Train Wrecks. May 2017.

Dear Rowley, I never usually miss an opportunity to comment on the annual Met Gala ball in New York with US Vogue editor Anna Wintour as ringmaster. I am sure the guests had a horrible sinking feeling on learning that … Continue reading

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Charity Begins At Home. August 2015.

Dear Rowley, August is the silly season for print journalists where any damn thing gets past morning conference just to fill the pages while those who can afford it take a well-deserved holiday. Lovely to see Princess Beatrice yacht hopping … Continue reading

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The Oscars After a Fashion. February 2015.

Dear Rowley, I’ve understood flashes of Lady Gaga’s talent and danced around Bloomsbury Towers in my scanties to┬áPoker Face more than once. But until the Oscars I don’t think I’ve appreciated her impeccable timing. Hats off to producers Craig Zadan … Continue reading

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Conscious Uncoupling. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, Mercifully, I am now officially on the mend after the recent ‘troubles’. I managed to complete my Canali 200 Steps feature about brilliant design duo Barber Osgerby and I’m knocking off a couple more Hall of Fame entries … Continue reading

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Having a Ball. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, I’ve never been to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute ball, have you? It is the one occasion in New York where ball gowns are mandatory and le tout Manhattan comes out to walk the red carpet … Continue reading

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