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The Joy of Stripes (Collagerie’s cool collab with the Conran Shop)

The Joy of Stripes (Collagerie’s cool collab with the Conran Shop)

  When I recorded the podcast episode with Lucinda Chambers she was incredibly gracious and warm and welcomed us into her home. Chez Chambers is as super-chic and stripey as you would imagine; an...

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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.

Walk this May: 31 ways to get moving for National Walking Month

Walk this May: 31 ways to get moving for National Walking Month

    Walking is absolutely the most accessible activity for most people, wherever you are, with no kit needed, and more of us did it during lockdown. During 2020 the number of miles walked pe...

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In praise of the tank top. Yes, the knitted sweater vest is a midlife style staple!

In praise of the tank top. Yes, the knitted sweater vest is a midlife style staple!

  As a fan of slightly nerdy knitwear: traditional Fair Isle,  classic cardigans, the perfect polo neck – I have been looking for a knitted tank top (or sweater vest as we’re now cal...

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Ageing and anxiety: What to know and where to find help

Ageing and anxiety: What to know and where to find help

  Do you find yourself worrying a lot? Between climate change, Brexit, Covid, and the war in Ukraine – to say nothing of more personal concerns like ageing parents, the rising cost of living, y...

by Adrienne Wyper — 17 comments

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How to make your make-up look more glamorous than usual

How to make your make-up look more glamorous than usual

    The pandemic affected all industries in different ways. Obviously at its height, having make-up done professionally for photoshoots was verboten.

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Ever-so brilliant women on never giving up

Ever-so brilliant women on never giving up

  In a week when I’ve been feeling quite despondent about how women are viewed, and how our success in the world is measured (prompted largely by the goings-on in parliament…), Booker...

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