Color

4th of July Style

Happy day, dear reader! If you live in the US, I'm sure you've noticed all the red, white, and blue displays in the stores. You can get almost anything imaginable festooned with stars and stripes. This tri-color onslaught begins before Memorial Day, and lasts through Independence Day. After that, we'll jump with both feet right… Continue reading 4th of July Style

Wardrobe 101

Building Basics

Happy day, kind reader! This is a backtracking kind of post... Sometimes I get so excited about an idea, that I start out before thinking things all the way through. (Anyone else out there with that problem?) This happened recently when I started a series of posts about Style Staples, those pieces I look for… Continue reading Building Basics

Tips

How Playing Dress-Up Can Help Your Style

Happy day, dear reader! I get questions about why my business is called Closet Play Image. The short answer is because I think getting dressed should be fun! I don't pretend that what we wear doesn't matter, in fact, just the opposite. Dressing can be serious business, with serious consequences, but we have to do… Continue reading How Playing Dress-Up Can Help Your Style

Spirituality & Style

Mindful Shopping

Happy day dear reader! Previously, I wrote a post about mindful dressing, but I may have gotten the cart in front of the horse! You can dress mindfully with whatever is in your closet, but those daily choices will be easier if the clothes in your closet are mindfully purchased. One might ask, "Is it… Continue reading Mindful Shopping

Capsule Wardrobe

2018 Summer Capsule (Part 2)

Happy day, dear reader! Hope yours is full of only pleasant surprises... If you've not visited before, welcome! Lovely to meet you! This post is a continuation of the summer capsule intro I started last week. Yep, I am a capsule wardrobe geek, although I understand they are not for everyone. Broad Strokes/Themes Denim Diva… Continue reading 2018 Summer Capsule (Part 2)

Accessories

Statement Earrings

Happiest of days to you, my dear reader! Unless you've been in a cave for the past four or five months, I'll wager you've noticed the statement earring trend. I overheard a man at the big box store say that "Earrings sure look bigger than they used to!" You know a trend is big when… Continue reading Statement Earrings

Capsule Wardrobe

Summer Capsule 2018

Hope your day is happy, dearest reader! We are now well into June, and my summer capsule is sorting itself out. If you've been reading any time at all, you'll know that I am a capsule wardrobe fan. For me. I don't push capsules on my clients, because capsules aren't for everyone. If you are… Continue reading Summer Capsule 2018

Birthday Cupcakes with Lit Candles
Uncategorized

Happy Blogday to Me!

Thank you, dear reader! We're having a little party today here at closetplay.biz! Today is my blog's first birthday (or first bloggiversary?), so to celebrate, I am sharing this past year's most popular posts. I am pleasantly surprised to still be here, and enjoying your company. I wasn't sure I would have enough to say… Continue reading Happy Blogday to Me!

Business Dress

Off the Shoulder!

Happy day, dear reader! It is hard to go anywhere this past year without falling all over the off-the-shoulder (or it's younger sister the cold-shoulder) top, tunic, or dress. They are absolutely everywhere! They are cute. They are sassy. They show off a body part that stays appealing longer than many others as we age.… Continue reading Off the Shoulder!

Accessories

Obsession: White Watches

Happy day to you, dear reader! This was not today's originally scheduled post. This was not a post on my planner at all. This one came out of nowhere and blindsided me. I had, as my husband would say, "a craving flung upon me." Everywhere I look, everywhere I go, are white watches. And I… Continue reading Obsession: White Watches