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5 Trends to try at home from RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

5 Trends to try at home from RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

As with what you wear, in the garden you have to work with what you’ve got: size and shape, the basic framework, classic pieces, like evergreens, that earn their place all year round. But to these b...

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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.

Choosing the right glasses

Choosing the right glasses

  Stars such as Linda Rodin, Caryn Franklin, Bill Nighy and Jeff Goldblum have all established their specs style. I’m still working on mine… A long-overdue trip to the optician’...

by Alyson Walsh40 comments

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Lesley Manville is getting on with it

Lesley Manville is getting on with it

Why hasn’t Lesley Manville been featured on That’s Not My Age before? I have no answers.

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In praise of the summer flatform shoe

In praise of the summer flatform shoe

  The low wedge or flatform has been one of the breakthrough styles of the last decade, elegantly bridging the gap between structured shoes and trainers. ‘Flatforms have elevated the idea o...

by Alyson Walsh17 comments

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Get the glow: how to make skin look radiant when you’re over-50

Get the glow: how to make skin look radiant when you’re over-50

  Radiance is the holy grail of beauty, at any age, but never more so when you’re over-50, says writer, author and journalist Jo GB. ‘My skin changed in my mid-40s and became more dull an...

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A lifetime achievement award for Joan Bakewell

A lifetime achievement award for Joan Bakewell

On Sunday, Joan Bakewell, 86, will receive the BAFTA Television Fellowship Award for a lifetime’s contribution to broadcasting. Often name-checked as the ultimate role model for women in the med...

by Alyson Walsh8 comments

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