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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Badge of Honour. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Another day another dollar…or not as in the case of Anda, Poppy and I being back in the party planning business putting together the Savile Row/Burlington Arcade cocktail party come Friday. I seriously think we should form All … Continue reading

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Shutterbugs. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, To quote La Farmer, this week I felt as if I’ve been shot out of a cannon. The pace was good to firm but relentless; the week beginning elegantly with a Prosecco lunch at Ciao Bella with Scott … Continue reading

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Golden Shears March 2011

Dear Rowley, Congratulate me darling. I’ve just been to a tailoring do at the Merchant Taylors’ Hall – the bi-annual Golden Shears Awards – and I am home with a bottle of Valpoliparrot at 9.30pm. Usually it’s 3am and Keith … Continue reading

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