One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway!

Welcome to 21 Days of Summer Fashion! I’m teaming up with my friend, Jo-Lynne Shane again to help you gear up for summer with the latest styles, trends, and outfit ideas for the summer season.

Whether you have a vacation planned or your looking for pieces to add to your everyday style, we’ve got you covered. Plus, I’m kicking off the series with a $200 Colleen Rothschild Giveaway!

Today I’m sharing a lace detail sleeveless top with a pair of casual shorts and with dark denim and heels. It’s one top, two ways and it would be an excellent option for the upcoming 4th of July holiday.

One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway!Dress up casual Friday, with these dark-washed jeans from Wit & Wisdom.

One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway!The detail on this sleeveless top is so pretty. It’s a very feminine top, and it comes in several colors.

A few weeks ago we talked about the floral trend in jewelry, so I was excited to add these gold floral earrings to my summer collection. You can wear them with the gold hoop or remove the hoop and just wear the flower.

One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway!I’m wearing an older pair of nude heels because I still haven’t found my box of shoes. I’m starting to think I may not ever find them but these are what I would have worn if I had them.

One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway! One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway! One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway!This bamboo clutch is a great clutch to carry with all your summer outfits. I like to carry it to church because I only need a few items and this works perfectly.

One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway!Lace Detail Sleeveless Top (I’m wearing an XS)//Wit & Wisdom Jeans (I’m wearing a size 6)//Earrings//Bamboo Clutch//Watch//Bracelet//Nude Heels (less expensive option here)

Next up, I styled the sleeveless top with denim shorts and leopard sandals. This is my favorite casual summer style that I wear all the time.

One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway!Denim shorts are a must-have for me, and these are super comfortable.

One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway! One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway! My handbag is from Nordstrom, and it’s sold out, but I found similar ones here and here.

One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway! One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway!You can’t go wrong with leopard print in my book, and I love to add it to my outfits especially leopard print shoes.

One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway! One Top, Two Ways and a Giveaway!Lace Detail Sleeveless Top (I’m wearing an XS)//Denim Shorts (I’m wearing a size 27)//Earrings//Handbag (option here and here)//Leopard Sandal//Watch//Bracelet

Be sure to visit Jo-Lynne and see what she’s styling.


I love Colleen Rothschild skincare and I’m so excited to give one of my readers a $200 gift card to purchase some product.

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I’m so honored that you have taken time out of your day to stop by my blog. I’m also on FacebookPinterest, and my favorite one, Instagram.

Beauty For the Heart~~Jesus was “led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil” (Matthew 4:1). The wilderness speaks of testing, adversity, difficulty, and brokenness. Jesus traveled there, and so will we. It is not possible to get through life without it. There is no bypass. There are no detours.

But how we handle the adversity and the difficulty is key. It can be a time of strengthening, a time of growth in our relationship with Christ.

Whatever you are dealing with today, lean into Jesus. He is your strength!

Have a blessed day!

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  1. I agree with others comments that your print is a little light on the new blog. Its hard on the eyes. BUT WHERE there’s a link, the print is so light i can barely read it. Its whited out. Maybe your web person can adjust it.

    Love today’s outfits. Looking forward to your summer series!

  2. Hi Cyndi,
    Love the look of your new site. I’m so glad you styled the jeans with the heels. I just “invested” in a pricey pair of AGL pumps from Nordstrom to wear to an upcoming wedding in Greece. I’ve never paid that much for shoes or even boots but i have foot problems and need to make sure this special day is not marred by aching feet. The salesperson assured me I will be able to get a lot of use out of these beautiful blush colored pumps and said they could definitely be worn with jeans. I had my doubts until I saw your post this morning. I will just have to look for more opportunities to wear them seeing how expensive they were were.

  3. I lOve your new format, However The font is so little and light. The links are so light i can hardly read them. I have to enlarge on my phone and slide back and forth to be able to read. Dont mean to be negative, just sayin! ❤️

  4. The light colored words on your new blog are too hard to read. perhaps a darker/brighter color would be more readable.

    I’ve followed you for years and love your blog.

  5. Love the red top! My favorite color! Thanks for the opportunity for the giveaway too! Have a fun weekend.

  6. Love the red blouse. My favorire color but i never seem to wear red. I bought a pair of Wit and Wisdom light wash two years ago. The waist bands are sooo confortable but the knees in the jeans are loose and bag out. Do yours? They loose tight like i like them. Could you or anyone else let me know? Love your new updated blog but kinks so light hard to read and font alittle small to read. Keep up the good work. Please update us on your granddaughter.

  7. Well its hot and sunny where i am today i feel liKe im back in floriDA. We aRe having a nIce spring which we Often jump Right to Summer. Love hOw you showed the top Both ways . Very cute. HOpe you find your shoes. It musT be hard to sLeEp not knowing where your tory BURCH sandals are . I think i might have wOrn those. Sorry all caps not sure why. Love the new layout. Have a great weekend

  8. Such a cute top! Appreciate all your fashion tips. You may need to file a claim with movers! You had some nice shoes in that box! Look forward to this series of outfits!

