• Accessories

    10 Ways to Style Your Scarf

    Scarf Challenge Days 1-10 #fallstylechallenge #scarfstylechallenge Happy day, reader dearest, Ten down, 40 to go! Maybe I should call this Volume 1? I feel like I’ve gotten a great start on my Scarf Style Challenge. The easy part of this…

  • Color

    Teal: A Colored Neutral

    Colored Neutrals: Installment One Happy day, Reader dearest! If you are new here, Welcome! I’m Liz, a recovering Blackaholic and lover of color. This is where you say, Hi, Liz! (No, I’m not making fun of recovery or those in…

  • Accessories

    Mixing Metals: 3 Tips for Effortless Cool

    Style Myth Busted! Happy day, reader dearest! I would have thought we would have gotten past the Don’t-Mix-Metals thing by now, but this style myth keeps rearing it’s ugly head. Why? Sometimes one particular metal is having a moment. One…

  • Color

    Colored Neutrals

    & Neutral Colors (Oh, my!) Happy day, reader dear! How’s your new season sorting out? I’m enjoying our cooler mornings and warm sunny afternoons. Now if we could just get those afternoon temps to stay in the 70’s (Let’s say…

  • Color

    5 Ride or Die Beauty Products

    Happy day, reader dearest! This will be the last post of September. Wowza. Where has the month gone? September is traditionally the back to school, back to routine month, but this year? Maybe not so much. Back-to is always a…

  • Accessories

    Scarf Style Challenge

    Fall, Winter or Spring! Happy day, reader dear! What’s a season without a style challenge of some sort? Well, I suppose it’s a season. But I’m not one to leave good enough alone, am I? If you are new here,…

  • 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…