Mademoiselle C. September 2013.

Dear Rowley, The city has greeted London Fashion Week with torrential downpours and a cold snap like a saloon gal’s garter; somewhat raining on the parades of the fashion bloggers for whom the photo op outside the tents is infinitely … Continue reading

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The Golden Gavel. May 2013.

Dear Rowley, When Carine Roitfeld promises a ‘beyond over the top and beyond one of a kind collection that will go down in history and never be available again’ she isn’t just whistling Dixie. The audience at amfAR’s 20th anniversary … Continue reading

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Tender is the Night. May 2013.

Dear Rowley, The Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc has been the mise-en-scène for the most enchanted evenings in the history of the Cannes Film Festival and none more so than amfAR’s 20th anniversary gala. The promenade that slopes from the hotel’s perch … Continue reading

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The Gold Rush. May 2013.

Dear Rowley, So the Love Gold London magpie has reported for duty in Cannes, or Juan les Pins to be precise, and is billeted at the Ambassadeurs hotel where all of the models in tomorrow’s amfAR Ultimate Gold runway show … Continue reading

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Cannes Can. May 2013.

Dear Rowley, Couldn’t you just die for the French Riviera? I fell in love with the Cote d’Azur aged five when I first saw Cary Grant’s dashing jewel thief and Grace Kelly’s American heiress play cat and mouse in Hitchcock’s To … Continue reading

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