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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”!

Friday Sale Alert: Memorial Day Edition
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Friday Sale Alert: Memorial Day Edition

If you forgot this is Memorial Day weekend, you’re not the only one.  It has become one of the biggest sale weekends of the year and while many retailers have been pushing sales to stay afloat during this time, they’re bringing on the big sales this weekend before we use…

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A Stay At Home Capsule Wardrobe
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A Stay At Home Capsule Wardrobe

We are over two months into staying home in the United States.  While some states have opened up and others have relaxed shelter in place directives, other places, like where I live, continue to be locked down.  We don’t know what the future holds, how long states will be opened…

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Where to Buy Nude Bras for Brown Skin Tones
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Where to Buy Nude Bras for Brown Skin Tones

Hey lingerie brands, did you know not all people are beige? In fact, 2019 Census data shows that around 40% of Americans are non-white. This means your beige bras, panties, hosiery, and control garments you call “nude” are not skin-colored for almost half the population. What a missed opportunity. When…

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Friday Sale Alert
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Friday Sale Alert

Hello again to any RSS subscribers because this post accidentally went live early with nothing but the What I Bought and What I Think part of the Friday Sale Alert! Ack!  Well here it is again in its complete glory sharing what I think are some of the best sales…

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How to Prevent Pinholes in T-Shirts Near your Belly Button
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How to Prevent Pinholes in T-Shirts Near your Belly Button

If you have come to find little pinholes on your t-shirts and lightweight knit tops, especially near your belly button, you’re not the only one. It seems to happen more often and only in the past few years.  I’ve experienced such pinholes in my tees before and went to research…

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Why I Donated a Flattering Dress
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Why I Donated a Flattering Dress

Let’s talk about that silver dress. If you’re not sure what silver dress I’m talking about, it’s the one above, first seen in this blog post from 2015, but re-shared in this Weekend Reads and this Instagram post where I received several comments saying I should keep the dress because…

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Friday Sale Alert
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Friday Sale Alert

I’ve added a new feature to Friday Sale Alert: What I Bought and What I Think.  I’ve bought a couple things lately and would love to share my thoughts in case you too are considering them.  Good, bad, I’ll share the details and if it’s good stay tuned as I…

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Dressing to Disguise a Belly in Summer
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Dressing to Disguise a Belly in Summer

I have a large stomach that can easily pass for being seven or more months pregnant if I let it hang out and do not camouflage. Wearing A-line garments is tricky because I inevitably get asked if I’m pregnant. My “uniform” is slacks, a fitted tee or shirt, and a…

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