The rake

The modern voice of classic elegance


Karl Lagerfeld once commented that he could recognise the shoulder of a Cifonelli jacket from 100 metres away, so distinctive and respected is the brand’s silhouette in the world of tailoring. Like many of its esteemed menswear counterparts, the house has been kept in the family – Giuseppe Cifonelli created the company name in 1880, son Arturo took the atelier to Paris in 1936, Adriano kept it alive from 1972 and in 1994, great-grandsons Massimo and Lorenzo gripped the reins and grew the brand into what it is today. As well as still offering bespoke, Cifonelli has expanded its offering to include selected ready-to-wear pieces while still maintaining the exceptional values and craft of the family name.