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Creative Women at Work: Claire Brewster gets back to nature at London Art Fair

Creative Women at Work: Claire Brewster gets back to nature at London Art Fair

Claire Brewster’s artwork is influenced by the British countryside and nature, ‘ I’m endlessly fascinated by nature,’ says the 50-and-a-half-year-old, ‘where we humans ne...

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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.

See you outside – the benefits of spending time in nature

See you outside – the benefits of spending time in nature

I’m writing this in a busy café in north London; through the tall Georgian window, the sky is blue and the sun shines. I want to go and play outside, Mum!

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Clothes that you feel confident in

Clothes that you feel confident in

This is a feel-good outfit. The herringbone tweed jacket, cosy cashmere jumper, slouchy cargo pants and comfy suede boots; I’m always at home in  a mixture of masculine and feminine, it feels v...

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What to wear right now: statement earrings

What to wear right now: statement earrings

  Statement earrings are the easiest to make a simple outfit extraordinary. And, even though I would always include standout sparklers as part of my signature look, I have to confess that the m...

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Thank you for being patient and Olivia Colman in The Favourite

Thank you for being patient and Olivia Colman in The Favourite

  Oh, the ups and downs of the internet. Unfortunately, due to a minor technical glitch That’s Not My Age was offline over the weekend.

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Stylish women over-50 and the cool clothes they wear

Stylish women over-50 and the cool clothes they wear

Oh what a lovely start to the year. A surprise mention in Who What Wear’s list of stylish women over-50 has made my January.

by Alyson Walsh25 comments

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