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”!

Lessons I Learned From My Exchange Student
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Lessons I Learned From My Exchange Student

When I was in high school, my family hosted an exchange student from Germany. Her name was Tina and we became fast friends. Guys everywhere, from high school boys to men in the mall to people we passed on the street gawked at her beauty. Looking back at pictures of…

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The Staples For Every Woman’s Wardrobe
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The Staples For Every Woman’s Wardrobe

I made this list a few years ago, and this list still applies to today’s trends. If you buy the correct pieces, you will have to purchase fewer pieces and you will have more options each morning as you decide what to wear. A rule to a wardrobe – QUALITY…

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Seasonless Black Trousers
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Seasonless Black Trousers

A pair of black trousers in a seasonless fabric is a necessity to any woman’s wardrobe. What deems a fabric “seasonless?” This means the pants are not wool, they are not cotton. They are most likely a blend of fabrics, usually a good portion synthetic. Ann Taylor has a seasonless…

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The Idea
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The Idea

I am watching the BBC version of “What Not to Wear” and for years, prior to this series even, I felt that I should write a book about what few pieces should be in every woman’s wardrobe, be she a size 2 or s size 22. Be it 2005 or…

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