Friday, 26 May 2017

SHOOTING: an orange jumpsuit and black leather jacket for a casino visit in baden-baden.


[en] hi folks! today i've got a new outfit post for you. some of you might already have seen some impressions on my insta profile. we have shot some photos of my orange TOPSHOP jumpsuit and my new leather jacket from MANGO at the glamorous bernstein club, located in the casino of baden-baden, one of my favourite places to be in this beautiful town that i can call my home for two years already.

mostly i don't play roulette or blackjack but send my time at the bernstein club. i really love the eclectic and luxurious interieur with it's complementary shades of purple and gold. i also believe it to be one of the best places in BB for high quality cocktails (my favourite is the mai tai deluxe - you should try it when in town) and they play some really great tunes - every week you can listen to international star DJ's showing their repertoire. it's just a pity that every time i went there, nobody was eager to rock the dance floor ... would be time for a change!

if you want to visit it yourselves, here's the full address:
Bernstein Club
Kaiserallee 1
76530 Baden-Baden
GERMANY

have you guys ever visited a casino? did you play roulette and gained (or lost) a fortune?




photography: gehrmann portrait-fotografie.
model & styling: dahi k.
location: bernstein club/casino baden-baden.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

IMPRESSIONS: my daily facial cleaning ritual.



[en] hi peeps! today i want to show you the products of my daily facial cleaning routine. i have never really been a beauty junkie or someone who would spend hours and hours in drugstores and such - on that score i'm quite narrow-minded but that's due to my very sensitive facial skin and that thus it's quite difficult for me to find the perfect products compatible with it. 
for a long time i was in search for the best products which don't cause allergic reactions and it really seemed like a never-ending journey. i also had problems with natural cosmetics because they often contain cotton and well ... it seems that my skin doesn't like such ingredients. 
well but some years ago i have found the items which are perfect for my skin (and i hope that they'll never be pulled from the stores XD).

for cleaning my skin and to remove makeup i use the 3 in 1 pureté thermale cleansing milk from vichy, which is only available in pharmacies but i often tend to buy them online (for example here) because it's cheaper and more comfortable because i'm also often too lazy to go into the city to buy it there.

if i put on a more intense eye make-up (with chanel inimitable waterproof and zoeva black to earth) i start with micelles cleansing water with argan oil, which is perfect for waterproof make-up and use the vichy cleansing milk afterwards.

sometimes, if i think that my skin is too dry, i put on my weleda almond face cream which is perfect for my sensible and dry skin. it has a very smooth texture and not greasy. other creams for sensitive skin were way too greasy and caused me spots and well and i can't be expected to put up with that!

what are your essentials for your daily facial cleaning ritual and which products do you favour?


Sunday, 7 May 2017

SHOOTING: #bodypositivity VS. #bodygoals + ruffles, florals & cat eyes.



[en] hi peeps! i hope you're having a great day! some days ago it was such a nice and lovely warm day and thus i seized the moment and took some photos of my latest perfect dress catch - a ruffled chiffon dress from TOSAVE: it is light, has an amazing comfortable fit and its lemon ice cream colour is perfect for spring/summer - i simply love it! when i put it on in addition with my new flowery ASOS wedges it immediately can lift my mood to new heights! 

but what i like the most about these photos is that you can see that i'm making great strides to reach my desired weight - i have already lost 15 pounds and i'm feeling so fabulous! to lose some weight is also one of my points on my 101 things in 1001 days bucket list. i was very dissatisfied with my weight and body and now i learn to love my own body afresh. 

but i've got another thing to say: 
not in the least i am affected by brainwashing advertising or societies perception of beauty. i was simply not feeling well and i wanted to be able to look into the mirror and to be able to feel attractive. i love the #bodypositivity movement - and i can recommend any of my (female) readers to watch the film 'EMBRACE' which deals with this special topic - and i think that plus size models can look super gorgeous - just think of ashley graham, or serena williams - but it is my very own, very personal #bodygoal to reach 55kg and yes, that's fully my own, personal decision.

what do you think about the hashtags #bodypositivity & #bodygoals? do you also try to reach a desired weight?





model & styling: dahi k.
location: arvato bertelsmann office building, baden-baden.

Sunday, 16 April 2017

GIVEAWAY: happy easter with 4711 acqua colonia white peach & coriander.




[en] happy easter my beautiful people! i hope you're having a super fun time with your family, good food and great gifts ... and for this festive occasion i want to give you the opportunity to receive another beautiful gift: i'm raffling one vial of 4711 acqua colonia white peach & coriander by courtesy of flaconi.de

the beautiful crystal vial contains a beautiful fragrance with a very intense fruity flavour of white peaches and a splash of coriander which adds a lemonlike scent to it - in my opinion the perfect perfume for the upcoming summer season. 
this fragrance definitely deserves a like!

and here's how to participate:

you can participate if you're a follower of my blog on at least one of my social media channels.
the more channels you're following me with, the more chances you will have to win! each channel will grant you one ticket, thus you will have the possibility to earn up to 10 tickets!

you can follow via:


please comment below this blogpost with your e-mail address and all the member names on the social media channels you're following with.

this giveaway will be open until the 30st of april 2017, CET 23:59. participants taking part afterwards cannot be taken into account anymore. the winners will be announced asap after the giveaway has ended.

this giveaway is open worldwide so don't hesitate to try your luck!



Saturday, 8 April 2017

SHOOTING: blue velvet maxi dress, monochrome blazer, calvin klein bag.



[en] hello my dears! sorry for not having posted for so long, but i had piles of work to do, big individualized orders from customers to process and new creative projects such as origami dragons and dragon eggs in vintage style boxes (which you can also check out in my online shop Tamako Design).

also i have enjoyed the wonderful weather these past 2 weeks (!!!) in baden-baden and taken loads of new outfit photos - for example a special outfit to celebrate the milestone of 20k on instagram at the casino of baden-baden. YAY!

you can now, finally, also add me on snapchat - you can find me under the name 'strangenessblog'.

today i've got a new outfit post for you, feat. a blue velvet maxi dress from zaful and a monochrome blazer from madeleine which i have bought second-hand at kleiderkreisel.de - my new favourite blazer.

do you also have a snapchat account? drop your member names in the comment section and let's follow each other!





model & styling: dahi k.
photography: gehrmann portrait-fotografie.
location: castle gardens rastatt, germany.