Blush Button Front Dress


Hey gals! I’m finally back in action after a few days in Mexico…felt so nice to step away from my laptop for a bit and soak up some r&r! Pardon my radio silence over here – hopefully you’ve been following along with my on Instagram for more day-to-day happenings. 🙂 PS. If you have any questions about our time in Cabo San Lucas, please leave ’em in the comments section below!

Aaand back to reality I go! 😉 Let’s talk about this darling little button front dress! (…and the shoes and handbag, of course…)

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dress – TOPSHOP (wearing US4 – this brand runs small!) / shoes – JEFFREY CAMPBELL (nearly identical version HERE if sold out in your size!) / handbag – GUCCI (bigger option HERE) / sunglasses – RAY BAN


Floral Mini Dress


Hey ladies, how’s your week going? I spent the morning packing for my next trip…headed to Cabo On Wednesday!! My galpal Veronica and I are excited to visit an all-inclusive resort for a few days (I’ll share more on my Instagram feed, fear not!)…doing our best to soak up the final weeks of summer…and a girls trip + beach vacay is never a bad way to end! 😉 Aside from that, I’ve been mapping out my September schedule and ACL is definitely on the agenda! Festival season is in full swing, so I’ve been on the hunt for breezy dresses, cutoff shorts and ankle booties that I can wear from summer, into fall and on the festival grounds. And as you probably guessed it, this ADORABLE little dress most definitely makes the cut!

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dress – c.o. URBAN OUTFITTERS/ handbag –  FRYE / shoes – similar TOMS / sunglasses – RAY BAN / hat – BRIXTON

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Black Pants From Work To Play

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I’ve had quite a few requests to style a workwear look, so today is all about THE perfect black trousers you can wear from work to play. When I think of brands that offer beautiful workwear that makes you feel feminine and gorgeous, Banana Republic is at the top of the list. They carry such an array of options, from workwear to casual weekend styles, and always top-notch quality. You can never go wrong reaching for a textured top, go-to black pants (these are SO flattering) and a fabulous pair of strappy heels, so today I am thrilled to partner with Banana Republic and spill the details on this chic, ready-for-the-office look!

Psst…Banana Republic is running a major 40% off sale right now! Yep, that means my entire look is on MAJOR markdown. Use code BRSURPRISE at checkout, yay!

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PANTS (run big, order full size down) / TOP (wearing XS) / SHOES (similar) / HANDBAG (similar, mine is old!)

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A big thank you to Banana Republic for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.


Eyelet Top & Denim Mini

Hello friends & happy Monday! It’s been a few weeks since I’ve written a blog post in the comfort of my own home, sipping coffee on my sofa with music going on the record player…and man, it feels SO good! I forgot how much I love being at home…I tend to go stir crazy and often am super pumped to get out of the house (since I work from home)…but after being gone on and off for over a month, I could not be more content to be back! Blake and I have some fun home renovation projects in the works (…can’t wait to share more with y’all VERY soon, eek!), so in the midst of combatting jetlag, spending time with friends/family and doing mountains of laundry (a 16-day trip = holy crap, so much laundry…ah!), we’ve been wearing our hardhats as we get to work on a special project. (Stay tuned on my Instagram, sharing the news this week!).

Now that we’ve got a brief life update out of the way…! 😉 I’m super excited to share today’s summery look, featuring one of my favorite color combinations: yellow and cognac – such a complimentary duo! Aaand if you’re in Austin, you’ll know it’s been over 100 degrees the majority of the summer, sooo a breezy mini skirt and off shoulder top is a total DO to beat the heat (…and look/feel pretty darn fabulous at the same time!).

