Craft February 2023
The Rake Visits: Freddie Grubb
The name ‘Frederick Grubb’ nearly went into general obscurity. The British Olympian would be familiar to a generation of cyclists for his competitive successes as well as the manufacture of fine bicycles that earned popularity for their design. And then, gone—existing only on the vintage market and as part of the nostalgia for the faded British cycling industry.
Style January 2023
Diary of a Rake: Kazuki Nagayama
In this months Diary of a Rake, Tokyo based photographer Kazuki Nagayama takes us on a rakish tour of his hometowns favourite and most beloved destinations.
Style January 2023
Pitti Uomo: All You Need To Know
This year marks the 103rd edition of Pitti Uomo. That’s 103 examples of menswear’s greatest gathering of brands and designers congregated in Florence to launch an event that preceded Milan’s fashion elite.
Craft November 2022
Edward Sexton returns to Savile Row with brand new flagship store designed by Studio Hopwood
Edward Sexton is pleased to announce the opening of its new flagship store, located at the heart of Savile Row, the spiritual home of British bespoke tailoring.
Icons October 2022
Life was shit. everybody was horrible. but wasn't he wonderful!
Jacques Brel sang of sex, death and bruised romance with the kind of mordant humour that’s to die for. ‘It is the intensity of life,’ the Belgian chanson decided, ‘not the duration.’
Craft October 2022
The Rake visits Berluti for LVMH’s, The Journées Particulières
In its fifth edition, LVMH open the doors of 57 Maisons to the public in 93 sites across 15 countries. Ahead of the three day global event, The Rake pays a visit to one of the brand’s most historic Maisons in Paris, Berluti.
Craft August 2022
Cifonelli Dreams Do Come True
Even Hollywood directors need their own superheroes. Paul Feig’s is a vision in a white double-breasted waistcoat — the French master himself…
Style July 2020
Stefano Bemer for The Rake: The Ready To Wear Collection
As The Rake launches a capsule collection of Stefano Bemer shoes, Christian Barker explores the craftsmanship and expertise behind the brand.
Style June 2020
Thom Sweeney donates Bespoke suit to Revolution x The Rake Covid-19 Solidarity Auction
British tailoring brand, Thom Sweeney, have kindly donated a bespoke suit experience to the Revolution x The Rake Covid-19 Solidarity Auction.
Style January 2020
In Praise of the Drape
The Rake talks to Anderson & Sheppard’s head cutter Danny Hall about its revered English Drape Cut house style – and why the younger generation is falling for a style made famous by Fred Astaire.
Style November 2019
Cifonelli launches prêt-à-porter exclusively on The Rake
Bespoke Parisian tailoring house Cifonelli launches a stunning prêt-à-porter collection exclusive to The Rake.
Style October 2019
Timothy Everest: Scaling new heights
The originator of the ‘new bespoke movement’, Timothy Everest is on a new course and we very much like the direction it’s going…