the gentlewoman


A vinyl love-in at 5 Carlos PlaceApril 2019, London

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It was Bring-Your-Own-Vinyl as The Gentlewoman Club and MATCHESFASHION.COM got together to compile the ultimate gentlewoman playlist at a disco-down in Mayfair. On the wheels of steel was the heavenly Hanna Hanra, while the incomparable Kate Tempest captivated with a performance of new, as of yet unreleased, work.

Enjoy the evening’s playlist in full, here, on Spotify.

B.Y.O.V.April 2016, London

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The Gentlewoman Club celebrated Record Store Day with a Bring-Your-Own-Vinyl shindig at Alleycat on London’s famous Tin Pan Alley, aka Denmark Street. Beloved post-punk prima donna Brix Smith Start also regaled with tales from rock ’n’ roll's frontline in a reading from her memoir, The Rise, The Fall, And The Rise. Photography by Adam Slama.

Enjoy The Gentlewoman B.Y.O.V. playlist on Spotify

A literary soiréeJanuary 2016, London

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Bookish banter abounded at the Club's reading group with Sonia Rykiel featuring "Dangerous Liaisons" by Choderlos de Laclos. An animated discussion was led Dr Ann Lewis, specialist in 18th century French literature, and Marketa Uhlirova, director of Fashion in Film. Dramatic readings from the book were courtesy of actor Stacy Martin. Photography by Adam Slama.

The Gentlewoman Running Club: Summer 2015Summer 2015, London

Eight weeks’ training, 18 runners and a collective time of 73:28:21 – this is what it took to ace the Nike Women’s 10KM. Meet the team that ran the final stretch.

Meet the team

The Gentlewoman Running Club: Winter 2014Winter 2014, London

On Tuesday nights, from 28 October–25 November 2014, Joslyn Thompson Rule lead five runs around London ranging from 4.5–6KM.

Run the routes