Pleasure December 2015
Monarch of the Glen: The Glenfiddich Distillery
Glenfiddich is a distiller at the very forefront of fine Scotch whisky production. It is reassuring therefore, to know that the distillery’s approach to its craft remains deeply traditional, sensitive and…
Craft November 2015
The Cutting Edge: Dominic Sebag-Montefiore, Edward Sexton
In this second part of ‘The Cutting Edge’, The Rake meets Dominic Sebag-Montefiore, Creative Director & Cutter at esteemed Knightsbridge-based bespoke tailors Edward Sexton, a tailor who is as progressive…
Craft November 2015
The Cutting Edge: Michael Browne, Chittleborough & Morgan
Change is afoot in the hallowed halls of Savile Row, as the British bespoke tailoring industry adapts to the changing nature of menswear. A new generation of talented craftsmen is…
News November 2015
Huntsman: Fallen Heroes & Rising Stars
It’s all change at Savile Row bespoke powerhouse H. Huntsman & Sons. With a newly refurbished store, a new ready-to-wear collection and a new Creative Director, The Rake explores just what…
Style October 2015
Rake Commends: Turnbull & Asser's Personal Pocket Handkerchiefs
The creative possibilities of the pocket handkerchief offer a truly personal means of self-expression, and none more so than Turnbull & Asser’s new bespoke pet-pooch printing service.
Craft October 2015
Tie-Breaker: Inside the Drake's Factory
Drake’s is an English haberdasher of the highest tradition, yet its creations are anything but traditional. Rather, their legendary London-made neckties represent contemporary British manufacturing at its most artisanal, and at…
News September 2015
Ralph Lauren's Succession: Retaining a Vision
Arguably the most influential menswear designer of our age, The Rake pays homage to Mr Ralph Lauren, as he hands over the reins to his new CEO, Stefan Larsson.
Style September 2015
Invest: The Le Must de Cartier Tank
Readers in search of an affordable horological investment could do a lot worse than the effortlessly elegant Le Must de Cartier Tank.
Craft September 2015
Rake Commends: Sexton Appeal
The Rake's Editorial Assistant discusses his latest commission from master tailors Edward Sexton.
Code September 2015
Lessons From my Father: Camps De Luca
Working with family can be a risky business, but the Paris-based De Lucas – patriarch Marc and his sons, Charles and Julien, a.k.a. the ‘three musketeers’ – have got it…
Style August 2015
Renaissance Masters: Luca & Mariano Rubinacci
Father Mariano and Son Luca Rubinacci are a father and son pairing like no other; the heads of a Neapolitan tailoring dynasty.
Pleasure August 2015
Hidden Depths: the Bruichladdich Octomore 07.1
The world of fine whiskies is deeply traditional. It is therefore rather refreshing when a distiller does something a little differently.