This time, it’s the turn of Marie Claire Magazine to put me on the spot with a one-question, sixty-second fashion interview. Ingrid, their Senior Fashion Editor, rings me up when I’m putting out the recycling and I take the call in the street, much to the amusement of my neighbour Pete who is washing his … Continue reading Lilly on the Spot: a Society Wedding
A continuation of ‘Lilly Bellissima' (24 May). Lilly has just been fitted with her first pair of fake boobs... I return from Milan a happier man and an even happier woman. As soon as the ‘Fasten Seat Belts’ light goes off I am on the phone to Ginny. 'Ginny, you've simply got to see them!' … Continue reading Lilly Takes the Plunge
I have flown into Milan on the 09:15 from Heathrow. The world famous fashion designer Vivienne Levandi has arranged for me to have a consultation with her friend Maria Fibonacci. Maria is known as the Queen of Silicon. This is going to be quite an experience - I don’t think I will ever have done … Continue reading Lilly Bellissima
Lilly has been put on the spot again, this time by Vogue Magazine. She has 60 seconds to answer a question for their back-page ‘Fashion Focus‘ feature. Vogue: “Lilly, Janice from the Shetland Islands has written in to ask what you would wear to a masked ball.” Lilly: “A mask? No, just kidding, Janice from … Continue reading Lilly on the Spot: A Masked Ball
I have commissioned the world famous fashion designer Vivienne Levandi to design me a whole series of costumes for the coming year. I have flown over to New York and I catch up with her in her Greenwich Village studio to see what she has managed to pull off, and to interview her for Lilly's … Continue reading Lillies in Spring
I have agreed to do a series of 60-second interviews for the fashion press. This is a very popular format for features on celebrities – it’s quick to do and fits easily on the magazines’ back pages. The plan is for them to ring me up with no notice and 'put me on the spot'. … Continue reading Lilly on the Spot!
You know, there comes a point when you just have to admit you are not as young as you used to be. You stop resisting. You roll with it. And do you know what? That's when life starts getting better! Take nights out, for example. My friend Ginny and I used to love our Tuesday … Continue reading One for the Road