If only Adam were the exception but I fear, increasingly, he’s the rule. According to one recent survey by men’s fashion website Style Pilot, two thirds of those interviewed admitted to letting their partners choose their clothes for them. And one of them – as he revealed last week at a Downing Street reception for the London men’s fashion collections – is the Prime Minister.

“When I go shopping my wife doesn’t allow me to look around the store at all. I am put in a changing room and things are passed to me like you would pass food to a prisoner,” David Cameron confessed. He went on to blame his wife for the same blue shirt he’s always photographed in on holiday. “It’s not me, it’s Samantha,” he claimed.