Happy day, reader dear! Welcome to Closet Play Image! In the interest of transparency, I have to let you know that this is a re-post... Or as a friend said, a "Best Of" recap! I'm taking a blogging break for the month of August, to give my brain time to recharge, and to work on… Continue reading Style Myths: Effortless Style
Vacation post... Happy day, dear reader! August in the South is all about trying to stay cool, and for me part of cool means taking a blogging break. In case you need a little style and fashion fix, I am sharing previously published posts all month long! The seeming insanity of the fashion world… Last… Continue reading What’s With Fashion Seasons?
Personality Primer Good morning, reader dear! How are you? I'm just glad to be writing today! I got some sort of bug, or ate something that didn't like me and was sick (in bold AND caps) all night Sunday, and spent most of Monday in bed sleeping, too. (Not like me, at all.) Monday evening,… Continue reading Personality Trumps All
On Inside Out Style Blog! Happy day, reader dear! Tuesday was quite a treat for me! I woke up to find I had been featured in Imogen Lamport's Stylish Thoughts on her Inside Out Style Blog! Don't get me wrong, it wasn't a total surprise; I had answered her questions and sent pictures as requested,… Continue reading Stylish Thoughts Feature
Not if you Know Before You Go! Happy Day, dear reader! Are you, or is someone you know, still looking for that summer wedding dress? Or for fall? Don't panic. The time is short for summer, but you can still get it done. And done well. I wanted to share this post from last year,… Continue reading Too Late for a Wedding Dress?
Or: Why Curiosity Doesn't Kill the Cat! Happy day, dear reader! Twice a year, I run a trends post about the previous season's shows, and how I might apply those looks to my own ordinary world. I'm not a red carpet woman. I haven't been to a formal affair since my husband retired from the… Continue reading Why Trends Matter
Love 'Em or Leave 'Em? Happy day, dear reader! It's starting to feel like spring around here, and planning my spring capsule should be front of mind, but for some reason this year, it's not. Last spring I did an 80/20 Capsule, based on the Pareto principle, and normally I'd be chomping at the bit… Continue reading Spring Summer Trends 2019
How to Know What's What... Happy day, dear reader! I hope your weather is relaxing from its extremes! The US Midwest has been brutally cold. Australia has been blistering hot. I think most of us are looking forward to the next season for some relief. A new season gets many thinking about shopping, and wondering… Continue reading Classics, Trends, and Fads Redux!
Happy day, reader dear! What are your favorite myths? I could be talking about Greek and Roman myths, or Norse myths, but I suppose that in our context I mean style myths. A bucketload of style myths got a lot of traction a few years ago with multiple lists floating about the interwebs with titles… Continue reading Style Myths
Happy 2019, dear reader! I hope your year is off to a fabulous start! If this is your first visit, Welcome! If you are a regular reader, Welcome back! You have no idea how much you are appreciated! As a student of life, and inveterate observer of human nature, I find New Year's resolutions to… Continue reading Simple Style 2019