Monday Update #36

Monday Update #36

It’s been too long and I’m finally back with updating you on a weekly basis. I have to admit that the last weeks have been the craziest, most exciting but also busiest weeks of my life and lately I was a little overwhelmed with organizing pictures as well as thoughts for my blog posts.

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BUT I can guarantee you that everything will change for the better and I’m sooooo so happy to tell you that my little sister, soulmate and one of my best friends Laura will join me and Alex for the next months in order to work with us on the blog! I guess I told you before that my sisters Laura and Nora mean the world to me and I’ve always secretly hoped to be able to spend even more time with them! Even though Laura is my younger sister, she clearly is the more structured and probably also more mature than I am. 😉 I’m truly proud because she just mastered all here medicine exams with the best grades possible and before she will become the best doctor one will ever see (so sure about that, because she truly is a genius!), I’m so happy that Laura liked the idea to have a few months of breaking out of her medicine career and be part of our crazy ohhcouture adventure. As Laura is so smart and organized, we will finally post everything we experience way more frequently, in two languages (and without any typos;)) and Laura will also force Alex an me to take some time during our travels to close our laptops so that we will have more date time! 🙂 I can’t even tell you how excited I’m about this new chapter and I can’t wait for the first adventure with Alex and Laura by my side!

– R E V I E W –

Where to begin… 😉 My last update was about Paris fashion week and so much has happened in the meanwhile. Let’s start with projects! One of my favorite project I’ve been working on was shooting a Christmas campaign for Michael Kors. We headed to the shooting location straight from the airport when we came back from Marrakesh and it was an amazing experience. We were shooting for the brand itself and one of my favorite magazines and Alex was the photographer for the campaign! I’ll publish everything soon and I’m already super excited to share it with you!

Another project I loved was being part of a Christmas campaign for Monnier Freres. The shooting was in Paris and we were five bloggers, representing different characters for the holiday campaign. My first character was inspired by my Marrakech travels and the second one was the ice princess which was really exciting because I always wanted to be a princess! ;P

One of my favorite trips in the meanwhile was my short getaway to Marrakech. It was only a few days, but enough time to take my breath away. It was the first time after Santorini (and probably Tulum), that I was struggling with being love sick after leaving a place and it will only be a matter of time before returning to this magical city. 😉 You can find my favorite pictures from Marrakech in my Marrakech travel diary (here). After Marrakech we headed to London for appointments (see the posts here, here & here) and to Paris for the Monnier Freres shooting. Afterwards we had some days in Germany for different jobs and press days before we headed to LA for some meetings. As LA is quite far away I decided to combine the journey with a short trip to a destination I truly love:  M e x i c o! The wifi in Mexico was so bad and we missed the chance to buy sim cards but I can tell you that there will be a lot more about Valladolid & Tulum coming up soon! 🙂

We only had a few days in Mexico as we had scheduled some great projects in Germany for the following days. Alex and I shot for Tiffany for the first time which was a dream come true! Another reason to fly back home early was the grand opening of the luxury department of the Alsterhaus in Hamburg. As I’ve been born and raised in Hamburg, I’m always more than happy to see something new and exciting happening in my home town. And even though Hamburg is an amazing place to go shopping, I’ve always missed the variety when it comes to my favorite designers. Alsterhaus celebrated the reopening on the 16th of November and welcomed some great designers such as Valentino, Balenciaga, Céline, Saint Laurent, Jimmy Choo and many more! I clearly didn’t want to miss this and I had a fun evening in my home town and was reunited with some blogger friends I haven’t seen in quite a while! In case you are visiting Hamburg you definitely have to step by and visit the Alsterhaus. It doesn’t only have an amazing selection of food and sweets, great mid price brands such as Sandro and Maje but also the new designer hall to shop the latest bags and accessoires in a beautiful atmosphere. I’m truly excited about this new shopping destination in my home town! 🙂

