The Rake Tailored Garments, Do They Really Reconcile Style and Comfort?

Using a fusion of tailoring techniques, including English, Italian and French, The Rake Tailored Garments has masterminded the combination of immaculate style and comfort. With the acceleration of casualization – our garments enable margins of creativity to be emphatically extended whilst staying completely original.

Vive la liberation! It’s been two decades and enough is enough. Like prophetic curmudgeon Howard Beale in Sydney Lumet’s Network, “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore.” From this day forward I vow to eschew all jackets that had me trussed like a Thanksgiving turkey and headed straight for the nearest osteopath such was their corseted oppression on my manly figure. Over the last twenty years we’ve seen suits shrink to insufferable proportions bringing with them nothing but physical discomfort and psychological malaise. Seriously some of these suits felt conceived by the R&D department of the Spanish Inquisition. Jacket hem lines were lifted to that of airline stewardess’. Pants became so narrow they cut of the blood flow to our mighty nether regions. Trouser cuffs were hemmed so high it looked like we lived in perpetual fear of Old Testament like floods and cloth was pulled so tight as to invoke the surface tension of overcooked sausage skins about to explode.

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Warren de Montague

Published

October 2020

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