Craft June 2017
A Top Hat Investment
Purchase a straw hat for four or five figures? Assuredly, sir. Here’s why a finely crafted Panama is worth every penny of its price.
Craft February 2017
The Last Emperor: Yohei Fukuda
There’s a distinct sense of understatement surrounding Japanese shoemaker Yohei Fukuda, who strikes The Rake as a man that likes to let his work speak for him. And speak for him it does, as our Online Editorial Assistant explains.
News January 2017
Milan Fashion Week Men's: Santoni
The Rake speaks to Giuseppe Santoni, owner of the eponymous luxury Italian shoemaker famed for its vibrant patinations, ahead of its Autumn/Winter ’17 collection.
Craft November 2016
An Arm and A Clegg: Frank Clegg Leatherworks
Frank Clegg prides itself on creating a leatherwork legacy of craftsmanship and style, that lasts more than just one lifetime.
Icons February 2016
Generation Game: The 'Twenty Under Thirty' at Pitti Uomo
The Rake’s Craft & Tailoring Writer reflects upon a recent dinner held during Pitti Uomo in January, and upon the importance of recognising the future generation of artisanal menswear aficionados.
Craft December 2015
The Cutting Edge: Davide Taub, Gieves & Hawkes
Few tailors are more inspirational than Davide Taub, Head Cutter at Gieves & Hawkes. In his hands, the bespoke department at No.1 Savile Row has never been busier and the house’s bespoke creations have never been more progressive.
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…