– P L A N S –

The next days we’ll spending in Salzburg, where we will have a speaking slot during the Online Marketing Experts Conference. As Alex and I both worked in online marketing before we started ohhcouture.com, we both enjoy being speakers for social media topics. Afterwards I’ll be heading to an exciting destination with Alex and Laura: Panama! Lufthansa invited me to discover this country which has always been on my bucket list. As you know how much I love traveling, you can probably imagine how excited I’m about this upcoming trip. It’ll be crazy days because on our way back from Panama I’ll grab my luggage in Frankfurt and head straight to Paris to visit my first Victoria’s Secret show! Isn’t that exciting? The Victoria’s Secret show was one of these events I’ve been obsessed with for years and I can’t wait for some amazing days with Ciroc in Paris! Excitement level 10 for this two upcoming trips! :):):)

– N E W  I N  &  W I S H L I S T –

I will definitely make use of my short time in Germany to do some shopping! For Tulum I got some summerly pieces at Revolve when I was in LA. When you are looking for clothes to take to a vacation, Revolve is always a really good idea. I felt for a striped jumpsuit, the cutest romper and a lacy black dress. I was also able to choose my favorite piece from Monnier Freres after the shooting and decided to go for my latest Valentino obsession: The Valentino rockstud spike bag in black. I also just ordered a pair of flats from the MR for Net-A-Porter collection and I can’t wait to see them! I also uploaded the shopping section with some new favorites (here)! And I also feel like I found another perfect white blouse on Asos… You know, you can never have enough perfect white blouses! 😉 Asos always has amazing things and I shopped one sweater I’m totally obsessed with: huge knit and backless! I’ve also teamed up with Pinterest and you can find a Christmas wishlist I’ll update regularly: here.

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It honestly feels so good to share with you more in weekly updates again and I can’t wait to read from you! xx Leonie

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LONDON

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OUTFIT DETAILS: BOOTIES: Tabitha Simmons (here), BLOUSE: MLM Label (here), DENIM: Levi’s (similar here)
BAG: J.W. Anderson (similar here), ROUND SUNNIES: Ray Ban (here), TEDDY COAT: Set (similar here), LOGO BELT: Gucci (here)

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OUTFIT DETAILS: BOMBER JACKET: Coach (here), OVERKNEES: Zara (similar here), STATEMENT CLUTCH: Gucci (similar here), LONG BLOUSE: Storet (similar here), SUNNIES: Ray Ban (here), LEATHER SHORTS: Zara (similar here)

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OUTFIT DETAILS: MOM JEANS: Mavi (here), BLOUSE: H&M (similar here), LOGO BELT: Gucci (here), HEART SNEAKER: Gucci (here), SUNNIES: Ray Ban (here), BAMBOO BAG: Gucci (here), BOMBER JACKET: Coach (here)

LOS ANGELES

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BLOUSE: MLM (here)

MEXICO

ROMPER: Revolve (here)

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ROMPER: Revolve (here)

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Las Colorados, Mexico
OUTFIT DETAILS: DRESS: Storets (similar here)

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ROMPER: Revolve (here)

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ohhcouture_leoniehanne_london_la_mexico-24Las Colorados, Mexico
OUTFIT DETAILS: DRESS: Storets (similar here)

HAMBURG, ALSTERHAUS

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SWEATER: Asos (here)

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SWEATER: Asos (here)

*In cooperation with Alsterhaus Hamburg <3

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43 Comments

  1. 19. November 2016 / 0:11

    Seriously, all of your photo/ photo diaries s are incredibly inspiring, dreamy and so romantic!
    I love your style and all of your outfits are always “spot on”!

    https://lartoffashion.com/5-for-friday-12/

  2. Leonie
    Author
    19. November 2016 / 0:21

    <3333

  3. Sigute
    19. November 2016 / 4:40

    Such gorgeous photos <3 And sounds so fun to have your sister join you! I love combining productive activities with sister hangouts 🙂

  4. Caterina
    19. November 2016 / 5:21

    Liebe Leonie
    Wahnsinn was du alles erlebst. Ich wünsche dir eine tolle Zeit in panama. Mega cool dass du danach zur Victorias Secret Show kannst.

