henry farrar-hockley

An award-winning journalist with a background in men’s lifestyle publications, my specialisms are consumer technology, men’s style and grooming/fragrance.

Formerly an associate editor at Esquire magazine and Show Media, and assistant editor at How To Spend It, I’ve written for The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, WIRED, The Times, The Week, The Sunday Telegraph, Man About Town, Paul Smith and Mr Porter, as well as providing consultancy for Samsung Mobile, P&G and Estée Lauder Companies.

To enquire about potential editorial or consultancy work please email henryfh@me.com. Thank you for visiting.
Bo’ selecta. It was a balmy July morning on London’s Doughty Street, and the Shadow Arts Minister was an hour late for our interview. His long-suffering PA implied this was the norm rather than the exception, and offered me more tea. Soon after, Boris Johnson finally tumbled in, his faithful bike in tow, apologising profusely. He’d been at a stag party (on a school night no less) and was suffering the consequences. “We’re all of us far too old for that sort of thing, very embarrassing really.” His look that day: disheveled Dulux dog.
For Esquire’s annual music special, the future Mayor of London had agreed to do an informal Desert Island Discs. He did not disappoint. This was printed in the October 2004 issue. (Click on the article to expand.)
Photograph by James Burns

Bo’ selecta. It was a balmy July morning on London’s Doughty Street, and the Shadow Arts Minister was an hour late for our interview. His long-suffering PA implied this was the norm rather than the exception, and offered me more tea. Soon after, Boris Johnson finally tumbled in, his faithful bike in tow, apologising profusely. He’d been at a stag party (on a school night no less) and was suffering the consequences. “We’re all of us far too old for that sort of thing, very embarrassing really.” His look that day: disheveled Dulux dog.

For Esquire’s annual music special, the future Mayor of London had agreed to do an informal Desert Island Discs. He did not disappoint. This was printed in the October 2004 issue. (Click on the article to expand.)

Photograph by James Burns

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