The United Arab Emirate of Knightsbridge. February 2016.

Dear Rowley, Every so often I have to pop to the Chelsea & Westminster hospital on the Fulham Road for a check-up. I have learned to love the Fulham Road. Where else in London would have a standalone┬áLe Creuset shop, … Continue reading

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Girl Power. December 2015.

Dear Rowley, While roughing-out a flat plan for the Henry Poole book, we had to decide on fifty of the great customers from our Hall of Fame to feature as full profiles. It isn’t widely known that Poole’s tailored for … Continue reading

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Nobody Expects the Inquisition December 2011

Dear Rowley, My austerity measures took an unexpected turn tonight. I had cocktails at the Savoy with a super talented fashion ┬ádesigner called Claire Thorogood. Love that lady. So I asked the Savoy to comp the cocktails and I swigged … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech January 2011

Dear Rowley, Thrilled that Colin Firth won the Golden Globe for The King’s Speech. I remember having a chat with the costume designer way back when about the possibility of inviting King George VI and the Duke of Windsor’s Savile … Continue reading

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