Palazzo Pitti. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, Despite being the only person with English as a mother tongue at the Chaumet summit at Le Meurice, my lecture did seem to please. It is always something of a challenge to present a ‘state of the nation’ … Continue reading

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A Napoleonic Interlude. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, Having not been in Paris since the launch of The Perfect Gent at Ralph Lauren’s flagship on the Boulevard Saint Germain, it was something of a pleasure to return at the invitation of Chaumet to speak to their … Continue reading

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Paris! Paris! November 2010

Dear Rowley, Comment ca va, mon cher? Je suis desloe mais je retour a Paris ce soir et j’adore Paris. As Max Bygraves said I want to tell you a story. Back in the day when I was a teenager, … Continue reading

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