Stepping Out. February 2017.

Dear Rowley, I haven’t been in one of those ‘sky is blue, moon is new’ moods for such a long time. For both of us, winter in London is like salt on a slug, darling. Seasonal affective disorder isn’t even … Continue reading

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Diamond Life. November 2016.

Dear Rowley, Apologies for the radio silence, I’ve also been preoccupied by the prep work for my new Thames & Hudson book Sartorial Treasures: Jewellery for Men. Without wishing to sound like Susie Orbach, a man does have to ‘commit’ to … Continue reading

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Keep Young & Beautiful. July 2016.

Dear Rowley, After the disappointment of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, I decided to watch reruns of all the TV series on Netflix. That script-writing was genius. Genius! Some of my favourite scenes are between Patsy and Saffy, particularly when Saffron has … Continue reading

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All the Riches of Araby. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, With the exception of the Cheapside Hoard exhibition at the Museum of London, I think we can say without bias that the Victoria & Albert Museum curates the most spectacular jewellery exhibitions in London if not the world. The … Continue reading

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Masterpiece. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, To Masterpiece London on the site of 18th century aristocratic playground Ranleigh pleasure gardens in Chelsea in the delightful company of La Farmer looking rather colonial in a cream linen pant suit. Came, ES fashionisto Maurice Mullen and … Continue reading

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