Wardrobe 101

Speed up Your Style with Outfit Recipes

Happy day, dear reader! It has been a wild few days. Two plane flights, multiple trains, a couple of subway rides, four museums, and a wedding shower. Whew. And I know I’m not the only woman who has crazy days, weeks, or months. It may seem self-serving, but today I’ll share a previously published blog… Continue reading Speed up Your Style with Outfit Recipes

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 Best Dessert Ever recipe? So unfair!) Literally millions of recipe ideas at our fingertips, but… Continue reading Outfit Recipes

Tips

10 Tips for Less Dressing Stress

Happy day, dear reader… Here’s hoping yours is. I’ve been running in a rough patch. In the way my mind jumps about, that got me thinking about Back to School. I know many parents look forward to their children being back in school, and getting back to routines, but dread the transition back into those… Continue reading 10 Tips for Less Dressing Stress

Women's Style

The Myth of Effortless Style

Happy day, dear reader! Google “effortless style” and you will get more than 67 million hits. So it’s no wonder I get asked about effortless style… Last December, when I was interviewed for our local paper, the (male) reporter asked me about it. I was a little surprised. It’s not a question we associate with… Continue reading The Myth of Effortless Style

Tips

One Dress Five Ways

Happy day, dear reader! I hope your week has been full of only pleasant surprises! When I published my summer travel capsule post earlier this week, I analyzed how many outfits could be created from the 10 pieces I took on holiday. I didn’t really explain why I took what I did, as I have… Continue reading One Dress Five Ways

Tips

Dressing Stressing to Blessing (Turning Lemons to Lemonade)

Monday morning can be a challenge for anyone. Here are 10 ways to make dressing less stressing and more of a blessing,,, Just try one. And then maybe add another next week. And maybe another after that. Who knows what might happen? 1)  Lay (or hang) out your clothes for tomorrow when getting ready for… Continue reading Dressing Stressing to Blessing (Turning Lemons to Lemonade)

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