Fashion at KP. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, I had quite the revelation when visiting Kensington Palace this morning. I was drawn to KP for the new¬†Victoria Revealed exhibition in which three of the Duchess of Fife tiaras were on show for the first time in … 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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Bowes & Idle. September 2013.

Dear Rowley, With the prospect of a very late summer holiday disappearing into the distance like Roadrunner fleeing the Wily Coyote, I thought it best to take stock of how to endure another winter in London with sanity vaguely intact. … Continue reading

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My Last Duchess. January 2013.

Dear Rowley, Did you see the Duchess of Cambridge’s new portrait? It was hung at the National Portrait Gallery yesterday and the artist, Paul Emsley, received the Duke and Duchess for a brief private view. We all know the poor … Continue reading

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Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, A very rare treat yesterday afternoon. As you know, I’m working on another Luxury Lookback for ITV This Morning next Wednesday about Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration at Buckingham Palace. ITV fixed it with the Palace that Anda and … Continue reading

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