'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 Time Is Now: Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Acciaio
Panerai has introduced a slimline version of their fabled Luminor diving watch, making it arguably the ultimate depths-to-desk timepiece.
Invest: Gaziano & Girling London Boot
Sometimes a product comes along that makes you seriously consider hawking an organ (or two), and Gaziano & Girling’s latest offering is enough to...
Style 101: The Safari Jacket
From the bush to the boulevard, the safari jacket has upended its roots and become a genuine style staple, and one of the most versatile pieces of clothing you can own.
East Ender: James Turner
Tailor and talkie-addict James Turner takes The Rake to East End London, where he shared an address with the Kray Twins and learned everything he needed to know about style.
Orazio Luciano: Re-Cutting The Pattern
The clothing might be soft, lightweight and unstructured, but Orazio Luciano became a hugely successful purveyor of Neapolitan tailoring by being anything but.
Street Smarts: Mods, Rudeboys, Teddy Boys and Punks
From mods to rudeboys and teddy boys to punks, British postwar life was bedecked with subcultures using music, attitude and clothes to try to prove themselves special.
Walk This Way: Luxury Running Sneakers
Now more than ever, luxury houses are in the race to create the most superior running sneaker on the market, yet it wasn’t until recently they sprung from the starting blocks that hip-hop and basketball set in the 1980s.
Unbuttoning the History of the Shirt
How a modest undergarment became the most elegant, versatile and fundamental of men’s wardrobe staples – and an ensemble’s focal point in its own right.