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Boutique Of The Week: Molesworth & Bird

Boutique Of The Week: Molesworth & Bird

  Though often mistaken for watercolour paintings, Molesworth & Bird’s designs are actually made from pressed, foraged seaweed found washed up in rock pools on the south west coast. Old...

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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.

The modern day kimono dress

The modern day kimono dress

As the Kyoto to Catwalk exhibition post was so well received, I thought readers might be interested in some more kimono-inspired style. As part of an Instagram project I’m currently working on w...

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The Cutting Edge Kimono Exhibition

The Cutting Edge Kimono Exhibition

Now some museums and galleries are open again, it’s time to tentatively venture forth on public transport. Masked-up and hand-washed within an inch of sanity.

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Summer dresses you’ll want to wear straight away (and some Patreon news)

Summer dresses you’ll want to wear straight away (and some Patreon news)

Ease and simplicity feel more necessary than ever when we have face masks, hand sanitisers and social distancing to contend with. No-one wants to be faffing around with fiddly clothes.

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NRBY: the online success story of the brand making clothes for close to home

NRBY: the online success story of the brand making clothes for close to home

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Three British leather bag brands we love

Three British leather bag brands we love

  Longtime followers of That’s Not My Age may have noticed that bags are rarely mentioned (other than as a footnote when I’m talking about an outfit). The truth is I’m just not that...

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