• Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: June 2023

    Jeans + Striped Top/Tee Happy day, Dear Reader! And Happy Almost Summer! Does anything say Summer better than stripes? Stripes are one of my favorite patterns. No, stripes are not particularly exciting but they are super easy to pattern mix…

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    Copycat Style: May 2023

    Olive Trouser + Blue Top (And a spot of leopard… See what I did there?!) Happy day, Dear Reader! It’s Copycat Style time! I feel like there needs to be a special little Copycat Style dance to go along with…

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    Copycat Style: April 2023

    White Jeans + Olive Utility Jacket Happy day, Reader Dearest! It’s mid-April. AND it’s BAAAACK! I’m trying to get back into the swing of SO many things. Like Copycat Style posts. If you are new to closetplay.biz, Welcome! It’s great to…

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    Spring Capsule Wardrobe

    Building It Out Happy day, Reader Dear! I hope you are recovering from The Wearing ‘O the Green! Our family does St. Patrick’s Day. Hi, my maiden name is O’Connell and I make one hard-to-stop-eating Irish Soda Bread. We don’t…

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    Style by Subtraction

    3 Things EVERYONE Can Let Go Of! Happy day, Reader Dear! How are you doing? Are you ready for a new season? Feeling like it’s time to try something new? Well… Style isn’t always about more. Sometimes it’s about less.…

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    Trying the French Outfit Formula

    Happy day, Dear Reader! One uninspired (Probably grey and rainy.) January day, I was scrolling through Pinterest, like you do… And ran across a Pinterest pin—that I now cannot find. I screenshotted it thinking, I could use someone to tell…

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    5 Style Takeaways from 2022

    Whew! Happy day and HAPPY NEW YEAR, Reader Dearest! (Yes. A little late.) What a ride! To quote Hunter S. Thompson– Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body,…

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    Merry Christmas!

    Happy day, reader dearest! If you celebrate, I wish you and yours a most Happy Christmas, filled with joy and laughter. To ALL, I wish you a 2023 abundant in peace and prosperity. Stylishly yours,