allowed to sleep in the beautiful Sani Dunes 6 stars hotel as the perfect place for peace, comfort and a relaxed atmosphere. As brand partner Dior Make-Up, Juvia, Lancaster and Seafolly were on the spot, in addition to that Laura and me took over the Instyle Germany Instagram account last Friday, where we shared our looks and hotel impressions. Have you recognized the take over? Did you like our picture selection?

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To Do: At the moment we are staying in Berlin for participating in shows and events of this year’s Fashion Week. In collaboration with CATRICE we are sleeping in the amazing Hotel de Rome in close connection to the State Opera, it is the perfect retreat of an exciting program during the next days with fashion, lifestyle and beauty related events. As you know me, I will share the majority of my impressions via Instagram and co. with you. Since a few years I am a regular participant of the Berlin Fashion Week, that is honestly not as glamorous and pompous as those in Paris or New York but it allows continually the get-together of well-known faces within the fashion industry as well as the exciting interaction with other blogger and brands. In the end of this week I would also like to share a small review of my personal insights, impressions and outfits here in and from Berlin.

Your favorite post of the week:  weekly focus 25 | 17

New In: In London my shopping heart is exploded because I could finally get the last pair of the Dior „J‘ ADIOR“ Slingback heels, that were on my wish list for some time. In addition to that I could not resist to buy the new, dark blue MIU MIU fur slides with studs based on their high comfort and the stylish combining opportunities. From Net-A-Porter I have received this fabulous statement sunglasses from Chloé, a black colored Prada beach bag and this cute, mint green maxi dress. Last but not least I was very happy about the surprise package from Topshop in terms of a girlfriend jeans and this casual, rose colored in-between coat.

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Lifestyle

weekly focus 25 | 17 – IBIZA

26. Juni 2017
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ENG: Back from Ibiza, we are already in London and looking forward to having some nice days in this breathtaking city. Nevertheless I would like to emphasize to what extent we felt in love with this small Balearic Island and for this reason there will follow an own post about our time, special moments and recommendations. There are lots of relaxing bays, domestic restaurants and trendy hippie markets, that have to be shared and we would like to do so in our own manner soon. :-)

Favorites of the week

To Do: As I have already mentioned above, we are currently staying in London in order to spend our time from tomorrow on with Net-A-Porter at the lovely Soho Farmhouse. It will be an athletic and very international day, therefore we are already looking forward to having two exciting and thrilling days. From Thursday morning on, I will take a flight to Greece for being part of the launch of the new Sani Dunes Resort (6 stars hotel) in the context of a press trip with some other influencer. Of course I am looking forward to the amazing hotel, other girls and brands as well as the summery feeling on the Greek islands. Wherever I will find myself during the next days, I will take you with me via Instagram.

Your favorite post of the weekIBIZa city look | Gucci Marmont Bag

New In: Even if the speculation, that I have been very active concerning my shopping activities on Ibiza, I have to disappoint you. Just a statement shirt from Mango is now my own, in addition to that I have already told you via Instagram from the new „Kenzo World“ summer fragrance being available since the 1st June this year. I am totally keen on the freshness and easiness of the perfume, the pleasant touch of peonies and jasmine is very beneficial and especially with regard to the summer a grateful refreshment. Have you already seen the amazing campaign video on Youtube? The video has more than 6 million views and is more than worth seeing, however I can really recommend it.

Have a lovely week!

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19. Juni 2017
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ENG: ¡Hola from Ibiza! At the moment I am sitting at the pool of the ME Ibiza and write the new „weekly focus“ in a beautiful atmosphere. We took the first flight this morning at 06:00am from Hamburg in order to get to this amazing island and of course I cannot await to explore all the hotspots here. Last week I have completely stayed in Hamburg and besides some meetings and projects, I have tried to spend the free time with friends. On Thursday evening for example, we had a very funny girls night at the Anita Hass summer party, on Saturday in turn we have joined the Aspria summer party. By the way, I can all of you recommend the Aspria as lifestyle club based on its modern training zone, wellness area and restaurant with moments of well being guaranteed. However we really like the pleasant atmosphere of the club, even a tennis match is planned for the upcoming weeks after a long time of abstinence. :-)

