Lace Top & Cutoff Shorts

Hello, summer! Cutoff shorts, a pretty lace tank, the cutest summer flats and of course, a little iced coffee to cool me down! Spilling the details on this casual, everyday look…

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top – HINGE / shorts – REVOLVE / handbag – MADEWELL / sunglasses – SHOPBOP / shoes – SEYCHELLES / belt – MADEWELL / scarf – MADEWELL


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


Scandinavian Cruise: Our Travel Itinerary

livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-regal-princess-scandinavia-cruise-may-june-itinerary-what-to-wear-pack-ports-copenhagen-denmark-nyhavn-bright-historical-canal-frontY-A-Y! I’m finally spilling the itinerary details from our trip through Scandinavia with Princess Cruises! Thirteen days of exploring, sightseeing, eating and drinking everything in sight (obviously! 😉 ), being immersed in new cultures and of course, a whole lot of rest and relaxation time. (…Pretty sure you could find me bundled up on our balcony sipping coffee or wine at all hours of the day while at sea, ha! It was so magical!). Our two weeks abroad was unbelievably incredible and a trip that I will never forget…I truly can’t recommend this getaway enough!

On the final day of our trip, I asked my Instagram followers what questions they had regarding this trip – overwhelmingly, the most requested was to share our travel itinerary and of course, what to pack! 😉 Thus, today I’m excited to share a sneak peek of each stop along our trip, as well as my outfit details from each city. I’ll be posting in-depth travel posts for each of our ports through Scandinavia over the next few weeks, but wanted to be sure and share the overarching details first! So, let’s get to it…

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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.

Nordstrom 40% Off Half Yearly Sale

Ready for a mid-week shopping pick-me-up? Nordstrom is running their Half Yearly Sale, with favorites up to 40% off!! Madewell, Free People, Baublebar, Rebecca Minkoff…seriously, SO many goodies on major markdown! Scoot on over to Nordstrom to shop must-haves for summer and shop my selects above. (…Those sandals? So darn cute! Also loving all the tops/dresses that are perfect warm weather staples…).
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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


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


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