• Capsule Wardrobing

    Summer Capsule Wardrobe 2021

    Color Shift… Happy day, reader dear! Whew! Another season has whizzed by! Where did it go? I remember my in-laws visiting after son number three was born. We were deep in the sleepless nights season, and their visit was a…

  • Wardrobe 101

    How I Choose My French 5

    Going from wanting ALL the things to making good choices for me and my wardrobe! Happy day, reader dear! There are lots of exciting things happening Chez Closet Play this month! When I get excited, I get what my uber-chill…

  • 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…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Style Myth Busted

    The Little Black Dress (LBD) Happy day, reader dear! I like the idea. An item that every woman should be able to wear and look fabulous. Which might work if there weren’t eight different women’s body shapes and thousands of…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Style Myth Busted

    The Perfect White Shirt Ha! Dear reader… HA! This style myth might be one of my biggest gear grinders! Oh, dear. I started this post out without so much as a Hello, lovely to see you! Let me calm down…

  • Style and Styling

    Give Your Basics Personality!

    Making ordinary pieces YOURS! Happy day, reader dear! When I do a talk, or take mini-wardrobes places for demonstration purposes, people are always surprised at how ordinary my clothes are. People assume that if you are an Image Consultant/Stylist/Personal Shopper/Wardrobe…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    10 X 10 Challenge Outfits

    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…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    5 Steps to a Great Capsule

    Hello dearest reader, Thank you for coming to visit today! I hope your day has been a good one! Where did the summer go? It’s the end of August, so it’s well past time to start to thinking about a…

  • Style and Styling

    The Myth of Effortless Style

    Happy day, dear reader! Google “effortless style” and you will get more than 67 million hits. So it’s no wonder I get asked about effortless style… Last December, when I was interviewed for our local paper, the (male) reporter asked…

  • 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.…