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How to Prevent Jeans from Wearing Out in the inner Thighs featured by popular DC curvy fashion blogger, Wardrobe Oxygen

How to Prevent Jeans from Wearing Out in the Inner Thighs

Fashion Advice

Hi Alison – One thing I have struggle with is wearing my jeans out in the inner thighs. I had purchased some expensive jeans that looked and felt great, however since they were so “washed” they wore through so quickly. Embarrassing and annoying! I did iron some patches in to get a little more life out of them. Any tips? At first, I was thinking it was sizing, but I…

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Collage of nine women wearing cropped wide leg jeans featured by popular DC petite fashion blogger, Wardrobe Oxygen

Ask Allie: Cropped Wide Leg Jeans

Fashion Advice

Question: could you do a post about styling the trendy cropped wide leg jeans? I have a pair in black like this that I scored at a thrift store, but I am 5'4″ and have curves and in my 30s. I'm going to give you some advice that you likely don't want. But I see you readers as my friends and this is what I would tell a friend. Hardly…

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Ask Allie: Packing for a Corporate Retreat

Ask Allie: Packing for a Corporate Retreat

Capsule Wardrobes Fashion Advice

My company is hosting a team-building conference at a resort in Florida. I will be presenting several times, so I definitely want to leave a professional impression. The problem is that the entire conference dress code is casual. Not business casual – just “casual” casual. I'm finding it hard to come up with outfit ideas for a corporate get-together an a beach location without the clothes being a) too warm,…

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Ask Allie: Two Week Business Trip Without Checking Luggage

Ask Allie: Two Week Business Trip Without Checking Luggage

Capsule Wardrobes Fashion Advice

I need help putting together a travel wardrobe for the following trip this August that will all fit in a carry-on and I sure hope you can help me. I'm dealing with 2 very different climates and both business and leisure situations: Fly to Honolulu where I'm speaking at a national convention for my professional association. I would typically wear a suit for the presentation, but I'm guessing everyone will…

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