Dainty Ruffle Wrap Dress

Ohh my heart…doing some major swooning over this dress! Ruffles, wrap-waist, itty bitty stripes…it is absolutely perfect! I have been extra drawn to feminine, girly dresses and tops lately (more fun frocks headed to LL this week). This one has such a classic feel to it – something to keep in your closet for years to come! From work to play, to summer wedding guest attire, this dress is showstopper!

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dress – TOPSHOP (wearing size US4) / shoes – STEVE MADDEN / handbag – BRAHMIN / sunglasses – CELINE similar TS.2 / earrings – BAUBLEBAR

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5 Favorites: Denim Shorts

Happy Wednesday, friends! As we inch closer to summer, the heat in Austin is calling for cutoff shorts and breezy tops! I am such a fan of denim shorts of all kinds: high rise, low rise, tight, loose…you name it, I probably have it sitting in my dresser drawer or in my shopping cart. Whether you’re meeting friends for coffee or running errands on the weekend, you can’t go wrong investing in a gorgeous pair of denim shorts!

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Gingham Top & Round Straw Handbag

Ohh the dreaded Tuesday following a holiday weekend…I am absolutely feeling that dark cloud looming over my head! I am on my second coffee of the day, been jamming new Miley quite loudly (…perks of a house, no one bangs on the wall for me to shut up haha!) and am desperately trying to shake this wonky feeling that won’t seem to go away. I’ve got an inbox filled with to-do’s (…maybe if I don’t open them, they’ll just disappear…isn’t that how it works? 😉 ), a sink filled with dishes and lots of content to prep (hooray June posts – I’ve got some fun stuff in the works! …Just need to get to it, ah!). Alas, I reach for my laptop, close out my emails and get started in writing this blog post…my therapy!

I should also mention that this precious top is on major sale, just $35! I figured spreading good news may provide some joy to myself, as well. 🙂

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top – MADEWELL (on sale, wahoo!) / jeans – MADEWELL (fit TTS) / shoes – STEVE MADDEN / handbag – ETSY / sunglasses – CELINE similar LE SPECS


White Boho Sundress

Happy Memorial Day Weekend, friends! I hope you have some plans to get outside and soak up an extra day of relaxation! Blake and I have some friends headed to town, so we’re excited to play “tourist” in our own city and get outside to explore Austin. We are inching thaaat much closer to summer…so it’s time to reach for free-flowing dresses in the prettiest crisp white color. Oh, bonus points if your dress exudes ‘happy vibes’…which I am definitely thinking this number does! (…Just wait until you see the pom-pom details on this cutie!).

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


5 Favorites: Gingham For Summer

livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-gingham-mini-skirt-bandana-madewell-white-button-up-courier-topThe one print that just screams summer: Gingham! My love for stripes is pretty darn fierce, but once those summer months approach, I find myself gravitating towards all things gingham. Skirts, tops, swimsuits, shoes…you name it, if it comes in this darling print, I probably have it in my shopping cart or on my wish list! Excited to share 5 favorite gingham pieces to kick your summer wardrobe into high gear…

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SKIRT (wearing size US4) / TOP (wearing size XS) / BANDANA


Striped Midi Wrap-Dress

Ohh this darling little wrap dress! (Insert three heart eye emojis here). Midi length (always an ultra feminine touch), stripes and the perfect cinched wrap waist. Top it all off with a denim jacket and some lace-up heels…yes, please!
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dress – BILLABONG (if sold out, also available HERE) / jacket – LEVIS / shoes – similar SPLENDID / handbag – CHLOE / sunglasses – CELINE similar LE SPECS

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The Perfect Summer Backpack

Hey friends and happy Monday! Hope y’all had a wonderful, relaxing weekend. 🙂 I shot this post last week and have been dying to get it up ever since…the reason? How CUTE is this backpack?! As we stroll into summer, a chic backpack is the perfect fashion-forward handbag-hybrid…oh, and it’s a practical pick, too! This thing is not only swoon-worthy, but it’s seriously spacious…and I’m all about that! From work to play to travel, this beautiful backpack by Brahmin is the ultimate accessory.

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backpack – c.o. BRAHMIN / top – PLEIONE / jeans – LEVIS / shoes – SOLUDOS / earrings – c.o. BAUBLEBAR / sunglasses – CELINE similar LE SPECS

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


Knot-Front Linen Top

Ohh my heart…how stinkin’ cute is this knot-front top?!Anthropologie never seems to fail me! SO darling with a couple of gorgeous braided accessories, like my handbag (#swoon!) and new sandals. Classy, summery, comfy…quite the combination if you ask me! 😉

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shoes – c.o. ANTHROPOLOGIE / top – c.o. ANTHROPOLOGIE / jeans – EXPRESS / handbag – c.o. BRAHMIN / sunglasses – CELINE similar LE SPECS

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5 Favorites: White Leather Sneakers

livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-flat-lay-outfit-striped-tie-front-top-white-greats-royal-sneakers-one-teaspoon-bandit-shortsI received so many questions about my white leather sneakers while in Scandinavia, so today I’m sharing my exact shoes and four other awesome white sneaker options for y’all!

You can’t go wrong investing in a cute pair of neutral sneaks, they go with EVERYTHING! Trust me, I didn’t think I’d end up wearing mine as often as I did on our trip, but I am so glad I brought them along because they quickly became a daily go-to for me. I LOVE that they’re leather, too – it adds a fashion forward update to a standard pair of white sneakers, definitely recommend a pair!

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striped top – REVOLVE / shorts – ONE TEASPOON (size down, they run big!) / glasses – WARBY PARKER


Easy Summer Style

Summer weather has officially hit Austin…and I’m kinda loving it! We’ve been lucky to have a beautiful spring season, but come 2pm each day this week, that high heat is really in full swing. Growing up in Austin, I’m definitely used to the warmer temperatures and look forward to dressing for the season…hello, adorable cold shoulder top (…in stripes, of course 😉 ), with high rise denim shorts and my go-to ankle booties!

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TOP / SHORTS (similar if sold out HERE) / SHOES / HAT / HANDBAG (similar lower priced option HERE)

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