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What started with reader emails has become one of the most popular topics on Wardrobe Oxygen. “Ask Allie” is a feature on Wardrobe Oxygen where popular DC style blogger, Alison Gary, answers reader questions about fashion, styling, how to wear the latest trends, and more. Use the Contact page to submit your questions and you never know, it may be the subject of the next “Ask Allie”!

What I Wore: Universal Standard Petite Avenir Dress
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What I Wore: Universal Standard Petite Avenir Dress

It’s good to have a few versatile dresses in your closet at the ready for all sorts of situations.  This dress from Universal Standard has been worn many times yet this is its debut on the blog.  I love that it’s a classic style with an edge thanks to a…

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The Best White Jeans: Reviewing Over 12 Pairs
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The Best White Jeans: Reviewing Over 12 Pairs

I find jeans to be one of the hardest things to shop for, right up there with bras and swimwear.  When it comes to white jeans, it’s even more difficult.  They’re transparent, they bag out, they’re too thin, they’re shaped weird… why is it so hard to take a wardrobe…

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One Dress Four Ways
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One Dress Four Ways

  Spring and summer is dress season.  Without having to worry about staying warm and covered up, dresses are a great one-piece way to be ready for work, weddings, weekends, and beyond.  I love a ponte or other refined knit dress with a subtle fit and flare or a-line shape…

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One Suit Two Ways
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One Suit Two Ways

Ann Taylor reached out asking if I’d like to try their new suiting collection and I jumped at the chance.  Long-time readers of Wardrobe Oxygen know I used to be a major Ann Taylor fan and regularly recommended their suiting. In recent years I haven’t found the suiting as high…

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What I Wore: Turquoise with Denim and White
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What I Wore: Turquoise with Denim and White

I love turquoise jewelry.  I have had several pieces over the years.  When we did our cross-country road trip a few years ago, Karl purchased me a turquoise cuff in Four Corners (seen in this outfit post).  My sister bought me a turquoise ring for my 40th birthday, and I…

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Cancel Your Clothing Subscription Box. Love, Me
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Cancel Your Clothing Subscription Box. Love, Me

I’ve been there. I’ve stood in front of my closet and hated every single thing on the hangers. That has been worn so many times if I have to wear it again I’ll scream. That shirt emphasizes my stomach. I wore that last time I saw these people. Those pants…

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My Favorite Bras, Panties, Shapewear, and More
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My Favorite Bras, Panties, Shapewear, and More

It’s been a while since I did one of these posts. Since lifting weights, my body has changed a lot and therefore so has my lingerie drawer. Below I share my favorite bras, panties, and other underpinnings.  I took a few photos of the actual items as I find it…

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What I Put in my Carry-On Bag
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What I Put in my Carry-On Bag

Thanks to a previous career that required a lot of business travel and plenty of travel opportunities as a blogger, I have become quite expert in packing for travel. I find especially for airplane travel, your carry-on bag contents determine how comfortable of a flight you will have. Friday I…

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