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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”!

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? How to Navigate this Dress Code
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What is Business Casual? How to Navigate this Dress Code

I walk the halls of my office building, observe my fellow women on the Metro, walking to their workplace, and event in the line at Chipotle for lunch and I have come to the conclusion: no one understands what is business casual. Seriously, what is business casual and how do…

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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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A View From The Top
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A View From The Top

Just because you may be classified as White does not mean a white bra under your white top is invisible. A white bra under a white top is just as bad as a red bra under a white shirt – it stands out! Same thing, if you have brown skin…

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Ways to Ruin a Wardrobe
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Ways to Ruin a Wardrobe

So you have the flattering pants, the well-constructed tops that fit your personality. You have bought the list of must-haves and have brought color and style to your closet. Even with all this transformation, there are ways to totally ruin your new look, practically bringing you back to square one:…

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Outlet Mall Shopping
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Outlet Mall Shopping

Yesterday I visited a major outlet mall in my area. Over a mile of stores – some with great bargains, some with great piles of crap. There have been many stories about discount stores – how some of the product is not on sale, the clothes are made specifically for…

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