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 popular DC style blogger, 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”!

The Friday Shop
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The Friday Shop

Retail News Customers still like to shop in person, even if they only get to the curb. (The New York Times) Cleaning up fast fashion starts in the classroom. (Corporate Knights) Why two retail giants are buying distressed mall brands out of bankruptcy. (The Fashion Law) Zappos now is selling…

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Work from Home Capsule Wardrobe for Fall to Winter
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Work from Home Capsule Wardrobe for Fall to Winter

I was analyzing my wardrobe and what I wear over and over… and it creates a capsule wardrobe of sorts. With the temps changing I am packing up my shorts for sweaters, the sandals for closed-toe shoes and thought it would make sense to share my work from home capsule…

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Fall/Winter 2020 Footwear Must-Haves
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Fall/Winter 2020 Footwear Must-Haves

It’s a new year, a new way of living, and with it we all have new needs for our fall and winter footwear. Maybe we’re telecommuting after years of heading to the office, maybe we’ve decided to give up the high heels, and possibly we’ve found over these months that…

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The Friday Shop

Retail News Trailblazing Designer Kenzo Takada, best known for his namesake line Kenzo, passed away following complications due to Covid-19. He was 81. (Business of Fashion) Can I shop my way out of the climate crisis? (Grist) Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman, one of the most successful female founders,…

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Where to Shop for Tall Fashion
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Where to Shop for Tall Fashion

After writing my piece about where to find petite clothing over a size 10, I received comments, emails, and DMs on Instagram asking me to next research the best clothing retailers that offer tall options for women.  I did some research and here are some places where I found you…

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Where to Find Petite Clothes Over Size 10
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Where to Find Petite Clothes Over Size 10

Why do most clothing retailers stop their petite offerings (if they even provide them) at a size 10?  That makes absolutely no sense considering the average American woman is 5’3″ and a size 16/18! As someone who is 5’3″ and has been a size 12-16 for all of her adult…

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Ask Allie: Best Boots for Plantar Fasciitis
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Ask Allie: Best Boots for Plantar Fasciitis

After being pregnant I developed plantar fasciitis, which was pain in the heels and bottom of my feet. Plantar fasciitis can also present itself as pain on the top of the feet when your feet are compensating for the inflamed plantar fascia. I also experienced it again while working from…

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The Friday Shop

Retail News Nordstrom to ban sales of exotic skins and genuine fur by end of 2021. (Fashionista) Inside the bidding war for the plus size fashion retailers Catherines. (Rascal Honey) If there’s a name you need to know in fashion, it’s Kerby Jean-Raymond. This man is changing the fashion game…

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