• Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: July 2021

    Pleated Skirt + Denim Jacket Happy day, reader dearest! It’s a new week here Chez Closet Play, and things are looking up. A little less writing is meaning more time for the people in my immediate world, and that is…

  • Style and Styling

    Summer Style/Restyle: Vol 2

    Denim Top + Denim (Cutoff) Shorts Happy weekend, reader dear! (Or happy whatever-day it is when you read this!) Welcome to Volume Two of this summer’s Saturday Style/Restyle, or Sunday Style/Restyle series! (You might be ahead of me on the…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    Plans and Regrouping

    Thank You for Understanding Hello, reader dearest, I’m struggling for the Happy day! If you’ve been hanging around Closet Play the past few months, you’ve heard me mention Mama and her health adventures here and there. Well, it looks like…

  • Style and Styling

    Dawn to Dusk Dressing

    AND The Two Tools that WILL Improve Your Style! Happy day, reader dear! Laundry. Love it? Or hate it? I’m not a huge fan. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE fresh clean clothes! It’s the cycle of wash, dry and…

  • Style and Styling

    Summer Style/Restyle: Vol 1

    Little White Dress (LWD) + Scarf Happy day, reader dear! Last summer, to give myself a little blogging break, I instituted the Friday Flashback post series. This year, since my posting schedule has changed, let’s rename it the Saturday Style/Restyle,…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Summer 10X10

    Less Choice = Less Stress Happy day, reader dear! Whew. If you read last week’s post, you know that it was a bit bananas Chez Closet Play. And still is. (Hmmm. Maybe Closet Play Atelier is better? Do let me…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Style Glossary: F

    Happy day, reader dear! Yes, this edition of the Style Glossary comes to you courtesy of the letter F! (And she was running a bit late this month. She should have shown up on Saturday, but the Red, White &…

  • Accessories

    Red, White & Blue-ty Bundle

    Skyrocket Your July 4th Style! Happy day, reader dearest! What happens in the US every year around the 4th of July? Sales of red, white and blue clothing skyrocket. (See what I did there? Skyrocket? Fireworks? #punny) I think it’s…

  • Style and Styling

    When 2 Outfits Have a Baby

    A Style/Restyle Post. Sort of. Happy day, reader dear! (Maybe?) It’s an odd day. I’m writing this in a hurry because all-the-best-laid-plans, well, go pear shaped. Last week all was going swimmingly! (That alone should have made me pause.) Mama…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    Summer Bucket List 2021

    Health, Home & Garden Happy day, reader dear! No matter what season you find yourself in! We’ve made it to summer, and that feels like another small victory! When the email from Leslie at Once Upon a Time Happily Ever…