Events/Contests

#100outfits100days Faves

Happy day, dearest reader! Since the 1st of June, I have been participating in a dressing challenge. It's a way to stretch your style muscles by wearing 100 different outfits 100 days in a row. (Even a month is a good challenge!) People interpret that word "different" in multiple ways! I've seen someone to whom… Continue reading #100outfits100days Faves

Birthday Cupcakes with Lit Candles
Events/Contests

Happy Blogday to Me!

Thank you, dear reader! We're having a little party today here at closetplay.biz! Today is my blog's first birthday (or first bloggiversary?), so to celebrate, I am sharing this past year's most popular posts. I am pleasantly surprised to still be here, and enjoying your company. I wasn't sure I would have enough to say… Continue reading Happy Blogday to Me!

Color, Events/Contests

RIP Polyvore

Hello dear reader, It is a time-consuming labor of love creating content and visuals three days a week for a blog. Just over a week ago it was made even harder by the buy-out and closure of Polyvore, a platform used by bloggers galore, and tens of thousands of other creative people around the world… Continue reading RIP Polyvore

Events/Contests, Shopping

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Happy day, fabulous readers! It's that time again... Valentine's Day is around the proverbial corner. Back in December, I had the privilege of pulling some style picks for Augusta Magazine to be featured in their February issue. That was a real trick in the weeks running up to Christmas, when all stores are focused on… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Events/Contests

Merry Christmas and a Very Happy and Blessed New Year!

I wish you a Happy Christmas and a New Year full of joyful blessings! When I took my first tentative steps into the blogosphere, I was prepared for it to be hard work, and am thankful for the opportunity. I will never figure it all out, and that's okay with me. As long as I… Continue reading Merry Christmas and a Very Happy and Blessed New Year!

Business Dress, Events/Contests, Personality

Clothing as Language

I was privileged to be asked to participate in a Professional Empowerment Seminar for women this week! The sponsor was a financial advisor particularly interested in helping women secure their financial independence. While finance and fashion may seem an odd combination, empowerment is at the root of how both of us work. I thought I… Continue reading Clothing as Language