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The comfort and joy of a lockdown jumpsuit

The comfort and joy of a lockdown jumpsuit

Prior to lockdown I had been taking an impromptu break from my beloved boilersuits. No reason, just experimenting with different outfits, not wanting to bore readers to tears.

by Alyson Walsh21 comments

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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.

Why older women should be known as Queen-Agers

Why older women should be known as Queen-Agers

  Bethann Hardison has made increasing racial diversity in the fashion industry the focus of her entire career. The multi-hyphenate New Yorker is a former model, talent manager, consultant for th...

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Bold or natural: what kind of lipstick lockdown are you having?

Bold or natural: what kind of lipstick lockdown are you having?

  In a recent New York Times article, women were interviewed about how they are relaxing their make-up and grooming regimes during lockdown. Many were relieved to get off this hamster-wheel and c...

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How to refine your style in three easy steps

How to refine your style in three easy steps

The three-slogan mantra is trending right now. Which got me thinking that an effective three-parter could be a useful style guide (this is what happens after seven and a half weeks in lockdown…)...

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Where to buy and how to make fabric face masks

Where to buy and how to make fabric face masks

For many, wearing a face mask in public has already become a reality. Face protection is regularly worn in the Far East where countries have previous experience of Coronaviruses.

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Can our home make us happier?

Can our home make us happier?

Those of us who are fortunate enough to be safe and well and staying at home have had a lot of time to survey our work-life surroundings. Cleaning, clearing and de-cluttering cupboards and drawers, in...

by Alexia Economou — 10 comments

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