Morning Tales. May 2017.

Dear Rowley, I first came across Giles Deacon when he was showing a couture collection in the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, alongside Vivienne Westwood, Valentino and a treasure chest of jewellers including Graff and Van Cleef & Arpels. He was … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nights. January 2012.

Dear Rowley, Well, as the saying goes ‘nostalgia ‘aint what it used to be’. I had a conversation last night with Better Half who is rather a wise owl when all said and done. ‘Why’, I asked him ‘does it … Continue reading

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Strike a Light. January 2012.

Dear Rowley, In tearing haste, I just couldn’t rest without giving you the second instalment of Letters from Piazza della Signoria as t’were. As you know I ┬ámigrated to Florence this week for the bi-annual Pitti Uomo men’s fashion fair … Continue reading

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Look Back in Langour. October 2011.

Dear Rowley, An appointment with the Royalty today as Eliza Doolittle would have it. Came an invitation from Row tailoring house Chester Barrie to tear a pheasant wing at the Banqueting House to attend the UKFT export awards in the … Continue reading

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Rakishness June 2011

Dear Rowley, No, darling, it’s not a photograph of my latest civil partnership. The chap at my side is Alexander Kraft who hosted the Sotheby’s Monaco Real Estate launch in Paris last week. I was there in my capacity as … Continue reading

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