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Fall in love with fall: how to enjoy autumn’s darker days

Fall in love with fall: how to enjoy autumn’s darker days

We don’t have to be clinically diagnosed with Seasonal Affective Disorder to feel apprehensive at the thought of being plunged into shorter days and endless evenings. As Brexit reality sets in, (hel...

by Nilgin Yusuf — 10 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.

Shop The TNMA Edit

I’m delighted to introduce the That’s Not My Age Edit. A small collection of exclusive items created in collaboration with some of my favourite independent designers. Most of the items have been created by the designer and myself, working together on one of their signature pieces.

We all possess a similar mindset about slow fashion and the environment and buying clothes to last.

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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.

Choosing style over fashion: mixing vintage with modern classics

Choosing style over fashion: mixing vintage with modern classics

    The Fashion Week Fandango has been and gone for another year. I didn’t attend any of the shows or events this time  – though I did manage a short trip to Paris in September ...

by Alyson Walsh18 comments

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This week we’re reading: The Gentlewoman’s guide to 
Modern Manners

This week we’re reading: The Gentlewoman’s guide to 
Modern Manners

    Technology and social norms have changed so much since the millennium’s turn that sometimes I am not sure what is passé or proper any more; like how to politely leave a gathering, whe...

by Alexia Economou — 10 comments

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Make do and mend: how to successfully restore old clothes (there’s a website for that)

Make do and mend: how to successfully restore old clothes (there’s a website for that)

    For my 50th Birthday Mr TNMA bought me this lovely Isabel Marant Étoile leather jacket in a gorgeous midnight blue. Unfortunately, after a few months the shine had well and truly come o...

by Alyson Walsh38 comments

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Meet Charlotte Day – the designer who created the TNMA sweatshirts

Meet Charlotte Day – the designer who created the TNMA sweatshirts

  Firstly, a very big thank you for supporting the TNMA Edit. I’ve been blown away by all your feedback  – and love receiving pictures of you wearing the pieces, so please keep them ...

by Alyson Walsh10 comments

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Why we should drink more water (all year round)

Why we should drink more water (all year round)

    At birth, we are about 78% water; by the time we reach adulthood this has fallen to 55% (women) and 60% (men). Other side-effects of ageing also affect how we use, and lose, water.

by Adrienne Wyper — 12 comments

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