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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”!

How to Update your Wardrobe for Fall 2007
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How to Update your Wardrobe for Fall 2007

I know I seem a bit late with this, but with 100 degree days here in the Nation’s Capital it is hard to think of sweaters and tights! However as the catalogs and magazines hit my mailbox and I surf the ‘net I see all these GORGEOUS new looks for…

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Fight for Your Right to be Fashionable!
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Fight for Your Right to be Fashionable!

Two conversations this weekend led me to the same conclusion – most clothing made for women over a size 14 is CRAP. Why do plus-size designers believe that anyone who wears their clothes are the size of a typical size 8, just stretched in every direction? Not all size 18…

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Age is But a Number
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Age is But a Number

Age is but a number. Really people, it is. It’s not a euphemism that allows adults to wear Care Bear shirts and skip across the parking lot to Starbucks, but it isn’t a steadfast bar where you have to adjust your life to fit it. I spent my lunch in…

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Wednesday
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Wednesday

Gosh, all these new visitors to my blog (hello you 5,000+ people) and I look like crap. Murphy’s Law, huh? Glad I have been working on my skin (that’s a future post). Navy stretchy cotton v-neck sweater from Banana Republic, olive ripstop cotton cargo skirt from J. Crew, black leather…

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Allie’s Mailbag
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Allie’s Mailbag

As I have done before, I will take a few questions people have put in search engines that had them end up visiting my site, or women who have emailed me directly for advice. If one woman had this question, there is a good chance that several more of you…

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Loving Yourself, AKA How to Spend Your Summer Vacation
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Loving Yourself, AKA How to Spend Your Summer Vacation

This post is inspired by a woman who is a member of a message board I visit. She was mentioning that she is taking a trip this fall, and was hoping to be a certain size before the trip so she could pack differently. All too often we women hold…

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What I am Loving Right Now…
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What I am Loving Right Now…

You can monogram your bikini bottom at J. Crew. Did you know that? I find this utterly adorable and do love the simple, we—made suits this company provides. Too cute! I want a bright green one with my monogram in orange. J. Crew has been doing monograms for a long…

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Reader Survey
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Reader Survey

Hello all. A reader emailed me yesterday about undergarments. She feels that she can never find the right ones – underwear either leaves the dreaded VPL (visible panty line), is ugly, or it is uncomfortable. Like her, I have found that boyshorts often ride down during the day or ride…

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