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Style 101: The Harrington Jacket
Popular amongst 1950s Hollywood stars and skinheads alike, the Harrington jacket is a British-designed garment that has well and truly surpassed its colloquial origins.
Pocket Guide: Alessandro Squarzi
Style icon Alessandro Squarzi, the founder and designer of menswear brand Fortela, has a passion for Italian tailoring, Japanese textiles and vintage fabrics.
Naked Clothing: A Supremely Soft Touch
The Rake proudly unveils Naked Clothing, an Italian label that offers sartorial polo shirts of otherworldly soft-nature through cunning techniques and processes.
English Cut: Redefining Made-To-Measure, Part I
Founded by Thomas Mahon, English Cut is a sartorial institution that, in addition to bespoke, offers a made-to-measure service that resides on a titular plain. The Rake picks away at its profound seams…
Walk This Way: Luxury Running Sneakers
Now more than ever, luxury houses are in the race to create the most superior running sneaker on the market, yet it wasn’t until recently they sprung from the starting blocks that hip-hop and basketball set in the 1980s.
How The Breton Shirt Earned Its Stripes
The Rake shines a light on a garment that has transcended time, sailed through changes in fashion, has adorned some of the most rakish icons of the past, and continues to influence luxury menswear today.
What To Buy This Week: St Mark’s Square Essentials
St Mark’s Square, Venice, is one of the finest urban oases there is, so allow us to suggest some items to aid your escapism — with an obligatory negroni, of course.
What To Buy This Week: Penny Loafers & Denim
Crisp indigo denim worn with a sleek penny loafer will forever be a wonderful combination, like a glass of rosé as you unwind the day in the South of France. The Rake charges its glass to three pairings that you should have in your armoury this summe...