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Ask Alyson: how to do festive dressing without the fuss (what do I wear this Christmas?!)

Ask Alyson: how to do festive dressing without the fuss (what do I wear this Christmas?!)

  Question: I’m having a relatively quiet Christmas this year, staying at home and seeing family and friends as safely as possible. I probably won’t wear a party dress, as it’s ...

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About

It’s not about age, it’s about style. And this is for every woman who refuses to be invisible. Alyson Walsh.

I’m a freelance journalist, former magazine fashion editor and author. That’s Not My Age began in 2008, when I noticed a space online to celebrate women of all ages.

That’s Not My Age was winner of the Best Women’s Fashion Blog 2019 at Vuelio’s Online Influence Awards.

This week’s most wanted

The best style staples to buy right now, and hold on to forever. Items carefully selected from the high street, luxury labels and lesser-known small businesses; to coordinate or contrast with your favourite wardrobe pieces. Mix it, match it, love it!

Looking good is not about buying loads of new stuff but spending time figuring out what makes you feel chic and comfortable and confident. These are just a few suggestions to help you stay stylish.

 

Know Your Style – Latest Book

KNOW YOUR STYLE: Mix it, Match it, Love it is a beautifully illustrated handbook offering expert style advice and interviews with some of the world’s most inspirational women, including Lucinda Chambers, Caroline Issa, Linda Rodin and Lyn Slater.

With over 30 years of experience in the fashion industry, including 10 years as fashion editor for a leading lifestyle magazine, Alyson Walsh has the answer to any fashion dilemma.

Seven new sustainable and ethical fashion brands to shop now

Seven new sustainable and ethical fashion brands to shop now

    Sustainable clothing has improved quite dramatically over the last decade; it’s much more stylish, less (dare I say it) worthy. As we shift towards more considerate shopping habits...

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KLAXON: new limited edition That’s Not My Age sweatshirts for Christmas

KLAXON: new limited edition That’s Not My Age sweatshirts for Christmas

  If you’ve been wondering what to buy stylish, midlifer friends and older family members for Christmas, the solution is staring you right in the face. I’m delighted to introduce the ...

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Just another manic (Black) Friday

Just another manic (Black) Friday

    One of the best thing about adult life is being able to bail out of anything you don’t want to do. With perspective and experience, we understand what matters and what doesn’t; what...

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Winter style: choosing quality over quantity

Winter style: choosing quality over quantity

  We didn’t need COP 26 and a quip about Kermit the Frog to tell us that the planet is in trouble. Being more mindful about how and where we shop and what we wear is a movement that has bee...

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Bra shopping as an older woman: how to support your changing breasts

Bra shopping as an older woman: how to support your changing breasts

      As we get older, our breasts become less firm and full, less glandular and more fatty, which makes the breasts softer, wobblier and more, well, saggy. Collagen loss, less elastici...

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