The Charmed Circle. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, Did I tell you that Henry Poole has acquired a new suite of rooms behind No 15 Savile Row to convert into a fit-for-purpose archive room? We’ve been slowly but surely re-binding the 120 plus customer ledgers dating … Continue reading

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Moving Swiftly On. June 2015.

Dear Rowley, In past seasons I have been snitty about London Collections: Men not least when the army of Asian gay bloggers in knee socks, brogues and pork pie hats descend on Bloomsbury Square for the runway shows jamming their … Continue reading

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Basket Case. January 2015.

Dear Rowley, I’m having a terrific time with Sofka Zinovieff’s book The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me. She’s a super writer and has a talent for sketching pen portraits as economically as Don Bachardy. Some writers think it … Continue reading

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Polo. May 2014.

Dear Rowley, We’ve all been to awards ceremonies in London that invariably end up either head first over the handlebars on the way home after polishing off the after dinner Chivas Regal or being led from the Natural History Museum … Continue reading

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London Collections: Men

Dear Rowley, It’s that time of year again when Bloomsbury Square is littered with Asian fashion bloggers in clothing that Lord Redesdale would describe as ‘pointless’ queuing outside Victoria House to view the fashion shows collectively known as London Collections: … Continue reading

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