• Wardrobe 101

    Outfit Recipes

    Do you feel bombarded at the grocery store checkout by the magazine covers? I often do! Quick and Easy Family Meals… 30 Minute Dinners… Shortcuts to Supper… (And have you ever noticed that for every diet/slim down article, there’s a…

  • Style and Styling

    3 Easy Outfit Swaps

    To Level Up Your Look! Happy day, reader dear! I expect that unless you are a health-care worker, you’ve been spending an awful lot to time at home. If you are a health care worker, or any essential services worker,…

  • Style and Styling

    What Makes an Outfit Work (Part 2)

    So how does one put What Makes an Outfit Work (Part 1) into practice? Lots of trial and error, until it becomes second nature. Here’s an example… Personality I have a pretty out-there personality. I am friendly, mostly direct, and not…

  • Style and Styling

    3 Ways to Style a Floral Dress

    Fall/Winter Edition Happy day, dear reader! Last year and this, I included a floral dress in my Winter Capsule Wardrobe. Some people think floral dresses are only for spring and summer. Well, let’s set the record straight. You can wear…

  • Style and Styling

    Style Myths: Effortless Style

    Happy day, reader dear! Welcome to Closet Play Image! In the interest of transparency, I have to let you know that this is a re-post… Or as a friend said, a “Best Of” recap! I’m taking a blogging break for…

  • Style and Styling

    Style Shortcuts

    More Style, Less Effort! Happy day, reader dear! Sometimes when I meet people they ask about shortcuts to style. I could tell them something like, “Wear a scarf,” “Always wear earrings,” or “Master the half-tuck.” But those tips aren’t for…