Two-thirds of my closet was purchased at a thrift store. Surprised? If you follow my Instagram, you're probably not shocked, but if you are, well now you know! My avid thrift shopping is a product of my attempt to be a more conscious shopper (full blog post coming on this topic soon), and not trying to be … Continue reading Thrift with Me // how i can afford the fashion blogger lifestyle
It's the holiday season, and debatably the most wonderful time of the year 🙂 I'm ready to spend time with family, to get cozy under blankets, to open presents, and to go to all the holiday events and dinners. More often than not, I find myself digging through my closet for hours trying to find … Continue reading Holiday Lookbook: Casual + Dressy
Hey friends! As some of you may have noticed, I cut down my bi-weekly posts to weekly posts throughout the month of November. This was mainly because of schoolwork and applications, but now I'm back with the bi-weekly posts! I've decided my mid-week posts will be more light-hearted and shorter posts, while I save the … Continue reading 4 ~WEIRD~ Facts About Me
Hey friends!! As most of you know, I'm a proud intersectional feminist who loves to mix in typical fashion posts with Instagram and blog posts calling for action and justice on a multitude of human rights issues. I'm a supporter of all things women-related, especially when they are by women, for women. So, naturally, when … Continue reading Make Muse: the magazine for when you want to escape the male gaze
Something I’m most proud of when it comes to Absolutely Olivia and all its platforms, are my Instagram captions. Some days they are the bane of my existence, but most days I get super excited to type out something meaningful to go along with my insta photo for that day. I strongly believe that captions have as … Continue reading How to Write ENGAGING Instagram Captions pt. 2
Hey, hey friends!! Something I struggle with a lot during the school year is finding time and motivation to get everything from homework to tennis to blog posts done. It's easy to find yourself overwhelmed with a lengthy to-do list that only ends up leaving you stressed. Obviously, productivity is key when trying to tackle … Continue reading My #1 Productivity Tip!!
Last weekend contained one of the best days I've had all year, and hi, I'm here to tell you all about it and how you can have a day like it 😉 My family and I hightailed it down to Atlanta last Friday to escape the hurricane supposedly heading our way (our area ended up … Continue reading A Music Festival Diary: what it’s like to be spontaneous
Hey friends!! I’m super excited about today’s post because a) it was fun to write b) I love sharing advice with you guys and c) this is my most highly-requested post EVER! Since starting Instagram about a year and a half ago, I’ve learned a lot. From how to scout locations to the best ways to get … Continue reading How to Pose for Instagram Photos (part 2!)
*Quick disclaimer: This post is all over the place, mainly because I'm trying to explain the way my mind is working currently throughout it, which is no easy task. My reason for writing this post is for those of you who may feel similarly sometimes and need someone to relate to so that you feel … Continue reading what a haircut can’t fix: feeling restless, out-of-control, and stuck.
I think we can all agree that "being yourself" is a lot easier said than done, especially when it comes to being completely you throughout the school year. Giving into the pressures around you to conform to one specific type of person is something we all go through, especially as a teen. A lot of times in … Continue reading Being Yourself + Staying Yourself As A Teen