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Private White V.C.’s Heroic Outerwear
Proudly made in Manchester in a factory over a century old, Private White V.C. takes inspiration from militarywear, exploration, and a certain British war hero who gave the brand its name.
How Hermès Created a Silk Dynasty
The sensual feeling of an Hermès silk creation can act as a transportive moment back to a time or place. It is one of the reasons why the family owned house has been a byword for rarefied style for nearly two centuries.
Harris Tweed: The Pride of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides
Harris Tweed is the only textile protected by a law of British parliament. But as The Rake discovered, it is not the only thing that makes this cloth special.
Rake-in-Progress: Douglas Booth
The British actor Douglas Booth tells The Rake about his humanitarian work for the U.N., his dyslexia, and why Ray Winstone deserves his status as a legend of the industry.
Aero Leather: Crafting Classics
Aero Leather isn’t trying to reinvent the wheel. Instead, the Scotland-based brand takes classic styles and crafts them to a standard as hard-wearing and exquisite as the originals.
Dapper Dan: Harlem’s Hip Hop Tailor
The originator of luxury streetwear, Dapper Dan created clothing for those marginalised by high fashion, helping to cement his iconic status in New York City and beyond.
Henry Poole x Adidas: Merging Streetwear with Tailoring
The latest collaboration between Henry Poole, Adidas Originals and Fox Brothers marks the beginning of a new age of craftsmanship, menswear, sartorialism and technology.
How Valstar Took Flight
Valstar has established itself as one of the most notable producers of the A1 jacket, utilising more than 100 years of experience in exquisite design and craft.