Split Personalities. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, So the various childhood friends, relations, celebrity friends and of course the fourth estate are queueing-up to eulogise L’Wren Scott. Of course what they are really doing is an exercise in muck-raking prurience and an attempt to absolve … Continue reading

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Casualty. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, As you know the fashion world is not one I have wished to engage in for rather a long time not least for retaining sanity. But I have watched from the wings and have to say one of … 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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The Oscars. February 2013.

Dear Rowley, The red carpet arrivals at the Oscars always bring out the Madame Defarge in fashion critics. All the trolls come out of their caves to mock, knock and hurl derision in a colloquial, condescending tone as if given … Continue reading

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