The underappreciated style of King Charles III
Diana was one of the reasons why fashion became so much of a tabloid spectacle — a stylish gossip item. She dressed for revenge, but Charles dressed for the love of the craft. His motto has been to “buy once and buy well,” and he has. Perhaps in another life, he would be a great British designer or fashion curator, but a gentleman does his duty. In this world, he’ll settle for King.
Out now in The Spectator: my tribute to the sartorial skill of King Charles III.
(Yes, I’m still an anti-monarchist, but the man’s got drip)