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”!

Wide Width Shoes for Spring and Summer: Hits and Misses
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Wide Width Shoes for Spring and Summer: Hits and Misses

After Monday’s Instagram post about wide width shoes, I felt this post was necessary. If you have wide feet you know the struggle is real in finding shoes that are truly wide and aren’t truly hideous. As I wrote in my Instagram caption, plus size women never bought cabbage rose-covered…

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A Spring cabi Capsule Wardrobe
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A Spring cabi Capsule Wardrobe

I think in capsules, and when a brand launches its latest collection I immediately think of ways to mix and match to create more style with fewer pieces of clothing.  So when cabi released their latest collection I couldn’t NOT create a spring cabi capsule wardrobe! For reference, visit my…

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Trendy Sneakers for Grown Women
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Trendy Sneakers for Grown Women

A reader recently sent an email to me regarding trendy sneakers.  This is a topic many of you have asked me about.  Especially when over 30 or so, it’s hard to know which sneakers trends are cool and which end up looking try-hard or clueless.  Below my advice on picking…

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What I Wore: Another Week, Another Suit
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What I Wore: Another Week, Another Suit

Another week, another suit! I told you I am on a suit kick, but they’re so great for my wardrobe.  I wear the pants alone with sweaters, the blazers with jeans, and the suits work for all the social events on my calendar!  This one is from 1901 and is…

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What I Wore: My Favorite Swimsuit
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What I Wore: My Favorite Swimsuit

Okay, I am totally writing this while a winter storm warning is coming for my area but this is about my favorite swimsuit. I love fun swimsuits, sexy swimsuits, statement swimsuits, and suits that suck in and lift up. But to be honest, the Lands’ End Tugless has been a…

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How to Pack Light but With Style
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How to Pack Light but With Style

In the comments of a recent blog post, a reader had a question regarding packing non-clothing items for a trip.  She wanted to know how to pack light but maintain her style.  How to consolidate beauty products and toiletries, shoes and accessories to reduce the number of bags without ending…

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Universal Standard Foundation Mystery Box Review
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Universal Standard Foundation Mystery Box Review

Have you heard about the Universal Standard Foundation Mystery Box? This weekend only, Universal Standard is offering this cool offer – starting at $50 you pick your choice of mystery box in your size. The box will include one piece from their Foundation line with two other pieces.  You don’t…

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A Jumpsuit Valentine
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A Jumpsuit Valentine

In my Weekend Reads I mentioned a denim/tencel jumpsuit. It looked great, the price was great, it came in regular, petite, and plus sizes. I ordered it. Yesterday it arrived. The wash is what I expected and hoped for. It looks like denim but is soft thanks to it being…

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