• Capsule Wardrobing,  Color

    Fall to Winter Capsule Shift

    Change the Focus for Holiday Style Happy day, Reader Dearest! Whew. It’s been a busy week. I survived the great feast. (With just a little waistband discomfort.) Avoided the stores on Black Friday. Readied my storefront for Small Business Saturday.…

  • Capsule Wardrobing,  Color

    Fall 2023 Capsule Wardrobe Inspo

    No Trends Here! Where’s the RED? I’ll wait for winter. Where’s the LEATHER? It’s still too darned hot! Where are the Quiet Luxury/Sophisticated Neutrals? They don’t work for my coloring/personality, but they might be AH-mazing for yours! No, this isn’t…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Spring Capsule Wardrobe 2021

    Woo hoo, Reader Dear! It is MARCH! I’m celebrating! This winter feels like the longest in memory! Even if the winter weather may not be gone, I am ready to get a little spring in my step! Now that’s out…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Fall 2020 Capsule

    Planning Happy day, reader dearest! And you are ever so dear! Ask any blogger. They will tell you! Fall may be my favorite season to dress for. At least the kind of fall I grew up with… Cool nights and…

  • Style and Styling

    Friday Flashback 2020

    Volume 6: Grey Trousers + Pink Blouse Happy day, reader dear! It’s Friday! And we are into high produce season. It’s the last of the late season peaches. Everyone is sick of zucchini. (I baked chocolate zucchini cake last week.)…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Summer 2020 Capsule: The Edit

    Happy day, reader dear! Yes, last weekend might have been the unofficial start of summer, but I wasn’t ready to turn over my wardrobe to summer just yet. Maybe that’s because I know how long and hot summers usually are…