The first Hornets, tucked away just north of Marylebone.
Fortunately opposite the Priory Clinic which had a lot of famous and creative clients, some of them old friends of Bill Hornets. Word quickly got around the town about our style and stock.
Every Saturday morning there was champagne and caviar in the back room behind the shop, or Vodka and caviar, which ever was preferred.
This was really the beginning of Hornets international reputation. It was very clubby and friendly, as it still is.