Jewellery for Gentlemen. October 2017.

Dear Rowley, After a year’s work, my¬†Jewellery for Gentlemen book is finished bar the choice of cover design. What I long to do is go straight to where my heart is warmest – Son Bou beach on the island of … Continue reading

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The Midas Touch. November 2014.

Dear Rowley, Never realised how much I’d missed the sparkle of diamonds and the smoulder of yellow gold until last week. As you know I’ve darted like a hummingbird in and out of the fine jewellery business for many years. … Continue reading

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The Lady is a Vamp May 2011

Dear Rowley, Sometimes you’ve got to love the British press. They are having an absolute ball ‘dropping earrings’ about the mystery ladies and gentlemen who have blocked the newspapers by law from naming profile adulterers. I love that phrase ‘dropping … Continue reading

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Vivat Philip Treacy, 17th May 2011

Dear Rowley, There are days in one’s life that reaffirm why it is jolly to be alive. Such was today with my BBC fashion at Royal Ascot compadre Suzi Perry doing dress and millinery fittings. No darling, not me, her. … Continue reading

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Big Pony December 2010

Dear Rowley, You know I adore Ralph Lauren. The Christmas windows on Bond Street alone confirm that the guy can ‘do’ British better than we can. There is a level of slick and polish that one cannot help but admire. … Continue reading

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