The Golden Shears. March 2013.

Dear Rowley, To the Merchant Taylors’ Hall on Monday night for the Golden Shears Awards held every two years and open to Savile Row apprentices and fashion colleges alike. The shortlist is drawn-up by a technical team of Row cutters … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding April 30th 2011

Dear Rowley, Well, that went well didn’t it? Three jolly good hits on the BBC News channel and three equally barn-storming suits: a brace of Anderson & Sheppard pieces (the yellow linen on the penultimate morning and the dinner jacket … Continue reading

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My Nights with Reg November 2010

Dear Rowley, A very interesting lunch today with a scholar from Bulgaria by way of Washington who is researching Emperor Dom Pedro II who was a customer of Henry Poole & Co. We’re going to Sheekey’s Oyster Bar. Won’t be … Continue reading

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