The Girl Who Walked Home Alone. February 2018.

Dear Rowley, Do you recall a disco hit called You To Me Are Everything? There is a particularly heinous line ‘now you’ve got the best of me, come on and get the rest of me’. I could not disagree more. Nobody … Continue reading

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On the Clock. September 2016.

Dear Rowley, We had an absolutely marvellous American Express party at Turnbull & Asser the other night. Star guest of the evening was the man who ran the legendary Soho after hours bar La Rue’s back in the early 90s. … Continue reading

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Back in Business. December 2015.

Dear Rowley, Oh my Lord, it has been too long. Where have I been? White slaved to Latin America to Juan’s tart shop in downtown Buenos Aires? Crushed under the weight of Henry Poole & Co ledgers in the new … 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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Split Personalities. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, So the various childhood friends, relations, celebrity friends and of course the fourth estate are queueing-up to eulogise L’Wren Scott. Of course what they are really doing is an exercise in muck-raking prurience and an attempt to absolve … Continue reading

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