A Birthday Treat. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Do you recall my friend Inga Ruby? Inga worked very closely with me when we first curated the Archive Room at No 1 Savile Row for Gieves & Hawkes. When she left Gieves, I felt it was all … Continue reading

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Savile Row Protest. April 2012.

Dear Rowley, Much excitement on Savile Row today as The ChapĀ editor Gustav Temple mustered an army of tweed-clad ladies and gentlemen dressed in their retro bespoke best to protest about the opening of Abercrombie & Fitch Kids at No 3. … 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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I’ve Been To A Marvelous Party November 22nd 2010

Dear Rowley, You know what made me feel most proud that the Savoy hosted my Savile Row book launch? When the A team arrived. The Savoy top brass are like a shoal of sharks who divide to conquer when they … Continue reading

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I’ve Been To A Marvelous Party November 22nd 2010

Dear Rowley, Phew! I think we made it. You’ll be pleased to hear that tonight is the first night of the week to find me safely at home with the heating turned-up to sub tropical eating pizza pimped with virgin … Continue reading

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