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Harriet Walter on authenticity & ageing

Harriet Walter on authenticity & ageing

  Glorious, glorious Harriet Walter. One of the finest British actors appeared on our screens this week in Alan Bennett’s updated Talking Heads series.

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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.

Boutique of the week:  WerkHaus Margate

Boutique of the week: WerkHaus Margate

  Clothes you can live in and shoes you can walk in. That’s the down-to-earth ethos behind WerkHaus an independent boutique based in the heart of Margate’s Old Town.

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How often should we wash our clothes?

How often should we wash our clothes?

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Summer sandals you can walk everywhere in

Summer sandals you can walk everywhere in

  The Birkenstock has been my Shoe of Lockdown. First with socks and then with a dodgy DIY pedicure; at-home style never looked so polished.

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How lockdown improved my coffee-making skills

How lockdown improved my coffee-making skills

From barely drinkable to almost-Barista-level, there has been a dramatic improvement in my coffee-making skills over lockdown. Admittedly, the coffee bar was set quite low to begin with but I’m ...

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Factoring in the face mask

Factoring in the face mask

Never in a million years did I expect to be writing about mask-wearing. Now that we have to stay alert and don a face mask in enclosed spaces and on public transport, the once unthinkable has become t...

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