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Ask Allie: Casual Capsule Wardrobe for Post-college Orientation

I’m starting an internship and I’m really excited about it! But first, I have a 10 day orientation in North Carolina. The internship directors told us to dress “casual” but to me (as a very recent college grad) that’s whatever t-shirt is clean and shorts that have seen better days. I want to pack everything… Continue Reading Ask Allie: Casual Capsule Wardrobe for Post-college Orientation

Summer Office Wear – Beating the Heat with Professionalism

When the temps and humidity rise, the last thing you want to do is wiggle into a crisp button-front shirt or shrug into a tailored blazer or lined suiting trousers. How to stay polished at the office when it’s the peak of summer outside? My go-to look is a breezy blouse. Below I share ways… Continue Reading Summer Office Wear – Beating the Heat with Professionalism

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Summer Capsule Work Wardrobe – Business Casual with Color

Living in the hot and humid DC area, I understand the difficulty of appearing polished and professional when the temperatures rise. Though it’s tempting to throw your hair in a quick ponytail and wear the skimpiest and lightest weight clothing in our closet, it’s important to dress appropriately for the workplace, no matter the weather.… Continue Reading Summer Capsule Work Wardrobe – Business Casual with Color

Plus Size Capsule Wardrobe – Business Casual with Color
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Plus Size Capsule Wardrobe – Business Casual with Color

I had a reader recently reach out asking for advice on how to get her wardrobe ready for going back to work. She enjoys color and believes a capsule wardrobe will simplify her morning routine of getting dressed, especially as a working mom. I created a plus size capsule wardrobe that is business casual and… Continue Reading Plus Size Capsule Wardrobe – Business Casual with Color

Ask Allie: Starch-Free Corporate Capsule Wardrobe
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Ask Allie: Starch-Free Corporate Capsule Wardrobe

Hi Alison – I love your blog and visit daily! Your capsule wardrobes are what really drew me in. The ability to mix-and-match separates to create versatile outfits is such a plus, and something I’d like to ask about. You see, I’m considering starting my own business, and will need professional attire. But, I hate… Continue Reading Ask Allie: Starch-Free Corporate Capsule Wardrobe

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Ask Allie: Looking Professional When You Feel Like Crap

Dear Allie, don’t yell at me but sometimes I don’t want to get dressed up, but I work in a corporate environment (no jeans, no sneakers, no logo tee shirts). It’s usually after a night out or that week before Aunt Flo but sometimes I just feel like it. What can a gal do to… Continue Reading Ask Allie: Looking Professional When You Feel Like Crap