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Where Few Dare to Tweed: Hublot x Rubinacci
“The strength of Hublot is that we can go anywhere. We can forge a strategic alliance with anyone as long as they share a similar spirit of dynamism that embodies Hublot,” says the brand’s CEO Ricardo...
The Chapal for The Rake USAAF Jacket
There are certain leather jackets that are inextricably linked with certain values. For example the J-24 Buco / Schott Perfecto double breasted motorcycle jacket immediately conjures up images of a sn...
Bulgari-Revolution Octo Finissimo Limited Edition
The post-war era of the ’50s stretching through the counter-culture ’60s and the heady opiatic ’70s was a golden era for the Riviera. And among its most revered denizens were the playboys that littere...
Hello, Mr Porter
It was one of the most baffling moments in my life. First of all, I’m not entirely sure how I ended up on stage along with fashion journalism luminary Suzy Menkes, facing every single communication an...
Huntsman for The Rake: The House Tweed Hacking Jacket
There are certain garments in sartorial culture that are near mythical. If there was a Valhalla for tailored garments, lining the halls of this pantheon of greats would be the Anderson & Sheppard doub...
Hedon Helmets for The Rake: Artemis & Apollo
The root of the word ‘helmet’ comes from the medieval utterance helm, for protective headgear donned in combat. Helmets used in war date back to 900 BC, when they were worn by the Assyrian soldiers of...
“Young Man – Go To Cifonelli”
Ahead of Cifonelli’s forthcoming Asia trunkshow, The Rake reflects upon just what makes the iconic Parisian tailoring house such an extraordinary bespoke institution.
Celluloid Heroes: Armani In Cinema
Even before the film American Gigolo had projected a single frame onto a single cinema screen, the world had already become seduced by the revolutionary vision of designer Giorgio Armani. Through e...