Corporate Fashion

What to wear to work. Alison Gary of Wardrobe Oxygen tackles all your questions about corporate fashion. What to wear to an interview, how to pack for business travel, how to look polished and professional on a budget, ways to dress when you walk or bike to work, how to look professional and stay warm in the winter (or cool in the summer), and much more. With decades of working in offices with a broad range of dress codes, Alison understands the unique sartorial needs of Corporate America.

Where To Shop for Plus Size Workwear
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Where To Shop for Plus Size Workwear

A reader recently DMed me on Instagram asking where she should look for plus size workwear.  She recently was promoted at work and needed to level up from business casual to a more professional and polished look.  At a size 22, she was struggling to figure out where to shop…

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Colorful Size Inclusive Work Capsule Wardrobe
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Colorful Size Inclusive Work Capsule Wardrobe

  A reader reached out to me asking about how to incorporate color into a capsule wardrobe for work, and to find work fashion that is modern and vibrant in a size 16.  “Hi Allie, I hope you can help me. I recently got a new job and I’m switching…

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Where to Find Suiting in Size 18/20
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Where to Find Suiting in Size 18/20

A reader recently reached out asking about finding suiting in size 18/20.  She has an event coming up where she would like to wear a black suit but hasn’t found one that she likes that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.  Her email (personal details removed): “Hi Alison! I…

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What I Wore: Another Week, Another Suit
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What I Wore: Another Week, Another Suit

Another week, another suit! I told you I am on a suit kick, but they’re so great for my wardrobe.  I wear the pants alone with sweaters, the blazers with jeans, and the suits work for all the social events on my calendar!  This one is from 1901 and is…

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My Closet Cleanout Left me Without Clothes!
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My Closet Cleanout Left me Without Clothes!

“I’m furloughed. I don’t know when I will go back to work so I can’t take a trip or get into a major project. I’m cleaning out my closet and it’s been enlightening to say the least. My concern is if I get rid of everything I don’t like I…

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Winter Commute Must Haves for Warmth with Style
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Winter Commute Must Haves for Warmth with Style

For years, I commuted from house to car, and car to office. I could get through most of winter with a cute wool peacoat and my pumps and kept my parka and boots for shoveling snow. When I switched to a job in the city, it gave me a hard…

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MM.LaFleur Bento Box Review
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MM.LaFleur Bento Box Review

Over the years, many of you have tried MM.LaFleur and raved about your experience or asked me to do an MM.LaFleur Bento Box review to help you decide whether to try the brand yourself. For those not familiar with MM.LaFleur, it’s a women’s corporate fashion company. Their goal: to help…

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Campaign Trail Fashion: The Wardrobe of a Female Politician
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Campaign Trail Fashion: The Wardrobe of a Female Politician

If Melania’s jacket proved anything it’s that people judge what we wear and make decisions on our reasoning for our sartorial choices. When you’re in the public eye, it’s imperative to portray an image that matches your message and look for ways to control your narrative. Wardrobe Oxygen is about…

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