What To Buy This Week: St Mark’s Square Essentials
St Mark’s Square, Venice, is one of the finest urban oases there is, so allow us to suggest some items to aid your escapism — with an obligatory negroni, of course.
Eye to Eye with the Bespoke Dudes
The Bespoke Dudes’ Fabio Attanasio talks to The Rake about classic style, the importance of craftsmanship and how he’s built his eyewear empire.
Permanently Stylish: Simon Crompton
When you are the man behind one of the world’s most influential style websites, there is pressure on you to walk the walk as well as talk the talk. Simon Crompton takes it in his fully bespoked stride…
The Most Rakish Menswear Stores On The Planet: Mad Lords
The Rake visits one of Paris’ best-kept secrets, Mad Lords jewellery, and hears from its founder Serge Muller about how he is rewriting the rulebook on sartorial accessorising.
Neapolitan Pride: House of Rubinacci
Nick Foulkes finds out how Rubinacci has preserved the sophistication and character of the city’s distinct sartorial culture.
The Style Guide by Permanent Style and Jamie Ferguson
The Rake speaks to Jamie Ferguson who discusses his favourite shots from The Style Guide. A collaboration between himself and Simon Crompton, of Permanent Style, the beautifully curated book is a unique way of celebrating men’s style.
How Ray-Ban Invented Sunglasses And Framed 20th Century Style
Military, celebrity and the story of Ray-Ban’s most iconic styles — the Aviator, Wayfarer and Clubmaster.
Michael Hill on Reinvigorating the Drake’s Flagship Store
The Rake speaks with Drake’s Creative Director Michael Hill about their beautifully redesigned and recently reopened flagship store, and discovers how he plans to craft the brand’s future with it.