Happy day, reader dear! Welcome to the last post of October! October was pink month. I challenged myself to wear pink every day. And that proved a challenge. I like pink. Pink is one of my signature colors. (Although I didn't always like pink.) To keep from losing my mind, and from having to do… Continue reading Think Pink: Debrief
Happy day, reader dear! It's October! Welcome to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I have yet to meet anyone untouched by breast cancer. Even if you have been blessed enough to not fight breast cancer personally, it has found a family member, friend, co-worker, teacher, or mentor. Even with the amazing advances made in prevention (screening… Continue reading Think Pink!
Happy day, reader dear! As you have already noticed (Because you closetplay readers are a bright bunch!) is that this is another re-post. August is my official 2019 blogging break. There are exciting plans in the works, with a surprise to be announced 15 August on my Facebook page! I expect I will release it… Continue reading Style Myths: Black
Carrying Themes from Spring/Summer! Happy day, dear reader! It's interesting to watch the color trends as they shift over the seasons! Sometimes it's like watching a pendulum swing, and other times it's more of a gentle transition with some easy tweaks. At the end of last year, I wrote a post about the colors for… Continue reading Pantone Colors Fall/Winter 2019
Happy day, dear reader! Where do you get outfit inspiration? Pinterest is great, but just take a look around you. Outfit inspiration can come from anywhere! Don’t get me wrong. I’m not dissing Pinterest, I’m pretty busy on there myself. Come follow me here! You can read about how I grab style from Pinterest here,… Continue reading Outfit Inspo from a House?
Happy day dear reader! Have you ever thought about changing the colors of your wardrobe? Not just adding a new color here or there, but a complete overhaul... I know the thought of it overwhelmed me, and was one of the biggest sticking points to having a Color Consultation. I didn't really want to know… Continue reading Transitioning to YOUR Colors!
(Or Patterns...) Happy day, dear reader! Spring is here (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere) and summer is not far behind. It's the season many people shuffle out of their predominantly neutral and solid wardrobes to embrace some color and print or pattern. Technically, there is a difference: a print is just that,… Continue reading Choosing Prints for Your Color Contrast!
And why does it matter? Happy day, dear reader, When I help a client style an outfit, or tweak what they have to make them look their best, two places I look first are at their Value Contrast and Color Contrast. Getting these two right, and working with them can make all the difference between… Continue reading What’s Your Color Contrast?
Why Black Doesn't Make You Look Smaller! Happy day, reader dear! How's yours going? It's a colorful week here at closetplay.biz. Monday's post was In the Pink, and today's is Black Box. If this is your first visit, Welcome! If you are returning, Thank you for coming back! You'll find lots of chat about style,… Continue reading Black Box?
The Trials and Tribulations of Finding a Pink Coat Or maybe I should say the pink coat! Happy day, reader dear! What do you do when you find something you've been looking for? Do you "Yay!" and get on with it, or do you keep worrying over it and wait for a better one? The… Continue reading In the Pink!