We have experienced so numerous new followers not too long ago throughout the web page, social media and podcast channels that I needed to welcome newcomers, introduce (or re-introduce) myself to you all and share a tiny recap on how to navigate the That is Not My Age web page.
I’m Alyson Walsh, a freelance journalist, former magazine style editor and writer. And I strongly imagine that it’s not about age, it’s about design. That we should really feel great about how we dress as we increase into ourselves. Which is Not My Age commenced practically 14 several years in the past, in 2008, when I resolved to produce a area on the net to celebrate midlife and over and above. I am very pleased that as very well as furnishing expert tips, design and style ideas, interviews and podcasts, Which is Not My Age has been at the forefront of a movement empowering women of all ages and calling out gendered sexism. It’s also grow to be a excellent on the internet area for like-minded women who guidance each and every other- which is the most amazing point. I am delighted to have so many beautiful followers and hope that you’ll stick around for decades to appear.
Highlights on the web-site:
Hunting great is not about getting loads of new stuff but shelling out time figuring out what helps make you feel stylish and snug and self-assured. To support you navigate what’s at the moment offered, I create repeated edits of the ideal fashion staples points to purchase now and hold on to permanently. The major store on the web site is the shopping web page (top rated appropriate on the homepage) – all items featured are very carefully picked from the high road, luxury labels and lesser-acknowledged modest companies and these are refreshed routinely and seasonally by me and my marvellous assistant, Helen. We function the ideal of British, US, European and worldwide manufacturers to assure that where ever you are in the world, there will be a little something accessible for you. We have just whooped it up for the warmer temperature, so please consider a search!
Each individual two weeks we also update the not-so-basics searching panel which can be discovered on the homepage (in the box just below our most current publish) with the most current style buys from some of our favourite manner brand names.
There is also the TNMA Edit (which can be found at the prime appropriate on the homepage). A compact selection of unique merchandise created in collaboration with some of my favourite unbiased designers. Most of the items have been created by the designer and myself, doing work jointly on one particular of their signature parts. We all possess a comparable state of mind about gradual vogue and the environment and buying outfits to previous. As it is not possible to come across a respectable pair of knickers these days, I have collaborated with the queen of large pants Harry Duley on the latest addition to the That’s Not My Age Edit. Extra details of the Edit Below.
We also have a outstanding on line retail outlet set up with Bookshop.org, which supports unbiased bookshops in the British isles. The store contains tips from our podcast visitors and the That’s Not My Age team masking everything from just can’t-place-down web page-turners to valuable, educational guides on mending and fixing your clothes. Head to the bookshop In this article.
The intention with the TNMA podcast is to carry my interviews with incredible women of all ages (and the occasional person) to lifestyle, to delve a tiny deeper into the standard topics of everyday living and fashion and age. With a sequence of distinctive company I talk about getting more mature, altering occupations, locating happiness and why we have on what we dress in. Some of my highlights involve chatting to Stitching Bee judges Esme Younger and Patrick Grant about their extraordinary occupations, speaking to fashion icon Dame Zandra Rhodes about her eye for type, and listening to the inspirational story of Liz O’ Riordan,
the breast surgeon with breast most cancers.
Fashion, beauty, skincare and life-style attributes
On That’s Not My Age anticipate to obtain realistic tips, fashion inspiration and a supportive local community of like-minded women of all ages. From interviews with amazing, resourceful girls to skilled make-up and skincare tips, frequent outfit ideas to overall health and wellbeing. Although my primary target is fashion, I am fortuitous to have a couple of seasoned journalist close friends who add to the site on other issues – we’ve obtained midlife protected!
I really like hearing your feelings and suggestions in the comments box at the finish of just about every characteristic. There’s generally a fantastic dialogue heading on, so be sure to join in!
Come across all my latest characteristics by scrolling down the homepage. Go straight to topics of interest using the search bar at the base of the site, or by working with the fall-down menu which seems if you simply click the a few small strains on the top rated suitable of the homepage.
Discover tons of design and style tips around in the ‘Outfits‘ section. This page is a spherical-up of all the outfits showcased on Which is Not My Age, furthermore shoppable one-way links so that you can discover the actual things or related. And really don’t neglect there’s even a lot more type inspiration about on my Instagram account and Pinterest boards.
The Sunday Telegraph
I presently compose a column known as Ageless Model for the Everyday Telegraph, this addresses simple design and style guidance, searching recommendations and outfit concepts. You can come across all the former features I have penned listed here ( on line membership), or in the Sunday Stella area of the newspaper, every single fortnight.
In 2020, as a way to shore-up my online business I launched a paid out membership to Which is Not My Age by means of Patreon. The subscription procedure operates in tandem with this internet site, and subscribers acquire two exclusive functions and a month to month publication. These who have signed-up are supporting That’s Not My Age in its entirety. For which, I cannot thank you plenty of. This signifies I can spend contributors, photographers and my fantastic assistant Helen, use studios for manner shoots and journey to interview imaginative gals, this kind of as Fleur Sinclair at Sevenoaks Bookstore. Just about every membership is valuable for the future of this internet site and will go to creating participating written content to inspire and empower ladies of all ages.
A smaller black triangle on the leading remaining corner of a submit implies which posts are for paid out subscribers, and the rest of the content is cost-free for everybody to delight in and entry.
Recent Patreon features involve what to don to a summer time party when you really do not like obtaining dressed up and a discussion on human body positivity with designer Kate Halfpenny.
I am delighted if you have not long ago located That’s Not My Age and hope that you will stick about. The visitors make it all come about, so a big thank you for your help.
Type NOTES: in the initial photograph I’m donning a sustainable denim jacket from 7 by All Mankind. Tarrana striped organic and natural cotton skirt, By Malene Birger from Fenwick. Mary Jane shoes, from John Lewis & Partners (these objects are all now bought out). Big white wood hoop earrings from Department Jewelry.