Style at any age and the Mirror Mirror conference

That’s me looking pensive, in an autumn sweater. This weekend is all about preparing for the Mirror Mirror conference – my talk about fashion, ageing and culture with Ari Seth Cohen on Tuesday evening. At London College of Fashion. It’s going to be fun. We have some surprises lined up and have decided to turn it into aRead more

Grey Pride

Kristen McMenamy photo: Is grey hair having a fashion moment? Pinterest is a patchwork of gorgeous white-haired women, Fabulous 80-year-old Fashionistas are being championed on TV and my latest blog post for Boden  is all about grey pride. How after years of dyeing my Mallen Streak, I decided to stay au naturel (sort of, if you exclude the blonde highlights. These things take time!)Read more

Style at any age: this week’s round-up

Today I discovered a quick cure for jet-lag: just ask your neighbours to have a new kitchen fitted at 8am, the morning after a transatlantic flight. Works a treat. Which reminds me. Standing at the carousel at Heathrow last night, I spotted a woman with a gorgeous grey plait. It was Kristen McMenamy. The 48-year-oldRead more

Age: a state of mind

  Let’s hear it for Sonic Youth bass player/artist/producer Kim Gordon, who according to Opening Ceremony’s Facebook page was ‘killing it’ at Chloe Sevigny’s New York Fashion Week presentation, yesterday. Kim rocks and is 60 this April. Kim Killing It.   Perhaps that sign should say ‘The agony of hot pants’. One of the mainRead more

Glad to be grey

Whilst Jean Paul Gaultier celebrated ageless style by sending models down his A/W 2011 catwalk with gorgeous grey beehive wigs, That’s Not My Age prefers the real thing. Click here to see my grey streak – and er, super model Kristen McMenamy looking fabulous sans dye-job. So it’s good to see that lifestyle brand Toast , whoRead more

Glad to be grey

Grey hair had a bit of a fashion moment earlier this year when the likes of Tavi, Pixie Geldof and Kate Moss joined the blue rinse brigade . Actually, word on the blogosphere was that Kate Moss had been over doing it with the dry shampoo but that’s another story. And now the fad for young whippersnappers toRead more