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”!

Summer Getaway Capsule Wardrobe for Grown Women
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Summer Getaway Capsule Wardrobe for Grown Women

it has been a while since I have built a capsule wardrobe. The world has been topsy-turvy and we haven’t known what will happen tomorrow, next week, next month. But with things evening out a bit, many of us are venturing out this summer on vacations. Beach and lake getaways,…

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The One Swimsuit You Need This Summer (and IMO the best swimsuit for women over 40)
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The One Swimsuit You Need This Summer (and IMO the best swimsuit …

I am not buying any new swimsuits this summer. I own three, and that’s more than enough especially since I find that almost every getaway, visit to a friend’s house with a pool or hot tub, or essentially any opportunity to wear a swimsuit I choose my Lands’ End Tugless…

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Wedding Guest Dresses for Grown Women: 40+ Best Ideas of What to Wear to a Summer Wedding
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Wedding Guest Dresses for Grown Women: 40+ Best Ideas of What to Wear …

With our country opening up, many of us are receiving wedding invitations in the mail. After a year at home and such a drastic change in fashion trends as of recent, it’s hard to know what a grown woman should wear to a wedding this summer. What is considered stylish,…

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How to Prevent Chub Rub: The Best Products + How To Heal Chub Rub
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How to Prevent Chub Rub: The Best Products + How To Heal Chub …

My friend, I see your Google searches and I feel your pain… literally. You’re wondering how to prevent chub rub (or possibly how to heal it, STAT).  Thighs rubbing together is bad enough, but add sweat and you can end up with a rash, welts, zits, and more. I’ve tried…

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The Friday Shop
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The Friday Shop

This week’s Friday Shop is going to be brief… because I am at the beach! Back in early January, we started thinking about the summer. We wanted to be able to visit the beach at some point, and we wanted to keep July open just in case the country also…

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The Best Shorts for Grown-Ass Women: Over 40 Styles For All Sizes, Shapes, and Situations
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The Best Shorts for Grown-Ass Women: Over 40 Styles For All Sizes, Shapes, …

What does a grown-ass woman wear in the summer? Whatever she wants to wear! I know some folks are not comfortable in shorts, and that’s okay. Do what makes you feel good. But if you’re hot and uncomfortable because you feel you will be judged for your legs, stop letting…

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The Friday Shop
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The Friday Shop

After last weekend, let’s take a break from sales and focus on things I have recently purchased or received gifted to me and my honest thoughts on them! What I Bought and What I Thought Amazon sends me free clothing in hopes that I as an influencer will promote them.…

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16+ Plus Size Short Sleeved Tops: When You Want Something Nicer Than a T-Shirt
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16+ Plus Size Short Sleeved Tops: When You Want Something Nicer Than a …

My sister Debbie has written for Wardrobe Oxygen before. She recently texted me about a subject I hadn’t written about. It was one I knew many of you would also want to know about: plus size short sleeved tops for summer. The kind of tops that are more elevated than…

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