'There is one other reason for dressing well, namely that dogs respect it, and will not attack you in good clothes.' Ralph Waldo Emerson
James Bond’s Greatest Watches
From seminal mechanical watches to innovative digitals, The Rake examines 007’s finest timepieces.
James Bond’s Top 10 Most Rakish Style Moments
As famous for his witty one-liners as he is for his classic British tailoring, the on-screen James Bond has endured five decades of fashion, resulting in some of cinema’s most rakish style moments.
5 of the Best British Blazers
A well-cut tailored blazer is a British menswear staple no matter the season. Here’s our pick of the best…
Celluloid Style: Get Carter
Nick Scott uncovers why Michael Caine’s wardrobe in Get Carter is as enduringly relevant as the noir thriller’s plot is gritty.
Rakish Transitions: A Guide to Cuffs & Sleeve Length
The relationship between one’s shirt and one’s suit jacket is complicated to say the least, and there are a vast array of combinations to consider, as The Rake discusses…
Turnbull & Asser New York: From Mayfair to Manhattan
Making it big in the Big Apple is no easy feat, but with dedicated staff and equally committed customers, Turnbull & Asser’s success has continue...
How To Wear Black
“The new black” snowclone speaks volumes about the enduring style credentials of the colour that absorbs all sunrays: so how should the modern gentleman wear black with ninja-like swagger, rather than funereal dolour?
The A1 Jacket: Best of the Bombers
The A1 jacket has undergone a transformation from mandatory military garment to a covetable menswear staple, reimagined in contemporary cuts and luxurious fabrics.