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Keeping the holiday vibe alive

Keeping the holiday vibe alive

Midlife is hectic and demanding. One of my aims since returning from Italy in July, has been to try to bring the holiday vibe into everyday life.

by Alyson Walsh7 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.
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, 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.

How to wear glasses AND statement earrings

How to wear glasses AND statement earrings

  Statement earrings are an easy way to make an everyday outfit extraordinary. Although, I am often asked by glasses-wearing That’s Not My Age readers how to wear statement earrings and spe...

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LOVE THIS: Margaret Atwood by Tim Walker

LOVE THIS: Margaret Atwood by Tim Walker

Nobody knows this but there is a Margaret Atwood illustration in my latest book Know Your Style (p113, accessories chapter), based on this photo of the inimitable author birdwatching in a wide brimmed...

by Alyson Walsh17 comments

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Style over fashion: second-hand jeans and sustainable denim

Style over fashion: second-hand jeans and sustainable denim

  Style is personal. It’s about finding what’s right for you and feeling authentic.

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No time to retire: 10 lessons for an ageing world

No time to retire: 10 lessons for an ageing world

Populations are ageing across the globe and to help work out what we are all doing with our mid-to-late lives, we’re launching a new That’s Not My Age series called No Time To Retire. The ...

by Antonia Cunliffe77 comments

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Lauren Hutton never goes out of style

Lauren Hutton never goes out of style

  It’s Fashion Heroine Lauren Hutton. Now aged 75, Hutton has appeared on over 40 Vogue covers and is seen here modelling the new AW19 collection from eco-conscious luxury label Gabriela He...

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