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Le Petit Germain x Aurélie Lécuyer

Aurelie Lecuyer shoots Le Petit Germain FW16

Le Petit Germain is a brand very close to my heart. I love the simple, timeless styles of this small French brand and especially their beautiful, intense color world. A wardrobe crafted from natural materials of absolute comfort thought to fit the life and well-being of our children without sacrificing the trend. This fall winter season Le Petit Germain has partnered with photographer and stylist Aurélie Lécuyer to picture their new collection. I have admired the work of Aurélie for a long... Read more >

Family Travel in Europe: Amanda Jane Jones

Amanda Jane Jones is an amazingly talented graphic designer, art director, and wonderful mother. Her love for timeless style made her the obvious choice for establishing our visual identity. It was such a pleasure to collaborate with Amanda while she designed Over The Ocean’s website last year. We’ve continued to exchange and I love to follow her work and draw inspiration from her travels, including her recent time abroad with husband Cree.

Precious moments with Jane, their adorable daughter, and Miles, their sweet baby, were captured on Read more >

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I am Birgit, the founder of Over The Ocean. Here I blog about family life in Europe, Europeans abroad and the little differences in lifestyle. Together with my muses we share travel tips, family traditions and recipes, all kinds of inspirational finds and our personal photo albums.

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