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That’s Not My Age Podcast Special Episode: Dame Zandra Rhodes

That’s Not My Age Podcast Special Episode: Dame Zandra Rhodes

  We are busy recording series two of That’s Not My Age: The Podcast, and as a delicious taster of what’s to come I am delighted to introduce cult fashion designer Dame Zandra Rhodes....

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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.

Has grey hair changed the colours I wear?

Has grey hair changed the colours I wear?

I have never considered myself to be a ‘pink person.’ Never.

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Style Heroine: Patti Smith

Style Heroine: Patti Smith

  Poet, author, rock star, coffee-lover, Patti Smith has a new book out. Hooray.

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Diversity in the fashion industry: a panel discussion at the National Museum of Scotland

Diversity in the fashion industry: a panel discussion at the National Museum of Scotland

Diversity in fashion is a conversation that I’ve been involved in for many years. As a part-time senior lecturer in Fashion Journalism, I contributed to several research projects at university ̵...

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What Women Wear: London Design Festival 2019

What Women Wear: London Design Festival 2019

You’ll always find me in the Scandinavian section at London Design Festival (LDF). Simple clean designs, natural fabrics and neutral colours: Scandi Style is right up my garde.

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Keeping the holiday vibe alive

Keeping the holiday vibe alive

Midlife is hectic and demanding. One of my aims since returning from Italy in July, has been to try to bring the holiday vibe into everyday life.

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