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/Winter 2020 Footwear Must-Haves
Fashion Advice

Fall/Winter 2020 Footwear Must-Haves

It’s a new year, a new way of living, and with it we all have new needs for our fall and winter footwear. Maybe we’re telecommuting after years of heading to the office, maybe we’ve decided to give up the high heels, and possibly we’ve found over these months that…

View Post
The Friday Shop
Fashion Advice

The Friday Shop

Retail News Trailblazing Designer Kenzo Takada, best known for his namesake line Kenzo, passed away following complications due to Covid-19. He was 81. (Business of Fashion) Can I shop my way out of the climate crisis? (Grist) Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman, one of the most successful female founders,…

View Post
Where to Shop for Tall Fashion
Fashion Advice

Where to Shop for Tall Fashion

After writing my piece about where to find petite clothing over a size 10, I received comments, emails, and DMs on Instagram asking me to next research the best clothing retailers that offer tall options for women.  I did some research and here are some places where I found you…

View Post
Where to Find Petite Clothes Over Size 10
Fashion Advice

Where to Find Petite Clothes Over Size 10

Why do most clothing retailers stop their petite offerings (if they even provide them) at a size 10?  That makes absolutely no sense considering the average American woman is 5’3″ and a size 16/18! As someone who is 5’3″ and has been a size 12-16 for all of her adult…

View Post
Ask Allie: Best Boots for Plantar Fasciitis
Fashion Advice

Ask Allie: Best Boots for Plantar Fasciitis

After being pregnant I developed plantar fasciitis, which was pain in the heels and bottom of my feet. Plantar fasciitis can also present itself as pain on the top of the feet when your feet are compensating for the inflamed plantar fascia. I also experienced it again while working from…

View Post
The Friday Shop
Fashion Advice

The Friday Shop

Retail News Nordstrom to ban sales of exotic skins and genuine fur by end of 2021. (Fashionista) Inside the bidding war for the plus size fashion retailers Catherines. (Rascal Honey) If there’s a name you need to know in fashion, it’s Kerby Jean-Raymond. This man is changing the fashion game…

View Post
Ask Allie: The Correct Hem Length for Every Style of Pants
Fashion Advice

Ask Allie: The Correct Hem Length for Every Style of Pants

One of the most popular questions I get from readers is what is the proper length to hem pants? Years ago, there was a cut and dry answer, but these days even hemlines get caught up in fashion trends. However, there are some classic guidelines to follow if you’re looking…

View Post
Why All The Bland Colors This Season in Fashion?
Fashion Advice

Why All The Bland Colors This Season in Fashion?

Why has fashion decided that muted and drab colors are chic? We’re in a damn pandemic, the world is literally on fire, we’re sick of our homes and our closets, and retailers say you know what I think you’ll want? Beige! Eggplant! Heather gray! Oatmeal! Clay! Maybe we’ll get a…

View Post
powered by chloédigital