More from: Aleksandar Cvetkovic
Style June 2021
‘FUN AND ELEGANCE — THE MAGIC MEETING POINT’
Vilebrequin’s 50th anniversary collection of swimwear — for which they reinvented key pieces from their archives — captures the secrets of the brand’s success. Its essence, says Roland Herlory, the Chief Executive, is simple: how to live well by the sea.
Craft April 2021
A FINE LINEAGE
Italian weavers Solbiati have produced a new linen with such a world-beating yarn count that your shirting this season will feel and drape like silk.
Style February 2021
THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME
A new generation of female artisans is redefining what it means to be a British tailor. ALEKS CVETKOVIC talks to seven who are leading the charge.
Style January 2021
Perfect Imperfection: Rubinacci
Originally published in Issue 41 of The Rake, Aleks Cvetkovic delves into how the Rubinacci family have succeeded in establishing a compelling international brand that is rooted in their authentic and charming Neapolitan identity.
Style December 2020
AN EQUAL REACTION
Brunello Cucinelli’s daughter Carolina and her husband, Alessio Piastrelli, ensured the house’s community-first philosophy was not mislaid when life under lockdown revealed itself.
Craft May 2020
UNION MAN: David Mason
David Mason has spent the past decade resuscitating the fortunes of several British labels that hadn’t had it so good since the sixties. He tells The Rake how he’s done it, and why his new project — reviving the heritage shirtmaker Mr Fish — is the most challenging yet.
Style March 2020
Spring Tailoring Guide
The weather, dictated by the elements of climate change, throws up some barmy and broad events in spring, blighting one’s wardrobe predilections, but here, Aleks Cvetkovic expertly advises what to wear, to reduce your chances of getting caught out, whilst remaining impeccably stylish.
Style October 2019
The Heroes of Luxury Menswear
The Rake salutes our favourite British and international brands that take their ethical responsibilities seriously. But here’s the thing: if clothes are made with care, they should be purchased in a similar manner…
Style October 2019
How To Dress Like A Neapolitan: the AW19 edition
Don’t start unbuttoning your shirt to the navel just yet – if you want to dress like a Neapolitan, Aleks Cvetkovic has some shock news for you…
Style August 2019
Don't Diss Function: Utilitarian Styling
It’s true, the phrase ‘utilitarian menswear’ is about as sexy as mothballs. But that doesn’t mean you don’t need it in your life… We took to Half Moon Bay Antigua, the exclusive new resort on the island of Antigua, and home to the Rosewood Half Moon Bay Hotel (set to open in 2022) to demonstrate the chic versatility of this under-appreciated menswear genre.
Style June 2019
Leg Spin - how to wear the trousers
In Half Moon Bay Antigua, The Rake shot a masterclass on how to wear different styles of trousers from some of the finest sartorial brands in the world…
Style April 2019
The Rake Foundations #1: the contemporary wardrobe
In the first of a series on how to nail the rudimentary elements of menswear, Aleks Cvetkovic opines on the key pieces that make up a contemporary wardrobe.