We have experienced so numerous new followers recently across the web site, social media and podcast channels that I wished to welcome newcomers, introduce (or re-introduce) myself to you all and share a very little recap on how to navigate the That is Not My Age internet site.
I’m Alyson Walsh, a freelance journalist, former journal vogue editor and author. And I strongly think that it is not about age, it is about fashion. That we need to experience great about how we gown as we develop into ourselves. Which is Not My Age commenced practically 14 many years ago, in 2008, when I decided to create a place on line to rejoice midlife and outside of. I am happy that as nicely as providing expert guidance, model suggestions, interviews and podcasts, That is Not My Age has been at the forefront of a movement empowering ladies and calling out gendered sexism. It is also develop into a fantastic on the internet room for like-minded females who guidance each other- which is the most outstanding issue. I am delighted to have so quite a few attractive followers and hope that you are going to stick all-around for years to appear.
Highlights on the internet site:
Seeking excellent is not about getting loads of new stuff but investing time figuring out what helps make you come to feel chic and cozy and self-assured. To assist you navigate what’s presently accessible, I create recurrent edits of the greatest fashion staples issues to get now and hold on to endlessly. The most important store on the web site is the shopping web page (top rated appropriate on the homepage) – all goods highlighted are carefully chosen from the large avenue, luxurious labels and lesser-known smaller companies and these are refreshed routinely and seasonally by me and my marvellous assistant, Helen. We aspect the ideal of British, US, European and global manufacturers to be certain that wherever you are in the planet, there will be some thing offered for you. We’ve just whooped it up for the warmer weather conditions, so make sure you choose a search.
Each individual two months we also update the This Week’s Most Needed: not-so-basics buying panel which can be discovered on the homepage (in the box just down below our most latest publish) with the most recent style purchases from some of our favourite trend models.
There is also the TNMA Edit (which can be located at the prime suitable on the homepage). A smaller collection of exceptional items produced in collaboration with some of my favourite impartial designers. Most of the items have been established by the designer and myself, performing jointly on one particular of their signature pieces. We all possess a very similar state of mind about sluggish trend and the ecosystem and getting clothing to last. As it is unachievable to obtain a good pair of knickers these days, I’ve collaborated with the queen of massive pants Harry Duley on the newest addition to the Which is Not My Age Edit. A lot more particulars of the Edit Below.
We also have a fantastic on the net keep established up with Bookshop.org, which supports impartial bookshops in the Uk. The shop consists of recommendations from our podcast attendees and the That’s Not My Age workforce masking every thing from just can’t-put-down web page-turners to helpful, educational publications on mending and fixing your clothes. Head to the bookshop Here.
The goal with the TNMA podcast is to deliver my interviews with remarkable gals (and the occasional man) to everyday living, to delve a minimal deeper into the frequent topics of existence and design and style and age. With a collection of exclusive company I speak about acquiring more mature, altering careers, obtaining contentment and why we have on what we use. Some of my highlights involve chatting to Sewing Bee judges Esme Youthful and Patrick Grant about their incredible careers, talking to manner icon Dame Zandra Rhodes about her eye for style, and listening to the inspirational tale of Liz O’ Riordan, the breast surgeon with breast most cancers.
Trend, natural beauty, skincare and life-style characteristics
On That’s Not My Age assume to uncover simple advice, type inspiration and a supportive local community of like-minded women. From interviews with outstanding, innovative girls to pro make-up and skincare suggestions, frequent outfit suggestions to wellness and wellbeing. When my major aim is type, I am privileged to have a few of skilled journalist mates who add to the website on other matters – we have bought midlife protected!
I appreciate listening to your thoughts and comments in the reviews box at the end of each individual feature. There is normally a great conversation likely on, so you should join in.
Locate all my most recent characteristics by scrolling down the homepage. Go straight to topics of desire utilizing the look for bar at the base of the site, or by working with the drop-down menu which seems if you simply click the 3 minimal strains on the leading proper of the homepage.
Find tons of design strategies above in the ‘Outfits‘ portion. This web page is a round-up of all the outfits highlighted on That’s Not My Age, moreover shoppable backlinks so that you can uncover the exact merchandise or identical. And do not ignore there is even far more design inspiration more than on my Instagram account and Pinterest boards.
The Sunday Telegraph
I at the moment generate a column called Ageless Design for the Day by day Telegraph, this covers practical type tips, procuring strategies and outfit ideas. You can uncover all the earlier options I have prepared here ( on the internet membership), or in the Sunday Stella portion of the newspaper, each fortnight.
In 2020, as a way to shore-up my on the net enterprise I introduced a paid out membership to That’s Not My Age as a result of Patreon. The subscription system runs in tandem with this web page, and subscribers acquire two exceptional functions and a month-to-month e-newsletter. Individuals who have signed-up are supporting Which is Not My Age in its entirety. For which, I cannot thank you ample. This means I can fork out contributors, photographers and my excellent assistant Helen, employ the service of studios for fashion shoots and travel to interview artistic ladies, this kind of as Fleur Sinclair at Sevenoaks Bookstore. Just about every membership is important for the foreseeable future of this site and will go toward generating partaking articles to inspire and empower ladies of all ages.
A little black triangle on the best still left corner of a submit implies which posts are for compensated subscribers, and the rest of the material is cost-free for all people to love and obtain.
Latest Patreon attributes involve what to put on to a summertime social gathering when you really do not like having dressed up and a conversation on overall body positivity with designer Kate Halfpenny.
I am delighted if you have a short while ago identified That’s Not My Age and hope that you will stick close to. The viewers make it all happen, so a massive thank you for your guidance.
Design and style NOTES: in the 1st photograph I’m wearing a sustainable denim jacket from 7 by All Mankind. Tarrana striped organic cotton skirt, By Malene Birger from Fenwick. Mary Jane sneakers, from John Lewis & Partners (these things are all now sold out). Significant white wood hoop earrings from Branch Jewellery.