On Madras

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Here in the UK, utter the word ‘Madras’ to most people and they’ll assume you’re talking about a rather spicy curry dish. Madras is the old colonial name…

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Wimbledon 2012

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

As always a great day out and a chance to see some of the world’s finest tennis players up close. The grounds of the All England Club are…

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Smart Turnout pop-up at Selfridges

Friday, May 18, 2012

Preppy accessories brand and friend of Preposity, Smart Turnout currently have a pop-up shop in Selfridges here in London for the next 4 weeks. Until now the only…

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Tweed Run May 2012

Sunday, May 6, 2012

It doesn’t seem like that long since I was donning my tweed and riding off in a group hundreds strong for the Tweed Run last November. And yet,…

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Rugby RL S/S12

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Rugby Ralph Lauren hosted an event in partnership with Yacht Week to showcase their summer collection. Here in London we’ve experienced the wettest April on record, and May…

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Smart Turnout lookbook A/W12

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A few months ago I worked with preppy London-based accessories brand Smart Turnout to design their lookbook for Autumn/Winter 2012. The process began with a meeting to discuss…

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Gant AW ’12 event

Thursday, April 19, 2012

On a suitably cold and stormy April evening, I attended the Gant press day for A/W ’12. We might be headed toward summer, but viewing the tweeds, corduroys…

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The Ivy League book

Monday, April 16, 2012

The Ivy League (published by Assouline) is Daniel Cappello’s in-depth profile of the 8 universities that make up the prestigious academic group. Himself a Harvard alumnus, Cappello provides…

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Double RL event

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Last night I attended an event hosted by Ralph Lauren Double RL at their Mount Street store here in London. Double RL hosted a film screening of Dexter…

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Princeton University 1962 [video]

Monday, March 12, 2012

A lovely find – a 1962 promotional film for Princeton University, attracting new undergraduates to study there Proof if needed, that shetland sweaters and buttondown shirts were the…

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