• 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…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Style Staples: #3 Colored Shoes

    Happy day, dearest reader! I am having fun with this Style Staples series… I hope you are, too! Two down, a third today, and a few more in the pipeline.If you are looking for a Must Have List, my apologies.…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    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.…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Style Staples: #2 Short Colored Necklace

    Happy day, dear reader! Today I thought I would share with you the second installment in the Style Staples series. Style Staples are those pieces that help you turn the Building Basics in your closet into a look with intention.…

  • Color

    RIP Polyvore

    Hello dear reader, It is a time-consuming labor of love creating content and visuals three days a week for a blog. Just over a week ago it was made even harder by the buy-out and closure of Polyvore, a platform…

  • Travel & Packing

    How to Pack: Travel Outfits

    Good day, dearest reader! My last post was all about how I choose how to pack for a trip, and included the example of a wardrobe shown above. Today, I’ll talk through these choices and we can see how they…

  • Wardrobe 101

    2017’s Top 5’s

    NB: Some of today’s images were found in my Camera Roll. Apologies for their ultra-amateur nature! As an Image and Wardrobe Coach, lots of people ask what are my favorite pieces. I’m not always sure why, because my favorites are…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Building a (Wardrobe) House

    A lovely woman named Victoria (in a Facebook group I play in) likened building a wardrobe to building a house. She had been having trouble because she had been buying all kinds of lovely things, but still didn’t feel like…