Train Wrecks. May 2017.

Dear Rowley, I never usually miss an opportunity to comment on the annual Met Gala ball in New York with US Vogue editor Anna Wintour as ringmaster. I am sure the guests had a horrible sinking feeling on learning that … Continue reading

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Fairytales. August 2016.

Dear Rowley, Though I met and enjoyed the company of Arlene, Tessa and Sophie Dahl at a party many moons ago in Notting Hill, I was never a huge devotee of Roald Dahl.┬áDanny Champion of the World was one of … Continue reading

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Ship Shape & Bristol Fashion. July 2015.

Dear Rowley, Rather traumatised today if truth be told. In the quest for cheekbones like Taylor Swift I agreed with my dentist’s recommendation to have my wisdom teeth removed. Why on earth I opted to do it without a major … Continue reading

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A Napoleonic Interlude. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, Having not been in Paris since the launch of The Perfect Gent at Ralph Lauren’s flagship on the Boulevard Saint Germain, it was something of a pleasure to return at the invitation of Chaumet to speak to their … Continue reading

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The Season. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, Frankly, there is nowhere in the world I would rather be than London for the Season in June. You are quite welcome to the World Cup when invited to dress in one’s best for the Cartier Polo, Royal … Continue reading

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