Peter Howarth

After graduating from Cambridge University with a degree in English, Peter Howarth worked in the fashion industry for Paul Smith as Projects Manager and then for Nicole Farhi, where he set up the menswear collection.

He then became a journalist and has been Style Director for British GQ and Editor-in-Chief of Arena, British Esquire and Man About Town magazines.

Peter has written for many publications, including The Guardian, The Observer and L’Uomo Vogue. He has also been a columnist for Men’s Health, The Times and the Financial Times.

In 2002 he set up Show Media with two colleagues from Esquire, a creative agency in London that specialises in content creation (for print and digital) and brand consultancy, and produces a portfolio of magazines including Brummell, Graffiti and Candy.

Show Media rebranded The Shard and has clients across the fashion, lifestyle and property sectors, including Belstaff, Land Securities, Dunhill, Knight Frank, the Royal Exchange and Richard James.

Peter is the editor of a book, Fatherhood: An Anthology Of New Writing and has now completed his second novel. He lives in London with his wife and has 6 sons.