• Capsule Wardrobing

    Italian Capsule Wardrobe

    The French Aren’t the Only Ones with Style! Happy day, reader dearest! If you’ve been here a while, you know I have a thing for Italy. If for no other reason… GELATO! Pasta. Espresso. Have I covered the major food…

  • Style and Styling

    Summer Style/Restyle: Vol 5

    Jeans + Tee + Chanel Style Jacket Happy day, reader dearest! As I write this post, I’m just SO FLIPPING EXCITED! Blue Origin just launched and returned their crew safely and Wally Funk finally made her trip to outer space!…

  • Style and Styling

    5 Ways to Style: A Man’s Shirt

    With Feminine Flair! Happy day, reader dear! We’re wrapping up a month ALL about styling! That may be obvious for a style blog, but to help keep the creative juices flowing, I switch the focus up each month just a…

  • Style and Styling

    Summer Style/Restyle: Vol 4

    White Jeans + Blue Shirt Happy day, reader dear! We’re officially on a roll! Four in a row. Saturdays that is… Summer Saturdays mean it’s time to look back at what I was wearing this week last year, pick an…

  • Style and Styling

    Dynamite Style Hack: TnT

    Top ‘n Tail Happy day, reader dear! This post is begging for all the bad puns. On that note, are there good puns? Isn’t that the point of a pun? To be bad? Want to know why your outfit doesn’t…

  • Style and Styling

    Summer Style/Restyle: Vol 3

    Little White Dress + Scarf (AGAIN?) Happy weekend, reader dear! (Or happy whatever-day it is when you read this!) Third time is a charm, right! It’s time for Volume three of the Saturday Style/Restyle, or Sunday Style/Restyle series, where I…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: July 2021

    Pleated Skirt + Denim Jacket Happy day, reader dearest! It’s a new week here Chez Closet Play, and things are looking up. A little less writing is meaning more time for the people in my immediate world, and that is…

  • Style and Styling

    Summer Style/Restyle: Vol 2

    Denim Top + Denim (Cutoff) Shorts Happy weekend, reader dear! (Or happy whatever-day it is when you read this!) Welcome to Volume Two of this summer’s Saturday Style/Restyle, or Sunday Style/Restyle series! (You might be ahead of me on the…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    Plans and Regrouping

    Thank You for Understanding Hello, reader dearest, I’m struggling for the Happy day! If you’ve been hanging around Closet Play the past few months, you’ve heard me mention Mama and her health adventures here and there. Well, it looks like…

  • Style and Styling

    Dawn to Dusk Dressing

    AND The Two Tools that WILL Improve Your Style! Happy day, reader dear! Laundry. Love it? Or hate it? I’m not a huge fan. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE fresh clean clothes! It’s the cycle of wash, dry and…