Capsule Wardrobes

Capsule wardrobes created by Alison Gary of Washington DC fashion blog, Wardrobe Oxygen.  Looking for inspiration on how to have more style with fewer items in your closet? You’ve come to the right place!  Capsule wardrobes for stay at home moms, business travel, telecommuniting, retirees, vacationers, and more.  Scroll through the archives to also find tips on how to extend your style, pare down your wardrobe without sacrificing your style, and how to look stylish on a budget.

Ask Allie: Issues with the SAHM Capsule Wardrobes
Capsule Wardrobes

Ask Allie: Issues with the SAHM Capsule Wardrobes

I have had many mothers contact me regarding my SAHM capsule posts (winter capsule, summer capsule). Some are appreciative, some find my suggestions ridiculous, and some desire more information and assistance. I’d like to answer most of your questions here: How Do I Shop with a Nursing Baby? I went…

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Ask Allie: Age-Appropriate Office Wear
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Ask Allie: Age-Appropriate Office Wear

I’m about start a job as summer associate in a law firm, and I’m young (24) and plus sized. I don’t really know where or how to find work clothes that are flattering, don’t age me in an unwanted way, and yet appropriate for the work place. I own two…

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Ask Allie: Two Week Business Trip Without Checking Luggage
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Ask Allie: Two Week Business Trip Without Checking Luggage

I need help putting together a travel wardrobe for the following trip this August that will all fit in a carry-on and I sure hope you can help me. I’m dealing with 2 very different climates and both business and leisure situations: Fly to Honolulu where I’m speaking at a…

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Ask Allie: Young Professional Summer Capsule Wardrobe
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Ask Allie: Young Professional Summer Capsule Wardrobe

I began graduate school this January and was able to hide in coats and jeans during winter months, but now it’s getting HOT. Do you have any tips for building a spring/summer capsule wardrobe for a college graduate student? I want to become a little more sophisticated than my sweat…

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Ask Allie: Fit Two Weeks of Clothes in Carry-on Luggage
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Ask Allie: Fit Two Weeks of Clothes in Carry-on Luggage

My family is traveling for two weeks this summer – we will be visiting some theme parks but also going to the beach, some historic sites, and will have a mix of casual and nicer restaurants. My sons are beyond the diaper stage but definitely still kids who need a…

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If I could Start Over: #Project333 Inspiration Update
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If I could Start Over: #Project333 Inspiration Update

With my first Project 333 post it got me thinking about what I should have in my closet versus what is currently in there. I love using Polyvore to feel out an idea or capsule wardrobe – seeing the pieces together sans models or distracting backgrounds helps me imagine mixing…

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Ask Allie: Vegas Bound – What to Wear
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Ask Allie: Vegas Bound – What to Wear

I’m heading to Las Vegas for my friend’s 30th birthday and I have NO IDEA WHAT TO PACK! I live in a small town where a night out is the local bar or Ruby Tuesday’s and I usually just wear what I was wearing all day. I’m not a skinny…

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Shopping with Intention and Changing Shopping Habits with #Project333
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Shopping with Intention and Changing Shopping Habits with #Project333

Reader (and friend after all these years) Linda made me aware of the blog, Project 333. Project 333 is a minimalist fashion challenge that invites you to dress with 33 items or less for three months. Linda has been really interested in minimalism, and recently I have been as well.…

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