2 Ways to Style A Sleeveless Blouse for Fall

Happy Saturday! Today I’m sharing 2 Ways to Style A Sleeveless Blouse for Fall. About a month ago, I shared this Vince Camuto sleeveless blouse with a faux leather jacket. Both of these pieces are now on sale!

The sleeveless blouse is the prettiest floral print with a high mock neckline and smocked yoke work. I’m wearing the rich black color, but it also comes in a beautiful light pink color called dune lily.

2 Ways to Style A Sleeveless Blouse for Fall2 Ways to Style A Sleeveless Blouse for Fall 2 Ways to Style A Sleeveless Blouse for FallFaux leather jacket (I’m wearing a small)//Sleeveless Mockneck Blouse (I’m wearing an XS)//Wit & Wisdom Jeans (I’m wearing a size 6)//Black Booties (updated pair here, less expensive option here)//Earrings//Michael Kors Crossbody Bag

Next, I styled the sleeveless blouse with a faux leather skirt and pink cardigan from Old Navy. (Just as a side note, I could not find my opaque black tights, which I would prefer with this skirt and boots. I’m going to buy several pairs so I have plenty on hand!)

2 Ways to Style A Sleeveless Blouse for Fall2 Ways to Style A Sleeveless Blouse for Fall2 Ways to Style A Sleeveless Blouse for FallOld Navy Cardigan (I’m wearing an XS)//Sleeveless Mockneck Blouse (I’m wearing an XS)//Faux Leather Skirt//Black Booties//Handbag//Earrings

A sleeveless blouse can be versatile for fall by adding a jacket or a cardigan when the weather turns cold.

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Beauty For The Heart~~I don’t know about you, but I like when life is going well. I don’t care for the difficult days. I often think I can control the things around me, but God quickly shows me that I am not in control.

When I can’t wrap everything in my life in a pretty box with a big red bow, I get antsy. And let’s be honest life is not always a pretty box with a big red bow.

Psalm 65:5b says, You are the hope of everyone on earth. Life can be difficult but Jesus is our hope.

Have a blessed day!


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  1. So sorry to hear about your MIL Cyndi. It will take a long time to heal, and maybe in that time she will come to realize the benefits of a lifeline. It looks like most of us have gone or are going through the same thing. I also had issues with my parents as my dad was diagnosed with dimentia as well as being blind in one eye. I live far away from my parents, so just put my foot down and paid for it myself so there wouldn’t be any arguments! Situations like this really alter the course of your own retirement planning for sure!

  2. Cyndi – So sorry for your MIL. My own mother fought us tooth and nail about using a cane, then walker, getting a lifeline, etc. She didn’t want to pay $20 a month! Lifelines are so wonderful. I know of several people personally where elderly people have fallen and serious consequences happened. The longer a person lays without getting up in this situation, the worse things get. Muscles can produce an enzyme that can start deteriorating muscles. Please, ladies, if your parents live alone, please get them one! Good Luck to her!

  3. Oh, Cyndi! How absolutely terrible for your MIL! I have heard those breaks are SO painful! We will have intensive prayer for her and for your family as you care for her!

  4. I’m so sorry to hear your news. The crazy thing is my mom also fell last night. She lacerated both arms, has numerous stitches and needs to ice the swelling several times a day. Fortunately, she has a necklace and was able to push the button and get help right away. PTL, she didn’t break anything! I sure could relate to your comment about her independent nature. We’re dealing with the same thing and it sure is worrying when a parent is living alone. Sending healing prayers your way.

  5. So sorry to hear about your mother in law. Praying for your sweet family. I know you enjoyed your time with your grandchildren.

  6. so sorry to hear about your mother-in-law. You might want to look into Life Alert. After my dad passed away my brothers & I got the Life Alert for mom. She only had to use it a couple of times but it was so worth it. Will keep your MIL in my prayers.

