Diana: Her Fashion Story. April 2017.

Dear Rowley, Happy Easter darling. I had a delightful pre-holiday lunch at Sheekey’s this week with Mum and H then dashed over to Kensington Palace to see the Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition. I actually think Historic Royal Palaces was incredibly … Continue reading

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Happy Families. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, I was lying on the daybed in Bloomsbury Towers smoking a Senior Service last night when up popped the BBC’s much-vaunted documentary All Change at Longleat.  The story is pure Evelyn Waugh. ‘Loins of Longleat’ Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of … Continue reading

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All That Jasper. September 2012.

Dear Rowley, One always knows London Fashion Week is upon us when a disproportionate number of tragic cases are to be found tottering up the Strand in asymmetric neon bobs, off-the shoulder chiffon, lederhosen, knee-length socks and platform brogues…and that’s … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding 3: 30th April 2011

Dear Rowley, Apropos Royal Wedding, didn’t you love those two nuns – Central Casting brides of Christ – who had the privilege of sitting next to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge while the Bishop of London was thundering his … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding 2: 30th April 2011

Dear Rowley, I have to admit that for the past weeks my money had been on Jazzy Conran for Catherine Middleton’s wedding dress because there was simply too much buzz around Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton and because the suicide is … Continue reading

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