'There is one other reason for dressing well, namely that dogs respect it, and will not attack you in good clothes.' Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
The Wild Plains of Mexico
The uninhibited romance of Mexico. A land of heat, of passion, of sensuality. A land where love nurtures style, not walls.
Celluloid Style: Goldfinger
Featuring some of the greatest suits ever to appear on screen, could Goldfinger be the most stylish of the James Bond franchises?
Picks of the Week: Rainwear
Here are this week’s top rainwear picks from our team at The Rake, to ensure you’re kept dry no matter what the conditions.
How Armor Lux Champions the Breton
Inextricably linked to the legacy of the Breton, Armor Lux is one of the few brands truly qualified to create the humble striped shirt. We explore the heritage of the Brittany-based brand.
Sidney Poitier: The Defiant One
His films may feel a bit old fashioned now, but in this age of male introspection, Sidney Poitier’s uncomplicated heroism is a welcome reassurance.
How to Master Tonal Dressing
The art of tonal dressing – matching garments of similar shades – is not as simple as it looks. Here’s how to get it right.
Invest: Ettinger Heritage St. James Attaché
Investments can be unpredictable, but not so with Ettinger’s attaché, long since relied upon by businessmen, entrepreneurs and creatives.