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What I Wore: Back to School

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The other morning on the drive to the gym the DJ was going over all the school districts in the area that are back to school this week.  Back to school? I swear just yesterday it was the Fourth of July! But it inspired me to pull together some of my favorite fall trends for a look to herald in fall and wear it in front of an historic building…

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What I Wore Off the Blog

Outfit Posts Summer

Welcome to the latest installment of outfits Alison wore in real life but didn't photograph for the blog. A lot of pieces you've seen before, some remixed in different ways, some pieces have yet to make it to the blog but are IRL favorites. I title this series of photos, “The Woman in the Straw Hat.” It's hot out, I don't desire any more sun damage to my skin, my…

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

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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 was gifted to me by a brand, note whether it was a gift, the size I got, my feelings on…

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The Universal Standard Yarra Shrug sweater: three ways to style the cashmere one-shouldered sweater as seen on Wardrobe oxygen

Real Life Capsule Wardrobe: The Accent Piece

Capsule Wardrobes Outfit Posts Spring

Capsule wardrobes are often associated with minimalism, but that doesn't mean the pieces within the capsule need to have minimal style.  In fact, when your capsule wardrobe has unique details and accent pieces, it not only is more fun to wear, but more stylish and versatile.  In the real life capsule wardrobe I featured yesterday, the primary accent piece was the one-shouldered cashmere sweater from Universal Standard. black sweater |…

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What I Wore: Talbots Summer 2018

Outfit Posts Spring

When the temps rise, I'm all about easy dressing.  Simple dresses and separates that are cool, comfortable, and versatile yet not boring. Talbots sent me their summer 2018 lookbook a few weeks ago and I loved how it was full of the kind of warm weather clothing I love. I asked them if I could pick a few pieces from the Talbots Summer 2018 collection, wear them, test them, and share…

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Denim on Denim outfit styled by popular Washington DC petite fashion blogger, Wardrobe Oxygen

What I Wore: Denim on Denim

Outfit Posts Spring

Welcome to what I really wore, Tuesday edition. I wore this denim on denim outfit last Tuesday when we took our car in for an estimate for body damage.  The Thursday prior, we were parked in a lot and another parked car rolled into ours. Unfortunately it did more than a little scrape. Fortunately, the gentleman who owned the car left his phone number and we contacted his insurance.  $1,200…

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Wardrobe Oxygen in a red orange trench from Banana Republic with Talbots striped top, Banana Republic ankle jeans, Rothy's flats, Dagne Dover backpack and Delsey spinner suitcase

What I Wore: Travel Style

Outfit Posts Spring

If you follow me on Instagram Stories you know last week my family and I had a short vacation at The Hotel at the University of Maryland. Only open a few months, this new hotel is gorgeous, luxe yet warm, and has everything for a perfect little getaway or if you've visiting the area for an event. I'll be sharing more about our trip in a coming post; this post…

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What I Wore: Tour of Good Housekeeping with Jambu [Sponsored]

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Growing up, the magazines in our home were Time, National Geographic, and Good Housekeeping. Whenever anything was purchased, my parents consulted Consumer Reports, and or Good Housekeeping. New recipe tried for dinner? There's a good chance it came from the pages of good Housekeeping. Many a collage was made from those same pages; in fact I made a collage as a new sorority pledge to represent my personality and I…

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