    LG Caterina
    http://www.caterinasblog.com

  5. 19. November 2016 / 10:22

    Ich freue mich so sehr für dich, dass deine Schwester für die nächsten Monate ein Teil von OhhCouture wird <3

    Liebe Grüße,
    Luise | http://www.just-myself.com

  6. 19. November 2016 / 10:49

    Was für schöne Neuigkeiten *-* Ich bin schon sehr gespannt auf die ersten Berichte von euren Trips als Dreier-Team!
    Und dazu freue ich mich auch, dass es wieder regelmäßige Updates geben wird – die mag ich nämlich total gerne, da bei dir immer so viel Spannendes passiert <3
    Ganz tolle Eindrücke und Bilder meine Liebe*
    Liebst Kathi
    http://www.meetthehappygirl.com

  7. Annika E
    19. November 2016 / 13:29

    EndlichEndlich wieder Monday Updates. Ich liebe diese Kategorie deines Blogs einfach am meisten. Wünsche euch ein schönes Wochenende!!!

  8. Leonie
    Author
    19. November 2016 / 15:27

    Danke Liebes, ab jetzt wieder wöchentlich – Versprochen! <3<3<3

  9. Leonie
    Author
    19. November 2016 / 15:27

    Danke Liebes, ich kann es auch gar nicht glauben wie lange ich es nicht geschafft habe! Aber jetzt wieder regelmäßig! <3<3<3<3

  10. Leonie
    Author
    19. November 2016 / 15:28

    Hihi, danke Liebes, ich mich auch! <3

  11. Leonie
    Author
    19. November 2016 / 15:28

    Jaaaaa, ich freue mich sooo, sooo doll! <3<3<3

  12. Leonie
    Author
    19. November 2016 / 15:28

    Hihi, that’s what I thought too 🙂 <3

  13. 19. November 2016 / 15:41

    ich liebe liebe liebe deine fotos echt hammer 🙂
    ein großes kombliment an deinen freund aka fotograf 🙂
    glg katy

    LA KATY FOX

  14. Leonie
    Author
    19. November 2016 / 15:50

    Daaaaaaanke, wir liiiieben Fotografie mittlerweile aber auch so sehr und wollen ständig neue Sachen ausprobieren! Umso mehr freuen wir uns über deine lieben Worte! <3

  15. Jana
    19. November 2016 / 18:59

    Leonie Liebes!!

    MEGAAAA!!! Mehr kann man zu all den tollen Neuigkeiten nicht sagen.. wow.. Ich bin gespannt!
    Sag mal zum Thema México..ist das auch was für meine kleine Henriette mit einem Jahr? Wir überlegen im Frühjahr nach Tulum zu fahren!

    Genieß die aufregenden Zeiten in vollen Zügen!!

    Alles Liebe
    Jana

  16. 19. November 2016 / 19:13

    Toll, endlich wieder ein Monday Update, ich lese sie so gerne! Wunderschöne Bilder wie immer!
    Liebst
    Alnis
    http://alnisfescherblog.com

  17. Bloggers Issue Magazine
    19. November 2016 / 20:31

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  18. 19. November 2016 / 21:10

    wow liebe Leonie! Wahnsinn viele tolle Projekte und tolle Bilder! Tulum steht ebenfalls auf meine Liste <3 Super, dass deine Schwester jetzt bin dabei ist. Ich als Medizinerin kann das nur befürworten und versuche gerade mehr davon zu überzeugen, dass Ärztin und Bloggerin gut vereinbar ist :D. uuund jaa wie toll ist das mit der Victoria Secret Show! Jedes Jahr freue ich mich aufs Neue und warte immer ganz gespannt bis das Video online ist um sie zu verfolgen! Einmal live dabei sein zu dürfen, ist einer meiner größten Wünsche! Daher bitte gaaanz viel Snappen!

    Liebe Grüße, Verena von http://www.somehappyshoes,com

  19. 19. November 2016 / 22:16

    It’s truly inspiring to see you grow as a reminder to keep following my dreams. I mean, every single picture of yours is perfect and completely out of this universe! I would love to know the apps and computer programs (if any0 that you are using to edit them (a tutorial?). Keep up the I-N-C-R-E-D-I-B-L-E work.

