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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”!

What I Wore Last Week
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What I Wore Last Week

 I find as the weeks continue I don’t wear just one look each day, and I often forget to take a photo (or can’t recall if I did or not).  However, I did capture a few looks I wore this week and have them below: Some days aren’t cute, and…

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Friday Sale Alert
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Friday Sale Alert

Mother’s Day is around the corner and retailers are bringing out the big mama guns with things that are pretty and comfy and cozy and smelling lovely.  It’s a good reminder to get a gift for that mom or mom-like person in your life, or to treat yourself to something…

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Wednesday Woo: My Experience with Earthing
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Wednesday Woo: My Experience with Earthing

I’m a bit into woo. Not the “woo” of drunk girls at a bar on a Saturday night, the woo of those who are into more crunchy or alternative techniques for health, wellness, and relaxation. Don’t get me wrong, I am all about modern medicine and a huge supporter of…

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Looking Your Best for Your Next Zoom Meeting
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Looking Your Best for Your Next Zoom Meeting

Zoom and other video conferencing tools are a must right now.  Whether it’s keeping up with your coworkers, pitching to clients, celebrating a relative’s birthday, or joining in a happy hour with friends or others in your community, video conferencing is the new way to stay connected.  Several sites will…

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Friday Sale Alert
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Friday Sale Alert

With the continuation of businesses closed and shelter in place orders, brands are getting more creative with their sales.  That plus the launch of fresh spring looks means this is an excellent weekend to score some great deals on new and beautiful clothes to wear now and throughout the summer. …

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Stay At Home Capsule Wardrobe from Soma
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Stay At Home Capsule Wardrobe from Soma

I love capsule wardrobes, and love brands that lend themselves to creating capsule wardrobes right within their collections.  I’ve been wearing a lot of Soma loungewear the past several weeks and have found that the pieces mix and match quite beautifully while also being practical and comfortable.  Soma invited me…

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Friday Sale Alert
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Friday Sale Alert

As always, shop smart and shop assuming we will be sheltering in place for many more months than the government is stating.  Prepare for the worst, be pleased if it is less.  Also don’t do a lot of buying assuming you’ll do an in-house try-on and return what doesn’t work. …

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Performing A Closet Cleanout: Tips from a Pro
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Performing A Closet Cleanout: Tips from a Pro

Last week, I went live on Instagram with Rosana Vollmerhausen, the founder and chief stylist at DC Style Factory to perform a remote closet audit on my wardrobe.  You may recall I hired DC Style Factory to help me craft outfits for a fashion conference. While fashion is literally my…

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