Recent Purchases Hits and Misses – Banana Republic Edition

Suiting is tough for a curvy gal. All that structure isn’t made for bellies, boobs, and bums. However, Banana Republic seems to get it better than others and I’ve had more luck there than other retailers. The quality is also quite good for the price. They also often have great promotions like 40% off.



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Ask Allie: Beach Formal Wedding Attire

what to wear to a beach formal wedding in florida - wardrobe oxygen

I’ve been invited to a 5pm beach wedding- in Florida. In August. The attire requested is “Beach Formal”. I have no idea what this means and no idea what to wear. Late August in Florida is extremely hot and humid. At 5pm the sun is still high in sky, and hours away from setting. All the websites I’ve looked at show slim 20 somethings in spaghetti strapped sundresses. I’m a borderline plus size 50 year old woman so little sundresses are not really an option.



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The Dagne Dover Landon Carryall – A Review

dagne dover landon carryall review by wardrobe oxygenSince I featured the Dagne Dover Landon Carryall on Instagram and my most recent travel post, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the bag. How much can it REALLY hold? Can it fit under an airplane seat? How big is it compared to a human body?



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Recent Fashion Hits and Misses: LOFT and Ann Taylor Edition

Ann Taylor and LOFT purchase review by Wardrobe OxygenAnn Taylor and LOFT, I just can’t quit you. Sometimes I walk in your store and walk right out. Sometimes I go online and want everything, sometimes I’m underwhelmed. Often when I place an order I return 99% but that 1%… that’s why I keep coming back. Here’s the latest items I’ve ordered from these two retailers:



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