  7. So sorry about your Mother-in- law. My mom did that once and thank goodness she had the lifeline so she could call paramedics. She fell out of bed and crawled to the bathroom and tried to pull herself up. The paramedics were there in no time & all was well. We were at Orange Beach on vacation. So thankful for lifeline. On a lighter note the blouse is beautiful ! Loved how you styled it so many different ways! I am praying for your Mother-in-law. Independence is hard to give up sometimes for them.

  8. God Bless your mother-in-law. I will pray for her comfort.
    Cyndi, you live in a beautiful town and area. I always enjoy the lovely scenery and backgrounds of your pictures.

  9. So sorry to hear about your MIL’s fall. My sister’s MIL is the same way, only she is 91 and refuses to wear one! I hope I’m learning from these things and will be more co-operative when I’m old and need to listen to my family! lol

  10. It is so hard when an older person resists the ideas from family. I pray she has a speedy recovery, but know the journey will be long. Thinking of you and your family!

  11. I am so so sorry about your MIL’s broken pelvis. My precious mother broke her pelvis with a fall in her kitchen this past March. After 5 days of excruciating pain in the hospital, she was sent to a rehab facility for 56 days. From what we were told, a broken pelvis is among the most horrible pains imaginable. My usualit cheerful and optimistic mother kept saying she just didn’t want to live. After 2-3 weeks the pain became much more tolerable and she learned to walk again but had to resort to using a walker for balance. She DID have a lifeline but rarely wore It amid my admonishment. Fortunately when she fell she was on her phone and the friend on other line called EMTs. I know what’s ahead for you all and it’s not easy. My prayers will be with you all because it affects all those close to her.

  12. Oh so sorry you hear. Don’t beat yourself up as they can fall in an assisted living too. My MIL did, breaking her pelvis. She will be more willing now for life alert. I know you wanted her to watch you do rolls but just do Rhodes rolls. They are in the frozen section and so easy and good. You just lay out to thaw and raise and bake. I know you guys had weekend plans and difficulty came and that’s hard but from your BFTH I know you know things don’t always happen as we’d hope. It’s times like these that others are watching how we respond… like your kids and precious grandkids. I know you did well. :). Blessings and prayers to you and your family and of course your MIL.

  13. May the Lord’s healing comfort and wisdom be given to your mother-in-law and your family. Thank you for the BFTH. Beautiful outfits. Peace be with all of you.

  14. Oh Cyndi, I’m so sorry about Wayne’s Mom. As a physical therapist, I hear of these stories all too frequently. So many older seniors hold on to their independence and sometimes lack the insight that they really do need extra help until the situation goes into crisis mode with a fall, fracture or hospitalization. None of us like to think of our loved ones (or ourselves one day) getting frailer.

    Praying for her recovery and improvement. Sometimes family has to take the bull by the horns and install safety features such as bath tub grab bars and life line or other products.

    Wishing you well and sending you hugs. Glad that the sleep over with Claire went well otherwise.

  15. I am so sorry about your MIL. Prayers that her pain is eased and her recover is quick. You always look beautiful in everything you wear.

  16. I am sorry to read about your mother in law’s fall. Bless her heart how scary that must have been for her, not to mention your family. My mother broke her pelvis a couple years ago. It was very painful at the time, but did get better and did heal with proper rest and physical therapy. It was a long road to recovery, but my mother did feel better as time went on. I know every case is different, but encourage her to do as her therapist and doctor suggests. I will keep her and your family in my prayers.

  17. so sorry for your MIL and you family. A very sweet quite elderly lady we loved also broke her pelvic bones AFTER having dealt with a stroke and the therapy that goes with it. Amazingly, her healing was much more rapid than anyone anticipated. Her doctor said he supposed it was her same circle of christians praying for her this time as the circle praying for her during the stroke and aftercare. What a testimony this was. Her grandchildren were quite impressed as well. This member of that christian circle of friends is also praying for your MIL> God Bless the Spiveys.

