Tips

How Playing Dress-Up Can Help Your Style

Happy day, dear reader! I get questions about why my business is called Closet Play Image. The short answer is because I think getting dressed should be fun! I don't pretend that what we wear doesn't matter, in fact, just the opposite. Dressing can be serious business, with serious consequences, but we have to do… Continue reading How Playing Dress-Up Can Help Your Style

Color, Tips

Style Staples: #3 Colored Shoes

Happy day, dearest reader! I am having fun with this Style Staples series... I hope you are, too! Two down, a third today, and a few more in the pipeline.If you are looking for a Must Have List, my apologies. Style Staples are not your standard "Must Haves." Style Staples are the pieces I look… Continue reading Style Staples: #3 Colored Shoes

Accessories, Tips

Style Staples: #2 Short Colored Necklace

Happy day, dear reader! Today I thought I would share with you the second installment in the Style Staples series. Style Staples are those pieces that help you turn the Building Basics in your closet into a look with intention. When I work with a client, we identify a client’s style recipe and start by… Continue reading Style Staples: #2 Short Colored Necklace

Accessories, Tips

Jeans and Gems

Happy day, dear reader! A client was recently asking me about what jewelry to wear with a casual tee. She loves one very sparkly necklace she owns, but always ended up taking it off because something feels "wrong." That "wrong" feeling can come from a disconnect within the Levels of Refinement in an outfit. It's… Continue reading Jeans and Gems

Tips

Tips to Make a Look Yours (Customizing Inspiration!)

Good day, my dear reader! I love to play in my clients' closets and help them see what they own with new eyes. One of my favorite things is when a client goes "Aaah, I get it!" because that means they see something they didn't see before. Often, they have bought a look right off… Continue reading Tips to Make a Look Yours (Customizing Inspiration!)

Body Shapes, Tips

Style Tips to Look Thinner

Happy day, lovely reader! I think the number one question I am asked is "How can I look more slender?"(Its corollary is "How can I look taller?") These two are related since if you look taller, you look skinnier, and vice versa. Think about a stretchy doll... The longer you stretch it, the skinnier it… Continue reading Style Tips to Look Thinner