• Style and Styling

    Red, White & Blue for 2022

    Patriotic Style with Polish Happy day, Reader Dear! Summer is Red, White and Blue (RWB) season here in the US. Desserts featuring flags with strawberry stripes and blueberry fields of stars decorate magazine covers everywhere you turn. Ginghams abound in…

  • Color

    Style Obsession: Pattern

    Boden’s Flora Bloom in French Navy Happy day, reader dear! Let me start right off by saying this is NOT a sponsored post. Not in any way! I’m simply sharing a craving that has been flung upon me. Flung. F.…

  • Style and Styling

    EASY Holiday Style!

    Jeans + Top + … Happy day, reader dear! What’s new in your corner of the world? Are you getting out more, or is it time to circle the wagons again? Is December a busy month for you? Or do…

  • Color

    Color Musings on Red, White & Blue

    Memorial Day 2021 Happy day, reader dear! Wow! It’s almost a new month. For those of you in the U.S., I wish you a peace-filled Memorial Day. This holiday (like many others) has been subsumed in the consumer chaos (AKA:…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: May 2021

    Statement Coat + Jeans + Striped Top Happy mid-May, reader dearest! If you are new to Closet Play Image, Welcome! I’m so glad you came! Pull up a chair and a cold drink and stay a while. Or if you speak…

  • Color

    Style Myth Busted

    I Can’t Wear Red… Happy day, reader dear! And Happy Wear Red Day! February is Heart Health Month here in the US, and the first Friday of February is always National Wear Red Day. I don’t think I’ve met a…

  • Style and Styling

    Hygge Style

    Do I make the Gettin’ Hygge with It… joke? No, I’ll skip it. Happy day, reader dearest! Welcome to 2021! Are things all better yet? At least it feels like a fresh start and there is some some hope on…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    Style Obsession: Aprons!

    November 2020 Happy day, reader dear! Every year around this time, I have a little problem. Who am I kidding, I have the problem all year long. I’m a mess. I know, when you see pictures of me on Instagram,…

  • Style and Styling

    Friday Flashback 2020

    Volume 1: Blue Shorts + White Shirt Now that we’re well into summer, it seemed like a good time to revisit last summer’s Friday Flashback series in which looked back at an outfit from the same week a year before,…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Pattern Mixing

    Who, Why and How! Happy day, reader dear! We’ve reached the end of another week! That should mean we are one step closer to finding our way into our new normal and making forward progress instead of feeling stuck. At…