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!
And Why Does It Matter? Happy day, dear reader! Is your week rolling along smartly? This one feels a bit like the Keystone-Cops... Lots of busy-ness, but busy doesn't equal accomplishment. We'll have to see how it all plays out, and whether at week's end anything got done. If nothing else, at least there will… Continue reading What is Value Contrast?
Happy day, dear reader! Thank you for visiting! Now that you're here, I'll pry... If I opened your closet, what three colors would jump out at me? If you had seen my wardrobe 15 years ago, you might have imagined I was clinically depressed. Pretty much everything in my closet was black, with some denim… Continue reading Add Some Color to Your Life!
The Warms Have It! Happy day, reader dearest! If you (like me) are in the Northern Hemisphere, you may be experiencing the winter greys... It's that time of year when, even if your temperatures aren't cold, all the color seems to have drained out of the landscape and the sky. There's a good reason skies… Continue reading Pantone Colors Spring Summer 2019