• Musings & Miscellany

    Fall 2021 Bucket List

    Happy day, reader dearest! As usual, when the email came from Leslie at Once Upon a Time Happily Ever After  about the Fall Bucket List posting, I had a moment of panic. The same panic I have four times yearly. In…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    Style Rut or Style Groove?

    Happy day, reader dear! Do you ever find yourself somewhere and wonder how you got there? You know… One moment you close the front door with keys in hand, and the next time you notice, you’re parked at Target, putting…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: September 2021

    Double Denim (Again!) Happy day, reader dear! Bring on the Copycatting! If you are new here to Closet Play, Copycat Style is the monthly series in which I take looks from Pinterest and make them work for me–my style, my…

  • Style and Styling

    Fall/Winter 2021/22 Trends

    Hits & Misses Good day, reader dear! Now that we’re past the Labor Day holiday, it feels like fall might finally come! So the timing is right for some fall style inspiration. I like to stay on top of the…

  • Style and Styling

    3 Tips for Simple Style with Wow!

    Simple Doesn’t Mean Boring! Happy day, Reader dearest! What’s new with you? I’m over summer. Even if most of what I am wearing still looks like my summer wardrobe, I’m staying busy trying to give those summer looks a fall…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Wardrobe Reboot

    Building a Dream Wardrobe? Happy day, Reader dearest! It was my plan to be back to blogging thrice weekly in September, but the scheduling gods have a different plan for me. How does that expression go? Want to make God…

  • Style and Styling

    Summer Capsule 5 Favorite Looks

    Happy day, reader dearest! Someone called to my attention that I haven’t done any Fave Looks posts in 2021. Whoops! With all the goings on, it simply slipped my mind. (Which, alas, will make the year end faves post a…

  • Accessories

    Falling for Accessories

    Happy day, reader dear! I should explain… I’m not falling FOR accessories. I fell years ago and haven’t gotten up! My mind’s eye can still see the slide-out drawer in my Barbie travel case that housed her shoes, bags and…

  • Style and Styling

    Summer Style/Restyle: Vol 8

    White Jeans + White Shirt Happy day, reader most dear! Third time is a charm, right? It’s time for the third all white look of this Style/Restyle series, where I take an outfit from this week last year and update/restyle…