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”!

Spring Forward in Pink, Fuchsia, Lilac, and Purple
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Spring Forward in Pink, Fuchsia, Lilac, and Purple

From salmon to powder to Millenial, soft pink shades have been on trend for several seasons.  And while pale pink continues to be on trend, it is being seen alongside darker and brighter shades of pink, berry, and fuchsia.  Light purples like lavender and lilac are also gaining traction with…

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Trendy Sneakers for Grown Women
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Trendy Sneakers for Grown Women

When you’re over 30, it’s hard to know which sneakers trends are cool and which end up looking clueless.  I wrote this post in 2019 but updated it for 2020 to include current trends and the most stylish sneakers that look fashionable, purposeful, and not try-hard for grown women. Below…

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Where To Shop for Plus Size Workwear
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Where To Shop for Plus Size Workwear

A reader recently DMed me on Instagram asking where she should look for plus size workwear.  She recently was promoted at work and needed to level up from business casual to a more professional and polished look.  At a size 22, she was struggling to figure out where to shop…

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Recent Fashion Hits and Misses
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Recent Fashion Hits and Misses

I’ve had a few gifted items and some purchases I’ve made recently from brands I know you all love.  Most were misses for me but not misses in general so they deserve some love.  I know we’re not all built the same with the same lifestyles or personal styles so…

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Colorful Size Inclusive Work Capsule Wardrobe
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Colorful Size Inclusive Work Capsule Wardrobe

  A reader reached out to me asking about how to incorporate color into a capsule wardrobe for work, and to find work fashion that is modern and vibrant in a size 16.  “Hi Allie, I hope you can help me. I recently got a new job and I’m switching…

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I’m in the cabi Spring 2020 Campaign!
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I’m in the cabi Spring 2020 Campaign!

Being a full-time blogger can be an overwhelming job. I don’t have the security of a big company sending me paychecks, taking care of taxes and insurance and retirement. I don’t get paid time off for vacations and when I am sick, and I really miss that big fancy copier…

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January in Review
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January in Review

At the beginning of each month, I share a recap of the previous month. I donate a portion of each month’s profits to a charity; since you are the reason I can make the donation I ask for your vote a week in advance and share the results in this…

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Updating My Fitness Wardrobe for the New Year
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Updating My Fitness Wardrobe for the New Year

As I shared on Instagram, new year same me.  I have no goals to be a different person in 2020, but continue good habits I’ve already adopted and each day look for a way to be a bit better than the day prior.  I am continuing to go to the…

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