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top – MADEWELL / skirt – TOPSHOP (similar, mine sold out – same brand!) / shoes – c.o. FRYE (on sale yayy!) / belt – MADEWELL / handbag – CHLOE / sunglasses – RAY BAN


NSale Must-Have: Free People Knit Sweater

We’re about to pack our bags to head home today, but I wanted to take a minute and share this NSale sweater with y’all because it’s selling quick! Seriously…is this not the perfect cozy sweater for a cooler summer night? (…At the beach or lake…clearly not in the 107 degree Austin weather right now, ha!)… and even more amazing as a go-to fall knit. On sale for $64, regularly priced at $98 – available in more color options, too! I’m wearing size XS for reference. 🙂 Enjoy the sale shopping, ladies!
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sweater – FREE PEOPLE (wearing size XS) / jeans – MADEWELL (order one size down, they run big – I’m normally a 25 and the 24 fit better!) / shoes – NORDSTROM (mine are old) / handbag – MADEWELL / sunglasses – similar TORY BURCH


Black Cami Top & Cropped High Rise Jeans


I don’t often rock an all black look, but this head to toe outfit is perfection for a night a live music and bar hopping in Austin! Chic cropped high rise jeans paired with a classic satin cami and fabulous mini bag…I am LOVING this combination! These jeans are so versatile and easy to dress up or down (go ultra casual with a cropped tee and sandal flats – or dress them up a la the combination in this post), and the best part? They’re under $65. Can’t recommend enough!

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jeans – URBAN OUTFITTERS / top – similar URBAN OUTFITTERS / shoes – SEYCHELLES (on sale!) / handbag – GUCCI / sunglasses – RAY BAN / hat – BRIXTON


The Perfect Everyday Tote

If there’s one brand that continues to produce beautiful products season after season (…and that happen to be exactly my style!), it’s Brahmin. (See that gorgeous tote? Mhmm, that’s it!). Their new Southcoast collection is filled with soft leathers, classic silhouettes and functional purpose…I traveled to Barcelona with this same tote a few weeks back and I received SO many compliments! It’s definitely a great bag for both work and play (fits a laptop, camera…all my essentials!) – I can’t tell you how many people stopped me at the airport to ask for tote details, ha. Needless to say, this beauty will definitely be sticking around my handbag closet!

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top – J CREW (wearing size XS) / jeans – MADEWELL (they run big, order a full size down!) / shoes – STEVE MADDEN / tote bag – BRAHMIN

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A big thank you to Brahmin for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.


Floral Wrap Maxi Skirt

If there was ever a skirt that screams summer date night (…or rather, “hey Blake! Let’s go get margaritas!”), it’s 100% this beauty of a wrap skirt! From the flirty floral print, to the sexy slit and the ultra flattering wrap-waistline, this skirt is a total knockout addition to your wardrobe.

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skirt – URBAN OUTFITTERS / top – URBAN OUTFITTERS / shoes – STEVE MADDEN / sunglasses – RAY BAN


Head To Toe Sale Finds!

Whether you work at an office with a “smart casual” dress code or are meeting a friend for a weekend coffee date, this head to toe look is SO perfect…and the best part? It’s ALL on sale! Madewell top, denim skinnies, Vince Camuto shoes, my handbag (and a Tory Burch wallet further into this post)…Yep, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is THAT good! 😉

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peplum top – MADEWELL / jeans – KUT FROM THE KLOTH (order one size down, they run big) / shoes – VINCE CAMUTO / handbag – SOLE SOCIETY / wallet – TORY BURCH / sunglasses – similar TORY BURCH

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A big than you to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.


Cropped High Rise Denim in NYC

livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-urban-outfitters-open-back-bow-tie-top-mom-jeans-brooklyn-bridge-5Open back crop-top, flared + high-rise denim, that view…thinking this is the recipe for a fabulous day in NYC! I never thought I could pull off a pair of denim like these, but I am SO in love with the fit and am excited to rock these from summer and into fall! (Just swap the sandals for a pair of slip-on mules or slides and pair with a slouchy sweater – complete with a front tuck and you’re cozy-chic + cool-weather-ready!).

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jeans – URBAN OUTFITTERS / top – URBAN OUTFITTERS / shoes – STEVE MADDEN / handbag – ETSY