More from: Nick Scott
Style July 2020
Crockett & Jones: SKIN IN THE GAME
Thanks to four stunning new additions to Crockett & Jones’s range of loafers, summer chic starts from the ground up.
Watches June 2020
Audemars Piguet Museum: A DISPLAY OF SUPREME INTELLIGENCE:
The new Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet is a perfect example of what happens when you apply the manufacture’s slogan — ‘To break the rules, you must first master them’ — to architecture.
Speed June 2020
Cifonelli: Masters Of Paris
Cifonelli’s Spring/Summer Wares will inject Gaelic-Italian swagger into your summer get-ups.
Style June 2020
Ramp Up With Your Summer Repertoire With Anderson & Sheppard
The Savile Row house’s warmer-months offerings are more and more bespoken of with each passing solstice…
Style May 2020
The Rake Sale: Pieces That Will Shade in the Gaps In Your Style Portfolio
Because it’s not all about the staples…
News May 2020
Braving The New World
Eight lockdown reads to recalibrate your relationship with the human condition.
Icons May 2020
Altitude Sickness: The Happy Valley Set
Originally featured in Issue 40 of The Rake, Nick Scott delves into the controversial lives (and deaths) of the Happy Valley set — a group of white, western expatriates who, between the 1920s and forties, turned a slice of Kenyan highlands into a hotbed of colonial debauchery.
Craft May 2020
Hallowed Be Their Name: John Lobb
The Rake is honoured to welcome into its e-commerce fold, John Lobb – purveyor of outstanding men’s shoes and boots since 1849.
Pleasure April 2020
Doppiaa: Double-A For Attainment
Relatively new Italian brand Doppiaa is administering a chutzpah jab to menswear yet still keeping its garments versatile
Icons April 2020
LORD OF THE DANCE (GLORIOUS BASTERD)
If turning up early to a party is the best way to call the tunes, Christoph Waltz did not get the memo. It is only a decade since the actor, epicurean and acerbic philosopher won his big break at the age of 53, but he is now surveying Hollywood from the summit. And as NICK SCOTT finds, before the latest global pandemic struck, his worldview is unique.
Icons March 2020
Lure of Duty: The Extraordinary Life of an Immortal Soldier
In the early stages of his military career, Adrian Carton de Wiart took hits in the ankle, hip, skull and ear, and he tore off his own fingers when a doctor refused to amputate them. We revisit Issue 40 of The Rake to discover it’s a good thing bodily trauma was so much to de Wiart’s taste, for his adventures had barely begun…
Style March 2020
New Season Caruso: A Universal Sartorial Elixir
Additions to the Caruso range show that the house’s alchemic approach to menswear is an ongoing mission.