More from Josh Sims
Jog On: How Sweatpants Are Setting The Pace
Karl Lagerfeld once said that “Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.” These days, they’re...
How Espadrilles Became a Summer Staple
The humble espadrille is a reliable summer option, with a number of brands reinterpreting the style in luxurious leathers and suedes. Yet its origins are far from glamorous, as The Rake discovers…
The History of Men’s Swimwear
From government regulation to surf culture, The Rake takes a closer look at what’s informed the shape of men’s swimwear throughout history.
The History of the Hawaiian Shirt
Novelty item or bold statement? The Hawaiian shirt will always divide opinion but used sensibly and with confidence, there can be a place in your wardrobe for this counter-cultural icon.
How Richard James Lit Up Savile Row
When Richard James first opened on Savile Row, it caused an uproar. Now 25 years later, the tailoring house has truly cemented its place on the hallowed street.
How to Style a V-Neck Sweater
The V-neck sweater has come a long way since its sporting roots. Taking inspiration from some of its notable proponents, we explore how to style the versatile sweater today.
The Art of the Casual Tie
Drawing inspiration from those who sought to strip the traditional blade of its conservatism, here’s a lesson in the art of the casual tie.
A History of Braces
While braces could easily belong to a bygone era, these accoutrements have moved past their purely practical purpose to become a fixture among the sartorially inclined.