How to Prevent Jeans from Wearing Out in the Inner Thighs
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How to Prevent Jeans from Wearing Out in the Inner Thighs

A reader reached out asking for advice on how to prevent jeans from wearing out in the inner thighs. A portion of her email: Hi Alison – One thing I have struggled with is wearing my jeans out in the inner thighs. I had purchased some expensive jeans that looked…

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What to Wear to a Movie Premiere or Similar Social Event?
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What to Wear to a Movie Premiere or Similar Social Event?

I had a reader reach out to me – she is petite, has soft curves, is over 40 and attending a documentary movie premiere.  She wasn’t sure what to wear and wanted my advice: “I’ve been invited to a movie premiere in a few weeks, and I have no idea…

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Ask Allie: Cropped Wide Leg Jeans
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Ask Allie: Cropped Wide Leg Jeans

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…

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Ask Allie: Styling Navy with Black
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Ask Allie: Styling Navy with Black

I love back and navy together, but how do you wear them together? I try and I look messy. I wear mostly black, white and gray but my hair is going gray and I think navy would be a better choice than gray for me now. I like a classic…

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Ask Allie: Packing for a Corporate Retreat
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Ask Allie: Packing for a Corporate Retreat

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…

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