Fashion Advice

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”!

Fall 2006 – Wardrobe Essentials
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Fall 2006 – Wardrobe Essentials

1. Denim Pencil Skirt – the darker the better. Stretch is good too. It doesn’t have to be tight all the way down, just a classic straight style (a slight a-line will be unnoticeable and far more forgiving for some figures). This is a dressier denim; go light on the…

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Tuesday’s Tip: Switch It Up With Color!
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Tuesday’s Tip: Switch It Up With Color!

Several years ago I worked in retail. I was a trainer, I traveled teaching staff about the proper way to fold a pair of jeans, the correct way to dress a window, the company’s standard on accessorizing, and later in my retail career I preached about proper bronzer application and…

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Tuesday’s Tip – Making the Clearance Rack Your Friend
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Tuesday’s Tip – Making the Clearance Rack Your Friend

When I go into a store, the first place I look is the clearance or sale rack. I don’t want to be tempted by full priced items when a good equivalent is available at half the price in the back of the store. Even when planning my wedding I first…

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Wardrobe Essentials – Your Undergarments
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Wardrobe Essentials – Your Undergarments

A gorgeous designer dress in your size and your best color. The perfect bracelet and earrings to compliment it. Fabulous shoes that make your legs look a mile long. Your hair is being very good to you – thick, shiny and manageable. Not a blemish on your peaches and cream…

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So You Had a Bad Day
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So You Had a Bad Day

You woke up on the wrong side of the bed, you grappled with insomnia, you’re battling the flu or a hangover. Your hair just doesn’t want to cooperate and you’re PMSing. Your kid puked on your new suede mules and you had a power failure and the alarm didn’t go…

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What is Business Casual?
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What is Business Casual?

I walk the halls of my office building, observe the gaggle of women smoking in the courtyard, the ladies on the subway and in the line at Chipotle for lunch and I have come to the conclusion: WE DON’T KNOW WHAT BUSINESS CASUAL IS! I think this term was created…

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Ode to Starbucks
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Ode to Starbucks

Some find you to be the devil, but I see you as an angel with green wings. How to go from brink of crying from exhaustion and desperation to be chipper and happy is amazing. And it’s all because of you. Oh my dear Starbucks that just opened a block…

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The SAHW
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The SAHW

Pictures to be added latter… Blogger acting up at time of this post…. I recently received a few emails relating to fashion for the Stay at Home Woman, be she staying at home to be a mother, a telecommuter, or a lady of leisure/luck. This week my husband and I…

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