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 you they can come from almost anywhere. One was inspired by the design on a… Continue reading Color Inspirations
Closet Playing with a Red Polka Dot Top... Happy day, reader dear! It seems like just yesterday that I posted my Winter Capsule. Okay, not yesterday, but it was only a week ago... And as I looked through the video, and stared at it on the rack, there was one small problem. SOOOOO many neutral… Continue reading 9 Ways to Style: A Red Top
What I Chose AND What I Wore! Happy day, reader dear! At the end of October, I had a wild hair. I thought it was time to try the 10X10 Challenge I see so many Instapeeps doing. (As if wearing pink every day of October wasn't enough.)(And, no, if everyone else was jumping off a… Continue reading 10 X 10 Challenge Outfits
Happy day, reader dear! Do you love to shop for clothing? Or hate it? I find most people are at one extreme or the other. With a new shoulder season fast approaching (fall for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, spring in the Southern), it's a good time to think about a wardrobe refresh.… Continue reading 8 Questions to Ask B4 You Buy!
Yes, the exclamation point is the equivalent of an accessory! Happy day, reader dear! It's lovely to see you! If you are new, welcome! If you are returning, welcome back! In life, brains and actions don't always align and plans go off the rails. SQUIRREL! Today I'm returning to a plan set in motion back… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Accessorize!
NOT With Your Suit... Happy day, reader dear! How often do you wear a suit? My guess is not very. Most of us don't anymore unless we work in law or finance. Many of us have one hanging in our closets though, unloved and unworn. I hate waste, so let's talk about how to get… Continue reading Break Up Your Suit!
Hello reader dearest! Hope you are having a lovely day! Today's installment is brought to you by my friends on Facebook. I put out a post asking what should be the next clothing item tackled for Styled for Work and Play, and the response was a Denim Shirt. Now I love a denim shirt, and… Continue reading Styled for Work and Play: Denim Shirt
Or: How to Get Really Versatile Style in a Suitcase Happy day, dear reader! While talking with Mr. CP the other evening, we realized that now that November is here, we are on a runaway train until after the new year. The next six to eight weeks collapse into some kind of bizarre time tunnel… Continue reading 5 Things I Always(?) Pack
4 Days/1 Backpack Happy day, dear reader! Hope you are having a peaceful day... I'm writing on Sunday, when I normally would be having a rest day, because, well, wedding. Between the trip to New York and trying to get the rest of the ducks lined up for our son's wedding next month, I have… Continue reading Packing for New York
Happy day, dear reader! I hope your week has been full of only pleasant surprises! When I published my summer travel capsule post earlier this week, I analyzed how many outfits could be created from the 10 pieces I took on holiday. I didn't really explain why I took what I did, as I have… Continue reading One Dress Five Ways