Stories September 2019
The True Story of the Blazer
Archaeologist Dr. Jack Carlson finally settles the argument over which sort of boat the blazer takes its name from.
Stories June 2019
In Conversation with Jack Carlson of Rowing Blazers
New York-based menswear label Rowing Blazers is subverting notions of the classic garment. We spoke with its founder Jack Carlson about his motivation for creating the brand and the sartorial significance of the rowing blazer.
Stories April 2019
The Rake Foundations #1: the contemporary wardrobe
In the first of a series on how to nail the rudimentary elements of menswear, Aleks Cvetkovic opines on the key pieces that make up a contemporary wardrobe.
Style May 2018
Exclusive! Armor Lux x The Rake x WM Brown Terry Cloth Blazer
When the hotel pool calls, how does one navigate the refined hotel interior in a manner that meets both functional and sartorial standards? At The Rake, we think we’ve discovered the…
Style December 2017
The Rake's Salute to Military Style
Menswear brands have long drawn inspiration from military dress, from the humble trench to the more sartorial jeep coat. Here, The Rake charts the journey from no man’s land to every man’s wardrobe.
Style December 2017
A Rakish Guide To Festive Dressing
Office Christmas parties, post-work cocktails and invites abound through the month of December, but how should one dress for such occasions? Allow The Rake to point you in the right direction…
Style October 2017
5 of the Best British Blazers
A well-cut tailored blazer is a British menswear staple no matter the season. Here’s our pick of the best…
Style July 2017
5 of the Best Neapolitan Blazers
Originally created with the heat of its eponymous city in mind, a Neapolitan blazer is the sartorial weapon of choice against the rising temperatures.
Craft April 2017
Huntsman: Savile Row's Supreme Structuralists
Savile Row’s Huntsman is the master when it comes to structured tailoring that ennobles the wearer.
Style March 2017
What Is A Blazer?
The history and essential qualities of this most versatile, elegant of gentlemen’s garments.