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Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the V&A

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the V&A

The Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition has arrived at the V&A, in London. It’s a wonderful celebration of the French design house – and of entente cordiale ( which is much...

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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 (and men) of all ages.
I write for the FT’s How To Spend It, The Pool and the Guardian websites.

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, figure-flattering 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.

Is my hair grey enough?

Is my hair grey enough?

That IS my natural hair colour. After two and a half years, the dye job has disappeared and my grey hair has grown in.

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What Women Wear: June Mong

What Women Wear: June Mong

At the age of 55, June Mong has decided it’s time for a career change, ‘ I’m still young enough,’ she exclaims, ‘there might even be time for another change…’...

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Why we all love Richard E. Grant

Why we all love Richard E. Grant

Richard E. Grant is excited about his awards nominations and so are we.

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At last! An award-winning menopause campaign

At last! An award-winning menopause campaign

This is what menopause looks like. A diverse range of women, a variety of experiences.

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The grown-up guide to sneakers

The grown-up guide to sneakers

  In the 1970s, wearing sneakers was a subversive act (Mick Jagger married Bianca Perez-Mora Macias in a pair). Now that dress codes are more relaxed and ‘Sports Luxe’ has gone mainstream, p...

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