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Creative Women at Work: Journalist and International Editor Lindsey Hilsum

Creative Women at Work: Journalist and International Editor Lindsey Hilsum

Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News’ International Editor. An award-winning war correspondent who has covered many conflicts throughout her career; including Iraq, (she was in Bagdad during the US ...

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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.

Things you never knew you wanted: the pink corduroy blazer

Things you never knew you wanted: the pink corduroy blazer

Readers, the ‘not buying anything new’ pledge has ended. As I knew it would.

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That’s Not My Age Podcast Episode 8: Debbie Bliss

That’s Not My Age Podcast Episode 8: Debbie Bliss

I’ve known my next podcast guest, Debbie Bliss, for many years. We met last century when I was a fashion assistant stepping in for the fashion editor to style one of Debbie’s knitting patt...

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The Age-Well Project: why keeping the brain busy is important as we get older

The Age-Well Project: why keeping the brain busy is important as we get older

  As we get older we need mental stimulation more than ever. The good news is it can be a lot of fun, and unleash creative opportunities, say the authors of The Age-Well Project, Susan Saunders a...

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Party brogues and cocktail sneakers: the shoes you can wear all night long

Party brogues and cocktail sneakers: the shoes you can wear all night long

I’ve said this many times before but it’s worth repeating: no-one ever looked glamorous when their feet hurt. Shoes that you can actually walk in are a crucial part of the grown-up woman...

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That’s Not My Age Podcast Episode 7: Patrick Grant

That’s Not My Age Podcast Episode 7: Patrick Grant

For our first male podcast guest I am chuffed to bits to introduce award-winning Savile Row tailor, champion of British manufacturing and judge on the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee (new series out ...

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