How to wear leggings the grown-up way

  Miracle leggings, Winser London When a video clip denouncing leggings went viral the Guardian asked me if there was a grown-up way to wear them. My advice? Opt for quality fabrics and leather (or faux). For my styling tips, read the rest of the article HERE . Liv leather leggings, £339, Baukjen, available HERE . DoRead more

Quote of the week: Isabel Marant

Photo: Vogue. She’s the cult Parisian designer who spends her weekends in a cabin in a forest with no hot water or electricity. Google her name and hundreds of images of skinny trousers, wedge trainers , western shirts pop up. Isabel Marant’s bohemian, tomboyish, slightly thrown-together style has transformed everyday dressing and made casual glamour the go-to option: ‘YouRead more

That Is My Age: The Decanter

The decanter. Every grown-up home should have one. I’d been considering the benefits of a upgrading my glassware for some time, when as if by magic, a close friend gave me the Royal VKB French Decanter set for Christmas. Excellent choice, this was the exact same thing I’d been looking at. We went to school together, canRead more

How to holiday like a grown-up

It’s hot and sweaty in London in August, so we’re heading off to the beach for a well-planned holiday (back in time for the Paralympics). See you in September. In the meantime, here´s a vintage post to keep you busy – my advice on how to holiday like a grown-up: Do 1. Wear a fantastic sunhat. That’s Not MyRead more

The grown-up guide to t-shirts

Have I told you about my love of a good t-shirt? The That’s Not My Age signature style is the grey marl Track Shirt from American Apparel which I buy in bulk when I’m in New York, and wear constantly. It pains me to put money into pervy old Dov Charney’s pockets but it’s theRead more

How to wear a white shirt

Emmanuel Alt, 44, gives good shirt. And that’s a fact. I’ve been thinking a lot about white shirts lately. I have one, I wear it very occasionally, I prefer to wear black or navy. With white jeans. But then I saw the beautiful, new Margaret Howell campaign by Koto Bolofo: And the Paolo Roversi exhibition at The Wapping Project :Read more

Clarks High Heel Society

People, how do you fancy an evening filled with Clarks shoes, canapes and champagne? At a top London hotel. Personally, as a comfy shoe-loving, bon viveur – kind of like Patsy Stone in flats – I can’t think of a better way to spend my time. So, on Thursday 22 March 2012, fifty lucky guests can win the chanceRead more

Dresses with sleeves: over to you

Had enough of uber-glamorous Hollywood movie stars at the Golden Globes? Then you’re in the right place. Today, That’s Not My Age is keeping it real with the latest instalment of Dresses with Sleeves . As Carey Mulligan said, ‘It’s not a natural thing to stand on the red carpet in a pair of shoes that you wouldRead more

Silver shoes for grown-ups

Time for some festive sparkle. Now, being a classy, grown-up site and a tat-free zone, this means a subtle display of elegant silver footwear.  Back in September when London Fashion Week was well underway,  I met Fiona Orde (the lovely lady in the first picture). She looked fabulous in her classic trilby hat, winter whiteRead more

Chic winter coats

Grown-up style is all about developing a look that suits and sticking with it. Not flip-flopping after every fad that hits the high street, like an Emperor penguin on ice . But this doesn’t mean a one-way ticket to Frumpsville. Ines de la Fressange looks effortlessly chic in a tailored jacket, jeans and Roger Vivier footwear. ARead more