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.

Ask Allie: Dressing Professionally in the Heat
Corporate Fashion

Ask Allie: Dressing Professionally in the Heat

It’s already hot where I live and will only get hotter and humid. How can I look professional and stay cool? My lined suit pants are already feeling oppressive. Dresses! I’m all about dresses when the temps rise. You get the air flow, but you still look polished. Thing is,…

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Spring Capsules, Travel, and Trends with NIC+ZOE [Sponsored]
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Spring Capsules, Travel, and Trends with NIC+ZOE [Sponsored]

Nordstrom asked me to share the NIC+ZOE Spring collection and I had no problem saying yes. In the past year, NIC+ZOE has become a favorite brand for me to recommend because of its blend of classic styling and incorporating trends, its reasonable price for the quality, and it’s broad selection…

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Capsule Wardrobe Tips: Merging Work and Weekend Style
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Capsule Wardrobe Tips: Merging Work and Weekend Style

Hi Alison, I love your capsule collection posts but I find myself struggling with the idea in my own closet. I work in a fairly conservative office and though I don’t have to wear suits every day, I feel like I have 2 wardrobes – work and weekend. Do you…

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My Real-life Capsule Wardrobe
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My Real-life Capsule Wardrobe

I’ve been noticing lately that while I have a closet full of clothes, I’m only wearing a few pieces on a regular basis. Without even realizing it, I have started dressing in a capsule manner. While I don’t stick to only these pieces, 80% of the time you will find…

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Capsule Wardrobe: Feminine Menswear
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Capsule Wardrobe: Feminine Menswear

I’m 62. I’m slim and small of bust. I run, bike, and do yoga and still work full-time. I like clothing, but I never seem to buy the right thing. I shop and shop, I’m ashamed to admit I have more than one closet in my home filled to the…

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Capsule Wardrobe: Business Casual for a Teacher
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Capsule Wardrobe: Business Casual for a Teacher

I love your capsule wardrobes- I am trying to construct one for myself right now and I find it challenging. I work in a school with a ‘business casual’-type dress expectation, but I teach special education preschoolers. I like to look put-together for work, yet need clothing that will stand…

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Mastering the Poncho Trend for Fall
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Mastering the Poncho Trend for Fall

I just got back from a trip to Europe and ponchos were EVERYWHERE! I never really liked the look before, but this time around I’m actually thinking about getting one. Can you recommend a few styles that might work for more than one season? How do I style it other…

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Talbots Fall 2015 Plus Size Collection and Style Guide
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Talbots Fall 2015 Plus Size Collection and Style Guide

I know I just shared Talbots last week, but I was pretty psyched to see that they’re recognizing their plus size/Woman collection with its very own style guide.  Talbots invited the stylish Tanesha Awasthi from the blog Girl With Curves to share her insights and style tips. While I see…

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