  9. I really enjoy your blog. my ‘style’ has been pretty conservative for many years and your posts have broadened my horizon while still being age appropriate.

    Overall, the new look of your blog is great and it loads so much faster than the previous version. A couple of items for your consideration and that may already be coming:

    – the font on your hyperlinks is very light – especially in the areas where the font is small.

    – the font/italics/hyperlinks with purchase information under some of the photos is too much – very busy and distracting.

    – for some reason – I am only able to type in all caps in these comment boxes. I see other people do not have this issue and I tried multiple browsers so I’m not sure what my issue is. Please know – I am not yelling at you!!

    congratulations on your new site. Keep up the great work.

      1. The liPstick link doesnt work for me.

        Also, when i type, everything is in caps. Yet when my comment is posted, the font is Lower case with random letters in uppercase. Plus the ad popups are all over the place and some so Big that it covers up the blog content.

  10. Cyndi , i really like that you Took one top and showed It two ways , it sayS that the sandal runs small and to order one size up , was just wander if you ordered a larger size before i order them .
    ThaKs and have a wonderful day !!!!

  11. Love your new blog. I would also love to win the $200 gift card! I have been folowing you for several years. God Bless you in thisnewadventure!

  12. Love the 2 outfits. red is one of my favorite colors. Is there a way to save the pictures to pinterest? I typically save a lot of your outfit pics from your blog posts. love the new design!

  13. I love this top. It’s feminine and also classic. You have paired it with shorts and pants which really look good on you. I would wear this top with capris or a skirt which is an OK look for me.

  14. Love the top and the jeans. I can’t get the pinterest to work. I like to save your looks to put together later when I need them.

  15. Is there a way to save any of the photos to Pinterest? I used to know how to do it on your old server, can’t seem to figure it out on this new one. Everyone is right, the patriotic colors look great on you!

  16. The denim shorts are perfect (just the length I love). I just ordered them. Love the new site and your styles. Could you style some tops for those of us with larger busts? A top like this makes me look like there is a shelf there 🙂 Thank you!

    1. Arna, those shorts look a lot like the 5″ ones I got from GAP, just in case you wanted a non-distressed option.

  17. Another comment, just to say two things: One, thank you for the giveaway! And two, WOW you look like Courtney in these photos!

  18. Looking good, friend! Love the red top. I’ve always thought you look great in red–I know it’s Traci’s favorite. . . must be that the Long girls are awesome with patriotic colors!

    Loving your new site. One note: the hyperlinks within your post are in such a pale color that they’re difficult to read on my screen. Maybe it’s just me, but you might want to check that out. I know you want people to be able to see the links.

    Take care and have a great weekend!


  20. I was looking for a new skincare routine. I saw your recommendation for colleEn rothschild. The 25% discount helped convince me to give it a try. I pUrchased the discovery collection. I love it! My skIn has Never felt so youthful and radiant. I’m excited for your giveaway! Pick me please!

  21. loving the new design, and with the tweaks you mentioned, itll be great!
    Thank you for the positive outlook and blessing that you are to each of us, cyndi…

  22. Thanks so much for inspiring us with these darling summer outfits. I really love the floral hoop earrings and such a good idea to be able to wear them in 2 different styles. Good luck with finding all your cute shoes!

  23. I surely hope you find your shoes soon! and I have no idea why it appears I’m yelling at you, my caps lock isn’t on ;-).
    the red blouse is very pretty and a good color for you.

  24. Girl, I am sitting here with my new knee up on a pillow and I know this too shall pass but I am not feeling much like dressing up past my pj’s right now. I have forced myself to keep reading though and I love the new site, BFth and I am still praying for that elusive box of shoes!!!! Hang tough…….love, m

  25. Cyndi:

    Red is definitely your color, you look great in it. Thank you for the gift you give us everyday with your talents.

    Sorry I am n ot shouting the system will not allow me to type lowercase.

    Have a great weekend!

  26. Hi Cyndi! Happy Friday. I was WONDering if you have done this in the past and DIDN’T think you had, anyway would you be willing to share what you eat daily to keep that cute figure??? I really struggle with weight issues. Thx

  27. Such a pretty top, Cyndi! I recently ordered a pair of W&W jean shorts, am wearing Them for the first time today, and love them. Fabulous BFTH today. Have a blessed weekend.

  28. love these outfits, cyndi! I hope you find your shoes…things have a way of disappearing when you move. its disturbing.

  29. Love the new design and todays outfit, beauty FOR the heart was just what I needed FOR today. Thanks so much.

  30. I am loving your new site! Very nice top. Hope you find your box of shoes eventually. 🙂 When will you be having a tutorial for your hair style?

  31. Love opening your blog daily! Somehow when the Site was in transition, i have missed out on where to order the blanket that your daughter purchased if you could repost that! Thanks

  32. Hi Cyndi,

    Would you say thE shade od red has more cool or warm undertones or is it a true red? Very pretty and love all your changes On your blog.



  33. CYndi, this red top us so pretty and a great choice to kick off 21 days Of summer fashion! You Are beautiful inside and out!