Capsule Wardrobe

Summer Capsule Update!

Happy day, dear reader! It's official. I am two months into my summer capsule, (and part 2) and 60-ought days into the #100outfits100days challenge. Does that even make any sense? It seemed like a good time for a check-up to take stock of how both of those are going. Capsule I looked in my closet… Continue reading Summer Capsule Update!

Tips

10 Tips for Less Dressing Stress

Happy day, dear reader... Here's hoping yours is. I've been running in a rough patch. In the way my mind jumps about, that got me thinking about Back to School. I know many parents look forward to their children being back in school, and getting back to routines, but dread the transition back into those… Continue reading 10 Tips for Less Dressing Stress

Capsule Wardrobe

Need a Maternity Wardrobe?

Happy day, dear reader! The summer wedding season is upon us, often closely followed by pregnancy season... I am happily married, and NOT expecting (Those days are loooong past!), but I find it amusing that as soon as the pregnancy test comes back positive, young couples start looking at little tiny shoes, baby furniture, and… Continue reading Need a Maternity Wardrobe?

Travel

Casual Summer Travel Capsule

(And a Meditation on the World Cup) Happy day, dearest reader! I hope yours is going well. I had an exhausting week last week. Good, but exhausting, and so our weekend plans were punted for staying at home, catching up, and watching the World Cup final. Woo hoo! The Cup is not nearly as much… Continue reading Casual Summer Travel Capsule

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#100outfits100days Faves

Happy day, dearest reader! Since the 1st of June, I have been participating in a dressing challenge. It's a way to stretch your style muscles by wearing 100 different outfits 100 days in a row. (Even a month is a good challenge!) People interpret that word "different" in multiple ways! I've seen someone to whom… Continue reading #100outfits100days Faves

Capsule Wardrobe

2018 Summer Capsule (Part 2)

Happy day, dear reader! Hope yours is full of only pleasant surprises... If you've not visited before, welcome! Lovely to meet you! This post is a continuation of the summer capsule intro I started last week. Yep, I am a capsule wardrobe geek, although I understand they are not for everyone. Broad Strokes/Themes Denim Diva… Continue reading 2018 Summer Capsule (Part 2)

Capsule Wardrobe

Summer Capsule 2018

Hope your day is happy, dearest reader! We are now well into June, and my summer capsule is sorting itself out. If you've been reading any time at all, you'll know that I am a capsule wardrobe fan. For me. I don't push capsules on my clients, because capsules aren't for everyone. If you are… Continue reading Summer Capsule 2018

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Happy Blogday to Me!

Thank you, dear reader! We're having a little party today here at closetplay.biz! Today is my blog's first birthday (or first bloggiversary?), so to celebrate, I am sharing this past year's most popular posts. I am pleasantly surprised to still be here, and enjoying your company. I wasn't sure I would have enough to say… Continue reading Happy Blogday to Me!

Capsule Wardrobe

Summer Capsule, Here I Come!

Wishing you a happy day, dear reader! For us in the U.S., the Memorial Day long weekend (bank holiday) is the big summer kickoff! So, hot on the heels of my 80/20 Capsule experiment, I am starting my summer capsule. The planning started about two weeks ago when I pulled my warm weather clothing box… Continue reading Summer Capsule, Here I Come!

Capsule Wardrobe

80/20 Capsule Update (Two Months In)

Happy day, dear reader! Well, I am two months into this 80/20 Spring Capsule experiment, so it's time for another update! Caveat: The pictures you see here are all just me and my iPhone. No fancy lighting. No editing. No filters. No Instagram husband. Sorry! Real life. Not lifestyle. Clearly I need to spend some… Continue reading 80/20 Capsule Update (Two Months In)