Cooling Off after Seasons of Warmth! Happy day, dear reader! Now that we are heading into the coldest part of winter (in our area), let's take a peek forward to spring and summer. Well, at least to color for spring and summer! Twice yearly, the color sages at Pantone give us their prediction for the… Continue reading Pantone Colors: Spring/Summer 2020
Happy day, reader dear! Sometimes clients (or others who see wardrobe plans I have created) ask "How did you come up with that combination?" Well, I'm not always sure exactly where a particular one comes from, but I can tell you they can come from almost anywhere. One was inspired by the design on a… Continue reading Color Inspirations
Happy June, dear reader! Summer is fully upon those of us in the southern part of the northern hemisphere. (That sounds incredibly contorted. Oh, well. Such is life on planet Earth.) Last weekend was the unofficial start of summer, and since our temps were hovering around 100 degrees all week long, I broke out some… Continue reading Summer Capsule 2019: Planning
Happy day, dear reader! Where do you get outfit inspiration? Pinterest is great, but just take a look around you. Outfit inspiration can come from anywhere! Don’t get me wrong. I’m not dissing Pinterest, I’m pretty busy on there myself. Come follow me here! You can read about how I grab style from Pinterest here,… Continue reading Outfit Inspo from a House?
Or Mostly Final... It's always a work in progress! Happy day, dear reader! I'm finally getting around to the logistics of my Spring 2019 Capsule Wardrobe! If you follow me on Instagram, you've been getting a sneak peek of how this spring is playing out. On the first of the month (My official start date,… Continue reading Spring 2019 Capsule: Final Cut
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
Happy day, dear reader! Google "effortless style" and you will get more than 67 million hits. So it's no wonder I get asked about effortless style... Last December, when I was interviewed for our local paper, the (male) reporter asked me about it. I was a little surprised. It's not a question we associate with… Continue reading The Myth of Effortless Style
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)
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
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!