Shopping Hits and Misses: Universal Standard, Nordstrom, Talbots, Banana Republic, and More
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Shopping Hits and Misses: Universal Standard, Nordstrom, Talbots, Banana Republic, and More

Welcome to the latest edition of things that arrived in Allie’s mail and whether or not she liked them.  For reference, I am 5’3″ and vary between regular and petite sizing. I wear a size 12, occasionally 14 and usually a Large. Below I will share what I ordered or…

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Lands’ End Friends & Family 40% Off: My Picks
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Lands’ End Friends & Family 40% Off: My Picks

Lands’ End is my secret for summer style.  Sure, they have some of the best bathing suits, but they also have pretty amazing fashion especially for the warmer months. Find me at the farmer’s market, a backyard barbecue, or running errands at the mall and it’s likely at least one…

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Nordstrom Winter Sale: My Picks
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Nordstrom Winter Sale: My Picks

The Nordstrom Winter Sale is taking place through February 25. I’m always cautious with sales like these – you don’t want to buy items you won’t need or wear next fall and winter.  It’s easy to be dazzled by the good deals. I searched through the sale and below are…

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My Lingerie Must-Haves: Bras, Panties, Shapewear, and More
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My Lingerie Must-Haves: Bras, Panties, Shapewear, and More

When I featured an off the shoulder sweater in a recent post there were a lot of comments on the blog, on Facebook, and by email… and they weren’t about the sweater but what was I wearing underneath? As a full-figured woman, I’m not comfortable without a bra and there…

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What to Wear When Running for Political Office: The Woman Candidate’s Capsule Wardrobe
Corporate Fashion

What to Wear When Running for Political Office: The Woman Candidate’s …

This post contains affiliate links; if you click on a link and make a purchase Wardrobe Oxygen may make a small commission. It’s 2018 but when you Google what to wear when running for political office, what to wear for a political campaign, or any other similar search almost all…

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Nude Bras and other Intimates for Brown Skin
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Nude Bras and other Intimates for Brown Skin

Hey lingerie brands, did you know not all people are beige? In fact, 2016 Census data shows that over 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.…

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Summer Summertime Essentials
Beauty

Summer Summertime Essentials

Summer is here, and boy did it slam us here in DC. Less than a week ago I was shivering in a coat and today it’s 85 degrees. While I transitioned my wardrobe from winter to spring/summer a month ago, we’re now heading into weather where jeans and short sleeved…

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Recent Purchases I Positively Love
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Recent Purchases I Positively Love

This is a mixed bag of items I’ve recently bought, but the theme that ties them all together is that I love them. We’ll save misses for another day!

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