The Golden Shears. March 2013.

Dear Rowley, To the Merchant Taylors’ Hall on Monday night for the Golden Shears Awards held every two years and open to Savile Row apprentices and fashion colleges alike. The shortlist is drawn-up by a technical team of Row cutters … Continue reading

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Emerald Eyes. March 2013.

Dear Rowley, Doesn’t it always amuse when party planning and common sense threaten to collide? I only ask having been on La Farmer’s arm last week to attend the unveiling of an exceptional collection of jewels commissioned by Gemfields from … Continue reading

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The Lesbian Issue. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Don’t you love this picture of Miss Midler front row centre at the Jean-Paul Gaultier couture show in Paris last week? My guess is that she has subscribed to the Tatler magazine app and has just discovered the … Continue reading

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Gone For A Tsonga. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, In tearing haste, didn’t your eyes go pop when our newspaper (Daily Mail) published this photograph of Tsonga in the buff on the day of his Wimbledon Semi-Final against Andy Murray? I know who I’m supporting. To bag … Continue reading

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One For The Road. February 2012.

Dear Rowley, Formal occasions do tend to give one’s life punctuation marks. Twice a year, Savile Row gathers at the MTBA (Master Tailors’ Benevolent Association) dinner at the Merchant Taylors’ Hall in the City to raise funds for members of … Continue reading

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