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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”!

Tall Boots for Wide Calves
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Tall Boots for Wide Calves

Boots are hot this season. Pulled over skinny jeans, matched with wool and denim skirts, paired with gauchos, it seems that a pair of tall boots is a necessity for any woman’s wardrobe. What do you do when your calves aren’t slim? A childhood of playing soccer, a more zaftig…

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Black Friday Tip – Online Shop & Save!
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Black Friday Tip – Online Shop & Save!

Before you do any online shopping, use Google (or I prefer Good Search – online search engine that donates a penny to the charity of your choice every time it is used!). Today I made a purchase at Ann Taylor Loft. When I got to the checkout it asked me…

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Tuesday Tip – Winterizing Your Wardrobe
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Tuesday Tip – Winterizing Your Wardrobe

Unless you live in a perpetually sunny and warm locale, the temperature is dropping, the days are getting shorter, fall is upon us and winter is right around the corner. If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to winterize your wardrobe. Pack away summer bags. Spot clean…

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A Night With Andre Leon Talley
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A Night With Andre Leon Talley

Last night I went to the Corcoran in Washington DC to see Andre Leon Talley give a lecture on his opinions of the Spring 2007 lines and to have a Q&A. For those who have never heard of this man before, Talley is the Editor at Large for Vogue. He…

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The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale
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The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

Nordstrom’s half-Yearly Sale is going on, and I encourage all of you to check it out online! Think your wallet can’t handle a purchase from this shopping Mecca? Think again. When you hit the link on their site for the sale, there are categories for purchases, and one is “Under…

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Style Icon – Laura Bennett
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Style Icon – Laura Bennett

I don’t know how many of you watch Project Runway on Bravo, but I highly recommend it. It is not your typical reality show – it follows 16 new and fledgling fashion designers through a competition full of weird challenges that push their creative limits. In the past season, one…

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Dress for Respect
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Dress for Respect

Clothing may cover the body, it m ay express one’s personality, but the main reason we have skirts and pants, jeans and gowns is for respect. Respect? Why do we wear a suit for an interview, black for a funeral, a dress for a wedding, conservative clothing in a house…

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Newport News Update
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Newport News Update

So my clothes arrived. What a disappointment. First, I hate it when I order something and I receive not only my garments but 50,000 clearance catalogs and a bunch of other crap that killed a dozen trees to generate and go straight into the garbage. That being said, the items…

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