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: Styling A Red Sheath Dress for All Seasons
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Ask Allie: Styling A Red Sheath Dress for All Seasons

I recently purchased this Tahari red ponte long sleeve sheath and it fits like a glove. I am trying to incorporate more Project 333 rules into my wardrobe collection and I’d like to make use of it in every season (maybe not dead of summer). Could you offer some styling…

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Ask Allie: Well-made Ankle Pants for Work
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Ask Allie: Well-made Ankle Pants for Work

A few months ago I bought a pair of Old Navy Pixie pants in black, and I loved them. Comfy, appropriate enough for where I worked at the time, great for weekends, etc. But I recently changed jobs and my new job has a stricter dress code – Pixie pants…

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Ask Allie: Colorful Cusp Sized Workwear
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Ask Allie: Colorful Cusp Sized Workwear

I have lost weight recently and now I am CRAVING color. I am interested in finding some beautiful, bright, jewel-toned pieces to wear mainly for work. I like a bit of structure but having had a personally-dark winter, I just need color. Tops, dresses, and suits. Now that I can…

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Ask Allie: Feminine Capsule Wardrobe of Neutrals
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Ask Allie: Feminine Capsule Wardrobe of Neutrals

I love the idea of capsule wardrobes and minimalism but I can’t seem to make it work. I buy basics but they don’t work with each other so I end up buying more and more. I like neutrals (camel, cream, grey with jeans and brown shoes) and I like a…

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Be Visible, Brilliant Women of the World!
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Be Visible, Brilliant Women of the World!

Hey there brilliant professional women, I’ve got a bone to pick with you. In these days of webinars, online courses, and e-books, it’s more important than ever to have visuals to support your message. Not only should a presentation, blog, or site have great graphics, but there needs to be…

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Ask Allie: Budget Friendly Interview Attire
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Ask Allie: Budget Friendly Interview Attire

I have decided to get a new job and find a healthier work environment. Thing is I don’t own a suit and I can’t spend more than $150 on interview clothes. Any suggestions on where to get a suit? While you may luck out on the clearance rack of Ann…

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Ask Allie: When is it Time to Wear Makeup?
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Ask Allie: When is it Time to Wear Makeup?

When should one wear makeup? I’m not looking for an “it’s your prerogative, no woman needs to wear makeup” answer, I want an honest answer from someone in the professional arena. I have great skin, teeth, and get my brows groomed, but the only time I wear makeup is when…

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Ask Allie: Interview Attire to Cover a Tattoo
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Ask Allie: Interview Attire to Cover a Tattoo

I’m graduating college in the next couple months, and I realized I don’t have any work appropriate clothes! My field of study was Graphic Design, so the creative arts is where I’m headed for sure….only problem is, I’m not sure if my new employers are all gung-ho about me having…

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