Ask Allie: Dressing to Hide your Belly
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Ask Allie: Dressing to Hide your Belly

I’m not fat per se , but I’ve gained back all the weight that I lost in the first few months after giving birth. My stomach has gotten enormous, like 6th month pregnancy enormous and I hate it. I can’t find anything to wear that doesn’t make it even more…

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Ask Allie: Creating a Bra Wardrobe
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Ask Allie: Creating a Bra Wardrobe

    Allie, I hope this isn’t too personal but you have large breasts and they always look great no matter what you wear. Can you let me know more about your bra collection? What styles work best for you? I breastfed my son for three years and my breasts…

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Ask Allie: Weekend Loungewear Alternatives
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Ask Allie: Weekend Loungewear Alternatives

I am looking for your advice on some ultra-casual weekend looks. I want to look tidy enough to run to the grocery store or walk the dog in my neighborhood, but I want to be comfortable enough to do my household chores and lounge. I know a lot of people…

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My Favorite Shapewear
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My Favorite Shapewear

I used to dread shapewear – the stuffed sausage look, the visible panty lines, the gas pains…but it was an uncomfortable necessity for certain situations. Not all shapewear is created equal and in the past decade some new brands and styles have come on the horizon that are pretty darn…

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Why Didn’t I Think of That – Volupties
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Why Didn’t I Think of That – Volupties

These days, there’s a subscription program for everything, from tee shirts to lip glosses to statement necklaces. And for a long while there have been subscription services for lingerie and underpinnings, but they weren’t that nice of quality and never fit plus size women. As a woman with larger curves,…

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Ask Allie: Dressing a Top-Heavy Figure
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Ask Allie: Dressing a Top-Heavy Figure

I am a 5’3″ 165lb 40DDD woman who has no hips or butt but a mommy/muffin top. While I have a few additional pounds I am not plus size. I look horrible in button down blouses but find that a fitted top shows the bulge and loose tops makes me…

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Ask Allie: Winter Hosiery Advice
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Ask Allie: Winter Hosiery Advice

Winter is here for the foreseeable future. For years now, I have forced myself to wear dress pants to work in the winter months. I have cute dresses that sit in my closet and I tell myself that maybe this week will be the time I wear them! But alas,…

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Ask Allie: All About Bras
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Ask Allie: All About Bras

The bras that I recently purchased came with care instructions, stating that I should hand wash them in a delicate detergent specially formulated for bras and fine lingerie. Any thoughts on what I should use? Also, it states that I should avoid wearing a bra more than twice between washings,…

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