  18. Cyndi, I praying for your MIL. Also praying for your family as y’all make decisions concerning her. That was so difficult for me, I loved and respected my parents so much. But once there is an event, the choices lessen. Your beauty for the heart was so fitting today. ❤️

  19. What’s the latest fashion for the season regarding bare legs, hose, tights?
    Are hose still in? If so, color(s)?
    Just not sure about bare legs in the
    Winter months…

    1. Hi Jama, it’s definitely a personal preference. I don’t do hose because I don’t like them but I will wear tights when the weather turns cold.

  20. Praying for God to comfort and heal your Mother-in-law, Cyndi! So sorry! How upsetting to you all that she went through that. We have navigated this season with some dear loved ones and it can be a dance of finding the balance between a loved one’s independence and their safety. So hard at times.
    I’ve never commented on your posts but just wanted to let you know you have prayers over here. Love your blog. Thank you.

  21. I’m so sorry to hear about your mother-in-law. We have the same concerns for my husband’s parents. They do not use cell phones and refuse to have any type of alert system if something should happen to one of them. Praying for wisdom for your whole family and for her recovery.

  22. My prayers are going out for your Mother-in-Law and for all of you surrounding her. Life can be so difficult, I pray the hope and love of Jesus is magnified to each of today.

    1. Cyndi, I just remembered hearing on the radio a couple days ago about a watch you can wear that detects if you take a fall. It sends a signal to 911 right away. If you’re fine, you alert them that all is well. If you’re not or unresponsive the ambulance comes immediately. I’m sorry I don’t know what the name of it is but it sounds much more effective than the life alerts worn around the neck like a necklace

  23. Cyndi, I’m so, so sorry to hear about your MIL. I pray she heals well. I know it’s going to be an ordeal for all of you. My mother—who will turn 84 next month—is still very active. I can’t even get her to take her cell phone when she’s outside puttering or mowing her yard (yes, she still does it more often than she should). So I have no illusions that she would wear a Life Alert!

  24. Oh my goodness, I’m so sorry to hear about your mother in-law! You had mentioned you wanted her to show you how to make her special rolls. Maybe when she is recovered a bit you could video tape her telling you how she makes them? When my dad was in a rehab hospital my sister did something similar to this and it is a great way to keep them occupied during those long hospital stays. You and your family are in my prayers.

  25. I liked your outfits today. Sorry to hear about your mil. My bil law fell last month and cracked his pelvis, fractured 4 ribs and broke his knee cap. He just came home and is doing well after 8 weeks in the hospital. (Two were in an assisted living place) He’s 84.

  26. My heart goes out to your mother in law. How scary to be alone and in pain wondering when someone will find you. I imagine it will be a long recovery for her.
    Living alone might not be an option. When my Uncle was released from the hospital (we were his caregivers) we had the ambulance take him to a care facility, as he was no longer able to live in the retirement community. You might have some alternate planning to do.

  27. SO, so sorry about your Mother-in-law, I hope her recovery goes well, will definitely pray for her, she’s got a long road ahead, poor thing, <3

  28. Prayers of healing and comfort for your Mom-in law and thank you for another great blog entry. God’s blessing us all every day.

  29. I’m so very sorry that your mother in law went through this horrible experience. My mom is almost 86 and we need to get her a Life Alert bracelet too. Thanks for the reminder.

  30. Praying for your MIL and your family. I hope she will agree to a Life Line for the future. So many are resistant to getting one but they are the best WHEN they use wear them. Love and hugs friend!

  31. Oh Cindy, praying for your sweet dear mother in law. Memories flood back, of my own sweet mama in law, who fell a few years back now and was found by my sister in law un responsive. I very scary time for us all. May our Lords peace fill your souls.

  32. So sorry to hear about your MIL. Prayers for for a healthy recovery. My 89 year old Mom, also very independent, lived alone, fell, broke her arm, lay in the floor 3 hours before my brother found her. She spent 1 week in hospital, 1 week nursing home & passed from cardiac arrest. There are so many things I wish I could change, the main one being sitting with her 24/7. I truly thought it’s just a broken arm, she’ll be fine. I relied on the short staffed nursing home & I will always regret it. I say all of this to encourage your family to stay with her at all times. Blessings to you and your family!

