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When you think of your happiest, most confident clothes – what triggers that inward exhilaration for you? Color? Texture? Bold print? Clean lines? Simplicity? There are so many, many things that contribute to our personal style but the most important of them all is how you feel in what you’re wearing! If you only wore what made you FEEL AMAZING then your style would take shape all on its own because confidence would emerge! When we feel frustrated and insecure in our clothes the total opposite happens, we feel unsure & insecure which translates too easily to awkwardness and constant self doubt. We carry ourselves differently and the cycle of self doubt gets fed. If you could wear one thing for the rest of your life (that’s not strictly lounge wear, that’s an obvi one!) what would it be? Does a color come to mind? Fabric? Print? Certain silhouette? Dive further into what it is about that thing that makes you FEEL secure & don’t let people or social pressures make you change your mind. Lean into that thing and start exploring it more! For me, I’d choose tshirts – I stopped telling myself they’re too boring and I started challenging myself to wear them more and style them differently simply because I felt good in them, now it’s a uniform! I feel confident, sexy, secure & totally myself when I wear one that I love! Take off your insecurity outfit and put on your confidence uniform! .
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#personalstylist #personalstyle #wearwhatyoulove #feelconfident #wearconfidence #choosehappy #wardrobestylist #intentionalliving #realtalk #motivation #styleinspo #ootd #outfitinspo #outfits #whatiwore #feelamazing #sandiego #california #sd

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Photo taken at: San Elijo Hills, San Marcos, California

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Cozy up, I have a story. I had a moment recently where I was riddled with thoughts & shoulds about my life. I realized I was feeling this deep sense of disconnect between my heart and my head. The shoulds in my mind were aggressive while my heart was longing for something entirely different that I just couldn’t put my finger on. Until one evening, while trying to quiet my mind I felt a stirring in my spirit that said, “Olivia, you don’t have to be extraordinary to be loved.” And it was in that moment that I realized I was allowing the perception of my success to outmeasure my worth. This is where I chose to press pause. When our priorities are out of balance and we aren’t pressing into what it’s in our hearts, every fascist of our lives will feel out of balance. It will never be worth sacrificing your peace to try and be accepted because of your status or accomplishments. It’s who we are, how we love & how we live that leaves a splash in the world. @mejuri #mejuri #mejuripartner .
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#personalstylist #wardrobestylist #realtalk #cozyup #hearttalk #prioritycheck #checkyourheart #beyou #youreworthit #selfworth #anxiety #sandiego #california #sweaterweather #sd

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Photo taken at: Encinitas, California

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12 years of lovin, learning, growing, overcoming & celebrating life together! I’m humbled and grateful to my core that I get to adventure through this life with Scott! It’s crazy what you can overcome when you choose not to blame each other for hard stuff or hold hurtful moments against each other… but also admit when you’re wrong and do the hard work to become the best spouse you can be. We are far from perfect but I can proudly say that we’ve chosen to love, forgive & grow together through things that could have destroyed us. We’ve celebrated births and cried together over losing 3 babies, we’ve lost jobs and gotten raises, struggled to get by & bought a house, we’ve moved across the country twice, we’ve had fights & prayed through them and we have relentlessly loved each other and daily decide that together & happy is all that we want! Happy 12th anniversary @scottjfitzpatrick You’re my favorite human in all the world!.
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#12 #marriage #married #love #mainsqueeze #mylove #crazylife #marriedlife💍 #Sandiego #california

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Photo taken at: The Grove

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I’ve turned into a crazy plant lady over the last year, on our aimless date a few days ago took us to Bambi plant store in Carlsbad and I got a string of pearls plant that I can’t stop staring at as if it were a new baby all swaddled up & ready to be snuggled! Anyways, these crazy pants are one of my new favs! I am a tee-shirt gal 90% of the time so having a little extra sumthin on bottom is where I try and add in more flava in wardrobe. Let’s be real I could have worn a solid white or black tee and these pants would have made it look dressed up, so easy! If you’re a tee shirt lover like me think of ways to add color, print or added textures on bottom. Examples: leather skirt, flowy pants like mine, paper bag pants, silk pants or skirt.
Don’t be afraid to play in your own wardrobe, mix things together that feel outside of your comfort zone and see what sparks some excitement! .
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#styletips #plants #stringofpearls #tshirt #personalstylist #personalstylistsandiego #sandiego #california #wardrobestylist #grandrapidsmi #personalstyle #polkadots #fall #imageconsultant #womeninbusiness #girlboss #dreamer #plantlady #stylist #fashionstylist

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Photo taken at: Carlsbad, California

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What if you had to get dressed without ever looking in a mirror? What if you had to go solely on how you feel in your clothes?! How you feel in your clothes vs how you look? When you love whats in your closet this wouldn’t be a problem for you at all! Your clothing selection should be as sure as your coffee order – you know what you like & exactly how you like it. Now let’s be real, is this even attainable?! YES! But it takes work and a process just like anything else, you get out what you put in. And let me tell ya, if you build your closet strategically you can absolutely achieve a wardrobe full of pieces that work wonders for you & I’m obsessed with working with women to reach their goals of confidence and certainty in their closets! .
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#sandiego #sd #california #personalstylistcalifornia #personalstylist #wardrobestylist #style #westcoaststyle #grandrapids #michigan #wardrobe #personalshopper #mystyle #clothes

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Photo taken at: Rancho Santa Fe, California

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This cold weather (and my sore throat) have me day dreaming about San Diego & that warm sunshine I was lounging in only days ago! •
Church was SO life giving this morning! I had moments of serious appreciation for the way God strategically & creatively did things in the Bible and the fact that He hasn’t changed how He works today. He’s a strategic and intentional God that lays the steps before us, all He asks us to do it trust Him & keep following Him. •
When he asked Abraham to sacrifice Issac he knew that God was too faithful to make him follow it through, so he did it with complete peace and assurance that God had other plans in mind! Abraham didn’t doubt Gods goodness or leading. Of course That was true. He used that moment as a monumental one in the story of Jesus to show us the blessing and security in knowing & trusting that even when things look horrible and scary, He provides a way of escape when we trust His leading! That to reach the unseen doors we have to first find the ones that lead to it – He sees them all, he knows which steps and decisions need to be made to reach them and he provides what we need to walk through them. My spirit is full and refreshed!
@newchapel

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Photo taken at: Fletcher Cove Beach Park

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I am a country born city girl and my heart belongs to both of those worlds! Driving down a dirt road enveloped by a canopy of color splashed trees or taking a stroll surrounded by sky rise buildings and coffee shops filled with busy people both offer me fulfillment. I want to own chickens. I also want to own every Kate Spade backpack ever made. Siiiigggh… life goals.
📷 @helloimemmaquinn
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#grandrapids #michigan #california #style #stylist #personalstylist #personalshopper #citygirl #countrygirl #fashion #ootd #whatiwore #wardrobe #cozy #goals

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Photo taken at: Grand Rapids, Michigan

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