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That’s Not My Age podcast: Fashion Revolution founder and author Orsola de Castro

That’s Not My Age podcast: Fashion Revolution founder and author Orsola de Castro

  Orsola de Castro is the global creative director of Fashion Revolution a not-for-profit organisation formed in response to the Rana Plaza factory disaster in 2013. We first met at London Fashio...

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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 everyday should be World Book Day

Why everyday should be World Book Day

  I confess, I’m a hopeless bibliophile. From precious childhood books including my well-worn Roald Dahls, to an extensive collection of kitchen based cookery books, referred to on a daily basi...

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Subscriber giveaway: Win a beautiful scarf from Heti’s Colours

Subscriber giveaway: Win a beautiful scarf from Heti’s Colours

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Styling your way out of lockdown –  and the importance of rituals

Styling your way out of lockdown – and the importance of rituals

This week in lockdown… I have given Mr That’s Not My Age a half-decent haircut (with a pair of Boots’ cheapest Salon Performance scissors) and whisper it am now contemplating a DIY t...

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Craftivisim: Using creative energy to make a difference

Craftivisim: Using creative energy to make a difference

Stereotypically seen by the ignorant as a pastime for meek old ladies, crafting has a radical side: everything from sweary sewing to campaigning crafting (aka craftivism: ‘craft’ + ‘activism’)...

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LOVE this: Davina McCall’s menopause sweatshirt

LOVE this: Davina McCall’s menopause sweatshirt

  Earlier this year, TV presenter Davina McCall was trolled online for appearing on The Masked Singer in a figure-hugging dress that she was deemed far too  ‘wrinkly crinkly’ and ...

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