Category: Corporate Fashion

The Best Office Jacket for Spring and Summer

Corporate Fashion Fashion Advice

If you follow Wardrobe Oxygen on Facebook, you probably already know the answer to the post title – the best office jacket for spring and summer is a knit one. With a structured shape but made out of a soft stretchy fabric, this jacket will be the perfect way to transition from a sweltering summer outside to frigid cold temps in an overly air conditioned workplace. You can shove up…

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Ask Allie: Dressing Professionally in the Heat

Corporate Fashion Fashion Advice

It’s already hot where I live and will only get hotter and humid. How can I look professional and stay cool? My lined suit pants are already feeling oppressive. Dresses! I’m all about dresses when the temps rise. You get the air flow, but you still look polished. Thing is, it’s all about cut and fabric. Wrong choice and you’re just as miserable as if you’re wearing acetate-lined tropical wool…

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Spring Capsules, Travel, and Trends with NIC+ZOE [Sponsored]

Capsule Wardrobe Corporate Fashion Fashion Advice Plus Size Fashion Travel Fashion

Nordstrom asked me to share the NIC+ZOE Spring collection and I had no problem saying yes. In the past year, NIC+ZOE has become a favorite brand for me to recommend because of its blend of classic styling and incorporating trends, its reasonable price for the quality, and it’s broad selection of sizes and lengths. I was especially thrilled to share the Spring NIC+ZOE collection because it’s like a pre-made capsule…

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Capsule Wardrobe Tips: Merging Work and Weekend Style

Capsule Wardrobe Corporate Fashion Fashion Advice

Hi Alison, I love your capsule collection posts but I find myself struggling with the idea in my own closet. I work in a fairly conservative office and though I don’t have to wear suits every day, I feel like I have 2 wardrobes – work and weekend. Do you have any advice for those of us that cannot mix workday and weekend wardrobes? At a previous job, I worked…

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My Real-life Capsule Wardrobe

Capsule Wardrobe Corporate Fashion Fashion Advice

I’ve been noticing lately that while I have a closet full of clothes, I’m only wearing a few pieces on a regular basis. Without even realizing it, I have started dressing in a capsule manner. While I don’t stick to only these pieces, 80% of the time you will find me in these clothes and if I had the desire to pare down completely, I think this mix would have…

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Capsule Wardrobe: Feminine Menswear

Capsule Wardrobe Corporate Fashion Fashion Advice Fashion By Decade

I’m 62. I’m slim and small of bust. I run, bike, and do yoga and still work full-time. I like clothing, but I never seem to buy the right thing. I shop and shop, I’m ashamed to admit I have more than one closet in my home filled to the brim yet I never seem to have anything to wear. I found your site through Pinterest and the ‘Old but…

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