  33. I’m so sorry about your mother in law. My in-laws live with us and we are planning to get him one of the new Apple watches (she has Alzheimer’s). If he’s wearing the watch and is immobile for more than a minute it will immediately call his emergency contacts. Maybe a Christmas gift idea for your mother in law!

  34. Sorry to hear about your MIL. The older generation want to be as independent as possible, but then comes the day when the adult children have to step in and take control. It’s not a “ I don’t want an emergency device” you just get one and explain why she needs one. Period! Trust me it’s not easy, I know as my father is 91. Recovery will be difficult and long. I pray she comes out of it.

  35. So sorry to hear about Wayne’s mom. I pray that you all don’t blame yourselves for her decision to be independent. It’s truly difficult to want so badly to protect them but still need to honor their wishes. Praying for healing, comfort and peace for all of you.

  36. So sorry to hear about your mother-in-law. Prayers for a full and quick recovery.

    I LOVE this jacket. I just got it this week and wore it last night over a cocktail dress for a work event. It was perfect and I can see so many ways I’m going to wear it. People may get tired of seeing it. The quality is fantastic for the price. I may have to go back and buy the blouse as well!

  37. Prayers to your family. My parents and in-laws are stubborn about getting old and needing extra help. Sometimes lessons are learned the hard way. My father can attest to that.

  38. I’m so sorry to hear about your mother-in-law’s fall. I know that must be very upsetting and my heart goes out to all your family. I’m adding your mother-in-law to my prayer list and wish a speedy recovery!

  39. Sooty to hear about your Mother In Law Cyndi. My Mom is 92 and still lives on her own, has Life Alert but doesn’t wear it. She has fallen many times. She finally agreed to a walker and that has made her more secure in falling. My Grandmother fell in her last year of life. None of our family members in that state checked on her, it was winter, and she ended up laying there until she froze to death! Please set up daily calls! One sibling calls in the morning and one in the evening. Especially if you live in cold climates. I pray that your Mother In Law has an easy and quick recovery.

  40. I’ve been following your blog for a few years and I particularly am fond of your Sunday post which I try to read before I go to church. I’m in California so the timing is great!
    Always love reading about your outfits. You’ve given me lots of ideas over the years.
    Thank you 🙏🏼 for sharing with all of us your mother in laws fall.
    I too am in the midst of aging parents and trying to be respectful for their independence.
    May the Lord continue to bring you and your husband strength and patience as we navigate this transition in our lives where the roles are reversed. Prayers are going out to you and Wayne.
    God bless.

  41. I am so sorry to read of your mother n laws fall. It is so very hard to watch the ones we love so much age and suffer. Thoughts and prayers are with your family.

    You look beautiful as always! Love the outfits!

  42. I love your beautiful outfits. They are beautiful on you. Thank You so very much for sharing about your mother-in- lawbfall. Bi will certainly pray for a speedy healing. I so feel the same way as she does. I always fear falling and breaking something. I don’t think about my age I just keep on doing things within thinking it could be dangerous. Your post has helped me to see I need to consider Lifeline and to be more careful. Again Thanks!

  43. Oh Cyndi … so sorry to hear about your mother-in-Law… I pray she has a quick recovery and that she will now be open to a life line:) prayers for you and Wayne and the family as you have this road ahead of you and it may not be easy, so thankful we have a loving God to lean on in times like these for our needed strength. Love your two outfits.

  44. So sorry to hear about your Mother in Law. Offering up prayers for healing. My mother got up one evening as she often did, due to restless leg, and fell. She called to my Father but he was sound asleep. She lay there for 6 hours. After that I insisted they get a Life Alert. It is amazing how often this happens.
    Lovely outfit. I am looking for ideas for Thanksgiving and this would fit the bill.

