• Color

    Pantone Colors: Spring/Summer 2020

    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…

  • Color

    Color Inspirations

    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…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Summer Capsule 2019: Planning

    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…

  • Color

    Outfit Inspo from a House?

    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.…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Spring 2019 Capsule: Final Cut

    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…

  • Style and Styling

    The Myth of Effortless Style

    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…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    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 Wardrobing

    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.…

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    Musings & Miscellany

    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…