• Wardrobe 101

    5 Outfits Every Woman Needs

    Happy day, reader dear! Don’t worry. I haven’t lost my mind. Okay, lost my mind could certainly be up for discussion (Especially in 2020!), but I haven’t lost my style mind. You know… The one that gets annoyed (Read frustrated. And sometimes flat out angry.) at the Must-Have lists that are a default for many bloggers. The lists are monotonous… The LBD. The crisp white button front shirt, The skinny jean. The black pump. The diamond stud earrings. The silk scarf. And. The. Lists. Go. On. Often with affiliate links. (Hmm.) You know me, I struggle with these lists. They are impersonal! They don’t take into account any of the…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    What’s In My Bag?

    Covid Version Happy day, reader dear! Are you nosy? I’m not and I am. I don’t like to think of it as nosy, because I really do not want to know everyone’s business. It’s better for all of us that…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    Friday Five: July

    Happy day, reader dear! It’s the end of the month and time to share what I’ve been up to. Just because this year has proven to be one where we all can use some new ideas of what to read,…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    Computer Fail

    Good day, reader dear. We’ve had a series of rough ones here at Closet Play. My computer decided that it had had enough of me and my endless key tapping. The 0 Key gave up the ghost. The computer itself…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Prints and Patterns

    Style Glossary Happy day, reader dear! Language nerd that I am, I’ve decided it’s time for a new series I’m calling the Style Glossary. Lots of us use vocabulary incorrectly. Even yours truly; that’s why I said us. For example,…

  • Style and Styling

    Friday Flashback 2020

    Volume 3: Shirt Dress over Jeans Happy day, dearest reader! It’s summer and it’s Friday! Which means it’s time to take another look from 2019 and restyle it for 2020. A LOT can happen in a year. Clothes come from…

  • Style and Styling

    Keeping Cool in Style

    Happy day, reader dear! We are there. We’re well into the dog days of summer you hear about… (Which has to do with the appearance of the Dog Star in the night sky. NOT with the fact that it’s so…

  • Style and Styling

    Friday Flashback 2020

    Volume 3: Jeans + Blouse Happy Friday, reader dearest! I am praying that your week has been uneventful (in the good way) and filled with peace and joy. Coming back to work after our staycation has been much less stressful…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style July 2020

    Happy day, dear reader! And you are ever so dear! So dear, as a matter of fact, that this post is coming to you hot on the heels of our Capri themed staycation. Because some readers have told me they…

  • Travel & Packing

    Capri Staycay: Decor, Food & Fun!

    Warning: Photo Heavy Post. May take forever to load… Happy day, reader dear! Well, I’m back from our lovely “trip to Capri.” I know it sounds crazy, but I thoroughly enjoyed our staycation in Capri! It was wonderful to have…