Category: Fashion Advice

What started with reader emails has become one of the most popular topics on Wardrobe Oxygen. “Ask Allie” is a feature on Wardrobe Oxygen where Alison Gary answers reader questions about fashion, styling, how to wear the latest trends, and more. Use the Contact page to submit your questions and you never know, it may be the subject of the next “Ask Allie”!

Hiring a Personal Stylist – My Experience with DC Style Factory (plus a giveaway!)

Fashion Advice

To be a successful blogger, you need to provide benefit to your followers. Most readers come to Wardrobe Oxygen for fashion advice or style inspiration. Prior to joining Corporate America, I worked in apparel and retail as a visual merchandiser, personal shopper, and trainer. When I started blogging, I did closet clean-outs and style audits as a side hustle. I felt my experience made me a bit of an authority,…

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Nordstrom Winter Sale: My Picks

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The Nordstrom Winter Sale is taking place through February 25. I'm always cautious with sales like these – you don't want to buy items you won't need or wear next fall and winter.  It's easy to be dazzled by the good deals. I searched through the sale and below are my picks of good buys from the Nordstrom Winter Sale: Footwear I recommended these loafers from Sam Edelman in several…

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Capsule Wardrobe: Low-Maintenance Office Style

Capsule Wardrobes Corporate Fashion Fashion Advice

When you work a full-time job that doesn't pay you crazy bucks, your life is different from many of the fashion advice pieces in magazines and on the internet. Dry cleaning can be mad expensive. The idea of hand washing garments will cause such intense laughter tears will come to your eyes and you'll clutch your stomach. Ain't nobody got time for that. It sounds well and good to spend…

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My Lingerie Must-Haves: Bras, Panties, Shapewear, and More

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When I featured an off the shoulder sweater in a recent post there were a lot of comments on the blog, on Facebook, and by email… and they weren't about the sweater but what was I wearing underneath? As a full-figured woman, I'm not comfortable without a bra and there were no visible straps. Yes, I was wearing a strapless bra and a comfortable one at that! I've worn it…

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Where to Shop for Slim Tall Men’s Fashion

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If I’m not mistaken, your husband is tall and slim. Where does he find clothing? My boyfriend is 6’5” and I want to help him update his closet for 2018. We didn't find anything at the mall, where do you go? It’s a challenge to find stylish slim and tall men’s fashion. There's stores for those who are big and tall, but few places to go when you are slim…

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Dagne Dover Allyn Tote Review

Fashion Advice

I've been raving about the Dagne Dover Allyn tote for many many months. If you follow me on InstaStories you've seen this bag many times and I've shown how much this bag can truly hold. However, I realized I never did a review of this tote on the blog. This bag came up in a discussion in the Wardrobe Oxygen Community on Facebook and I saw it as time to…

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Gwynnie Bee To Now Offer Sizes 0-32, What Does This Mean for the Brand?

Fashion Advice Plus Size Fashion

On January 9th, Gwynnie Bee CEO Christine Hunsicker sent an email to Gwynnie Bee members about a major change to the company. A portion of this email: In 2018, we are expanding our service. Later this month, you may notice new sizes being added across our offering. We’re excited to share that we are extending our size range to 0–32. No matter what size you wear, we can now better…

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Wardrobe Oxygen Readers’ Favorites from 2017

Fashion Advice

One of the benefits to using affiliate links is I can retrieve analytics on them. How often were they clicked, how often did they end up selling, what are the most popular categories, brands, and more. I found your favorites were some of my favorite purchases from the year – great minds think alike! Do note a few favorites are not in this post because they are no longer for…

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