Vogueing. March 2018.

Dear Rowley, I have fallen in love with women’s fashion again and it is largely thanks to Mr Enninful’s UK Vogue. I now subscribe and it is like sunshine after rain. I think we endured more than twenty years of Alexandra … Continue reading

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Fashion. January 2015.

Dear Rowley, Awoke this morning with a fatal sense of optimism and well-being. I say fatal because the moment you pre-ordain a day lucky is the moment Dame Nemesis casts a spiteful glance towards Bloomsbury and, before you know it, … Continue reading

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Hung like a Horst. September 2014.

Dear Rowley, To the Victoria & Albert Museum this week for the press vernisage of Horst: Photographer of Style. Horst is one of the titans of 20th century fashion photography: a golden German-born youth who arrived in Paris aged 24 … Continue reading

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Mademoiselle C. September 2013.

Dear Rowley, The city has greeted London Fashion Week with torrential downpours and a cold snap like a saloon gal’s garter; somewhat raining on the parades of the fashion bloggers for whom the photo op outside the tents is infinitely … Continue reading

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The Little Black Dress. November 2012.

Dear Rowley, You know one of my favourite phrases? There’s nothing new in the zoo. It was that flippant phrase that made me call time on my catwalking carrer. No, darling, I was never a runway model though Raf Simons … Continue reading

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