Favorites of the week

To Do: This week we spend our time on Ibiza for the collaboration with Net-A-Porter and its temporary vacation shop „Jet-A-Porter“ in order to create summery and inspirational content. I am already looking forward to the shooting results and will show you the material during the next days here on the blog as well as on Instagram. Besides the „daily work“, we try to enjoy the Balearic sun and ocean, even the island’s discovery is a must have this week for us. Already next week we will head to London for the Net-A-Porter collaboration but more details in this context follow soon.

Your favorite post of the week: MAGNUM x MOSCHINO | Summer feeling

New In: Via Instagram I have introduced my new „Open Bangle“ from Pandora, that is customizable and predestinated for layering reasons and in addition to that the perfect gift for your beloved ones. As you already know, I am a huge Pandora fan and love to wear the brand’s jewelry at differential occasions, no matter if rings or bracelets. Furthermore I have realized a new haul with NA-KD pieces based on the great feedback on my first one. Even this time I am pretty happy about your positive reaction and all the requests concerning single items, so I decided to convert my IG story here on the blog in terms of a widget listing. :-)

Have a lovely week!

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12. Juni 2017
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ENG: I think two „weekly focus“ posts in a row on my blog is a novelty but last week was completely characterized by family affairs and my corresponding stay in the Turkish Izmir/Cesme. To be honest the short „internet detox break“ was a good decision for gathering new energy and spending time with the most important people in life, the family. Now I can start the new week and exciting projects in a good mood and clear head. In addition to that I have joined a blogger flea market in Hamburg under perfect weather conditions and with lots of well-known and familiar faces around me. It was definitely a funny and successful day.

Favorites of the week

To Do: This week is starting with a very special appointment, in fact it is about our first meeting with a wedding planer for exchanging ideas and talking about the wedding’s details. You cannot imagine, how much I am looking forward to the marriage in general and all the planning around it. Otherwise I have several evening events this week like that one next Saturday in terms of the summer party at the lifestyle club Aspria. Even my hair gets a special treatment this Wednesday, when I am visiting my lovely and very talented friend Kathleen.

Your favorite post of the week: weekly focus 22 | 17 

New In: In the course of my Net-A-Porter collaboration and its launch of the vacation shop „Jet-A-Porter“ I was allowed to choose some promising products like this beautiful playsuit by Zimmermann or these extravagant Gucci loafers with pearls being an object of desire for some time past. In addition to that I could not resist to pick a new velvet product, this time in terms of the very stylish and comfortable Adiletten. Apart from that it was rather quiet concerning new achievements last week but take care… some lovely online shops have already started their summer sale and you should definitely take a look at them, my personal favorites are MATCHESFSHION, Farfetch and Fashionette make yourself a picture of it. In this sense: Happy Shopping! :-)

Have a lovely week!

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5. Juni 2017
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ENG: Probably you have already recognized, that I am staying in Izmir with my parents since last Friday in order to visit my grandparents and the Turkish part of the family. Within my last „weekly focus“ I could not write anything about it based on the fact, that we wanted to surprise everyone with my visit. Arrived in Izmir, we drove directly to Çesme/Alaçatı, a small resort at the west coast of Turkey for enjoying the special flair and drinking a delicious Çay (Turkish tea). Probably most of you know the Turkish Riviera but this part of the country is much less touristic and offers great food and a picturesque atmosphere. I can really recommend it for a pleasant and relaxed getaway.

Favorites of the week

To Do: I will be in Turkey until Friday and try to make kind of detox concerning the internet and my Social Media activities. At the weekend I am going to take my return flight to Germany for getting back in my daily routine and „work“ in general.  Right on Sunday there will be hosted a new blogger flea market in the beautiful Speicherstadt, here you can find the link to the official Facebook event with all relevant information. Head over this day, I will be there and would love to see and meet you between lots of cool clothes and in a stylish atmosphere.

