We have had so quite a few new followers recently throughout the site, social media and podcast channels that I desired to welcome newcomers, introduce (or re-introduce) myself to you all and share a little recap on how to navigate the Which is Not My Age web site.
I’m Alyson Walsh, a freelance journalist, former journal trend editor and creator. And I strongly believe that that it is not about age, it is about fashion. That we need to sense very good about how we gown as we develop into ourselves. That is Not My Age commenced just about 14 several years back, in 2008, when I made the decision to make a house on the internet to rejoice midlife and past. I am very pleased that as effectively as giving skilled advice, model suggestions, interviews and podcasts, That’s Not My Age has been at the forefront of a movement empowering gals and calling out gendered sexism. It is also develop into a superb on the internet space for like-minded females who help each and every other- which is the most amazing issue. I am delighted to have so lots of lovely followers and hope that you are going to stick all over for a long time to arrive.
Highlights on the site:
Looking great is not about getting hundreds of new things but spending time figuring out what can make you truly feel chic and snug and assured. To aid you navigate what is presently accessible, I generate frequent edits of the finest fashion staples matters to obtain now and keep on to forever. The major store on the web site is the shopping site (major appropriate on the homepage) – all products highlighted are diligently selected from the large street, luxurious labels and lesser-identified compact companies and these are refreshed frequently and seasonally by me and my marvellous assistant, Helen. We aspect the very best of British, US, European and worldwide brands to be certain that where ever you are in the entire world, there will be some thing available for you. We’ve just whooped it up for the hotter weather, so please acquire a glance!
Every two weeks we also update the not-so-essentials shopping panel which can be uncovered on the homepage (in the box just down below our most recent publish) with the most recent style purchases from some of our favourite fashion makes.
There is also the TNMA Edit (which can be found at the top rated proper on the homepage). A tiny assortment of special goods produced in collaboration with some of my favorite unbiased designers. Most of the objects have been established by the designer and myself, doing the job jointly on just one of their signature parts. We all possess a very similar attitude about gradual trend and the environment and acquiring apparel to past. As it’s unachievable to locate a first rate pair of knickers these days, I’ve collaborated with the queen of large trousers Harry Duley on the most up-to-date addition to the Which is Not My Age Edit. Extra details of the Edit In this article.
We also have a amazing on the web keep set up with Bookshop.org, which supports independent bookshops in the United kingdom. The shop consists of recommendations from our podcast friends and the Which is Not My Age team covering every thing from simply cannot-set-down webpage-turners to useful, tutorial textbooks on mending and fixing your apparel. Head to the bookshop Right here.
The intention with the TNMA podcast is to carry my interviews with remarkable gals (and the occasional person) to existence, to delve a little further into the regular topics of daily life and design and age. With a sequence of specific guests I communicate about acquiring older, modifying careers, acquiring happiness and why we use what we have on. Some of my highlights consist of chatting to Stitching Bee judges Esme Young and Patrick Grant about their amazing careers, talking to vogue icon Dame Zandra Rhodes about her eye for design and style, and hearing the inspirational story of Liz O’ Riordan, the breast surgeon with breast most cancers.
Vogue, beauty, skincare and life style capabilities
On Which is Not My Age assume to obtain practical assistance, fashion inspiration and a supportive group of like-minded females. From interviews with amazing, innovative ladies to skilled make-up and skincare tips, typical outfit ideas to well being and wellbeing. Although my main emphasis is fashion, I am fortuitous to have a pair of knowledgeable journalist mates who lead to the website on other matters – we’ve received midlife protected!
I like listening to your views and responses in the opinions box at the conclusion of every single function. There’s typically a superb dialogue likely on, so please be a part of in!
Find all my most up-to-date capabilities by scrolling down the homepage. Go straight to subjects of fascination utilizing the search bar at the base of the web page, or by applying the fall-down menu which appears if you click on the a few very little strains on the leading right of the homepage.
Discover tons of design tips about in the ‘Outfits‘ section. This site is a round-up of all the outfits highlighted on That’s Not My Age, additionally shoppable back links so that you can obtain the actual goods or comparable. And never forget about there’s even a lot more type inspiration around on my Instagram account and Pinterest boards.
The Sunday Telegraph
I at present publish a column referred to as Ageless Fashion for the Day-to-day Telegraph, this covers functional model suggestions, purchasing strategies and outfit tips. You can uncover all the earlier attributes I have written below ( online subscription), or in the Sunday Stella area of the newspaper, each individual fortnight.
In 2020, as a way to shore-up my online business enterprise I launched a paid membership to Which is Not My Age via Patreon. The membership program operates in tandem with this internet site, and subscribers receive two distinctive functions and a regular newsletter. People who have signed-up are supporting That is Not My Age in its entirety. For which, I can’t thank you ample. This suggests I can shell out contributors, photographers and my excellent assistant Helen, employ the service of studios for vogue shoots and travel to job interview imaginative girls, such as Fleur Sinclair at Sevenoaks Bookstore. Every single membership is valuable for the long run of this site and will go in the direction of making participating content material to inspire and empower ladies of all ages.
A modest black triangle on the leading remaining corner of a article signifies which posts are for compensated subscribers, and the relaxation of the material is free for every person to love and obtain.
The latest Patreon features consist of what to dress in to a summer months social gathering when you really don’t like obtaining dressed up and a dialogue on body positivity with designer Kate Halfpenny.
I am delighted if you have a short while ago uncovered That is Not My Age and hope that you will stick all around. The audience make it all occur, so a big thank you for your support.
Design NOTES: in the initial photograph I’m donning a sustainable denim jacket from 7 by All Mankind. Tarrana striped natural and organic cotton skirt, By Malene Birger from Fenwick. Mary Jane footwear, from John Lewis & Partners (these merchandise are all now sold out). Substantial white wooden hoop earrings from Department Jewelry.