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Le Petit Germain Paris SS18

We still have to wait a few more days until one of my favorite collections arrives from Paris: Le Petit Germain. To sweeten you the wait I share some pictures with you upfront. 

The spring-summer campaign was shot by photographer Melanie Rodriguez and styled...

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Best Kids Outfits for the Holiday Season

Only a 3 more weeks until the holidays! Have you also already wondered what your children could wear during this festive season? Something beautiful for these special days when the family comes together, something you love to remember when you will look at the pictures in many years from now, but also something your children feel comfortable in and...

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Black Friday 2017 on Over the Ocean


Do you know that until 4 years ago, when we moved to San Francisco, I had never heard about Black Friday?! Well, now I know what it is and I am happy to offer you great deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 in our shop! 

We will have your favorite brands, seasonal collections and also some non-seasonal beautiful basics reduced by 30%! The code BlackFridayOTO will be activated on Thanksgiving (in case you have some time to shop after the family meal and when the kids are in bed) and it will give you 30% off the following brands:

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Over The Ocean Look Shooting SS17

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Creating our seasonal look proposals is one of my favorite parts of Over The Ocean. I love to mix the styles of my brands and create casual outfits à la OTO for you. 

So far I always took the photos myself and only on Milla and a few friends - in our backyard! This season we made a huge step forward thanks to the photographer Sarah Hebenstreit from Modernkids!  Since there are so many cool photos from that day - including some fun behind the scenes shots - I need to share as many as somehow possible with you here! 

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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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