    Love, Linoya from http://fashionismyaccent.com/

  20. 20. November 2016 / 11:16

    Wundervolle Fotos! Richtig cool, dass deine Schwester die nächsten Monate an deinem Blog mitarbeiten wird und ihr so ein bisschen mehr Zeit zusammen verbringen könnt 🙂

    Liebe Grüße

    http://nilooorac.com/

  21. Leonie
    Author
    20. November 2016 / 22:27

    Hihi jaaaa, ich freue mich so doll! Morgen kommt sie schon zu mir nach Hamburg und am Dienstag geht es dann los nach Panama! <3<3<3<3

  22. Leonie
    Author
    20. November 2016 / 22:28

    Thaaaank you babe! <3

  23. Leonie
    Author
    20. November 2016 / 22:29

    Hi babe, thank you sooo much for your kind words! At the moment we are honestly changing the editing on a weekly basis because I’m still figuring out what I like most! But I’ll keep your question in mind! <3

  24. Leonie
    Author
    20. November 2016 / 22:29

    Hihi Liebes, auf jeden fall! Versprochen!!!!! <3<3<3

  25. Leonie
    Author
    20. November 2016 / 22:30

    <3<3<3

  26. Leonie
    Author
    20. November 2016 / 22:33

    Huhu liebe Jana,
    Tulum ist nur ca. 1,5h von Cancun und es wirkt alles sehr fortschrittlich! Wir haben dieses Mal auch einen riiiiiiesen Supermarkt mit allem fürs Babys und Kinder entdeckt und das nur wenige Meter von Tulum! Im Vergleich zum restlichen Mexico wirkt alles auch sehr durchdacht und organisiert. Das Azulik ist ein Adult Only Hotel, aber ich kann mir vorstellen, dass es auch ganz wundervolle Hotels für Adults+ gibt! Ich kann Tulum jedenfalls nur wärmstens empfehlen! <3

  27. Leonie
    Author
    20. November 2016 / 22:34

    Jaaaa, ich freu mich sooo sehr! Wir waren echt grade an einem Punkt, wo wir so dringend ein bisschen Unterstützung benötigen könnten. Und die eigene Schwester an Board ist wirklich ein Traum! <3<3<3

  28. Kiara
    20. November 2016 / 23:00

    Totaly beautiful photos girl!
    xoKiara
    Tobruckave Blog

  29. 21. November 2016 / 12:19

    Oh wow, die Fotos erinnern mich total an eine amerikanische Teenie Serie 😀
    Richtig schön kitschig und girly.

    Liebe Grüsse
    Sylvia
    http://www.mirrorarts.at

  30. 21. November 2016 / 13:57

    Ich bin schon sehr gespannt, was in der nächsten Zeit kommt 🙂

    Liebe Grüße
    Katja

    http://www.cestlevi.de

  31. Marlene
    22. November 2016 / 15:18

    Finally ! <3 Ich muss sagen, ich habe sie schon sehr vermisst.
    Das freut mich sehr mit deiner Schwester, Euch stehen bestimmt eine Menge Abenteuer bevor 🙂

    Marlene
    http://www.kurture.com

  32. Leonie
    Author
    25. November 2016 / 3:27

    <3!

  33. 26. November 2016 / 12:27

    Hi Leonie,
    wow, was du da wieder erlebt hast!! Da bekommt man wieder einmal Fernweh pur.
    Witzig, dass wir schon oft die gleichen Orte bereist haben.
    Die Bilder aus LA sind super… Vermisse die alte Heimat sehr!! Und von Tulum und den Colorados ganz zu Schweigen. Die Colorados sind wirklich ein magischer Ort…Gehört für mich zu jeder Mexiko-Reise dazu. Mexiko steht für Februar wieder auf meiner Reiseliste.

    Bin gespannt, wo es dich demnächst hin verschlägt.

    Safe travels for you,

    xx
    Phil
    http://www.fashion-worship.com

  34. 26. November 2016 / 15:05

    Ahh my fav Notting Hill and its colours <3 I absolutely adore it!

    Carmelatte

  35. 6. December 2016 / 7:45

    Wow verrückt wie viel du rum kommst. Ein Foto schöner als das andere, Wahnsinn.

    Liebe Grüsse
    Sylvia
    http://www.mirrorarts.at

  36. Leonie
    Author
    6. December 2016 / 11:44

    Danke, Liebes!

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