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”!

Recent Fashion Hits and Misses
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Recent Fashion Hits and Misses

I’ve had a few gifted items and some purchases I’ve made recently from brands I know you all love.  Most were misses for me but not misses in general so they deserve some love.  I know we’re not all built the same with the same lifestyles or personal styles so…

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Colorful Size Inclusive Work Capsule Wardrobe
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Colorful Size Inclusive Work Capsule Wardrobe

  A reader reached out to me asking about how to incorporate color into a capsule wardrobe for work, and to find work fashion that is modern and vibrant in a size 16.  “Hi Allie, I hope you can help me. I recently got a new job and I’m switching…

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I’m in the cabi Spring 2020 Campaign!
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I’m in the cabi Spring 2020 Campaign!

Being a full-time blogger can be an overwhelming job. I don’t have the security of a big company sending me paychecks, taking care of taxes and insurance and retirement. I don’t get paid time off for vacations and when I am sick, and I really miss that big fancy copier…

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January in Review
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January in Review

At the beginning of each month, I share a recap of the previous month. I donate a portion of each month’s profits to a charity; since you are the reason I can make the donation I ask for your vote a week in advance and share the results in this…

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Updating My Fitness Wardrobe for the New Year
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Updating My Fitness Wardrobe for the New Year

As I shared on Instagram, new year same me.  I have no goals to be a different person in 2020, but continue good habits I’ve already adopted and each day look for a way to be a bit better than the day prior.  I am continuing to go to the…

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How to Style a Brown Leather Jacket
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How to Style a Brown Leather Jacket

I regularly receive emails asking how to style a brown leather jacket.  With black being a prominent color in fashion the past decade it can seem confusing how to style brown leather.  In fact, I recently received this email from a reader asking how to style her brown leather jacket:…

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Where to Find Suiting in Size 18/20
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Where to Find Suiting in Size 18/20

A reader recently reached out asking about finding suiting in size 18/20.  She has an event coming up where she would like to wear a black suit but hasn’t found one that she likes that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.  Her email (personal details removed): “Hi Alison! I…

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How to Wear Pantone’s Color of the Year
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How to Wear Pantone’s Color of the Year

New year, new trends!  While I am not one to jump on every trend’s bandwagon, I like to be aware so I can add ones that appeal to me or play with my existing wardrobe to have it feel fresh and modern.  Color is one of my favorite trends to…

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