  45. So sorry to hear about your MIL’s accident. I have a mother who is 96 and fell this past year, but she is in asstd living and had care right away and was lucky she didn’t have injuries.. She was reluctant to wear her alarm before this accident, but now wears it all the time. I pray your MIL heals quickly.

    Love your two outfits. You always look so cute.

  46. I’m so sorry to hear about your mother in law. We faced the same thing with my mother. I understand their desire for independence but anything can happen and so quickly. I will definitely keep her and all your family in my continued prayers. 🙏🏻

    I love the way you styled the blouse in different ways.

    Many prayers and blessings …

  47. Such cute outfits!
    Praying for your mother in law to recover quickly, for her pain to subsisde, for peace, and strength for the family as you walk through this with her.
    Thanks for the precious reminder that it’s Jesus, not a perfect life that we should be clinging to. Your ministry through this blog blesses me!

  48. So sorry to hear about your MIL. Praying for pain management and her complete recovery. Glad you had fun with Claire & Colt too 😊

  49. So sorry to hear about your mother-law’a accident. I’m praying for her speedy healing & recovery. Also asking God to give His Divine wisdom for her ongoing care, and that He give you peace.

  50. Keeping your MIL and family in my prayers. Something similar happened to my grandfather when he was 95, but he fell outside at 10pm and wasn’t found until 11am the next morning. He went on to live until 100!! Sending your MIL positive thoughts and strength.

  51. Oh Cyndi, my heart goes out to you and I will certainly be praying for your MIL! I cared for my Mom after 2 broken hips and my MIL after she fell, broke and arm and hip, then lay outside in freezing temps for 7 hours. God was faithful and gave much grace during those times. BTW, I wore an outfit yesterday that I copied from you and used some of your tips on hairstyling – I got so many compliments! I am not used to that! Thank you!

  52. Cyndi, I’m so sorry to hear about your mother in law. It is not easy when our elderly loved ones get to an age were they are not fully capable, but yet they don’t want to let go of their independence!

    Blessings to her, you and your family!!

  53. I wear short sleeves and sleeveless tops with cardigans and jackets all winter. They are more versatile than most believe.

    I understand your MIL’s need to be capable of taking care of herself. It’s a huge blow to body and mind when the opposite suddenly becomes apparent. Bless her and your family.

  54. Sending prayers for healing to your mother in law. I truly understand these difficult days. Bless your family as you minister to her during this time.
    With faith,

  55. Holding your family in prayer!! This particular time in our lives has it’s challenges. My Mother just passed in September and my dear friend just found out yesterday that her Mother passed . they found her on the bathroom floor! Praying for healing and strength for all!

  56. Sorry about your mother-in-law. The life line device saved the life of my grandmother. She was out walking and tripped in some grass. Because of the life line “thing” (I don’t remember the brand) I was able to get there in 5 minutes. She’d had a heart attack but recovered well. I hope more people will be encouraged to wear them. Praying for your family.

  57. So sorry to hear about your mother-in-law. My mom, who is 86, tripped over her own two feet rushing to answer the door. She fractured her pelvis, this was over a year ago. She is better now, but certainly has lost some of her independence. We do have LifeAlert now – but she hates it! Keeping you and your family in my prayers.

  58. Ooooh Cyndi, I’m SO sorry to hear about your MIL, praying for speedy recovery…this breaks my heart for y’all!


  59. So sorry about your Mother in law’s fall. I have elderly parents close by and can relate to how quickly the situation can change, Thoughts and prayers with your family as you go through this time.

  60. Sorry to hear about your mother in law. I’ll be praying for her and your family. Kinda reminds me of my Dad, they get stubborn with age I guess. Stay strong!

  61. So sorry to hear about your mother-in-law. Wishing her a speedy recovery. Independence is so hard to let go. Hope her pain lessens soon.

  62. I love the boots with that skirt, great look. Thanks for the idea. I have a hard time with short boots and a skirt but you rocked that look.