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Making a splash: retro swimming caps

Making a splash: retro swimming caps

    I promised myself once I could swim properly, I’d invest in a special swimming cap. Since starting to learn at 52, I’ve been through several items of functional and streamlined headw...

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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.

That’s Not My Age was winner of the Best Women’s Fashion Blog 2019 at Vuelio’s Online Influence Awards.

This week’s most wanted

The best style staples to buy right now, and hold on to forever. Items carefully selected from the high street, luxury labels and lesser-known small businesses; to coordinate or contrast with your favourite wardrobe pieces. Mix it, match it, love it!

Looking good is not about buying loads of new stuff but spending time figuring out what makes you feel chic and comfortable and confident. These are just a few suggestions to help you stay stylish.

 

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.

That’s Not My Age introduces big pants!

That’s Not My Age introduces big pants!

  I can’t actually believe that I’m publishing a photo of me in my knickers, but there we are. Initially, I did consider hiring a model/ body double – until I checked the latest...

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We LOVE Great British Sewing Bee judge Esme Young

We LOVE Great British Sewing Bee judge Esme Young

  Could this be the best series of The Great British Sewing Bee, ever? I’ve been besotted by this season’s super-talented contestants  – it’s reassuring to know that some...

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Ask Alyson: What to wear to a summer party when you don’t like getting dressed up

Ask Alyson: What to wear to a summer party when you don’t like getting dressed up

  “Alyson, please could you do a ‘what to wear to a party’ edit please? Confidence in my style always takes a hit when I get an invitation and I end up buying something I wouldn...

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Leopard print and khaki green – the perfect combination for cool summer days

Leopard print and khaki green – the perfect combination for cool summer days

  The tickets have pinged into Mr TNMA’s inbox. Mick Jagger has recovered from Covid and we are going to see The Stones in the Park.

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Summer book recommendations & style inspiration from Fleur Sinclair (owner of Sevenoaks Bookshop)

Summer book recommendations & style inspiration from Fleur Sinclair (owner of Sevenoaks Bookshop)

On a sunny, midweek morning, Sevenoaks Bookshop is buzzing with customers, helpful friendly staff and a busy coffee shop. Like a miniature version of Parnassus Books, there’s even a bookshop dog...

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