• Wardrobe 101

    Choosing a Swimsuit

    Q’s and Tips Happy day, reader dear! In our neck of the woods, where summer is (for the most part) ridiculously hot and humid, a trip to the beach to catch an ocean breeze is more than a luxury. It might even qualify as a necessity. Especially for those of us who don’t have pools! Did you know that the above-ground pool business is booming this year? Makes sense. People are cancelling vacations, and club and public pools aren’t opening in many places. For families at home, an above ground pool could be the difference between sanity and murder. I don’t have an above-ground pool, or an in-ground pool for…

  • Style and Styling

    Image Matters

    How I Learned the Power of Image Happy day, dear reader! When people ask me why I got into the Image and Wardrobe Consulting and Coaching business, I usually explain that I enjoy helping people feel better about themselves. There’s…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Denim Jacket Style (Part 1)

    Find the Best Shape for YOUR Shape! Happy day, reader dear! In our corner of the world, spring is in full swing. When I was a girl, spring meant windbreakers. Does anyone else remember those flannel lined nylon jackets (usually…

  • Color

    Color Obsession: Aqua & Lilac

    Happy day, reader dear! Have you ever had (As my husband puts it) a craving flung upon you? Out of apparently nowhere, you want pizza, or artichokes, or Thai food. Most of us get it when thinking about food cravings,…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style May 2020

    Happy mid-month, reader dear! What does mid-month mean to you? To me, it means it’s time for 2020’s fifth installment of Copycat Style! If you are new to Closet Play Image, WELCOME! (You’ll find I’m an enthusiastic abuser of punctuation!)…

  • Money & Style

    Shopping Pre-Loved

    5 Strategies for Success Happy day, reader dear! It’s lovely to be into a new month. Somehow it feels like a fresh start, or at least closer to a finish line… I pray you are staying safe and sound and…