Prince and the Resolution (or How Rick Astley Shaped My Wardrobe)

December 30th 2017 – My Name is Prince exhibition, O2 London
‘Yeah I’ve dressed for comfort’

December 31st 2018 – BBC Offices, Swindon

‘Yeah, if I seem a bit over-dressed it’s because I’m going to a New Year’s Eve party later’

For the twelve months of 2018 I did something I hadn’t done for about two decades: I didn’t wear jeans to work. For the whole working year.

There are people reading this who’ve never seen me without blue legs and had probably laboured under the illusion I’m half Smurf, because like the love child of Status Quo and B*Witched I’ve worn denim with an unwavering commitment. Continue reading