“I was staggering around dazed. I had been burning the candle at both ends and in the middle”
Kerry-born designer Don O’Neill may have enjoyed the “Meghan effect” but it wasn’t enough to save his job in light of Covid-19. From his brownstone in New York, he talks about burn out, the vagaries of fashion and why he won't start from scratch again.
A New York life – remembering my friend and mentor Pete Hamill
Pete Hamill, who passed away on August 5, lived a big life. He was born to Irish immigrants in Brooklyn, and rose to become "prince of the city". He was a celebrity journalist, editor, novelist and biographer. And he was also my friend and mentor.