• Style and Styling

    Red, White & Blue for 2022

    Patriotic Style with Polish Happy day, Reader Dear! Summer is Red, White and Blue (RWB) season here in the US. Desserts featuring flags with strawberry stripes and blueberry fields of stars decorate magazine covers everywhere you turn. Ginghams abound in…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Summer Capsule Update

    Sometimes the best laid plans… Wins and Fails Happy day, Reader Dear! Whew! We have had the weather from #&%%. And my wardrobe was NOT ready for it. Fail! Yes, I factored in for heat, this is Georgia after all.…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: June 2022

    Goes Costal Grandma White Jeans + Chambray Top + Straw Hat Hello, Dear Reader! Yes, your Copycat Style post is late this month. It’s been one of those dog chasing tail kind of months. Lots of action and growling, but…

  • Style and Styling

    Coastal Grandma Style Primer

    Pick and Play! Hello, Reader Dear! I hope you are having a wonderful day. I’m typing after booster number two and don’t know how long I’ll be hanging in here. The last one did me a doozy. I’m hoping for…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: March 2022

    Pattern Mixing Happy day, reader dear! Spring has sprung! It’s time to celebrate! A Spring Mixer? That sounds like a salad greens dance. How about a Copycat Style party? Cats at a party? How does that work? What do I…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Spring Capsule Inspo: 2022

    And Winter Capsule Debrief Happy Spring Capsule Week, Reader Dear! Spring comes early at our latitude. And doesn’t last long. It will feel like summer before we know it. Sigh. SoI jump on the Spring Wardrobe well before the calendar…

  • Travel & Packing

    Packing for a Wedding: Part 2

    More Adventures in a Suitcase: New Jersey Happy day, stylish friend! As I write this, I am firming up the pack for my trip to see my bestie’s older son take a trip up the aisle with his beloved. That…

  • 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…

  • 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…