More from: Lee Osborne
Style February 2020
Drake's Shirt Factory: Sew Consistently Good
The Rake sets its compass due south-west for a tour of the only remaining independent shirt factory in the UK.
Style January 2020
In Praise of the Drape
The Rake talks to Anderson & Sheppard’s head cutter Danny Hall about its revered English Drape Cut house style – and why the younger generation is falling for a style made famous by Fred Astaire.
Craft January 2020
Joseph Cheaney & Sons: Creating a lasting impression
The Rake meets William Church, Joint Managing Director of Joseph Cheaney & Sons, and goes backstage to the firm’s Northamptonshire shoemaking facility.
Style December 2019
Luca Rubinacci’s Stylish Guide to Winter Holidays
Following on from his recent Stylish Guide to Milan, jet-setting tailor Luca Rubinacci, who divides his winter holiday time between his family in Naples and Galicia, alongside forays to Gstaad and St Moritz, opens the pages of his Little Black Book once again
Code December 2019
Drake's ties to London and the world
Lee Osborne gets the lowdown on tie making at Drake’s, one of the few remaining companies to have crafted these items by hand in London since 1977.
Style November 2019
Grenfell: East London's most pioneering brand
Managing Director Mo Azam gives Lee Osborne behind the scenes access to the Grenfell archives and manufacturing facility in London’s East End. He explains how his father negotiated the brand’s return to its British roots and how a chance DM led to the acquisition of an incredible company heirloom
Style October 2019
Luca Rubinacci's Stylish Guide to Milan
Luca, poster boy of the great Rubinacci tailoring dynasty, was born in Naples but lives and runs the family atelier in Milan. He gives us the low down on his favourite haunts for a stylish winter weekend in his adopted city.