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Lockdown hair stories: Are you rushing back to the salon or embracing a new look?

Lockdown hair stories: Are you rushing back to the salon or embracing a new look?

After months of DIY cuts, root re-growth and dodgy at-home dyeing, when hairdressers reopened last month there was a huge sense of relief and unadulterated joy. I loved seeing all the before and after...

by Helen Johnson — 41 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.

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.

Jumpers in May (and four of the best sustainable knitwear brands)

Jumpers in May (and four of the best sustainable knitwear brands)

  Ne’er cast a clout till May is out; as my mum always says. And now we’re spending more time socialising outdoors, this proverb has ne’er felt more pertinent.

by Alyson Walsh24 comments

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Style and Sustainability with designer Ally Capellino (Alison Lloyd) – plus a subscriber giveaway

Style and Sustainability with designer Ally Capellino (Alison Lloyd) – plus a subscriber giveaway

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by Alyson Walsh18 comments

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Spring into spring: the seasonal wardrobe transition

Spring into spring: the seasonal wardrobe transition

    We are now officially in spring and never have we needed the blossoms and blooms, warmer temperatures and brighter faces more.  May 1st, the official start of spring, was traditionally ...

by Nilgin Yusuf — 22 comments

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It’s time to re-boot your Breton

It’s time to re-boot your Breton

  This is not technically a Breton top, it’s an old striped t-shirt from Gap. The traditional design had a wide boat neckline to allow it to be swiftly pulled-on by sailors, while the broad...

by Alyson Walsh30 comments

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Darn it! The art of mending and repairing

Darn it! The art of mending and repairing

    Inspired by the ideas of fashion activist and campaigner Orsola de Castro I wanted to make my Loved Clothes Last, as the title of her book advocates. This is more of a ‘why to̵...

by Antonia Cunliffe24 comments

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