Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up at the V&A

‘Everybody thinks they know Frida, but actually they don’t know her at all,’ Claire Wilcox senior curator at the V&A  has said.  My Frida knowledge is hazy, I’m not going to pretend otherwise. I know all the usual stuff: contracted polio at a young age (six), suffered ill health throughout her life, had a monobrow, became aRead more

The rise of ageless style: why women over 40 want to look good not young

After making the shift from fashion magazines to freelance and the burgeoning online world in the early noughties, I started blogging as That’s Not My Age nine years ago. Before long, I was networking with lots of brilliant, like-minded women of a similar age and one thing has become abundantly clear: the common wisdom on what is appropriate to do, say and wear over-40 is no longer wise – orRead more