Entries by Jason Holmes from 12/2011

The Gospel According to Paul

| Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A familiar face on Frith Street, Paul Robinson - Bar Italia's night manager - is a man devoted to his job. Jason Holmes met up with him over an espres...

A Cut Above the Rest

| Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Style

Mark Powell has a glint in his eye and his handshake is firm when he greets me in his Marshall Street shop. As one would expect from a man born in Poplar, east London, he has a no-nonsense attitude. At 50, he remains one of London's most iconic and influential bespoke tailors, having made suits for Mick Jagger, Ronnie Kray, David Bowie and Harrison Ford.

David Lines: A funny thing happened on the way to the restaurant

| Posted 12.12.2011 | Huffington Post

It's mid November and the writer David Lines, 43, author of The Modfather: My Life with Paul Weller lights a reflective Marlboro. He's sunk in a Bar Italia chair, his head buried in the collars of his Burberry mack as he blows smoke at Ronnie Scott's.

Life Through a Lens: Suzy Bastone

| Posted 12.14.2011 | UK Entertainment

Former star of Jersey Boys in the West End, Suzy Bastone is now upping the ante and trying to break into the world of television and straight theatre....

Youth Club: An Advertiser's Dream

| Posted 12.16.2011 | Huffington Post

At first glance, hidden behind Carnaby Street in Kingly Court, two floors up above the bars and clothes retailers, Youth Club resembled just another c...