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You’ve been framed: how to buy and style statement sunglasses

You’ve been framed: how to buy and style statement sunglasses

  I’m thinking of upping my sunglasses game. Not for Instagram or in a celeb-y, showbizzy kind of way, mostly because I’ve been wearing the same old shades for many summers.

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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.

13 best SPF sunscreens for mature skin

13 best SPF sunscreens for mature skin

  Finding a good suncream for the face can be as hard as tacking down an available holiday cottage this summer. And finding one you want to wear every day – as we know we should – is an even ...

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Older & wiser: why women in their 50s should be proud of their age

Older & wiser: why women in their 50s should be proud of their age

  It was my birthday last week; I turned 55, something I’m genuinely proud of. In my head, I’m ceremoniously lighting each candle with a sense of optimism and joy.

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Yes, you can wear a black dress on a hot day

Yes, you can wear a black dress on a hot day

One of the most stylish women I’ve seen all summer, stopped me at a gallery to say she’d just read That’s Not My Age. After 13 years plugging away at this site, I’m still chuff...

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Ask Alyson: Where can I shop for swimwear that makes me feel confident and comfortable at the beach?

Ask Alyson: Where can I shop for swimwear that makes me feel confident and comfortable at the beach?

    Q:  ‘For the first time in about six years, and COVID permitting, I have a bucket and spade holiday planned with with my daughters and grandchildren this summer. I am 66 and activ...

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What to wear for a summer staycation

What to wear for a summer staycation

‘ There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing,’ fell-walking expert Alfred Wainwright’s quote is often cited but hard to beat. This kind of stoic attitude is what’s needed...

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