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: Capsule Wardrobe for Business Travel
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Ask Allie: Capsule Wardrobe for Business Travel

I loved your SAHM capsule – any chance of you doing something similar for the Road Warrior? I have worked with the concept but still am missing a few pieces that I can’t for the life of me figure out what they are. I got a new job in November…

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Ask Allie: Plus Size Wardrobe Staples
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Ask Allie: Plus Size Wardrobe Staples

Dear Allie, I found your wardrobe staples post many years ago and it changed my life. I cut my closet in half but finally had the right clothes for everything. Since then, I have had two children and some health issues and I’m now a size 22. I gave up…

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Ask Allie: Capsule Wardrobe for Cruise and Resort Evenings
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Ask Allie: Capsule Wardrobe for Cruise and Resort Evenings

I LOVE your wardrobe capsules. They are always amazing. I would love to see a simple mix and match capsule for evening. Specifically, I just returned from a 10-day cruise of the Caribbean. It was amazing, with one glitch. The evening dress code was smart casual; and on a cruise…

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Ask Allie: SAHM Capsule Wardrobe
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Ask Allie: SAHM Capsule Wardrobe

Dear Allie, any suggestions for a stay at home mom’s capsule wardrobe? I left the workforce two years ago when my second child was born and I have a terrible wardrobe of cocktail dresses and stained sweatpants and never seem to have the right thing to wear anywhere. While most…

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Ask Allie: Capsule Wardrobes
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Ask Allie: Capsule Wardrobes

I keep reading that I should have a capsule wardrobe, but I don’t really know what that is. How do I make a capsule wardrobe for me, I work in a business casual office and am a mom to two boys ages 6 and 8. Thank you. Your recent post…

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Fashion Uniforms: Anything but Boring
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Fashion Uniforms: Anything but Boring

One of my favorite parts of Bazaar magazine is when they have a fashion insider share his or her typical day. What time they get up, where they get their work done, what they eat, and how they relax and recharge. The most recent issue featured Vera Wang, recently they…

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Ask Allie: Career Wear on a Budget
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Ask Allie: Career Wear on a Budget

I am a young professional without a “mentor” or any experience in the professional world other than the two years at my current job. I am getting a new boss in January and she is beautiful, powerful, and extremely sharp. I am the girl with the hot pink iPhone case,…

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What to Pack for Vacation
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What to Pack for Vacation

Many of you have contacted me asking what to pack for a vacation, and many of you are looking to pack light, but with style and versatility. It is possible to pack light, but be stylish and ready for any occasion during a vacation. With luggage fees and restrictions, it’s…

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