After months at home, many need to return to their places of work. It’s a switch of mindset, and a switch of wardrobe. We can’t go to the office in pajamas (well most of us can’t), but we can find ways to change our perceptions of what is workwear, what…View Post
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”!
How does one get the polished look? This, and different variations of this question show up in my keywords in my blog analytics on a daily basis. It seems that most women are searching for the Holy Grail of style instead of working on those spreadsheets or proposals at work! …View Post
Right now I am on a spending… I wouldn’t say freeze but a serious reduction. With so many brands coming out with concerning business practices I am hesitant. I am looking to work with what I have, and when I do need to shop, to do some research before I…View Post
I love a Breton striped shirt. It’s as easy as a solid t-shirt, but has more style. More polish than a graphic tee, more relaxed than a button-front, and transcends trends better than any other print in your closet. Yes even leopard print. But not all striped shirts are created…View Post
A mainstay in work and dress attire is a pair of low-contrast pumps or flats that do not cut the legline nor compete with your outfit. Many style experts recommend a pair of nude pumps with an almond or slightly pointed toe, but few retailers realize that calling that beige…View Post
It drives me bonkers when dresses made from heavy fabric or layers of polyester are recommended as great summer dresses. Where do these people live, the Arctic Circle? Here in the Washington DC area, summer is hot, and it is humid. We call most days of July, August, and even…View Post
Woman, I see your Google searches and I feel your pain… literally. The dreaded chub rub. Thighs rubbing together is bad enough, but add sweat and you can end up with a rash, welts, zits, and more. I’ve tried a ton of products on the market and more fail rather…View Post