Cloth 101: Seersucker
As sartorial trends go, Seersucker’s popularity in recent seasons has risen in conjunction with the mercury. A performance cloth favoured due to its propensity for breathability, it can be a tricky one to style so allow our Sartorial Guru to help.
Winter Fabrics You Need This Season
From double-faced cashmere to heavyweight alpaca, these are the winter fabrics you should consider for this season and beyond.
Vitale Barberis Canonico: A Sartorial Collaboration
The oldest family-run fabric mill in the world, Vitale Barberis Canonico produces the finest fabrics money can buy, as Karl-Edwin Guerre discovered when collaborating with three maestros of tailoring.
Milano Unica AW18 Textile Fair Report
The Rake visits Milano Unica, the annual trade fair that showcases some of the most prestigious fabric mills in menswear from Vitale Barberis Canonico to Fox Brothers.
Zaremba Bespoke: Survival of the Fitter
The name Zaremba is a derivative of Polish zarabac ‘to hack or chop’, belying the beautifully cut suits on offer at a tailoring house whose history is entwined with politics, performance art and personality.
Peak Luxury: Limited Edition Huntsman and Tengri Khangai Yak Cloth
Huntsman’s new Tengri-developed cloth is both sumptuous and sustainable. The Rake discovers the story behind this fascinating new quality.
Touching Cloth: Milano Unica’s AW17 Pre-Collection
“To the most beautiful moment in life. Better than the deed, better than the memory, is the moment of anticipation” – Life on the Fast Lane, The ...