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That’s Not My Age Podcast: Model Jan de Villeneuve

That’s Not My Age Podcast: Model Jan de Villeneuve

In the 1960s, model Jan de Villeneuve regularly appeared on the cover of Vogue and was photographed by all the greats, including, David Bailey and Norman Parkinson. An architecture and design graduate...

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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.

Not-So-Basic Basics

Confidence comes from finding clothes and accessories that work hard, and work in real life. Not just on catwalks, in glossy magazines or ‘Today I’m Wearing’ Instagram posts.

These reliable, wardrobe essentials are what I like to call  Not-So-Basic-Basics. If our younger years are all about experimenting and identity-finding (throwing everything on and hoping for the best), midlife-and-beyond is all about streamlining and refining. Cutting the crap.

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.

How to make the most of a Covid Winter

How to make the most of a Covid Winter

We were lucky with the weather, we all agreed, in spring and summer; blue sky and warm sunshine taking the edge off Covid anxiety, and encouraging us to spend time outdoors. But as temperatures, and l...

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Fashion risks worth taking: baggy trousers

Fashion risks worth taking: baggy trousers

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The Nail Polish Effect

The Nail Polish Effect

  Sitting in my favourite nail parlour recently, the woman to my left, in her twenties was having neon pink nails painted by a manicurist brandishing intense orange nails. They spent quite a long...

by Nilgin Yusuf — 36 comments

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What to wear right now – just don’t call it a shacket!

What to wear right now – just don’t call it a shacket!

Anyone living in the UK for the last four years has had enough of one hybrid word, in particular… Anyway, let’s not dwell on that when we have Covid, sweat and tiers to contend with. Anoth...

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Connecting with culture again: Artemisia at The National Gallery, London

Connecting with culture again: Artemisia at The National Gallery, London

  Before suffragettes, before girl power and way before #MeToo, there was Artemisia, a woman who triumphed over tyranny and achieved global fame in the male-dominated world of Baroque art. The Na...

by Angela Kennedy — 8 comments

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