• 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

    Copycat Style: April 2023

    White Jeans + Olive Utility Jacket Happy day, Reader Dearest! It’s mid-April. AND it’s BAAAACK! I’m trying to get back into the swing of SO many things. Like Copycat Style posts. If you are new to closetplay.biz, Welcome! It’s great to…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Spring Capsule Check-In

    Happy day, Reader Dear! How goes it? Such a simple question. That can have one or more VERY complicated answers! Some of which contradict each other. So let’s make it easier. We’ll narrow down the question to something answerable in…

  • Style and Styling

    Spring Capsule Wardrobe

    Building It Out Happy day, Reader Dear! I hope you are recovering from The Wearing ‘O the Green! Our family does St. Patrick’s Day. Hi, my maiden name is O’Connell and I make one hard-to-stop-eating Irish Soda Bread. We don’t…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Spring/Summer 2023 Capsule Inspo

    Happy day, Dearest Reader! Today’s post should be short. How am I feeling about Spring/Summer 2023? Mediterranean. Blue. White. Geraniums. That’s it. Stylishly yours, Liz K. Really? That’s it? Sooooo… You might ask. How does that translate? How It Might…

  • Color

    Summer Color Picks

    2022 Edition Happy day, Dear Reader! What colors say summer to you? Colors with a warm overtone? (The difference between overtone and undertone.) Brights? Pastels? White? Some combination of all of the above? I expect most people would lay claim…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: April 2022

    Jeans + White Blazer Happy day, Reader Dearest! Wow. That break was fabulous. I needed time to pause and reflect. Thank you for understanding. I’ll tell you more about what I was up to in a future post, but how…

  • 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…