Blog : styling

“Oh, hi! My name’s Olivia! So nice to meet you… now tell me about your childhood & also your biggest dreams & if you cry, I’ll hug you!” Yeah, I’m that girl. But there’s also this side of me, you guys…This side that is so similar to a 12 year old boy… who cries with obscene laugher following a toot joke (yes, we say toot) or when I feel like chasing my kids around with an overly dramatic evil laugh and feel extremely satisfied by their screams… of joy, come on!! I’m not that crazy!! (but also sheer terror, let’s be real. I’ve made them cry.) You just get what you get with me. There’s really no point to any of this except that I thought you should know that there’s no shame in my game… but also so that you’re not startled if I ever approach you with a very scary laugh. You’re welcome. .
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•Worry about loving yourself instead of loving the idea of other people loving you• Easier said than done sometimes, huh? We all strive for acceptance & validation – we were created with a need for those things! The problem is when we try and attain them by being someone we think others might love and are too insecure to be who we really are with fear of rejection.
I’m not funny enough. My teeth are too crooked. My house isn’t full of expensive things. I don’t wear designer brands so I’m not legit. Those are all lies I’ve had to overcome in my own life, things that have hindered me in the past from believing in who I am & what I’m capable of. Honestly, things I genuinely don’t care about anymore thanks to the grace of God! I am Olivia Fitzpatrick – first a wife, then a mother & lastly a stylist. I’m just a girl trying to live my best life – a life that leaves a legacy of honesty, kindness & inspiration. I hope to be a truer version of the love of Jesus than the Christians who think they’re worthy of throwing the first stone. I hope to be a relatable friend, mother, wife and business woman – a place others can find belonging & encouragement. My dream isn’t to be a famous stylist; my dream is to let the Lord work through me, my business & through my experience as a mom and simply hold on through the adventure! He is capable of doing more with my life than I could ever hope, dream or imagine! My only concern these days is if I’m positioned and ready for Him to use at any moment, whether it’s in my kids lives, a strangers or in my work. I might not always love certain things about myself but I will give Him the room to help me see myself & others through His eyes to the best of my ability.
Photog: @kelseyhettinga ❤️

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One more for today because, well… I don’t have to explain. Magic.

Photographer: @helloimemmaquinn
Model: @alyssamcelheny
Stylist: myself, Olivia Fitzpatrick
Dress: @springsweet @truvellebridal
Hair & Makeup: @launchsalon @nicole_flier @marissamiller7 .
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A sneak peak from today’s shoot with a few locals that seriously left me floating! Collaborating is the best! Well when it works as seamlessly as it did today, anyways. I’m ALL for partnering to create magic, without a doubt – but that’s not always the outcome, I’ve gotten majorly burned and discouraged as a result of collabs too. (Am I allows to say that or this a taboo topic?! I don’t really care either way. 🤷🏼‍♀️)
But I choose to keep going, to forget about the people who treated me poorly or felt for some reason they had to bulldoze me. Maybe I was a threat? If that’s the case they never took the time to know me, my vision or my heart and that’s a bummer because I’m a pretty easy person to buddy up to! Needless to say, I’m a little bit more careful with who I choose to partner up with these days.
Today I worked with @helloimemmaquinn @alyssamcelheny @launchsalon and they were all of the things (and more!) that you hope for in a project! We made magic. I have more projects coming that I’m very excited to share with you all!! Plus more stunners from today’s shoot as well! .
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One of the best places in all of GR! But for real. Do yourself (and your bff) a favor and go buy pretty things (for you both) at @rebelreclaimed 🤤 You can both thank me later. Happy Saturday! .
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#gr #grandrapids #michigan #grmichigan #michigrammer #midwest #happy #supportlocal #greenery #sassy #inspiring #easttown #styling #stylist #dreamer #dreamchaser #fashionstylist

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My sister is the #hygge master, I’m not kidding. Her cozy skills are ninja status and she’s doing a killer giveaway over on her @thecozinessconsultant page! Go & enter for the giveaway but then stay and absorb all the writing and cozy vibes she shares with the world – you’ll be so inspired! .
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#giveaway #cozy #coziness #decor #coffee #snuggles #hat #mug #cozystyle #cozyhome #styling #fashionstylist #gr #grandrapids #michigan #grmichigan #michigrammer #midwest #starbucks #anthro

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You know when you’re in a season of growth and moments of feeling overwhelmed sneak up & you’re not sure you have the capacity to grow anymore? I found myself in one of those moments recently, an extended one, actually… I hate when they do that! When they seem to linger for longer than they’re welcome. But it’s also in those moments, those seasons, that the need for inward growth becomes greater.
This season has been challenging! It’s amazing what the Lord will speak when you really pour your heart out to Him & let Him get closer. I found myself in the middle of worship at @newchapel pouring my heart out with expectation; James 4:8 says that if we draw near to God, He will draw near to us. He spoke one simple thing to my heart that morning and it was then that I understood this season I’m in – it’s an opportunity. A chance to let the Lord work in me to increase my capacity, refresh my spirit and give new vision for my family & business! If a business needs to grow strategically you better believe the people behind them do too! I’m amazed again & again at the goodness of God and how intentionally He works in our lives. So I’m soaking up this season of nearness to Him and excited for the things to come! 📷 @kelseyhettinga .
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#newness #fresh #business #entrepreneur #mompreneur #businessowner #growth #growingpains #grmichigan #gr #michigan #michigrammers #grandrapids #styling #dreamchaser #stylist #fashionstylist #fashion #personalstylist #personalshopper #style #stylediaries #styleinspo #outfitinspo #wardrobestylist #darling #grace #hollandmichigan #traversecity #holidays

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THIS WEDNESDAY!! Botox with @theurbanyou ? ($10/unit, ladies! Yes, it’s true!! These sessions must be pre-purchased)✔️ Shopping @denymgrandrapids with a discount? ✔️ Afterglow drinks at the best GR drink spot, @thesovengard ? ✔️ The midweek pick me up we all desperately need on a Wednesday evening? ✔️✔️ I will be sharing some styling tips along side @annieroseclothes + @kimraystyle and we are so very excited to meet YOU!! 5:30pm-8pm. Botox & beauty tips kick off right at 5:30, come and stay all evening! I mean. Why not?! Bring a bestie & I’ll see you there!! .
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#grandrapids #michigan #grandrapidsmichigan #GR #botox #styling #stylingtips #fashion #grandrapidsdaily #grandrapidsmi #denym #fashionstylist #personalstylist #personalstyle #personalshopper #create #dreamchaser

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I’ve been called #cruelladevil once or twice while wearing these shoes and I didn’t mind it one bit! Plus, they are one of my top thrift store finds to date!

Photo: @amberannie 🖤
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Because blue fur is magical.
This jacket, as well as a lavender one (yes, you read that right… lavender!) are available at @blcklamb – get your buns moving sister!!
•photo: @kelseyhettinga
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Photo taken at: East Grand Rapids, Michigan

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