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Making the case for Cocktail Trousers

Making the case for Cocktail Trousers

  Rakish, versatile and fun, to me, a pair of Cocktail Trousers feels like a wiser investment than a party dress. The latter would spend more time in the wardrobe than in use  – and I̵...

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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.

Christmas beauty: 6 easy ways to look party-ready in no time (even if you are staying at home)

Christmas beauty: 6 easy ways to look party-ready in no time (even if you are staying at home)

  Office parties are cancelled, dinner dates are down and that little get-together is getting smaller by the minute. All the more reason, says beauty writer Jo GB, to let your makeup shine.

by Jo Glanville Blackburn — 17 comments

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Christmas gifts that give back (21 social enterprises worth supporting)

Christmas gifts that give back (21 social enterprises worth supporting)

  Christmas is traditionally a time for reflection, but that seems especially pertinent this year, given what we’ve been through with the pandemic, and what we’re facing in terms of c...

by Alyson Walsh5 comments

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Yes, you can wear fancy hair accessories!

Yes, you can wear fancy hair accessories!

  One of my most stylish friends recently bought a hair claw and suggested I write about fancy hair accessories. Mmm…I thought to myself, I’m not sure about that!

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The joy of a giving and receiving books at Christmas

The joy of a giving and receiving books at Christmas

  In Iceland there’s a word for the mass purchase of books in the run up to Christmas: jólabókaflóð (pronounced yo-la-bok-a-flot) which roughly translates as ‘Christmas book flood...

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Ask Alyson: how to do festive dressing without the fuss (what do I wear this Christmas?!)

Ask Alyson: how to do festive dressing without the fuss (what do I wear this Christmas?!)

  Question: I’m having a relatively quiet Christmas this year, staying at home and seeing family and friends as safely as possible. I probably won’t wear a party dress, as it’s ...

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