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Dora Maar and Kara Walker two women artists to see at Tate Modern

Dora Maar and Kara Walker two women artists to see at Tate Modern

According to the Financial Times, ‘ 2020 promises a revolution for women in art.’ Hooray.

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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.
I write for the FT’s How To Spend It, The Pool and the Guardian websites.

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.

Sustainable Style: two ways to wear a statement blouse, all year round

Sustainable Style: two ways to wear a statement blouse, all year round

The grown-up blouse in a snazzy, standout print makes perfect not-too-dressed-up daywear. For the second part of my collaboration with NET-A-PORTER’s NET SUSTAIN platform  – and to show versa...

by Alyson Walsh17 comments

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We love Laura Dern

We love Laura Dern

Who hasn’t been a Laura Dern fan since David Lynch’s 1986 film Blue Velvet? The award-winning actor added another Golden Globe to her collection this week, taking the tally up to five.

by Alyson Walsh11 comments

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New Year, Same You (no more guilty resolutions)

New Year, Same You (no more guilty resolutions)

I only made two resolutions this year. The first was I wouldn’t feel guilty about the fact I’d eaten too much, drank too much and moved too little over the Christmas period.

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The mood-boosting properties of a colourful coat

The mood-boosting properties of a colourful coat

  ‘As a style director it was OK to wear any colour as long as it was black,’ Angela Kennedy jokes when I ask about her beautiful blue coat, ‘I followed the uniform of black as ...

by Alyson Walsh31 comments

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The joy of velvet (it’s not just for the party season)

The joy of velvet (it’s not just for the party season)

My wardrobe has its fair share of fancy: I love Lurex, am a sucker for sequins and have enough silk shirts to rival the Grand National. This festive season, I’ve become a pushover for plush velv...

by Alyson Walsh18 comments

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