Ask Allie: An Active Casual Capsule Wardrobe
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Ask Allie: An Active Casual Capsule Wardrobe

A reader contacted me asking how to build herself an active casual capsule wardrobe for her new life as a retiree.  I am so thrilled for her new adventure and thrilled she is looking for a way to make getting dressed every morning easier. A capsule wardrobe can help one…

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Ask Allie: Casual Capsule Wardrobe for a Woman over 40
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Ask Allie: Casual Capsule Wardrobe for a Woman over 40

Can you help a fashion impaired over-40 woman? Do you have any suggestions for a black and navy wardrobe in a very casual work place setting (think: jeans are the norm)? I also like to accent with chartreuse and maybe some plum items…I’m at a bit of a loss as…

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Ask Allie: Are Pantyhose Stylish?
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Ask Allie: Are Pantyhose Stylish?

Since I’m in my 60’s now, I am uncomfortable in dresses without hosiery. Is it ok to wear them now? Or is bare legged still the trend? Three cheers for Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge who brought nude hose back en vogue. While the bare legged trend isn’t going anywhere, because…

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Capsule Wardrobe: No Fashion Victim, No Frump for Women Over 40
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Capsule Wardrobe: No Fashion Victim, No Frump for Women Over 40

Dear Allie, I’m having a hard time shopping. I may be old, but I’m not dead! I’m 55, in pretty good shape though my midsection does show age and giving birth to three wonderful sons and I don’t feel confident in short skirts or sleeveless blouses. I want to look…

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True Fashionista: Judith
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True Fashionista: Judith

When I think of a True Fashionista, one of the first women who comes to mind is Judith of the blog Style Crone. I have enjoyed her blog and amazing personal style for years and was thrilled when I saw her featured in Ari Seth Cohen’s blog and book Advanced…

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