Your favorite post of the weekSummer Trend | white dresses

New In: At home there is already waiting a dreamful package from Revolve with the following pieces inside: two dresses in white and green, a destroyed jeans, a white colored jeans shorts, an off shoulder blouse as well as a striped medi dress. In addition to that I have decided for a summery, green colored Gucci bag at Net-A-Porter and you can imagine, that I cannot hardly wait until its arrival. During the next weeks we will realize several projects with Net-A-Porter and the new vacation edit Jet-A-Porter, I am already looking forward to introduce lots of different items and outfits here on the blog as well as on Instagram. Stay tuned, it is worth it. :-)

Have a lovely week!

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Lifestyle, Outfit

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22. Mai 2017
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ENG: It is time again for Monday, so that I would like to introduce a short weekly review as well as a preview concerning the upcoming days. For a long time we have spent a whole week in Hamburg and to be honest we have enjoyed it to the fullest. In the meantime the production of regular content and arrangement of new blog projects is part of our daily business but just now there are lots of exciting discussions with attractive brands, that make me very happy and certainly I can tell you more about it in detail pretty soon. Besides some meetings like the press breakfast at Denham last Friday, last week’s highlight was definitely our inauguration and engagement party with an incredible atmosphere and our best friends in a private context. I am still thinking about the funny evening and look already forward to the official wedding and an appropriate wedding party.

Favorites of the week

To Do: Actually we have planned to start a road trip to Italy with Mercedes-Benz in the end of this week but unfortunately we had to cancel our journey very short term, so at the moment we are thinking about to travel somewhere in Europe. Do you maybe have an insider tip for a special and recommendable place at the moment? From where I will publish my next „weekly focus“, I would not like to answer yet. ;-) For the time being we try to enjoy the summery weather in Hamburg and to further establish our new flat.

Your favorite post of the week: weekly focus 19 | 17

New In: I have found my absolute dream dress in terms of the fit, material and color, in addition to that I am now owning a playful kimono from Free People. For the new flat in return we have got a new lamp from Kartell, a grey colored cowhide, an table book by Helmut Newton as well as a rose colored velvet couch for our winter garden.

Have a lovely week!

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Lifestyle, Outfit

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16. Mai 2017
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ENG: The first week in Germany is over and we are already back in the daily routine, especially the final furnishing of our new flat may take a considerable time. The weather during the last days has not let us down, we had some warm Spring days and took directly the chance for shooting new outfits. Besides the planning of current and upcoming blog projects, I try to spend a lot of my current time with family and friends because they are missing out in such cases, even if they are the most important thing in real life and care for the unforgettable moments.
Even if we are just arrived from the Maldives and L.A., the European summer is already casting its shadow with some promising trips, that hold exciting content ready and guarantee summery outfits. However I am really excited about it and as a matter of course I will take you with me via Instagram and here on the blog. :-)

Favorites of the week

To Do: This week is definitely characterized by our new flat, we are not only continuously engaged in furnishing but also in organizing a small inauguration and engagement party for the upcoming weekend. Furthermore there are several meetings during the next days and I am already looking forward to based on my preference for the face-to-face communication with persons in charge. Besides my passion for fashion and photography, I am just loving the development of new ideas and concepts for high-quality and inspiring blog projects, in which I can simply enjoy my life. Cross your fingers and be excited, the journey continues. ;-)

Your favorite post of the weekLos Angeles focus 

New In: After a desperate search for weeks concerning the Louis Vuitton backpack „Palms Spring Mini“, I can finally call it my own. This backpack was everywhere out of stock, allegedly sold out in whole Europe, even in L.A. I looked out for it and was eventually poised to pay a much higher price than in Germany but in the end there was no single chance. Fortunately to me I have visited the online shop once again after my daily and unsuccessful search in the recent past. I really love the backpack and have no further noteworthy achievements during the last days. :-)

Have a lovely week!

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12. Mai 2017
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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. :-)

Your favorite post of the week: Girls Day in LA | Melrose Avenue

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.

Have a lovely week!

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