London's Claridge's is more than a hotel: it's an haute hangout, a natural habitat for men of a discerning disposition conducting their city-based leisure time. And when better than the stark winter months for such men to add a healthy dose of flamboyance to their suiting for the occasion?
Pythagoras called sobriety ‘the strength of the soul’. He was also a vegetarian who believed the mysteries of the universe could be unravelled using maths, so The Rake suggests you spurn his prudish mewings and raise a glass to the 20th century’s greatest grog-addled hellraisers.
A life Most Rakish
Who doesn’t like to watch Stanley Tucci on screen? Well, Stanley Tucci, for one. ‘Kind of horrifying,’ he says. But what does he know? He’s loved by Hollywood for his ability to inhabit great characters and produce dramatic moments that can transform a story...
When Dominic Sebag-Montefiore began his career as a bespoke tailor, he was, by his own admission, ‘a young grumpy man, who found
It is with no small trepidation that I must inform you dear reader, in the corridors of tailoring-power; an existential crisis is
The production of beautiful woollen fabrics, as many readers will doubtless be aware, requires what is in many ways the perfect balance