My Happy Place

Fresh coffee in hand, Watson to my right, a good book on the agenda and the comfiest dress you can imagine – this, my friends, is my happy place. Insert Blake onto the sofa next to me (…he’s behind the camera) and I’ve got myself an absolutely perfect morning (…or interchange coffee for wine and there’s one heck of an evening!). As I get older and we settle into our home, I find that I LOVE to live in this space we’ve created. I used to be the kind of person who got restless and would never consider myself a homebody…but as time has gone on, this is where I am happiest. It’s funny how much things can change within even just a year. A house, a dog, a new patio – we’re growing our roots here and it feels so good. Lots of love in this place!
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A big thank you to Lou & Grey for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.

Be More Human – Join The Movement

If there’s one thing that makes me stronger and mentally prepares me to tackle any challenge ahead, it’s routinely doing something active. Makeup off, hair pulled back, sneakers tied and ready to break a sweat! Whether I’m jamming to music that gets me pumped up, listening to a podcast that resonates and gives me a boost of positive energy, or simply brainstorming goals and feeling extra motivated work towards them (anyone else love that “me time” thinking when exercising?)…there’s just something about getting physical that brings out our best self. Feeling good starts from the inside out, and I’m loving Reebok’s new Be More Human movement to support that sentiment. Once laced up, where will these shoes take me? Both mentally and physically – the possibilities are endless when we stay inspired!

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

Summer Staple: White Denim

livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-austin-texas-fashion-style-blogger-madewell-white-jeans-sezane-cyrille-top-4th-of-july-outfit-idea-7livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-austin-texas-fashion-style-blogger-madewell-white-jeans-sezane-cyrille-top-4th-of-july-outfit-idea-2Hello there, friends! How’s your week going? I know it’s been on the quieter side around here…lots of personal stuff taking place in our world lately, and I’ve needed to step away from social media + blogging and tend that for the last couple of weeks. I appreciate your patience with me – and as always, thanks for stopping by!! I feel like things are slowly but surely calming down on my end, which means more content headed your way – home decor, that Japan travel diary (…I promise I haven’t forgotten about that one, ha!), more Nordies sale posts and of course, some adorable summer outfits…like this one! If there’s one item that just screams summer but is also extremely flattering with a tan (…and tan accessories), it’s 100% a fab pair of white denim…
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top – SEZANE (wearing US4) / jeans – MADEWELL / handbag – SEZANE (terra-cotta color) / shoes – MADEWELL (fit TTS) / sunglasses – RAY BAN / necklace – MISSOMA / belt – MADEWELL

White Lace Top & Tan Mules

Ohh this gorgeous top! Insert about 10 heart eye emojis right here. Sexy deep-v? Check. The daintiest scalloped trim? Check. A flattering fit you can wear multiple ways? I’ll share more on that later – and check! Wear with a fab pair of high rise, light wash denim and slip your feet into the cutest leather mules and voila…weekend ready!
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top – SEZANE / jeans – MADEWELL / shoes – FORTRESS OF INCA / handbag – POPPY & SAGE / bandana – MADEWELL (mine is old so linking to newer pink style) / necklace – MISSOMA

Dressing For Summer With Trunk Club

‘Tis the season for backyard barbeques, date nights sipping wine on the patio, baby showers, girls night out…you name it, summer is THE season to get dolled up for any occasion. From breezy maxi dresses in bold colors, to flirty ruffled tops paired with some killer denim, Trunk Club is here to save the day and get you styled (and feeling pretty darn amazing!) all season long. One box, SO many outfit possibilities. I’m excited to share how I styled four of my favorite pieces that arrived in my summer Trunk, plus give y’all the scoop on how Trunk Club works! Let’s get to it…
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Relaxed High Rise Jeans (Under $100!)

livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-austin-texas-fashion-style-lifestyle-blogger-madewell-perfect-summer-jeans-6livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-austin-texas-fashion-style-lifestyle-blogger-madewell-perfect-summer-jeans-2Happy Friday, ladies! I hope you’ve had a great week – can’t believe how quickly this one flew by…but definitely not complaining that we get to sleep in tomorrow. 😉 It’s a rarity you’ll find me in a dress on any given day (love them but for some reason I can’t stop/won’t stop with my crazy denim obsession), and even in the summer, jeans are one of my go-to outfit staples. Madewell is a brand I continue to spend aaaall my pennies on (…but hey, building a wardrobe you LOVE is totally worth it, right? Oh ya know, always rationalizing my shopping habits over here….), and their denim selection is one of my very favorites. When I saw this particular pair (called the “Perfect Summer Jeans“) hit the websites of numerous retailers, I immediately snatched up a pair. High rise, flattering on the backside (…no pancake butt with these!) and overall just such a great fit – can’t recommend them enough!

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jeans – MADEWELL / top – ABERCROMBIE / handbag – SEZANE / shoes – MADEWELL / bandana – MADEWELL / hat – BRIXTON


The $24 Tee You Need In Your Life

livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-austin-texas-fashion-style-urban-outfitters-striped-vintage-tee-levis-denim-wedgie-shorts-madewell-mini-leather-backpack-8 livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-austin-texas-fashion-style-urban-outfitters-striped-vintage-tee-levis-denim-wedgie-shorts-madewell-mini-leather-backpack-6THIS. TEE. It’s the softest thing and the colors + stripes are so fun and retro. Kinda has a 70s vibe to it and I am all about it! Aaand the best part? It’s just $24 (yaaas!). Y’all know I love me a good coffeehouse, and Tom’s Coffee Roasters (yep, owned by Tom’s shoes) is always a solid go-to for a yummy latte and minimal people around so I don’t have to feel completely ridiculous while I snap some quick outfit photos… 😉 (Ohh the weird life of a blogger! haha).

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tee – URBAN OUTFITTERS / shorts – LEVI’S / sneakers – VANS / backpack – MADEWELL

Knot Front Romper

Ohh that perfect yellow color…how stinkin’ cute is this for summer?! I love the updated take on a classic romper – that knot-front is adorable and the ruffle trim adds such a flirty vibe. I don’t feature “occasion” looks that often, but when I spotted this romper I knew it would be such a fun look for anything from a date night to a bright and airy wedding guest outfit. Spilling all the details below!
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A big thank you to River Island for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.

Summer In Levi’s

livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-austin-texas-fashion-style-blogger-what-to-wear-levis-501-denim-shorts-festival-outfit-idea-1livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-austin-texas-fashion-style-blogger-what-to-wear-levis-501-denim-shorts-festival-outfit-idea-10Ohh it’s that time of year… festival season is fast approaching! With Austin City Limits just months away, it’s time to start planning my outfits… and the best part about this particular look? You can wear it aaaall summer long. Levi’s denim shorts are such a classic go-to and always SO cute. Pair with a simple white tee, layered necklaces and a bandana double wrapped and you’re ready to hit the festival grounds!

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

Urban Outfitters AfterPay

livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-south-congress-i-love-you-so-much-mural-urban-outfitters-harper-babydoll-floral-tie-back-dress-bandana-neck-8livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-south-congress-i-love-you-so-much-mural-urban-outfitters-harper-babydoll-floral-tie-back-dress-bandana-neck-2Happy weekend, ladies! I come bearing some reaaaally great news: Urban Outfitters recently added AfterPay to their site, which means you pay only 25% up front, then pay the rest in four easy equal payments. OMG game changer because online shopping can add up (trust me…I know this all too well haha) and let’s just say when you really want that pair of Jeffrey Campbell flats (I’m talkin’ about these) but the price tag seems a little scary upfront aaand you’ve got a shopping cart filled with 10 other items (hi, that’s me!), AfterPay is the way to go.

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